19-05-2004   |   stallion   |   chestnut   |   1m70   |   BWP

Emerald van ’t Ruytershof.  This chestnut stallion needs no introduction with his golden mane, four white socks, white spot under his belly but above all his scope, carefulness, balance, confirmation, intelligence and outstanding personality make him the star he is today.
Emerald is approved stallion of BWP, KWPN, Westfalen, Holsteiner and SF


Sire: Diamant de Semilly is the sire of this extrodinary stallion. Diamant de Semilly was an exceptional showjumper himself and is a proven sire! Born in 1991 out of Le Tot de Semilly x!. 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. He also won numerous Grand prix’s including GP Saint-Lo and GP Caen. Several descendants of Diamant de Semilly are still active at the highest level such as Emerald, Elvis ter Putte and Urano de Cartigny.

Dam: Emerald’s dam is Carthina Z (s.Carthago x Lys de Darmen). She is also the dam of Diamanthina van de Ruytershof (Diamant de Semilly) who was successful at the highest level with Constant van Paesschen. She is also the mother of the promising young Belgian approved stallion Nixon van 't Meulenhof (Denzel van' t Meulenhof).


High lights Emerald 2017
Olympic Games Rio 2016
jump-off GP Rotterdam 2016
hoogtepunten Emerald 2016
final WK 6 jr Zangersheide jump off
final WK 6 jr Zangersheide
Harrie vertelt over Emerald


As a six year old Emerald van’t Ruytershof was reserve champion at the World Championships for young horses, five years later he was part of the Dutch team and finalist at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero. Emerald has many international Grand Prix victories with his rider Harrie Smolders.


Winner LGCT CSI5 * Chantilly GP

Winner GCL CSI5 * Chantilly

Winner GCL CSI5 * Valkenswaard

3rd GCL CSI5 * Cannes

4th LGCT CSI5 * London GP

4th LGCT CSI5 * Miami GP

6th LGCT CSI5 * Valkenswaard GP

2nd World Cup Final Gothenburg

1st CSI5 * Rotterdam, Nations Cup

3th CSI5 * Rotterdam, GP

Olympic Games Rio 2016 final

3th CSI5 * Doha GCL


The oldest offspring of Emerald van 't Ruyterhof  are competing at the highest level. Igor (Emerald x Nabab de Reve) with Jos Verlooy. This combination was reserve champion at the Belgian championships 2017. Jeunesse van 't Paradijs (Emerald x Heartbreaker) is also very successful with Lorenzo de Luca. Recently an embry,  Emerald out of Walnut de Muze (s.Nabab de Reve) was sold for 60,000 euros.


Diamant De Semilly  Le Tot De Semilly  Grand Veneur 
Venue Du Tot 
Venise Des Cresles  Elf 111 
Miss Des Cresles 
Carthina Z  Carthago  Capitol 1 
Tanagra s'S' VH Darohof  Lys de Darmen 
Gesina VH Darohof 


Site Emerald

News messages

Double win @ Bordeaux (05-02-2018)
Emerald en Vagabond naar wereldbekerfinale (21-03-2016)
Emerald en Vagabond KWPN goedgekeurd (21-03-2016)
Follow Emerald at facebook! (12-02-2012)

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