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BEARS - Team End Horses, in collaboration with VDL Stud and Equilife equine doctors, managed to capture four embryos via ICSI from the mare Kareusa S - a full sister of Etoulon - and the top stallion Jus de Pomme.
Merlot was in the top six of the dressage stallions at the KWPN Stallionshow in Den Bosch.
Ivascalle (Baltic x Lincoln) and Jude Burgess won a 1.30m class at the 3* jumping of Vejer de la Frontera in Spain.
DORTMUND - At the CSI3 * competition in Dortmund, several VDL descendants attracted attention. Emmely (by Indorado) finished second in the 1.45m, while Edison (by Zirocco Blue) finished fourth in the 1.40m.
ROME -Liamant W (by Diamant de Semilly x Heartbreaker) is now also approved by the Italian studbook Unire (Unione Nazionale Incremento Razze Equine).
VERDEN - Big eights were the result of the sports test of For Friendship VDL and For Treasure VDL in Verden. For Treasure reached a total score of 8.22, while For Friendship with 8.20 was not inferior to his half brother.
WEF graduated Ivory TCS (by Falaise de Muze) placed 3rd in this 7-year-olds class. And many more great results in Wellington for VDL related horses.
Kyrelena VDL (Zirocco Blue x Corland) passed for her maretest with a fantastic score of 86 points.
GESVES - Lord Blue du Seigneur (by Zirocco Blue) was approved at the SBS Studbook last weekend. Lord Blue du Seigneur is closely related to several top horses such as Cardino du Seigneur, Arac du Seigneur and Oak Grove's Heartfelt.
Out of our topmare Goklahoma who had an IBOP topscore of 83,5 points.
BARROCA - Herby (by Zirocco Blue VDL) and Tim Lips have won the Fransisco Seabra Memorial cup by riding a very good cross and a clear show jumping course in Portugal.
VERDEN - Barton (Bordeaux x Sir Donnerhall) has done a very good sport test in Verden and achieved high marks with an average of 8.06. Barton was the only participant to be approved by the Hanoverian Studbook.
LUTTENBERG - My First Lady (by Carrera) has won the free jumping in Luttenberg. The mare is owned by Bas ten Hove and was bred by the Scholten family.
BALVANERA (MEX) - Hortensia van de Leeuwerk (by Corland) has won the CSI4 * Grand Prix over 1.55m in Balvanera, Mexico under rider Manuel Gonzalez Dufrane. Hortensia van de Leeuwerk was sold to Mexico via the VDL stud.
G Camille HBF (Zirocco Blue x Cassini I) and Karl Robins became 5th in the Grand Prix of Valencia, Spain. Vilbergs Classy Boy (Classe VDL x Valentino), ridden by Romain Dreyfus, placed 8th.
Geste vd Vitha (Zirocco Blue x Quite Easy) and Bart Clarys became 5th in the Grand Prix of Vejer de la Frontera, Spain.
C Vier 2 (Cardento x Concorde) and Janine Rijkens became 5th in the Grand Prix of Braunschweig, Germany
Katanga vh Dingeshof (Cardento x Tornado) and Nicola Philippaerts became 2e in the Grand Prix of Doha, Qatar; They also placed 5th and 10th in two 1.55m classes.
VERDEN - Grand Slam (Cardento x Heartbreaker), Inaico (Indoctro x Baloubet du Rouet) and Impressive (Douglas x Contender) are now also approved by the Hanoverian Studbook.
OOSTEIND - An extra VDL stallion show is planned for Sunday 29 March at 14.00 in Manege Buitenhorst in Oosteind. Especially for breeders from the southern part of the country, the VDL stallions are shown in the stables of the Jespers family
ABU DHABI - James Vd Oude Heihoef (Douglas) and Abdullah Mohd Al Marri (UAE) became third in the CSIO5*-NC MEast / Nations Cup over 1.60m. In the CSIO5*-NC over 1.50m the combination became eighth.
Fabrice DN (Emilion x Baloubet du Rouet), ridden by Nicolas Pizarro placed 8th in the Grand Prix 1.60m and more great results!
Besides this topresult of Cardento offspring, also offspring of Chin Chin, Indoctro, Cantos and Pessoa performed fantastic.
G Camille HBF (Zirocco Blue x Cassini I) and Karl Robins became 3rd in the Grand Prix of Valencia, Spain. Grandeur III (Baltic x Burggraaf), ridden by David Wingrove, placed 9th.
I Like v/h Heerenhuijs (Dallas x Indoctro) and Doron Kuipers won the Grand Prix of Kronenberg. Shanroe Barney (Douglas x El Caro), ridden by Conor Drain, placed 5th.
Carmanda (Cardento x Konigin’s Sohn KS ) and Jasmin Engblom became 2nd in the 1* Grand Prix of Helsinki, Finland. Hoogheid (Corland x Acobat II), ridden by Aleksandrs Sakurovs placed 6th and Hangstone JT Z (Hardrock Z x Marlon) jumped with Oliver Karma to a 7th place.
Topresults for offspring of VDL Stallions at the regional championships in the Provence of Friesland.
Dexter (Wittinger VDL x Heartbreaker) and Charlie Jones became 6th in the Medium Tour Grand Prix of Vejer de la Frontera in Spain.
Mr Kannan vh Hulstenhof (Zirocco Blue x Kannan) and Karel Cox became 4th in the 1* Grand Prix of Valencia, Spain.
