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29 June 2020 | 15:50

First KWPN Online Edition coming up, auction video’s extended

There it is! The first collection of the KWPN Online Foal Auction 2020 is online with photos and videos. 31 dressage and jumping foals are looking for a new owner. We would like to introduce some foals to you!
26 June 2020 | 16:34

Dana Blue wins Grand Prix in Saint Tropez after corona stop

After months they were able to compete again international with their colleagues at the highest level: Maikel van der Vleuten and Dana Blue (Mr. Blue out of Tulana perst from Hemmingway) did good business today in Saint Tropez, France. Dana Blue was the last to qualify for the jump-off under Maikel and managed to cash in on the chances of winning: in 72.44, the Mr. Blue daughter bred by Jan and Paul Bocken jumped to the victory.
26 June 2020 | 16:29

Blom Cup in Valkenswaard this year

​The Blom Cup 2020 will be held at the Tops International Arena in Valkenswaard. The championship for young jumping horses is on Monday 17th, Tuesday 18th and Wednesday the 19th of August. The KWPN is very pleased to offer the young jumping horses the beautiful stage of the Tops International Arena, where the prestigious Longines Global Champions Tour will be held. This allows us to offer the participants excellent facilities at a location with international allure. The Blom Cup is also the selection for the World Championship for Young Jumping Horses, which will be held in Lanaken from 16 to 20 September this year.
23 June 2020 | 12:18

Black Horses starts online auction of dressage horses

​The first edition of the Black Horses Auction will take place on Saturday the 1st of August. The online auction will include an interesting collection of around 40 dressage horses. This collection will have an exciting horse for every dressage lover, since the horses vary from talented untrained horses to higher level dressage horses and interesting broodmares.
23 June 2020 | 10:30

‘Prestatie’ mares of the Gelder horse direction

The predicate system of KWPN is unique in the world and there is no other studbook that differentiates the qualities of mares and stallions in this way. The ‘prestatie’ predicate is proof of the hereditary power of a mare in the area of sports. But how many Gelder ‘prestatie’ mares has the KWPN, and do these mares breed daughters that earn the predicate themselves? And which stallions have sired these ‘prestatie’ mares? Read more in this article!
19 June 2020 | 15:33

Bert van Kooten: "It should be a party for the breeders"

​Anemone Horse Trucks is the place where many people go to for a new or used horse car. These horse cars are offered from stock, but can also be custom made. Many variations are offered and the service is definitely the most inportant at Anemone Horse Trucks. Bert van Kooten is the director of this company together with his son, Stefan van Kooten, and Bert is also a friend of the KWPN!
17 June 2020 | 14:10

Trendsetting Dressage Mares, The Base Of Grand Prix Horses

To anyones succes in breeding, a mare is the base. The influence of these mares is respectable. They carry and care for their foals, but that is not all. Some mares give more of themselves than others and some seem to fit a certain stallion very well. One thing the mares in this article have in common: they produced more than one Grand Prix horse.
17 June 2020 | 11:33

Christoph Hess jury member and Philipp Hess guest rider at the Pavo Cup

This year, the German young horse specialist Philipp Hess returns back as the guest rider in the saddle of the talents in the final of the Pavo Cup. His father Christoph Hess is a member of the jury during the semi-finals.
8 June 2020 | 11:51

Breeders in the picture: Henk and Joke van den Bosch

This year, at the KWPN Stallion Show, the first breeder premiums were given by the Friends of the KWPN. The premiums were awarded to breeders of horses who managed to place themselves in the top 3 of the WBFSH-ranking in the past year: Explosion W for the show jumpers and Bayro for the eventing horses. Ms van den Bosch received the premium for eventing topper Bayro.
3 June 2020 | 09:46

Keur Stallion Phin Phin Passed Away

​The keur stallion Phin Phin (Chin Chin out of Miss Abdullah T by Abdullah, breeder Kamiel Troubleijn) passed away at age 28. Phin Phin was approved at a later age for KWPN. With Roelof Bril, who discovered the stallion in Belgium, the stallion developed into a Grand Prix jumping horse.
3 June 2020 | 09:40

Larthago, Dam Of KWPN-Stallions Harley VDL And Casago, Passed Away

​Larthago (Carthago out of Daisy IV by Caletto I), the dam of KWPN-stallions Harley VDL and Casago, passed away at an age of 27. Larthago gave birth to nine international sporthorses (six of which 1.50m or higher) and five approved stallions, among which Harley VDL and Casago.
2 June 2020 | 16:51

First IBOP at KWPN center in corona time is a fact

Last week, an IBOP for dressage mares is organized under strict protocols at the KWPN center in Ermelo: one of the first activities after the coronavirus outbreak. It was good to see that registrants, supervisors and employees are following up the measures.
2 June 2020 | 13:51

Dam Of Valegro, Maifleur, Passed Away

The KWPN mare Maifleur has passed away. The most well-known offspring that Joop and Maartje Hansen of the provence of Zeeland bred with her is two-time Olympic Champion Valegro (s.Negro). Maifleur reached the age of 26.
28 May 2020 | 16:55

Trendsetting Jumper Mares, The Base Of Grand Prix Horses

To anyones succes in breeding, a mare is the base. The influence of these mares is respectable. They carry and care for their foals, but that is not all. Some mares give more of themselves than others and some seem to fit a certain stallion very well. One thing the mares in this article have in common: they produced more than one Grand Prix horse.
26 May 2020 | 12:46

Gelder Horses and Harness Horses in Grand Prix

When we talk about Grand Prix, most of the time we have dressage- and jumper horses in our minds. But did you know that also a variety of Gelder Horses and Harness Horses are successful at the highest level? You’ll read in this article which horses we mean.
25 May 2020 | 12:29

Friends of the KWPN in the picture: Rob Mekelenkamp

Media Primair is aimed at providing services to studbooks, companies and foundations within the equestrian sector. The focus is on support in design, content, marketing, commerce, magazines and associated products and services. All this is done under the supervision of Rob Mekelenkamp. He is one of the affiliated Friends of the KWPN!
20 May 2020 | 11:14

Applying For The D-OC Predicate In Coronavirus Times

The breeding value for OC gives an estimation of the genetic quality of a horse in comparison to the average of all KWPN-horses. Osteochondrosis (OC) is a common disease in joints, where a disturbance of the ossification from cartilage to bone can cause defects.
12 May 2020 | 16:01

KWPN board member Minne Hovenga passed away

​We received the intensely sad news of the death of our board member Minne Hovenga (63). Minne Hovenga joined the General Board of the KWPN in 2018. He was the ideal candidate: an amiable person who was able to put himself in the position and opinion of the members and had a great historical knowledge of the KWPN.
12 May 2020 | 11:30

