This summer, especially for foreign visitors a three day course will be organized by the KWPN prior to one of KWPN’s most important events; the KWPN Championships on the KWPN centre in Ermelo. During this course linear scores, how to judge a horse and how to train your eye, breeding values and stallion choices will be explained in English by top KWPN professionals. During these days participants will also practically test their newly acquired skills on the Mare Keurings and receive a certificate by the KWPN. The course is an amazing opportunity for breeding enthusiasts and will get you better acquainted with the KWPN selection procedure.
The Freestyle this evening at CHIO Rotterdam was a clash of the titans between two KWPN stallions: Watermill Scandic HBC and Glock’s Johnson TN. In the end, Watermill Scandic HBC (v. Solos Carex) captured the competition, with Glock’s Johnson TN (v. Jazz) finishing a close second.
This evening, the KWPN stallion Arlando N.O.P. (Paddox out of Herlanda ster pref prest by Mytens xx, breeder: A.J. van ‘t Klooster of Eemnes), ridden by Diederik van Silfhout, performed an iron-clad Grand Prix Special. The talented stallion looked like he was born to do the test, with its numerous transitions from the passage to the extended trot and back again.
KWPN comes to the UK every year for Mare and Young Stock inspections. This year we will start with an early inspection on the day Prior to the Pavo Cup pre-selection. The KWPN team will come to Kingswood Equestrian Center in Albrighton, Staffordshire on July 9th. The inspection is open to foals and three year and older mares and geldings.
France beat the Netherlands in the Rabobank Championship of Rotterdam. Second place in the competition was for Marc Houtzager aboard Sterrehof’s Uppity (Guidam out of Reflex by Epilot, breeder: A.J. Kleverkamp of Broekland), who was bested by Mathieu Billot with Shiva D’Amaury (s. For Pleasure).
This afternoon the British team emerged victorious after a very exciting competition in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup at CHIO Rotterdam. The Dutch team finished in fifth place.
This afternoon, Edward Gal and the KWPN stallion Glock’s Voice (De Niro out of Rohbria prest by Rohdiamant) reigned supreme in the 3* Grand Prix at CHIO Rotterdam. The black pearl, bred by Isabel and Wil van Gisbergen, appeared in excellent form and made few mistakes. As a result, Gal bested his partner Hans Peter Minderhoud, who placed second in the class thanks to a good test on Glock’s Flirt (s. Forestan I).
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This weekend, June 18 - 21, the Holland Horse Foundation (HHF) will be present at the jumping horse show (CSI3*, CSICh-A, CSIJ-A,) in Otrada, Moscow. The HHF will also visit several stables in the area.
Effective 1 September 2015, Irene Wolfs will leave her employment with the KWPN to embark on a new opportunity as a consultant with the executive search firm Maes & Lunau in Amsterdam.
Last week, Pablo Barrios achieved success again with the Metropole daughter Zara Leandra. Thanks to two zero-fault rounds, the duo claimed third place in the 1.55m. In the 1.50m, Tiffany Foster bested her competition aboard Victor (s.Elmshorn).
|01 Jul up to05 Jul 2015||European Championship Dressage Juniors & Young Riders, Vidauban (FRA)||Register | Startlist | Results | Website|
|09 Jul 2015||UK Inspection, Kingswood Equestrian, Albrighton, Staffordshire||Register | Startlist | Results | Website|
|10 Jul up to26 Jul 2015||Pan American Games, Toronto (CAN)||Register | Startlist | Results | Website|
|10 Jul 2015||Pavo Cup pre-selection Hartpury College, UK||Register | Startlist | Results | Website|
|13 Jul 2015||Fourth selection Young Dressage Horses, Ermelo (NED)||Register | Startlist | Results | Website|
|16 Jul up to19 Jul 2015||International Driving Competition, Beekbergen (NED)||Register | Startlist | Results | Website|
|16 Jul up to19 Jul 2015||CAI Driving, Beekbergen (NED)||Register | Startlist | Results | Website|