At the age of only three, Liamant W VDL
has already made a name for himself on the international stage. At the KWPN Stallion Show in 's-Hertogenbosch, he was one of the most remarkable showjumping stallions and he was honored as 3rd in the champions ring. At the stallion show of Zangersheide in Lanaken, Liamant W VDL was once again one of the most talked-about stallions and earned his breeding license.
Liamant W VDL is a son of the top sire Diamant de Semilly
, who ridden by Eric Levallois was among world’s best showjumpers. In breeding, Diamant de Semilly produced countless Grand Prix showjumpers, such as Emerald (Harrie Smolders), Don VHP Z (Harrie Smolders), Inca Boy van 't Vianahof (Edwina Tops-Alexander), Utamaro d'Ecaussinnes (William Whitaker & Niels Bruynseels) and many others.
is without a doubt one of the leading stallions of the past decades and is seen as perhaps the best dam’s sire of the moment. Great-grandsire Baloubet du Rouet is the third jumping phenomenon in a row in the pedigree of Liamant W VDL and may be called a true legend.
The dam of Liamant W VDL is Zarina III - a daughter of the Grand Prix jumping mare Untouchable
who was successfully ridden by Leon Thijssen. In breeding, Untouchable became famous as the dam of Explosion W
. Ridden by Ben Maher this Chacco Blue-son is one of world’s finest and last year won the Global Champions Tour Grand Prix-competitions of Doha, Madrid and Rome and became 2nd in Shanghai and Doha.
Liamant W VDL is an example of a modern showjumper
: blood, light-footed, good reflexes and athletic ability. Both at the KWPN Stallion Show and at Zangersheide he convinced with his consistent and well-balanced way of jumping, always jumping up with the withers and expressing an excellent jumping technique.
Liamant W VDL seems to have everything to follow up his successful uncle Explosion W.
Liamant W VDL: the extremely talented nephew of superstar Explosion W