Stallions licensed by General Board

Since the start of the coronavirus in, the KWPN was forced to postpone the performance test for riding- and Gelder stallions until further notice. For this reason, the General Board decided in March to allow registered stallions designated in 2020 from all breeding directions to apply for a breeding license for the breeding season 2020 (valid until 1 October 2020).
11 May 2020 | 10:32

Stallion Hardrock Z acknowledged for KWPN

The stallion selection committiee for jumping has presented Grand Prix-jumping stallion Hardrock Z for acknowledgement with the KWPN board, and they have formalized this proposal in the meantime.
8 May 2020 | 15:51

The Friends of the KWPN in numbers

A token of appreciation for the KWPN breeders and mutual networking, that is what the Friends of the KWPN stand for. With the nice result that the first breeder premiums were presented at the KWPN Stallion Show at the beginning of this year.
7 May 2020 | 15:34

Harness Horse Stallions And Their Offspring In Sports

To see which sires were able to produce offspring with at least 50 winning points in show sport, we digged into our data. Also, we moved the ladder a bit to see if the list with sires that produced the most offspring with 100 points or more differs a lot.
1 May 2020 | 11:43

Friends of the KWPN in the picture: Astrid Hoppenbrouwers

​Horses in Hands; a company that has the health and rehabilitation of horses at the forefront and is run by Astrid Hoppenbrouwers. She is one of the affiliated Friends of the KWPN!
30 April 2020 | 19:08

Who bred the most approved stallions?

Last week, we looked into which breeder bred the most Grand Prix-horses. This week, the breeders of approved stallions are in turn!
24 April 2020 | 17:00

KWPN auction season starts earlier and with more online foal auctions!

For years the KWPN organisaed Online Foal Auctions during summer. And also this year, KWPN will help its breeders with the sale of his/her foal(s). Given the success of recent years and the current corona crisis, it has been decided to start online foal auctions earlier and also to organize more auctions.
24 April 2020 | 13:08

Foal Auction Prinsjesdag will auction foals online starting from June

In the current uncertain times, Foal Auction Prinsjesdag likes to think in solutions and possibilities in order to serve both the loyal breeders and regular customers.
23 April 2020 | 15:08

Check out the brand new stallion videos on KWPN.tv

Lately a large number of stallion owners have sent their stallion videos and we have put them online. This offers the stallion owners the opportunity to present different stallions to you so you can still view the (young) stallions. Have you seen the latest videos of the stallions?
20 April 2020 | 12:55

Small Tour And Grand Prix- Dressage Horses By KWPN-Stallions

The highest level in sports, that is what breeding is all about. Of all the foals born, only a small portion will push through to the best of the best. Character, attitude, health, a functional conformation, environmental factors and the right package of dressage genes will determine if a horse will accomplish the highest achievable in dressage.
20 April 2020 | 09:00

EDS online auction above expectations

In these strange times when everything is different, Excellent Dressage Sales 2020 has also changed, but it just went well outside. The last-minute update to an online edition was more than worth it.
16 April 2020 | 17:03

Again online foal auctions during summer time

​It are special times at the moment, in which it also becomes clear that nature simply continues whatever happens in the world. Foals are born and enjoy the sun and mares become covered again.
16 April 2020 | 13:10

The FEI spoke to Steffen Peters about his horse Suppenkasper

The FEI spoke to American dressage rider Steffen Peters, who tells how his KWPN gelding Suppenkasper has changed his life and career. Steffen Peters was ready for the final of the FEI Dressage World Cup ™ 2020 in Las Vegas, which unfortunately has been canceled.
8 April 2020 | 10:24

Coronavirus and KWPN-events

The KWPN keeps a close eye on the situation surrounding the coronavirus outbreak in the Netherlands. We take the utmost care to ensure that our employees and members do not come into contact with the virus. We will of course follow any advice from the government.
7 April 2020 | 14:15

The Development of a Foal

Breeding season is in full swing again. Many mares are pregnant, and breeders are looking forward to the arrival of their foals. Meanwhile, growing inside each mare is a ball of cells which will ultimately develop into a live foal. In this article, we discuss the most important events of this process.
6 April 2020 | 14:58

Viewing tip: Watch the stallion show of VDL Stud on KWPN.tv

Did you miss out the stallion show of VDL Stud? Or do you want to watch it again? That's possible! You can watch the entire stallion show of almost 2.5 hours (!) On KWPN.tv. Available in both English and Dutch.
1 April 2020 | 19:30

Breeding values 2020

​Breeding values are a practical help in making your stallion choice, in which the genetical potential of a stallion is bundled. Breeding values are updated every year and with the information collected in 2019, the new breeding values of 2020 are now published.
26 March 2020 | 16:55

Top 5 sires of jumper foals in 2019

Last week, we announced that Just Wimphof is the absolute leader in the ranking when it comes to the number of dressage foals sired in 2019. This week, we took a dive in the KWPN Database in search of the jumper stallions who sired the most foals born last year. In 2019, almost 11.000 foals were born, of which almost 5.500 jumper foals.
20 March 2020 | 16:15

Top 5 sires of dressage foals in 2019

Rare and insecure circumstances at the moment. But one thing is for sure, the foal season has ‘just’ started. The first foals are born here and there and can enjoy the spring weather already. It is wonderful to see these young foals every year. We figured out which stallions have given the most foals last year. In 2019 almost 11.000 foals were born, from which almost 4.700 dressage foals.
19 March 2020 | 21:40

Board decision: Breeding license for stallions selected in 2020

Due to the measurements taken regarding the coronavirus in the Netherlands, the spring performance test for the Gelder- and riding horse stallions has been postponed until further notice. It is unclear which measurements the government will take in the coming weeks. These circumstances make that it is unsure whether the spring performance test can take place at all.
16 March 2020 | 13:43

Last Week Winners March 9 until March 15

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
12 March 2020 | 21:45

Foal out of Vivaldi’s dam sired by Le Formidable is born!

