Young Horse Competitions


Van Santvoort Makelaars Cup

The Van Santvoort Makelaars Cup - formerly KWPN Championship Young Jumping Horses - offers spectators a look at the very best four-, five-, six- and seven-year-old show jumpers in the Netherlands. The Van Santvoort Makelaars Cup will also be held this year at the National Equestrian Center in Ermelo from 29 July till 1 August 2024. A fantastic stage for the best show jumpers in the Netherlands.

The livestream can be followed for free on and

Admission to the championships are completely free. Parking costs €10 per day.

Five-, six- and seven-year-olds

The final for the five-, six- and seven-year-old jumpers have a different formula: The penalty points of the two rounds of the semi final are added up. The best 40 five- and six-year-old horses and the best 25 seven-year-old horses can compete in the final. In the finals all competitiors start from scratch.

The KWPN championship for young jumpers is the selection event for the World Breeding Championship for Young Horses in Lanaken in September.


Stallions approved by the KWPN can participate in the semi-finals with out participating in the selections rounds. For five and six year old approved stallions it is required to participate in the semi-finals. 

Winners of previous years


The 25 best four-year-olds of the first day will go to the finals, in which they will receive points for jumping and the rideability between obstacles. The winner of this championship is the four-year-old jumper with the highest score in the final competition.

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