This morning, five 4-year-old jumper stallions were presented to the Stallion Selection Comittee to start their performance test of 50 days. Four of them could occupy a stable at the KWPN-center.
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Excellent Dressage Sales (EDS) unveiled this year's collection that is more complete than ever: promising green youngsters, talented five-, six-, and seven-year-olds and experienced Small Tour competitors. There is also a wide range of expected price points. On Saturday, April 15th, 37 dressage horses will go under the hammer of auctioneer Koen Olaerts.
Last Tuesday, the influential stallion Corland (28) passed in his stable at the VDL Stud in Bears. The son of Cor de la Bryere was one of the most successful breeding stallions of the past decennia. He jumped successfully at the highest level ridden by Wout-Jan van der Schans.
In an unbelievable difficult Grand Prix of the CSI5* Hermès Paris, Edwina Tops-Alexander managed to win the title with her ten-year-old L’Esprit-daughter California. Top’s excellent achievement put Pénélope Leprévost and the KWPN-recognized stallion Vagabond de la Pomme in second place.
This week, eleven dressage stallions and 23 jumper stallions started their performance test ath the KWPN-Center in Ermelo.
The six-year-old Kashmir van Schuttershof-son Fly came into possession of Écurie du Herrin, located in Pompogne - France. He will stand at stud here.
The 50th edition of Indoor Brabant was a very successful one for the Netherlands indeed. Three riders stayed clear in the jump-off of the Grand Prix, all Dutch and all on KWPN horses. Leopold van Asten and VDL Groep Zidane were the winners.
Last weekend, Hans Peter minderhoud was the first rider to defeat the Queen of the World Cup Isabell Werth with an excellent ride. Third place went to German rider Jessica von Bredow-Werndl with Zaïre-E (Son de Niro out of Tara elite pref by Jazz). They had a score of 80,26%.