A special filly has been born at Van Bockxgrave Horses. A daughter of stallion champion Le Formidable out of the dam of the preferent stallion Vivaldi.
12 March 2020 | 13:00

The new generation of Grand Prix dressage horses

Last week we put the spotlight on upcoming Grand Prix show jumpers, today it’s the turn of the nine-year-old dressage horses. From which horses does the new generation of Grand Prix dressage horses consist?
11 March 2020 | 10:27

FEI Horse of the Month: Darry Lou

Chestnut stallion Darry Lou (Tangelo van de Zuuthoeve x Nabab de Reve, breeder R. Bril) is such a talent that Jumping legend Beezie Madden considers herself “lucky” to be her partner! Since becoming the ride of Beezie in 2017, Darry Lou has been successful all around the world. In what could be a big year for Beezie as we approach the Olympic Games, let’s take a closer look at her potential partner in Tokyo.
10 March 2020 | 22:00

Three harness horse stallions started the performance test

Last week the harness horse stallions came to the KWPN-center, unfortunately none of the stallions were able to immediately stay at the center due to veterinary reasons. This Monday three of these stallions started their performance test, after agreement of the vet.
10 March 2020 | 20:45

Damsey and Halifax van het Kluizebos recognized for the KWPN

The stallion selection committee jumping and dressage have nominated the stallions Halifax van het Kluizebos and Damsey for approval at the KWPN. The General Board has now formalized this.
10 March 2020 | 10:23

Verdades to Appear at 2020 World Cup Finals in Las Vegas for his Retirement Ceremony

Verdades (Florett AS x Goya, breeder P. Crum), one of the most popular and beloved horses in dressage history, will make two public appearances at the 2020 FEI World Cup™ Finals in Las Vegas, April 15-19. “Diddy” will headline the Devoucoux Dressage Showcase on Friday afternoon, April 17 and then have his official retirement ceremony on Saturday evening.
9 March 2020 | 11:24

Last Week Winners March 2 until March 8

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
5 March 2020 | 21:30

Upcoming Grand Prix show jumpers

The youngest show jumpers who will make their step to the highest level this year, the Grand Prix, are from the G-year and will be nine-years-old this year. We were curious which of these horses are the ones to keep an eye on.
3 March 2020 | 16:00

International success for KWPN stallions last weekend

KWPN-approved dressage and jumping stallion were very successful past weekend. Zuidenwind earned an international win and a third place at CDI3* in Wellington. Also in Wellington, Egistar was successful in the CDI4*. Impression won the Small Tour in Lier and Grandorado TN jumped to the win in the 2* Grand Prix at the Peelbergen in Kronenberg.
3 March 2020 | 09:14

Last Week Winners February 24 until March 1

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
27 February 2020 | 19:42

KWPN stallion Lowlands sold to Iron Spring Farm

Iron Spring Farm is the proud new owner of the exciting Approved KWPN stallion Lowlands, Reserve Champion at the autumn KWPN Stallion Performance Test in Ermelo in 2019. The addition of Lowlands represents a long search for a young stallion with the right mix of athleticism, pedigree, temperament, and soundness for sport and breeding.
25 February 2020 | 13:21

Last Week Winner February 17 until February 23

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
10 February 2020 | 22:48

42.000 euros for straw of Chacco-Blue semen and embryo out Vivaldi's dam sold for 38.000 euros

A heavy bidding battle preceded but u German bidder eventually managed to place to highest bid. The straw Chacco Blue semen has been sold for €42k. Bidders from Poland, Slovenia and the United Kingdom were interested until the end.
10 February 2020 | 15:49

Last Week Winners February 3 until February 9

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
8 February 2020 | 11:42

KWPN Online Broodmare & Embryo Auction: Place your bid now

So if you want to boost your breeding, check out the collection and place your bid!
5 February 2020 | 14:20

Straw Chacco Blue semen in KWPN Online Broodmare & Embryo Auction!

The very first collection of the KWPN Online Broodmare & Embryo Auction was already extremely interesting. And it only gets better, as we also had the opportunity to include a very exclusive Chacco Blue straw in our collection!
4 February 2020 | 11:20

Last Week Winners January 27 until February 2

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
1 February 2020 | 18:25

45 dressage stallions selected for performance test

Yesterday 32 dressage stallions were selected for the performance test, today 13 more were added to this. There are six horses that will be presented as premium stallions.
1 February 2020 | 14:49

Auction order KSS dressage stallions set

The auction order is set for this afternoon.
1 February 2020 | 11:55

Lunging KSS-stallions at the KWPN Stallion Show

The KWPN Select Sale for the dressage stallions takes place at 15.00 this afternoon. Beforehand the stallions are lunged in the Langstraathal at 12.00 o'clock.
1 February 2020 | 11:45

Nine KSS-dressage stallions selected for the performance test

The ambiance was good on Friday morning, a lot of stallions received applause with their performance. Also the stallions of the KWPN Select Sale were liked. Five of the stallions got an invitation for the performance test. This morning already four more KSS-stallions were selected.
1 February 2020 | 11:15

Bordeaux declared keur

Last night the United-son Bordeaux was declared keur stallion! The 14-year-old stallion has proven to give better dressage horses every time. With Renate van Uytert – van Vliet he entered the arena in the Brabanthallen. His breeder Marron Lisman of Lisman Stables BV was present during the ceremony.
1 February 2020 | 10:55

GLOCK’s Johnson TN honored as Horse of the Year 2019

The KWPN-approved stallion GLOCK’s Johnson TN was honored as Horse of the Year last night at the KWPN Stallion Show. The stallion showed to be fresh in the hands of Hans Peter Minderhoud.
31 January 2020 | 23:50

VHO Trophy for Geniaal

“I know who is at the top for me”, Mariëtte Sanders – van Gansewinkel decides in her explanation about the winning kür of Geniaal. The Vivaldi-son scored 78,57% with Dinja van Liere, and this was the highest score in the VHO Trophy with four competitors.
31 January 2020 | 23:45

Varied group of Gelder stallions selected

Seven stallions appeared in front of the stallion selection committee Gelder horse this afternoon. The judge selected broad. Six stallions were selected for the performance test and two stallions were declared premium.
31 January 2020 | 13:17

Zirocco Blue VDL, Eldorado van de Zeshoek TN and Arezzo VDL preferent

Three jumper stallions have been declared preferent by the KWPN this year. Each of them are regarded as top progenitors both nationally and internationally.
31 January 2020 | 12:45

Grandorado TN triumphs in VHO Trophy

Willem Greve finished his Thursday night at the KWPN Stallion Show in style. On Grandorado TN he was victorious in the 1.40/1.50m VHO Trophy, besting his other ride Highway TN in second place.
31 January 2020 | 12:18

Inaico VDL converts lead to competition win

Thanks to their almost always clear rounds and a solid lead, Alex David Gill and Inaico VDL were the favourites for the win in the Blom Stallion competition Z/ZZ-class. And they pulled it off in front of a appreciative crowd.
31 January 2020 | 12:05

Je Suis Equus Tame smoothly to win in M-class

Bart Bles and Jumper Verdi endured a costly mistake in the final of the Blom Stallion competition. Je Suis Equus Tame and Steven Veldhuis, who were in close pursuit, readily took the opportunity to claim the win.
31 January 2020 | 11:35

