Emerald van't Ruytershof. The chestnut stallion with his golden mane, 4 white legs and white spot under his belly is undeniably a striking appearance
His charisma, endless talent and scope, his winners mentality and above all his striking appearance make him not only the favorite of everyone in the stable but also an absolute public’s favorite ... He has the innate X-factor and has grown over the years into a real superstar in the showjumping world.
After years of performing at the highest level with his rider Harrie Smolders, Emerald's progency is proving that he is one of the best sires in the World.
SIRE: Diamant de Semilly is the sire of this extraodinary stallion. Diamant de Semilly was an exceptional showjumper himself and is a proven sire ! Born in 1991 out of Le Tot de Semilly, Diamant won team gold at the World Championship in 2002 at Jerez de la Frontera and individual 9th place in the final , 2002 team gold , 2003 team silver European Championship in Donaueschingen.
DAM: Emerald’s dam is Carthina Z (s.Carthago x Lys de Darmen). She is also the dam of Diamanthina van't Ruytershof (Diamant de Semilly x Carthago) who was successful at the highest level with Constant van Paesschen. She is also the mother of the promising Belgian approved stallion Nixon van't Meulenhof (Denzel van't Meulenhof) and Top Secret van't Meulenhof (Leandro VG).