2008 Brood Mare Thanks to its spectacular jumping qualities and the harmony of its movements, D'Amour VDL is an approved KWPN Ster mare. Her full sister V. Ramona jumps 1.50m classes. Her bloodline includes Darco, Capitol I, Zeus, Ahorn Z.
Sire: Douglas VDL, son of the great Darco and from one of the best Holsteiner lines (that includes Diarado and Corofino). In just four years as a Stallion in Holland, has already produced two approved stallions: D'Inzeo and Dallas VDL.
Grand Sire: Darco – For many years considered the best stallion in the global breeding association. Competed with Ludo Philippaerst in Barcelona in 1992. Also the sire of Olympic champion Sapphire (McLain Ward).
Dam: Ramona is a KWPN Keur Mare. Her sister, Jolanda, is the mother of the famous Preferent Stallion Numero Uno and his daughters V. Ramona and Wiske, jumped 1.50 Grand Prix and 1.40m, respectively.
Dam Line Grandsire: 82% of Thoroughbred in his pedigree. He is the father of the great Tinka's Boy (silver medal in Sydney 2000 and World Cup winner with Marchus Fuchs). Maternal grandfather of No Father's Girl (Gilbert Böckmann competed at 1.60m).