Kincsem prevails in stallion competition L-class

The final of the Blom Stallion competition L-class was an exciting finish to this season, as the three leaders of the rankings pulled off another clear round. Michelle Dijkerman steered Kincsem to the win.
31 January 2020 | 11:14

Kannan-offspring Macho Man sold to Groupe France Elevage for 72.000 euro

A few days before the KWPN Stallion Show, Groupe France Elevage sadly announced the passing of the legendary stallion Kannan. In the KWPN Select Sale they obtained a ray of hope for the future in the form of the appointed Macho Man (Kannan x Numero Uno). For 72.000 euro this charismatic Kannan-offspring transfers to a new home.
31 January 2020 | 10:52

5 stallions declared premium

For the first time, the KWPN Stallion Show has no championships round. Instead, a select group of 5 excelling stallions were declared premium. These five stallions and their breeders were honoured on Thursday night.
30 January 2020 | 15:17

Interesting addition to KSS auction

Number 66, Mr Cornet VG, is added to the auction collection. Earlier this afternoon he was selected for the KWPN performance test and classified as a premium stallion.
30 January 2020 | 14:00

GLOCK’s Total US, Toto Jr. and Trafalgar close the KWPN Stallion Show!

The expectations for the closing show are high after the magical show with Totilas last year. It was already announced before that Hans Peter Minderhoud and Edward Gal would give this last show at the KWPN Stallion Show, but the horses were still a suprise!
30 January 2020 | 10:55

Four stallions of the KWPN Select Sale selected for the performance test

The second day of the KWPN Stallion Show is already in full flow. Yesterday 22 stallions were selected for the performance test, amongst them three stallions from the KWPN Select Sale. Today already one of the KSS-stallions is select, Hardwell-son Mister Sonderbygaard.
28 January 2020 | 17:45

Fantastic show program at KWPN Stallion Show

Tomorrow the KWPN Stallion Show 2020 starts! On Wednesday and Thursday the show jumping enthusiasts can indulge themselves and on Friday and Saturday the dressage, harness horse and Gelder stallions will captivate the audience.
28 January 2020 | 14:30

Sensational first collection of the KWPN Online Broodmare & Embryo Auction!

In the Online Foal Auctions there have been several broodmares sold in the past couple of years and this has not gone unnoticed by the breeders. Regularly the questions was asked if it was possible to set up an online auction for more broodmares. This is how the KWPN Online Broodmare & Embryo Auction was born.
27 January 2020 | 09:47

Last Week Winners January 20 until January 26

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
24 January 2020 | 16:15

Guided Tour visit to Peter van de Sande

Traditionally the Sunday after the KWPN Stallion Show the Guided Tour for foreign visitors is organized by the KWPN. These visitors will go to a stable and get an exclusive look behind the scenes of a Dutch breeder. This year the Guided Tour will be a visit to Peter van de Sande!
22 January 2020 | 12:24

Last Week Winners January 13 until January 19

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
16 January 2020 | 15:00

In memoriam: Arnold Kootstra

We recently received the sad news about the sudden passing of our very much appreciated colleague Arnold Kootstra (57).
16 January 2020 | 13:00

KWPN Stallion Show: the highlights in a row

In two weeks the KWPN Stallion Show 2020 will start. From January 29 until February 1 the Brabanthallen in ’s-Hertogenbosch are completely in the light of the KWPN-stallions. There is being revealed more about the program, which promises spectacular highlights, also the time schedule is known.
16 January 2020 | 08:40

Last Week Winners January 6 until January 12

​Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
10 January 2020 | 15:05

KSS collection is complete

With pride we present you the 20th collection of the KWPN Select Sale! The selection committee has put together an interesting and promising collection yet again. All stallions will perform again during the second round viewing in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, a chance to watch these future talents with you own eyes.
9 January 2020 | 16:00

For sale on behalf of the breeder: Karoline (s.For Gribaldi)

The mare Karoline (s.For Gribaldi) is one of the horses that is a part of the pilot at the KWPN center which helps breeders with the sale of their young horses.
8 January 2020 | 14:00

World champion Jovian in action at the KWPN Stallion Show

This year you can enjoy the best dressage horses again on the KWPN Stallion Show. Traditionally the Friday evening is full of young dressage talents.
7 January 2020 | 15:45

Team GLOCK shines on KWPN Stallion Show

After the amazing Black Magic Show with legend Totilas last year, Team GLOCK will contribute to the KWPN Stallion Show again this year. Hans Peter Minderhoud and Edward Gal will enter the arena together with the other members of the European Championships team on Friday, and also on Saturday these two will put on a show with their talents.
6 January 2020 | 19:30

The public has voted: GLOCK’s Johnson TN is ‘Horse of the Year 2019’

There has been voted a lot in the Horse of the Year election the past month. After the eventual count of votes, GLOCK’s Johnson TN is the Horse of the Year 2019! During the KWPN Stallion Show in ’s Hertogenbosch on the 31st of January the ceremony will take place.
6 January 2020 | 15:00

Jazz, the king of the dressage breeding has passed away

Broer Jazz has passed away. The king of the dressage breeding has passed away at Stoeterij Broere. If there was one stallion capable of making people talk, it was this Cocktail son. The preferent stallion was praised and reviled. Still one thing is for sure: no stallion has had so much influence in breeding in the Netherlands as Jazz.
6 January 2020 | 13:18

Last Week Winners December 30 until January 4

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
30 December 2019 | 12:30

Tangelo van de Zuuthoeve: nominee Horse of the Year 2019

Six horses that have delivered fantastic results this year are in the running to become ‘Horse of the Year 2019’. Who is your favorite? Today one of the nominated horses is highlighted.
27 December 2019 | 15:30

Online Auctions extended with broodmares and embryos

The KWPN Online Foal Auctions are a known concept and seems to be a true success. Past summer many breeders were helped again with the sales of their foals and over the half of the sold foals went abroad.
27 December 2019 | 12:30

Zaïre-E: nominee Horse of the Year 2019

Six horses that have delivered fantastic results this year are in the running to become ‘Horse of the Year 2019’. Who is your favorite? Today one of the nominated horses is highlighted.
25 December 2019 | 14:00

Verdi TN: nominee Horse of the Year 2019

Six horses that have delivered fantastic results this year are in the running to become ‘Horse of the Year 2019’. Who is your favorite? Today one of the nominated horses is highlighted.
24 December 2019 | 09:40

Foreign buyers strike in second KWPN Online Stallion Auction

The KWPN Online Stallion Auction has successfully ended. From the 25 first round viewing stallions, ten were sold abroad. Buyers from Belgium, Germany, France, Poland, Sweden and the United States took their chances. Besides this a Dutch buyer bought a stallion for an Egyptian.
23 December 2019 | 14:00

