News archive 2020

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24-03-2020

Unfortunately, the rapid spread of the Coronavirus in the world has put us all in a difficult situation. We are also forced to take a number of measures to stop this virus together.

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19-03-2020

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.

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18-03-2020

Merlot was in the top six of the dressage stallions at the KWPN Stallionshow in Den Bosch.

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17-03-2020

OLIVA -Insider VDL (by Etoulon) has given his calling card at the CSIYH1 * competition in Oliva. The seven-year-old gray claimed two victories under Thomas Ryan, finishing in the 1.30m and 1.35m at the top.

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17-03-2020

Ivascalle (Baltic x Lincoln) and Jude Burgess won a 1.30m class at the 3* jumping of Vejer de la Frontera in Spain.

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17-03-2020

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.

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17-03-2020

ROME -Liamant W (by Diamant de Semilly x Heartbreaker) is now also approved by the Italian studbook Unire (Unione Nazionale Incremento Razze Equine).

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17-03-2020

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.

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16-03-2020

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.

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14-03-2020

Kyrelena VDL (Zirocco Blue x Corland) passed for her maretest with a fantastic score of  86 points. 

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12-03-2020

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.

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12-03-2020

CAVAN - The four-year-old Lithium VS (by Etoulon) was approved in Ireland during the Horse Sport Ireland Stallion Selection 2020. Lithium VS was bred by H.H de Vries and is owned by Ennisnag Stud.

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10-03-2020

Out of our topmare Goklahoma who had an IBOP topscore of 83,5 points.

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10-03-2020

Many VDL related horses were very successful in Wellington, especially in the 7-year olds 1.30m class.

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10-03-2020

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.

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10-03-2020

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.

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10-03-2020

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.

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10-03-2020

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.

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10-03-2020

Homebred Farrel VDL (Cardento x Stakkato) and rider Daniel Coyle have won the World Cup 1.60m class of Live Oak.

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09-03-2020

Herning - Grand Slam and  Alex David Gill jumped  to a fantastic 3rd place in the 1.50m Grand Prix of Herning in Denmark

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09-03-2020

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.

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09-03-2020

Geste vd Vitha (Zirocco Blue x Quite Easy) and Bart Clarys became 5th in the Grand Prix of Vejer de la Frontera, Spain.

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09-03-2020

C Vier 2 (Cardento x Concorde) and Janine Rijkens became 5th in the Grand Prix of Braunschweig, Germany

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09-03-2020

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.

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05-03-2020

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.

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05-03-2020

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

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03-03-2020

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.

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03-03-2020

BALVANERA (MEX) - Floriona (by Harley VDL) has won the CSI3* competition over 1.45m in Balvanera, Mexico under Paola Amilibia. Floriona remained clear twice and scored the fastest time.

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03-03-2020

GREVAGÅRDEN - Three VDL stallions are approved for the Swedish Warmblood Association (SWB): * Kaiser des Forets VDL (Contendro I x Le Tot de Semilly) * Everton VDL (Etoulon x Indoctro) * Capriolo VDL (Cohinoor x Mr. Blue)

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02-03-2020

Fabrice DN (Emilion x Baloubet du Rouet), ridden by Nicolas Pizarro placed 8th in the Grand Prix 1.60m and more great results!

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02-03-2020

Besides this topresult of Cardento offspring, also offspring of Chin Chin, Indoctro, Cantos and Pessoa performed fantastic.

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02-03-2020

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.

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02-03-2020

Germeta W (Mr. Blue x Wolfgang) and Angelica Augustsson Zanotelli won a 1.45m class at the Jumping of Oliva, Spain.

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02-03-2020

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.

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02-03-2020

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.

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01-03-2020

Topresults for offspring of VDL Stallions at the regional championships in the Provence of Friesland.

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28-02-2020

VDL Iowa Topseller in WEF Sport Horse Auction. VDL Iowa was sold for $645.000. Overall it was an fantastic auction with an average salesprice of $206.000.

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27-02-2020

WELLINGTON - It's almost time! The WEF Sporthorse auction takes place in Wellington tonight. You can follow the auction of the 15 jumping horses live! Commencement is at 07.00 p.m. EST, which is 02.00 a.m. Dutch time (MET, GMT +1).

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27-02-2020

To our regret, the fine stallion Quasimodo van de Molendreef (Heartbreaker x Lys de Darmen) passed away at the age of 27.

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25-02-2020

Dexter (Wittinger VDL x Heartbreaker) and Charlie Jones became 6th in the Medium Tour Grand Prix of Vejer de la Frontera in Spain.

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25-02-2020

Mr Kannan vh Hulstenhof (Zirocco Blue x Kannan) and Karel Cox became 4th in the 1* Grand Prix of Valencia, Spain.

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25-02-2020

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

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25-02-2020

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.

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25-02-2020

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.

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25-02-2020

Florida - Five horses sold by the VDL Stud placed by the best 10 at the 7-year olds class in Wellington.

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24-02-2020

Halessio du Linon (Carrera x Cassal)became approved for Selle Francais and Magnum (Carrera x Zirocco Blue) received his approval for Zangersheide

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23-02-2020

Today Impressive-son Massimo SMH became his approval for studbook Zangersheide

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23-02-2020

Ibiza (Cardento x Kojak) and Victoria Gulliksen took the championsribbon in the Lövsta Future Challenge final at the Gothenburg Horse Show in Sweden.

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20-02-2020

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.

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18-02-2020

WELLINGTON - Preparations for the WEF Sporthorse Auction are in full swing. You can follow the presentation of the auction horses live today! This takes place at 15.00 EST, that is 21.00 Dutch time (MET, GMT +1).

