2 June 2023 | 13:54

StuDutch Auction: Investing in top embryos with less risk

The latest auction collection will go under the digital hammer from Friday 2 to Monday 5 June and again includes real genetic gems. And it now becomes even more attractive to invest in them. This is because StuDutch Auction is increasing the guarantee scheme and thus lowering the risk of investing in a frozen embryo!
10 May 2023 | 09:14

Carl Hester’s En Vogue ready for return to competition after more than a year out

Carl Hester and En Vogue (s.Jazz) are set to make their show ring comeback this week, following more than a year away from competition for the Olympic and European medal-winning horse.
27 April 2023 | 23:15

Trivia Thursday: Which stallion won the Oregon Trophy most often?

This year marked the 25th anniversary of the Oregon Trophy at the KWPN Stallion Show. The battle for this coveted trophy is always a big happening in Den Bosch. Which harness stallion has so far won the Oregon Trophy most often? Find out in this week’s trivia.
26 April 2023 | 17:10

KSS stallions showcase talent in exam performance test

Every year, the KWPN Select Sale offers the finest second-round viewing stallions. Grand Prix horses Blue Hors Zack and Hartsuijker prove that the KSS is the perfect place to search for young talent. During the exam of the performance test at the KWPN centre in Ermelo last Saturday, no less than three former KSS stallions were granted their KWPN approval.
23 April 2023 | 14:30 Region Gelders paard

Two Gelder stallions registered in studbook and Ojee-B officially approved

Both Gelder stallions that participated in the spring performance test, were registered in the studbook with impressive scores to their names. Afterwards, the last year registered Ojee-B (s.Ibsen-B) received his list of marks from his performances under saddle. The stallion thereby obtained a full breeding license.
22 April 2023 | 22:15

Five dressage stallions approved with solid scores

All five dressage stallions that participated in the final exam, were registered in the studbook with solid scores. The Tørveslettens Sylvester-offspring Pernod RS 2 emerged as the most complete stallion as he obtained 85,5 points.
22 April 2023 | 21:51

Twelve talented jumper stallions obtain license

The final presentation for jumper stallions produced twelve approved stallions. Jan and Willem Greve’s On the Spot (s.Diamant de Semilly) received 88,5 points.
18 April 2023 | 22:56 Region Gelders paard

Twenty stallions on track to final exam performance test

The last intermediate evaluation of the jumper, dressage and Gelder stallions that participate in the spring performance test has taken place. All twenty stallions that were presented in the Willem-Alexander arena in Ermelo are on track for the final exam on Saturday April 22.
16 April 2023 | 11:15

Five dressage stallions start final week of performance test

Friday morning it was time for the fourth intermediate evaluation of the three-year-old dressage stallions. Five out of seven stallions may continue their performance test and are now entering their final week before the exam.
11 April 2023 | 20:53

Thirteen jumper stallions and two Gelder stallions continue performance test

Today, the stallion selection committees assessed the jumper and Gelder stallions in the spring performance test in Ermelo. Thirteen jumper and two Gelder stallions may continue their performance test.
9 April 2023 | 18:54

World Cup Final Omaha: Three KWPN horses in top 15

Jumper enthusiasts could indulge in World Cup Final Jumping in Omaha. The world’s top riders were present in the United States to take on the challenge in the form of delicate, but fair courses designed by the Portuguese Bernardo Costa Cabral.
8 April 2023 | 18:01

World Cup Final Omaha: Crowd-pleaser Suppenkasper swings to PR

The American crowd was ecstatic tonight. All riders were rewarded with a big round of applause, even before their freestyle to music had begun. The audience went wild when their favourite entered the arena: the KWPN gelding Suppenkasper and his American rider Steffen Peters. In front of their home crowd, they broke their PR and placed fourth in the World Cup Final.
7 April 2023 | 17:42

Seven dressage stallions continue performance test

Today, it was time for the second intermediate evaluation of the dressage stallions in the performance test. The stallion selection committee assessed nine stallions, seven of which will continue their test.
7 April 2023 | 17:07

World Cup Final Omaha: KWPN-recognized Vancouver de Lanlore in the lead

The deck was shuffled by the second round of the World Cup Final. A delicate 1.60m course was followed by a jump-off. Nine combinations remained clear, among them were Vancouver de Lanlore and Eddie Blue.
6 April 2023 | 23:49

World Cup Final Omaha: KWPN-recognized stallions on top after first leg

The arena is not incredibly big, so last night’s speed class demanded focused horses from start to finish. The KWPN-recognized stallions were off to a flying start and secured an excellent starting position for tonight’s second round.
6 April 2023 | 21:27

World Cup Final Omaha: Suppenkasper 5th, Hermès N.O.P. withdrawn

The world cup final in Omaha is the climax of this season. The Grand Prix dressage had some surprises in stock, including the absent KWPN-approved stallion Hermès N.O.P. His rider Dinja van Liere withdrew him right before the start of the Grand Prix.
6 April 2023 | 14:44

Trivia Thursday: best EPTM dressage mares of 2022

For the Trivia Thursday edition of this week, we scoured the database in search of the best EPTM dressage horse of 2022. In 2021, the Secret-daughter Navannah obtained the highest score of 88 points. Which mare claimed top honours in 2022?
6 April 2023 | 09:00

Dinja van Liere pulls out in Omaha: Hermès not fit

Dinja van Liere must withdraw from the World Cup Finals in Omaha. Hermès s.(Easy Game) is not fit.
4 April 2023 | 20:58 Region Gelders paard

One seven-year-old Gelder stallion and five four-year-old jumper stallions enter performance test

This morning, six four-year-old jumper stallions and one Gelder stallion were presented under saddle to the stallion selection committee. After the saddle presentation and veterinary examination, six stallions could move into a stable at the KWPN Centre.
4 April 2023 | 12:42

Dressage stallions right on track in performance test

On Friday, the stallion selection committee dressage gathered in Ermelo to evaluate the three-year-old stallions. Chairman Bert Rutten concludes that so far, the stallions can be trained and assessed well.
30 March 2023 | 14:36

Trivia Thursday: best EPTM mares of 2022

Which jumper mares obtained the best EPTM scores last year? Find out in this week’s Trivia Thursday!
27 March 2023 | 23:09 Region Gelders paard

Two Gelder stallions start their performance test

Monday morning, the four-year-old appointed Gelder stallions arrived at the KWPN Centre in Ermelo. Two stallions were presented to the stallion selection committee. Both horses could move into the KWPN stables to start their performance test.
23 March 2023 | 13:36 Region Gelders paard

Trivia Thursday: best Gelder IBOP mares of 2022

This week’s Trivia Thursday had us diving into the database in search of the best Gelder IBOP mares. In 2021 the Alexandro P-daughter Nadien M.C. emerged as IBOP top scorer among the Gelder bred mares as she received 84 points in total. Which mares top the ranking of 2022?
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