Blue Hors Zack: nominee Horse of the Year 2019

Six horses that have delivered fantastic results this year are in the running to become ‘Horse of the Year 2019’. Who is your favorite? Today one of the nominated horses is highlighted.
23 December 2019 | 10:30

Biddings KWPN Online Stallion Auction close tonight

Tonight from 20.00 o’clock the biddings on the stallions of the KWPN Online Stallion close. The collection contains 25 first round viewing stallions.
23 December 2019 | 10:15

Last Week Winners December 16 until 22

​Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders. At the begining of each week, the winners of the week before are mentioned here. Starting at Prix St. Georges level in dressage and 1.40m height for show jumpers. Also the winners of young horses competitions (five- to seven-year-olds) are included.
21 December 2019 | 12:00

Explosion W: nominee Horse of the Year 2019

Six horses that have delivered fantastic results this year are in the running to become ‘Horse of the Year 2019’. Who is your favorite? Today one of the nominated horses is highlighted.
20 December 2019 | 14:00

Suppenkasper named USDF Grand Prix Horse of the Year

The KWPN’er Suppenkasper (s.Spielberg) was named USDF Grand Prix Horse of the Year by the United States Dressage Federation. This 11-year-old gelding is ridden by Steffen Peters on the highest level. His median score of 75.696 percent made him the top horse in the United States competing at this level and the recipient of USDF's highest honor.
20 December 2019 | 10:10

The biddings have started, have you made your choice yet?

Like mentioned before, this collection is not lacking sport in the dam line. Not just sport, but on the highest level. The 25 genetically interesting first round viewing stallions are related to many (inter)national sport horses. So are you looking for a promising sport horse or interesting stallion? Make you choice and bid on your favorites.
18 December 2019 | 12:30

GLOCK’s Johnson TN: nominee Horse of the Year 2019

​Six horses who have delivered fantastic results this year are in the running to become ‘Horse of the Year 2019’. Who is your favorite? Today one of the nominated horses is highlighted.
18 December 2019 | 09:15

Sir Sinclair USEF dressage sire of the year fifth time in a row

The very successful KWPN keur stallion Sir Sinclair (s.Lord Sinclair), of Iron Spring Farm, is named dressage sire of the year in the USA for the fifth time in a row. Sir Sinclair was bred in the Netherlands by Monica Drohm.
16 December 2019 | 17:45

Interesting collection auction stallions online

The auction collection of the KWPN Online Stallion Auction is online! 24 interesting and promising dressage- and jumper stallions from the first round viewing will be auctioned next Monday. Are you looking for a promising sport horse or an interesting stallion? Don’t look any further and make your choice out of these young stallions!
16 December 2019 | 10:22

Last Week Winners December 9 until December 15

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
13 December 2019 | 17:00

Collection KWPN Online Stallion Auction full of sport

With stallions out of the dam line of Negro, the world champions Asterix and Jovian, the Grand Prix stallion Tango and with many (inter)national Grand Prix dressage horses, this collection is very interesting. Also the jumper stallions have dam lines full of international sport horses.
10 December 2019 | 18:30

Vote on the Horse of the Year 2019!

The nominees of the election Horse of the Year were announced last week, and the voting is open from today on! Which horse has earned the title ‘Horse of the Year 2019’? It is up to you! Moreover, if you vote you will have the chance to win two tickets for the KWPN Stallion Show.
10 December 2019 | 09:30

Order your tickets for the KWPN Stallion Show

Last week all KWPN members got priority in the ticket sale of the KWPN Stallion Show. On December 9 the ticket sale opened for everyone, including non-members. Don’t wait too long and order your tickets now with special pre-sale discount.
9 December 2019 | 14:40

Last Week Winners December 2 until December 8

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
2 December 2019 | 12:03

Last Week Winners November 25 until December 1

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
2 December 2019 | 11:00

Provisional program KWPN Stallion Show published, ticket sale open!

With the first round viewing in full flow it won’t be long until the KWPN Stallion Show is around the corner. From Wednesday the 29th of January until the 1st of February the Brabanthallen in ‘s-Hertogenbosch are all about KWPN stallions. A fantastic event in which not only the best stallions are presented to the audience, but also where you meet people with passion for the KWPN-horse. Tickets are available now!
28 November 2019 | 11:00

Four Gelder stallions referred to second round viewing

On Wednesday the 27th of November the first round viewing started with the Gelder stallions and the first part of the show jumping stallions. From the seven Gelder stallions in total, four were referred to the second round viewing which takes place during the KWPN Stallion Show.
25 November 2019 | 10:42

Last Week Winner November 18 until November 24

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
22 November 2019 | 20:00

Watch now! Painted Black the Living Legend *VIDEO*

Regularly videos are published on KWPN.tv in which the passion for the KWPN-horse has the spotlight. Breeders, riders and many other people tell about their experiences in sports and breeding.
22 November 2019 | 16:00

KWPN Online Stallion Auction is approaching

Less than a month to go until the second KWPN Online Stallion Auction. After the success of last year, this auction is on the calendar again. Are you looking for a young talent to start working with right away? Then keep an eye on the auction page.
19 November 2019 | 15:25

World Breeding Dressage Championships for Young Horses back in Ermelo for 3 three years

The FEI has announced the locations for the World Breeding Dressage Championships for Young Horses from 2021 to 2023: following up on the bid of the World Championships for Young Dressage Horses Foundation, they have decided to assign the event to Ermelo on the site of the National Equestrian Centre for these years.
18 November 2019 | 16:03

Jazz takes the lead in WBFSH-rankings, his son Johnson in second

The KWPN is in the lead in the WBFSH studbook rankings for dressage, but KWPN horses are also doing well in the stallion rankings. Jazz is back in first place in 2019, followed by his son Johnson. Verdi is 12th in the jumping stallion rankings and Kannan is 15th in the ranking for eventing.
18 November 2019 | 10:13

Last Week Winners November 11 until November 17

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
11 November 2019 | 14:36

Last Week Winners November 4 until November 10

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
7 November 2019 | 16:05

New division of tasks in KWPN-inspection

Under the supervision of Ralph van Venrooij, whom started as head of the breeding department on the 1st of September, the KWPN-inspectors will start a new package of tasks coming selection season.
4 November 2019 | 22:22

Longines WBFSH Breeders Award presented to Willy Wijnen

​The KWPN is at the top of the WBFSH studbook rankings for both the jumping and dressage horses. The Chacco Blue son Explosion W, bred by Willy Wijnen, is in the lead in the individual ranking for 2019. That is why the breeder was rewarded with a Longines watch in Lyon this weekend.
4 November 2019 | 11:57

