About - Glasgow van't Merelsnest is a well-developed stallion with height and length and jumps with scope and care. He is a powerful and bold jumper, with a forward, balanced and rideable canter.
Performance - Glasgow van 't Merelnest has developed quickly into a top Grand Prix jumping stallion. In 2015 he won the Six Bars of Mechelen, Vestfold, Melsomvik and Zuidbroek. He has won a 1.45m class in Drachten and was 7th in the Grand Prix of Aachen (during the European Championships), 8th in the Grand Prix of Salzburg and has been placed at theHelsinki Masters, Rome and Wierden. He kicked off 2017 by winning the 1.50m grand prix in Amsterdam and the VDL Stud Prize at Drachten. As a seven-year-old Glasgow van't Merelsnest was Champion of the NRPS Stallion Test and he earned very good comments from the judges.
Sire - Glasgow van 't Merelsnest is an exceptional and interestingly bred stallion. Sire Nabab de Rêve and grand sire Darco have both had successful careers in Grand Prix competitions including World Cups and World Championships. They are fathers to top horses like Sapphire and the World Champion Vigo d'Arsouilles. Nabab de Reve is a grandson of the influential Jalisco B and has more than 50 licensed sons, among them Glock's London, Kashmir van Schuttershof and Gitano V Berkenbroeck.
Damline - Glasgow van 't Merelsnest has a quality dam line. The dam, Wendelina, competed at international Grand Prix level, and she is the full sister of the phenomenal Sapphire who won Olympic Gold twice with the American team and many Grand Prix wins at Calgary and Wellington. The grand-dam, Chiquita, produced international jumpers such as Lapino, Qarco van 't Merelsnest and Vincenzo van 't Merelsnest.
Progeny - His first foal crops are well developed and jump well. They have a great canter and lots of scope. Sensation Tok became Brazilian champion of the colts in the age group of 12 to 18 months. In 2013 Hiralinde DN was Champion of the Jumper Foals in Westhoek. Several foals were sold for high prices at foal auctions. He has a licensed son, Gambler Z, and his oldest offspring are now emerging successfully onto the international stage.
- Additional Information
Chilled/Frozen Chilled or frozen Stud VDL Stud WFFS status Clear (N/N) Studbook BWP Approved for AES, Hanoverian, Selle Francais Year of Birth 2006 Colour Bay Height 175 cm