DUBLIN - Mendoza VDL, the stallion bred in 2017 by the VDL Stud out of the top mare B Dame VDL, finished fantastically third under Harry William Wood (GBR) at the Irish Championships for five-year-olds at the Dublin Horse Show.
Mendoza VDL also won the qualifier for five-year-olds in Mullingar with three clear rounds.
During the KWPN Stallion Selection 2019 / 2020 Mendoza VDL was referred to the second round viewing.
Several offspring of VDL stallions performed well at the Irish Championships for five-year-olds:
||Next Question (ISH)
||Tom Hearne (IRE)
||Margaret & Tracey Gallagher (IRE)
||Smalltown Boy IV (ISH)
||Stephen Holland (IRE)
||Dolores Hughes (IRE)
||ESI Nixon (ISH)
||Gemma Phelan (IRE)
||Ennisnag Stud (IRE)
In the six-year-old class HK Carrera (ISH) (Carrera VDL) finished seventh under Oisin Aylward (IRE).
Breeder of this horse is also the Ennisnag Stud (IRE).