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Color: Chestnut;
Year of birth: 2004
Height: 1.70m
Studbook: BWP
Gender: Stallion

Character Emerald van & 't Ruytershof

This stallion is characterized by his friendly character, his winning mentality but above all by his perseverance. He is a very appealing chestnut stallion who wants to win and does not give up just like that. Over the years he has become a favorite of the public among show jumpers.


Emerald already has a number of beautiful offspring that perform at a high international level. There are now more than 100 descendants in international sport. The most famous offspring of Emerald is Igor. In 2018 an embryo from Igor was even sold for 60,000 EURO !
Igor has already shown some great achievements in 2019 such as:

  • Gold at the European Championship for the Belgian team with Jos Verlooy.
  • Individual bronze.
  • Runner up in the Longines Word Cup in Toronto.
  • Awarded the award & ldquo; Horse of the Year & rdquo ;.

Some more impressive offspring of Emerald are:
Ibbo van 't Keldertje , Imerald van 't Voorhof, Jeunesse van 't Paradijs (very successful with Lorenzo de Luca) , Ilias van & 't Vlasmeer and I'm Special De Muze, Escape Z and Kasper van 't Hellehof.

It is therefore not surprising that this stallion is in the lead in no less than 3 of the 5 HorseTelex Rankings in 2020! Both on the A, B and C ranking.

All offspring:


Emerald has a beautiful fox color with a golden mane, 4 white feet and a white spot under its belly. With its height of 1.70m it is a very impressive appearance.



When Emerald was 6 years old, his success story began. With his regular rider Harrie Smolders, he became reserve champion for young horses in Zangersheide in 2010. Here his rolling career began with countless wins to his name at the highest level.

2013: Nations Cup wins in Aachen and Dijon
2015: 1st at the Nations Cup in Falsterbo, won the World Cup heat in Washington
2016: 2nd in the World Cup final in Gothenburg, 1 e at the Olympic Games in Rio and 1 e at the Nations Cup in Rotterdam.
2017: 2nd in the GP of Versailles and several wins in the GP of Chantilly.
2018: 2nd in the Cannes GP and victory in the Bordeaux GP.

All results achieved:

In 2019, the stallion retired with his wonderful career. He is now fully used for breeding.

Semen from this impressive stallion can be ordered at, among others:


Emerald van 't Ruytershof in the auction

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