Last Week Winners October 28 until November 3

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
29 October 2019 | 13:44

Last Week Winner October 21 until October 27

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
28 October 2019 | 16:00

27 years old mare Karmijn still jumps to the win

During the tracing of the international results of the KWPN’ers we ran into a very special mare. With her 27-year-old this daughter of Elmero B, Karmijn, jumped to the win three times two weeks ago on the Winter Classic Premier Show in Liverpool.
25 October 2019 | 09:15

Former champion Freeman VDL has passed away

The KWPN-approved stallion Freeman VDL, whom was the champion of the KWPN Stallion Show as a three-year-old, has passed away. This is confirmed by the VDL Stud.
21 October 2019 | 14:30

Last week winners October 14 until October 20

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders. At the beginning of each week, the winners of the week before are mentioned here. Starting at Prix St. Georges level in dressage and 1.40m height for show jumpers. Also the winners of young horses competitions (five- to seven-year-olds) are included.
21 October 2019 | 09:45

Gold and bronze on World Championship Young Eventing Horses

On the last day of the World Championship for Young Eventing Horses in France the rankings changed considerably. On the bad footing in the main stadium a lot of faults were made in the show jumping. With the seven-year-olds the Indoctro-son Happy Boy even made it from the eighth place to a gold medal with his clear round. The six-year-old Inchello DHI dropped from gold to bronze due to one fault. Thanks to these medals the KWPN ended on a bronze position in the studbook placings.
14 October 2019 | 13:47

Last Week Winner October 7 until October 13

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
11 October 2019 | 20:00

Watch now! Heartbreaker the Living Legend *VIDEO*

Regularly videos are published on KWPN.tv in which the passion for the KWPN-horse has the spotlight. Breeders, riders and many other people tell about their experiences in sports and breeding.
10 October 2019 | 12:15

KWPN best studbook on the WBFSH-ranking dressage and show-jumping

Just like last year, the KWPN is on top of the WBFSH-studbookranking for as well the dressage as the show-jumping horses. With the eventers the KWPN shows to be in the top as well with a third place on the ranking.
8 October 2019 | 10:04

Last Week Winners September 30 until October 6

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
8 October 2019 | 08:36

17.000 euros for embryo by Chacco-Blue, Connect-son most expensive foal with 9.500 euros

The last KWPN Online Foal Auction of the year has ended! With the embryo by Chacco-Blue out of the direct dam line as Kannan that earned the top price. It was sold for 17.000 euros and stays in the Netherlands. Many foals are leaving abroad, never before there was so much foreign interest in the foals.
7 October 2019 | 10:15

Tonight the last KWPN Online Auction Closes, embryo Chacco-Blue now on 13.000 euros

The biddings are in full swing, tonight from 20.00 o’clock the last foals of this season will be auctioned. In total 57 foals, one embryo and one breeding mare are looking for a new owner. The foals are bred very interesting and were all inspected by a vet and a KWPN-inspector.
4 October 2019 | 12:30

Bid on the foals, the embryo and breeding mare in the last Online Foal Auction

The biddings on the fifth and last KWPN Online Foal Auction are opened! 57 foals, one embryo and one breeding mare will be auctioned coming Monday. Again there is an unique embryo to be auctioned! This time out of the granddaughter of the full sister to Kannan.
3 October 2019 | 08:49

The Youngsters: top-seller Unicorn goes to Olympic gold medalist McLain Ward

On the second edition of The Youngsters – Auction of Young Showjumpers the 29 auction horses were sold to customers all over the world. Buyers out of no less than 11 countries purchased a 3-, 4-, 5- or 6-year-old at the auction at Waaij Stud in The Netherlands.
2 October 2019 | 17:00

Registration first round viewing 2019/2020 opened

At the end of November it is time for the KWPN stallion selection 2019/2020. From the 27th of November till the 10th of December the first viewing will take place on the KWPN-center in Ermelo. The registering for this first viewing is now opened.
2 October 2019 | 09:15

Become a KWPN-member and receive the rest of 2019 for free!

Subscribe for a membership to KWPN International now, and you receive the last months of 2019 for free! You pay 119,40 euro for the rest of this year and 2020.
30 September 2019 | 17:00

Embryo by Chacco-Blue out of the direct dam line of Kannan in the last KWPN Online Foal Auction

For the second time you have the opportunity to invest in an interesting embryo! In the fifth and last KWPN Online Foal Auction there is, besides the 56 show-jumping, dressage and Gelders foals, an embryo in the collection out of the granddaughter of the full sister to Kannan. Besides this embryo the foal collection is also worth looking into. From Friday the 4th of October it is possible to bid, Monday evening the 7th of October from 20.00 o’clock the auction will close.
30 September 2019 | 11:36

Last Week Winners September 23 until September 29

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
24 September 2019 | 08:40

10.000 euros for daughter of world champion Revolution in KWPN Online Foal Auction

The fourth KWPN Online Foal Auction ended last night. From 20.00 o’clock, the 35 foals were sold. Revolution daughter Ona Lyndi B was the most expensive one, for 10.000 euros she will stay in the Netherlands.
23 September 2019 | 11:40

Bidding fourth KWPN Online Foal Auction closes tonight

The biddings for the fourth KWPN Online Foal Auction close tonight from 20.00 o’clock. Out of the collection of 35 foals, which includes interesting jumping and dressage foals, you can still take your chance!
23 September 2019 | 09:04

Last Week Winners September 16 until September 22

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
20 September 2019 | 14:56

KWPN Online Foal Auction; Pick your favourite and bid now!

Have you made your decision already? Bidding is open today for the fourth edition from the KWPN Online Auction. A total of 35 foals, 21 dressage- and 14 jumping foals are looking for a new owner.
17 September 2019 | 11:14

Last Week Winners September 9 until September 15

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
16 September 2019 | 17:00

Promising fourth collection KWPN Online Foal Auction

The fourth collection of the KWPN Online Foal Auction will be presented today. In total there are 35 foals, 14 show-jumping foals and 21 dressage foals. The past three online foal auctions have shown that there is a lot of foreign interest in in the foals, and that reasonable prizes are paid for the future stars. Bidding on the fourth collection is possible from of Friday the 20th of September, the bidding closes on Monday evening from of 20.00 o’clock.
10 September 2019 | 09:23

35.000 euros for Chacco-Blue embryo out of the half-sister to Explosion W

37 foals and one embryo were auctioned online last night. The topper of the third KWPN Online Foal Auction was the embryo by Chacco-Blue out of the half-sister to Explosion W. This unborn foal was sold for 35.000 euros and will go to the United Kingdom.
9 September 2019 | 13:12

