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First round viewings

1 - 10 December 2021, KWPN Centre, Ermelo and live on KWPN.org and KWPN.tv

Startlist / groups per day

  Unfortunately, no audience is allowed on the first viewing. View the start list here.

Group classification first-round viewing harness horse

Livestream

Everything from the first round viewing can be followed live via the free live stream on kwpn.org and kwpn.tv, both the street and the performance in the couloir. KWPN members can also watch all videos On Demand for free on KWPN.tv.

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Results

The result is immediately updated after each group.

Results / stallions 2021

First round viewings

The viewings for the KWPN selection process for jumping, dressage, and Gelder stallions begin in December. Over a period of several weeks, the stallions are presented daily to the stallion selection committee, which consists of three breeding and sport horse professionals. At the first round viewing, stallions are evaluated for any observable genetic abnormalities or deficiencies. Next, they are judged at the walk and trot on hard ground. This allows the committee to clearly observe any abnormal movement and/or leg stance. Finally, dressage stallions are judged on their free movement, and jumper and Gelder stallions are assessed for their free-jumping talent.

Harness horse stallions

The first round viewing for harness horse stallions takes place in January. These horses are presented to the stallion selection committee, which consists of three breeding and sport horse professionals. At the first round viewing, stallions are evaluated for any observable genetic abnormalities or deficiencies. Next, they are judged at the walk and trot on hard ground. This allows the committee to clearly observe any abnormal movement and/or leg stance. Unlike jumpers and dressage horses, harness horses are presented only in hand. The selection committee places great importance on the trot, which they evaluate on several key points: good suspension, long front leg stride length with high knee action, and powerful hindquarters that step under the body. These qualities should be paired with a proud bearing, facilitated by a long neck that extends vertically from the chest.

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The KWPN (Studbook of the Royal Dutch Sport Horse) is a Netherlands-based organization specializing in the breeding of jumpers, dressage horses, harness horses, and Gelder horses.

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