KWPN Championships

13 - 17 August 2019


The KWPN Center in Ermelo is the place to be the second week of August! The KWPN Championships, an event full of sports and breeding revolves around the best KWPN horses. The most beautiful foals, impressive harness horses, outstanding mares, and top talents in dressage and show jumping will come to Ermelo to compete.

Program 2019, start lists and results of 2018

Entrance fees and parking

Entrance fee all days: free

Parking: € 10,- per car per day

Hospitality and promotion

If you would like to promote at the KWPN Championships you can contact:
Or call: 0411 72 44 44
They can help you with any kind of promotion stand, hospitality and sponsorship. 

Website (Dutch)

If you can’t come to the 2019 KWPN Championships in Ermelo, you can still follow the event. We will broadcast it live on!  

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Find all components on one spot during the KWPN Championships:

National Harness Horse Day

Since its inception, National Harness Horse Day has been the ultimate annual celebration for harness horse enthusiasts. To date, National Harness Horse Day boasts the highest attendance of the entire KWPN Championships event. Combining proven tradition with modern innovation, National Harness Horse Day is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.

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Pavo Cup

One of the highlights of the KWPN Championships is the battle of the young dressage talents for the Pavo Cup. The talents selected at the provincal Central Inspections will compete in Ermelo for a place in the finals. The top 20 of the four and five-year-olds will be selected for the final. In the six-year-old division the best 12 will come back.

Read more about the Pavo Cup

Blom Cup

The championship for young jumpers (formerly Isah-Cup) takes place during the KWPN Championships in Ermelo. This championship offers the spectators a glance of the best four-, five-, six- and seven-year-old jumpers of the Netherlands. The approved jumper stallions competing against their peers, the biggest Dutch event for breeders is definitely worth your visit.

Read more about the Blom Cup

First Round Viewing Older Stallions

During the KWPN Championships older stallions between 4- and 7-years old are viewed for approval. The stallions are not evaluated in free movement or free jumping, but only under the saddle and in walk and trot on the hard surface.

Read more about the First Round Viewing Older Stallions

National Mare Inspection

After the Studbook Inspection, the riding-type ster-mares are invited to present themselves at the Central Inspection. The best mares are invited to the National Mare Inspection. From this group of excellent mares the national champions are chosen.

Read more about Mare Inspections

National Foal Inspection

At the Central Inspections in Holland it is determined which foals can go to the National Foal Inspections which are held during the KWPN Championships. The best foals will compete for the Equimax Foal Cup. On all of the Central Inspections and at the inspections in the UK and USA, there are also inspections for foals.

Read more about Foal Inspections
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