Last Week Winners September 2 until September 8

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
9 September 2019 | 11:02

Bids on Chacco-Blue embryo currently on 20.000 euros, auction closes tonight

Several (foreign) bidders are currently in the bidding battle on the foals and the embryo. The embryo from sire Chacco-Blue, out of a half-sister to Explosion W, is currently on the price of 20.000 euros. From off 20.00 tonight, the auction will close.
7 September 2019 | 13:06

Keur stallion Apache passes away suddenly

The keur stallion Apache has unexpectedly been euthanized. The UB40-son suffered from laminitis, forcing the team behind the successful sports and breeding stallion to make the difficult decision.
7 September 2019 | 12:42

Dutch Top Foals auction defies trend and shows increase

The 17th edition of the Dutch Top Foals auction was a success. The organization are pleased with the auction, and – contrary to the current trend - the average price increased compared to last year.
6 September 2019 | 10:00

Take your change and bid from today on interesting foals and an embryo by Chacco-Blue

From today bidding for foals in the third KWPN Online Auction is possible. In total, 37 foals, 24 jumping and 13 dressage foals are searching for a new owner. Bids can be made till Monday 9 September 8 pm CET. New in this auction is that for the first time an embryo is being auctioned!
5 September 2019 | 17:59

Performance test for riding horse stallions shortened

Last spring, the performance test for three-year-old stallions was shortened from 70 to 50 days as a pilot. This was partly the result of the discussions held at the time with stallion owners and breeders about the setup of the performance test. Afterwards an extensive substantive evaluation took place with the Breeding Council for riding horses, the stallion inspection committees and various stallion owners.
4 September 2019 | 16:26

Cosmo to European team gold, Vancouver K helps Ireland to Tokyo

The European Championships in Rotterdam let to a team gold medal for Cosmo, silver for the Dutch with the KWPN Stallions Desperado N.O.P., GLOCK’s Dream Boy N.O.P. and GLOCK’s Zonik N.O.P. and newcomer MDH Avanti N.O.P., and bronze for Sweden with the Ramel sisters on Buriel KH and Brother de Jeu. Vancouver had the competition of his life and gave the Irish team a ticket to Tokyo, and many medals were won in the para dressage by KWPN horses.
4 September 2019 | 15:07

European Silver for Explosion W

The European championships were held in Rotterdam and wow, how exciting it was! The tension was on in the jumping arena up to the last rider. Up to the second-to-last jump Ben Maher went for gold, but there he got his first mistake on this European Championship with Explosion W (by Chacco-Blue) and that meant silver instead of gold for this phenomenal duo.
4 September 2019 | 09:09

Buy your future top horse tonight

Tonight is your chance to buy your future top horse at the Dutch Top Foals auction in Lunteren. Don't miss it!
3 September 2019 | 14:11

Unique embryo from Chacco-Blue out of half-sister of Explosion W in 3rd KWPN Online Foal Auction

In total, 37 foals, 24 jumping and 13 dressage foals are searching for a new owner. Bids can be made from Friday and bidding will close on Monday 9 September from 8 pm CET. New in this auction is that for the first time an embryo is being auctioned ! The dam is the half-sister of Explosion W (s.Chacco-Blue), the silver medalist of the European Championship in Rotterdam two weeks ago.
3 September 2019 | 10:55

KWPN Online Foal Auction 2: 10,000 euros for GLOCK's Toto Jr. daughter Oliva

The second KWPN Online Foal Auction is closed! For 10,000 euros, GLOCK's Toto Jr. daughter Oliva was the highest seller this auction. A total of 34 foals went under the digital hammer.
2 September 2019 | 14:24

Last Week Winners August 26 until September 1

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
30 August 2019 | 09:22

Oberyn Red Viper ZL spectacular top lot on day 2 of Borculo Elite Foal Auction

Expectations were high beforehand and completely met by Oberyn Red Viper ZL. On the second day of the Borculo Elite Foal Auction, the spectacular colt bred by Coen Kerbert that excels at model, movement as well as pedigree, changed hands to Eugène Reesink for € 56,000 after a fierce bidding duel.
29 August 2019 | 13:07

Top collection at Dutch Top Foals auction

Sept. 4th, the Dutch Top Foals auction lives up to his name and sells a collection of top foals! Coming from the lineage of Jovian to Carrera VDL, it offers quality foals for both jumping and dressage enthusiasts.
26 August 2019 | 15:50

Last Week Winners August 19 until August 25

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders. At the begining of each week, the winners of the week before are mentioned here. Starting at Prix St. Georges level in dressage and 1.40m height for show jumpers. Also the winners of young horses competitions (five- to seven-year-olds) are included.
26 August 2019 | 12:45

KWPN Online Foal Auction closes tonight!

Various (foreign)bidders have found the auction website and have made an offer this weekend. The auction closes this evening from 8 p.m. The collection contains interesting dressage, jumping and Gelderland foals for both sport and breeding.
23 August 2019 | 10:06

Looking for talent? Place your bid on the second KWPN Online Foal Auction!

34 foals in total, including 11 dressage-, 21 jumping- and 2 Gelder foals will go under the digital hammer. Are you looking for talent? Place your bid on our auction website: www.kwpn.auction.
22 August 2019 | 10:12 Region Zuid-Holland

Top foals in exclusive collection at EDS-Prinsenstad auction

Over 80 dressage and jumping foals will be auctioned on Sunday 1 September during the ‘EDS-Prinsenstad Foal Auction’. The foals have been selected by the team of Excellent Dressage Sales (EDS) and they again have put together a top collection.
19 August 2019 | 17:20

Lots of variety in pedigrees second collection Online Foal Auction!

The second collection of the KWPN Online Foal Auction is online with photos and videos. Thirteen dressage-, two Gelder- and 24 jumping foals will go under the digital hammer coming weekend. The second collection is full of genetically interesting foals. Bidding is possible from Friday August 23rd, the auction closes Monday evening August 26.
14 August 2019 | 20:54

Free livestream: Presentation Young Jumping Foal Sale

In addition to the Young Jumping Foal Sale all auction foals will be presented in the big arena of the KWPN Kampioenschappen at 10.55 am.
14 August 2019 | 15:00

Only 24 hours before the Young Jumping Foal Sale

Looking for a promising foal? Have a look at the collection, come to Ermelo and make your bids! Are you not able to come? Bidding by telephone is also possible.
12 August 2019 | 15:26

Final Call! Few hours left till first KWPN Online Foal Auction

Bid now and take your change to buy your next top horse. This year’s first KWPN Online Foal Auction ends tonight at 20.00hrs. The collection bursts with foals of top sports breedinglines.
10 August 2019 | 07:58

You can now bid on the foals in the first collection of the KWPN Online Foal Auction!