Eye Catcher JB (Cantos x Berlin) and Jaime Azcarraga became 5th in the Grand Prix of Balvanera, Mexico. Hankrock W (Carrera x Harley) and Sofia Larrea B became 2nd in the Am-A Grand Prix, Galia Fullsand (Corland x Sheyenne the Baugy), ridden by Joaquin Matienzo Islas, placed 8th and Darisma VDL (Chin Chin x Cor de la Bryere), ridden by Maria Michel
KRONENBERG (NED) - Gotha (by Arezzo) and Hans-Jörn Ottens (GER) managed to name the CSI2* over 1.40m in Kronenberg. The combination became third and fourth in the 1.40m two-phase competitions.
THERMAL (CA) - Highfive (by Cardento) and Joie Gatlin took second place in California during the CSI3* over 1.40m. The combination achieved a nice fifth place in the Grand Prix.
Florida - Five horses sold by the VDL Stud placed by the best 10 at the 7-year olds class in Wellington.
Today Impressive-son Massimo SMH became his approval for studbook Zangersheide
Ibiza (Cardento x Kojak) and Victoria Gulliksen took the championsribbon in the Lövsta Future Challenge final at the Gothenburg Horse Show in Sweden.
VERDEN - Cohinoor VDL (Cornet Obolensky x Stakkato) is now also approved by the Hannoveraner Verband. With that the eight-year-old, very talented Cohinoor is also spreading his wings.
Good Farming HS (Carrera x Atlantic VDL) and Hendrik-Jan Schuttert placed 6th in the Grand Prix of Vejer de la Frontera in Spain.
Farrel VDL (Cardento x Stakkato) and Daniel Coyle became 7th in the 1.55m WEF Cup during the 5th week of the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Florida.
Golden Diamond W.G. (Zirocco Blue x Indoctro) and Nicolas Pizarro became 7th in the Worldcup of Leon, Mexico.
Gin Chin vh Lindenhof (Chin Chin x Calido I) and Geir Gulliksen became 9th in the Worldcup of Bordeaux, France. H&M Kirlo vd Bosrand (Cardento x Utrillo vd Heffinck) and Peder Fredricson placed 9th in the 5* Grand Prix of Bordeaux.
SHARJAH (UAE) - Elucar V.E. (v. Cardento) and Jack Whitaker placed sixth in two clear rounds in the CSI5*-W World Cup over 1.60 m in Sharjah. Pogba (by Douglas) and Ali Hamad Al Kirbi (UAE) became second in the 1.40m.
Etoulon VDL and VDL Glasgow van’t Merelsnest made their comeback in the ring after the recovery from injuries.
Deep Blue Bridge S (Zirocco Blue x Ahorn) and Rupert Carl Winkelmann won the Grand Prix of Sentower Park, Belgium.
Zirocco Air (Zirocco Blue x Con Air) and Mateusz Tyszko became 5th in the Grand Prix of Lublin, Poland.
Offspring of Douglas, Zirocco Blue VDL, Cardento, Harley VDL, Indoctro and more VDL related horses were placed in several classes in Wellington.
Plus clear rounds for Kordon , Kallmar and Jardonnay.
Today at the second day of the KWPN Stallion approvals five young VDL stallions were selected for the KWPN stalliontest. In total there are now 11 VDL stallions selected. Besides these fantastic results, Mr Cornet VG (Cornet Obolensk...
Gilona AO (Zavall x Silvio II) and Kevin Beerse became 3rd in the 2* Grand Prix of Kronenberg, Farezzo (Arezzo x Van Gogh), ridden by Edwin Smits, placed 4th
Good Farming HS (Carrera x Atlantic VDL) and Hendrik-Jan Schuttert became 5th in the 1* Grand Prix of Oliva, Spain. Heartcor F (Corland x Heartbreaker), ridden by Adam Grzegorzewski, placed 9th and the 10th place in this Grand Prix was for Freiherr (Boss x Voltaire), ridden by Neri Pieraccini.
Deep Blue Bridge S (s. Zirocco Blue x Ahorn) and Rupert Carl Winkelman became 9th in the 2* Grand Prix of Kronenberg, the Netherlands and Giwana (Baltic x Indoctro) and Lars Kersten placed 3rd in the 1* Grand Prix.
Elucar S.E. (Cardento x Lupicor) and Jack Whitaker became 3rd in the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi - Al Shira'aa, UAE.
Great results too for Millioninmind (by Douglas) who wins two times 1.45m, Hatihina Z (by Harley VDL) wins the 1.30m and Zorro van de Mespel (by Zirocco Blue VDL) placed 4th.
NEUSTADT DOSSE (GER) - Guesssina (by Zirocco Blue) and Philipp Schober achieved a nice fifth place in the rankings in the CSI2* competition over 1.45m in the German Neustadt Dosse. Fabielle BH (by Emilion) became first in the 1.40m.
Wellington (Florida, USA) – Offspring of Arezzo VDL, Dakar VDL, Cardento and Azteca VDL also performed fantastic.
ABU DHABI (UAE) - Doklahoma VDL (by Baloubet du Rouet x Emilion) and Mohammed Ghanem Al Hajri finished fifth at the CSI4* competition over 1.45m in Abu Dabi.
PALM BEACH, USA - Empire (by Emilion) and his 15-year-old rider Ana Sofía Rodriguez won the Medium JR / AO Classic tour in Wellington. The combination was also named Circuit Champion.
FLORIDA, USA - Coverboy (by Veron x Corland) has been named USEF Amateur Owner Rider Horse of the Year in the USA in the 1.40 / 1.45m, with a total of more than 23,000 points. Fundament E (by Baltic) won the title in the 1.30 / 1.35m.
LIVERPOOL - Elucar V.E. (v. Cardento) and Jack Whitaker ended the year 2019 fantastically by becoming second on New Year's Eve in the Grand Prix of the CSI4 * TheraPlate UK Liverpool International Horse Show.