|Sire info - VDL Douglas
1998 172cm Dark Bay Stallion by Darco x Capitol
His Sires and Grand Sires have already produced many top quality jumpers and
stallions like Ottorongo, Parco, Indoctro, Cassini, Roderik, Cardento, Landgraf and
Lord. The dam-line brings the necessary jumping genes. This Holstein line 318D2
has also brought the stallions Corofino and Coriano, who both have jumped
internationally. Also three full brothers out of Douglas’s great-granddam are
approved stallions, they are: Lido, Leonardo and Lekar, last both did S-jumping. Next
to that Lido was an important sire and also a famous Event horse.
Douglas did his stallion test in Adelheidsdorf as a 3 year old, he became 1st in
jumping with 139.49. He received for the several jumping parts a 10 - 9.3 - 9.3 - 9.5.
As a 4 year old Douglas was the Champion of Ireland of the 4 year old jump horses
and he also won the young horse jumping class - 4 times! Also when he was 5, 6 and
7 years old he was a finalist at the Irish Championships. When he was 6 years old he
became reserve Champion and as a 7 years old he won the first qualification and he
placed two times, once a 3rd place and once a 5th, all of this at the Guidam League
of Ireland. This year Douglas competed successfully in the international 1.40 m/ 1.50
m classes with rider Conor Swail, he was 2nd and 4th in Dublin, 2nd in the B&R 1.40
m Grand Prix, 3rd in the Dunlaoghaire 1.50 m Grand Prix and 6th In the Rolestown
1.40m Grand Prix.
|Dam info - Feather (now Reins of Justice)
Feather was started late due to her having Athena. Since then she has had a
phenomenally successful career in Eventing - competing most recently at the
International level and coming second. She has also been very successful in the
She is light on her feet, bold and very careful. An absolute joy to watch on course. In
all her years of upper level eventing she has had no refusals.