Aug 23, 2022 11.49
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:
|8||Next Question (ISH)||Tom Hearne (IRE)||Orestus VDL||Margaret & Tracey Gallagher (IRE)|
|10||Smalltown Boy IV (ISH)||Stephen Holland (IRE)||Goodluck VDL||Dolores Hughes (IRE)|
|13||ESI Nixon (ISH)||Gemma Phelan (IRE)||Dakar VDL||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).