The Stallion Competition is a unique opportunity to see young approved- and selected stallions in action. This is of great value to many breeders prior to the breeding season: quite often the choice for a stallion is made at the stands of stallion competitions. The competition aims to give breeders and other interested parties insight into the stallions’ performance potential.
In early winter, the Stallion Competitiontakes place, which draws a large audience. It is a unique event in which approved stallions from European studbooks compete against each other in dressage and jumping. The Stallion Competition’s goal is to give breeders and stakeholders an insight in the performance capacities of the KWPN-stallions. The Stallion Competition is the unique opportunity to see the young and approved KWPN-stallions in action. This is of great value to many breeders prior to the breeding season: quite often the choice for a stallion is made at the stands of stallion competitions. This competition is held in different locations across the Netherlands. The final takes place at the KWPN Stallion Show in ’s-Hertogenbosch.
Horses which meet the following requirements may compete in one or more classes of the Stallion Competition:
Stallions approved by the KWPN, KWPN-NA, NRPS, or an EU-recognized studbook for warmbloods with the primary breeding goal of producing jumpers and/or dressage horses and whose registered party is a current member of the KWPN
Stallions born in 2013 or later which have been selected for the KWPN performance test and which meet veterinary requirements for admission to the test and whose registered party is a current member of the KWPN.