Starting today through Monday 12 augustus 8.00 p.m. you can make your bids on your favorite foals in the KWPN Online Foal Auction. A total of 26 foals will go under the hammer, thirteen dressage and thirteen jumping foals. Are you looking for new talent? Then bid now!
8 August 2019 | 18:04

Interesting jumping foals and promising dressage foals in the first collection of the KWPN Online Foal Auction 2019

The bids will open on Friday August 9th and you can bid on your favorite foal(s) until Monday evening August 12th. View the collection of this first KWPN Online Foal Auction now!
4 August 2019 | 19:21

ErmeloYH: Henkie to 81.18% and sixth position in WC-final

Just like last year, d’Avie, a son of the KWPN-bred Don Juan de Hus, claimed the world title. Four KWPN-horses qualified for final, another five had a Dutch-bred sire. The Gelder stallion Henkie scored 81.18%, a sixth place.
4 August 2019 | 18:45

ErmeloYH: Casper strikes again in Freestyle to Music

The complete top five of the CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle to Music at Ermelo Young Horses, was made out of KWPN-horses. GLOCK’s Casper won and KWPN-recognized Hexagon’s Double Dutch placed second.
4 August 2019 | 14:44

ErmeloYH: Imposantos to shared fifth place

Blue Hors Zack put his mark on the final for six-year-olds. His son Zonik had three offspring in the final, two of them got a medal. The new world champion is Zucchero Old. This well-rouned Zonik-descendant and rider Frederic Wandres prevented former-champion Revolution to take home the gold again. The third place was claimed by Andreas Helgsrtrand as well, Zaphlin Langholt received 9.34 points. The shared fifth position of Bart Veeze and Wynton-offspring Imposantos was the best Dutch result.
3 August 2019 | 23:27

ErmeloYH: four 10s secure world title for Jovian

It took the judges a while, but the audience had no doubt who the new world champion should be. Jovian received a big round of applause before Andreas Helgstrand could even salute the jury. Never before, received a world champion four 10s, only the walk was marked lower.
3 August 2019 | 18:22

ErmeloYH: another second place for Kevin Costner Texel in final

In the final for four-year-old dressage horses at the World Breeding Championships for Young Horses, Kevin Costner Texel was once again the best KWPN-horse. The stallion was placed second with Emmelie Scholtens.
2 August 2019 | 21:04

ErmeloYH: extraordinary amount of talent in qualification 5-year-olds

An exquisite group of five-year-old dressage horses kicked off the World Breeding Championships for Young Horses. Six horses scored over 90 percent, rising the expectations for the final.
31 July 2019 | 19:00
Collection online

A lot of top sport genes in collection Young Jumping Foal Sale

Fiftheen foals by young, promising jumping stallions out of mares who performed themselves at least 1.30m level or received the Prestatie predicate based on their successful offspring. The collection can be viewed on the auctionwebsite: www.kwpn.auction.
29 July 2019 | 14:10

Last Week Winners July 22 until July 28

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders
26 July 2019 | 12:37

Final collections Young Jumping Foals and KWPN Online Foal Auction

Last Wednesday the photo- and video day for the Online- and Young Jumping Foal Auction took place at the KWPN centre in Ermelo. With more than 40 foals, we can without a doubt, say it was a busy day. The final collections have been formed and the first collection will be online next week.
25 July 2019 | 16:03
Trivia Thursday

Trivia Thursday: Which Jumping stallions have the most Grand Prix-offspring?

Every year, breeders make stallion choices with the ultimate goal of breeding a Grand Prix horse. But how many KWPN horses went all the way to Grand Prix level and which stallions have produced the most Grand Prix horses? Not only in factual numbers, but also in percentages. We had a look in the KWPN Database in search of these answers.
25 July 2019 | 14:29

Less than a month to the Young Jumping Foal Sale!

The countdown has started; less than a month to go and then the second collection of the Young Jumping Foal Sale goes under the hammer. The provisional auction list is known and the photos and videos have been made.
25 July 2019 | 11:43

KWPN Show ‘Selection for Performance’ cancelled

The KWPN was planning to organise an English show titled ‘Selection for Performance’ at the World Breeding Dressage Championships for Young Horses on Saturday August 3. It was an invitation for primarily foreign visitors of the world championships to take a peek behind the curtains of the KWPN centre.
24 July 2019 | 17:01

Jumping stallions Czardas and Stakkatol recognized for KWPN breeding

The KWPN Stallion Selection Committee for Jumping has nominated the jumping stallions Czardas and Stakkatol for recognition. The General Board has now formalized this nomination.
24 July 2019 | 15:56
Trivia Thursday

Trivia Thursday: Which dressage stallions have the most Grand Prix offspring?

Every year, breeders make stallion choices with the ultimate goal of breeding a Grand Prix horse. But how many KWPN horses went all the way to Grand Prix level and which stallions have produced the most Grand Prix horses? Not only in factual numbers, but also in percentage. We had a look in the KWPN Database in search of these answers.
22 July 2019 | 14:28

Last Week Winners July 15 until July 21

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders. At the begining of each week, the winners of the week before are mentioned here. Starting at Prix St. Georges level in dressage and 1.40m height for show jumpers. Also the winners of young horses competitions (five- to seven-year-olds) are included.
15 July 2019 | 12:28

Countdown to World Breeding Dressage Championships:

In 2 weeks, the Longines FEI/WBFSH World Breeding Dressage Championships for Young Horses bursts into action at the National Equestrian Centre in Ermelo.
15 July 2019 | 11:47

Visit the KWPN Show at the World Breeding Dressage Championships for Young Horses

The KWPN would like to invite the foreign visitors of the World Breeding Dressage Championships for Young Horses, for a peek behind the curtain of the KWPN centre. During this English show on Saturday night, we present some of our best stallions & several of their young approved sons.
9 July 2019 | 11:29

Last Week Winners July 1 until July 7

Throughout all international levels of dressage, jumping and eventing sports, top placements are obtained by KWPN-bred horses. 'Last Week Winners' was introduced to put a well-deserved spotlight on these horses ánd their breeders.
8 July 2019 | 09:31

Imposantos son Ovation spectacular top lot at Borculo CDI Foal Auction

The first ever edition of the Borculo CDI Foal Auction was concluded with a spectacular € 35,000 euro German bid on Ovation (Imposantos x Quantensprung). The remarkable colt comes from the first year of foals by Imposantos, the stallion that was once himself sold at the Borculo Elite Foal Auction.
 
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