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17-02-2020

VDL Cartello (Cartani 4 x Lord) and Cormac Hanley became 6th in the U25 Welcome Class during the 6th week of the WEF in Florida. Legolas ter Wilgen (Emmerton VDL x Chin Chin) and Emilie Conter placed 5th in the U25 Grand Prix.

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17-02-2020

Good Farming HS (Carrera x Atlantic VDL) and Hendrik-Jan Schuttert placed 6th in the Grand Prix of Vejer de la Frontera in Spain.

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17-02-2020

Dindoctro (Indoctro x Hemmingway) and Marie Demonte became 2nd in the Grand Prix of Oliva, Spain during the 1st week of the Mediterranean Equestrian Tour. Jonka-A (Cardento x Chin Chin), ridden by Fanny Skalli, placed 3rd.

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13-02-2020

Great news from Germany as our Grand Prix stallion Hardrock is now approved by Oldenburg Verband. Hardrock was already approved by Zangersheide and Selle Francais.

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11-02-2020

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.

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11-02-2020

Golden Diamond W.G. (Zirocco Blue x Indoctro) and Nicolas Pizarro became 7th in the Worldcup of Leon, Mexico.

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11-02-2020

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.

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11-02-2020

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.

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09-02-2020

Etoulon VDL and VDL Glasgow van’t Merelsnest made their comeback in the ring after the recovery from injuries.

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06-02-2020

BEARS - The VDL Stud now has the entire website available in the German language. These translations have now been published especially for our many customers in Germany, to make searching for the right stallion even easier.

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04-02-2020

SHARJAH (UAE) - Doklahoma VDL (by Baloubet du Rouet x Emilion) and Mohammed Ghanem Al Hajri managed to win the CSI3* 1.45m. Zirocco Blue offspring For Fun VT also finished fifth in a 1.45m course under Gerfried Puck (Aut).

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03-02-2020

Deep Blue Bridge S (Zirocco Blue x Ahorn) and Rupert Carl Winkelmann won the Grand Prix of Sentower Park, Belgium.

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03-02-2020

Zirocco Air (Zirocco Blue x Con Air) and Mateusz Tyszko became 5th in the Grand Prix of Lublin, Poland.

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03-02-2020

Offspring of Douglas, Zirocco Blue VDL, Cardento, Harley VDL, Indoctro and more VDL related horses were placed in several classes in Wellington.

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02-02-2020

Our dressage stallion Merlot was in the top six stallions of the KWPN Stallionshow and was selected for the KWPN Stallion test.

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31-01-2020

Plus clear rounds for Kordon , Kallmar and Jardonnay.

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30-01-2020

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...

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30-01-2020

POLAND - During the Polish AES Stallion Approvals, three three-year-old offspring of Arezzo VDL, Grand Slam VDL and Cohinoor VDL were approved last week.

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29-01-2020

Today at the first day of the KWPN Stallion approvals six young VDL stallions were selected for the KWPN stalliontest.

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28-01-2020

LIER - Doria I (by Classe VDL) has won the CSI2* 1.45m class in Lier with Jonathan Gordon. Irsina Blue (by Zirocco Blue VDL) won the young horse class over 1.35m under Nathalie van der Mei.

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27-01-2020

Indoctro 30 year! Wiepke will become 75 year! This was for us a great moment to promote a win action.

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27-01-2020

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

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27-01-2020

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.

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26-01-2020

Dallas VDL and Jur Vrieling jumped a supernice clear round in the 1.50m class of Jumping Amsterdam on Friday evening. They were the first to start in the jump-off. Again the combination jumped clear in a time that was good for a 7th pla...

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23-01-2020

Our Grand Prix stallion Dallas VDL is now approved by KWPN.

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21-01-2020

Besides  Avenger Z and Stargos we added a third interesting young stallion to our 2020 stallioncollection: Chopano VA.  

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20-01-2020

Topresults at the Mediterranean Equestrian Tour in Oliva. Our homebred Fastday VDL (Quaprice x Harley) won the Silver Tour Grand Prix in Oliva this weekend,ridden by Sophie Dalm. In 7th place finished Illiade KdwZ (by Indoctro), ridden ...

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20-01-2020

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.

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20-01-2020

Elucar S.E. (Cardento x Lupicor) and Jack Whitaker became 3rd in the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi - Al Shira'aa, UAE.

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20-01-2020

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.

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14-01-2020

BASEL (SWITZERLAND) - Elzarena (by Zavall VDL) achieved an excellent performance during the CSI5*-W over 1.45m in Basel by finishing in second place. Under Werner Muff the mare remained clear in a fast time.

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14-01-2020

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.

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13-01-2020

Doria I (Classe VDL x Cassini I) and Jonathan Gordon won the Grand Prix of Zuidbroek. Gweedore vd Grootekamps Z (Glasgow van ’t Merelsnest x Corland) and Harrie Wiering won the Six Bars of 1.90m heigth.

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13-01-2020

Wellington (Florida, USA) – Offspring of Arezzo VDL, Dakar VDL, Cardento and Azteca VDL also performed fantastic.

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11-01-2020

Landino VDL (Stakkato Gold x Cilton) received fantastic scores today at the final day of the NRPS stalliontest. With these scores he took the Champions ribbon.

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09-01-2020

The preparations for the WEF Sport Horse Auction in Wellington are in full speed!

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07-01-2020

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.

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06-01-2020

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.

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02-01-2020

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.

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02-01-2020

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.

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