14 May 2024 | 14:30

Raffael K (s.Alexandro P) passes 35-day test

The only participant in the performance test for Gelder horses received excellent scores and KWPN approval. Raffael K (s.Alexandro P) passed with a score of 9 for his walk.
14 May 2024 | 13:28

All 15 jumper stallions approved

The end presentation of the jumper stallions went smoothly, and all fifteen stallions successfully completed the performance test. For the first time, no scores were given.
8 May 2024 | 11:14

Gelder stallions evaluated in Ermelo

Yesterday, the stallion inspection committee for the Gelder horse evaluated three stallions, all of which performed properly. Ronaldo K will participate in the end presentation next week.
7 May 2024 | 14:42

Two stallions leave the performance test

With one week remaining until the end presentation, two jumper stallions are returning home. One of them, premium stallion R (by Mattias), has been referred to the next performance test.
2 May 2024 | 09:13

KWPN recognizes jumper stallions Funky Fred Marienshof Z and Lord Fauntleroy

The stallion inspection committee jumping has nominated the Grand Prix stallion Funky Fred Marienshof Z and the international jumper stallion Lord Fauntleroy for recognition. The board has formalized these recognitions.
1 May 2024 | 14:58

Gelder horse stallion performs well on outdoor terrain

Following the assessment of the jumper stallions yesterday, the Gelder horse stallion was evaluated in the performance test. He showed himself well on the outdoor terrain.
1 May 2024 | 14:50

Four jumper stallions exit performance test

Three weeks after delivery, an intermediate assessment took place yesterday for the three-year-old jumping stallions. The performance test continues with four fewer stallions.
1 May 2024 | 14:32

One dressage stallion left the performance test

Last Friday, the dressage stallions and the Gelder stallion were evaluated by the stallion inspection committees in the performance test. One dressage stallion has left Ermelo.
29 April 2024 | 14:30

Veterinary Advisory Committee provides recommendations regarding X-rays within Stallion Selection

In the summer of 2023, the PROK requirement was reintroduced within the stallion selection process. At the same time, the General Board formed a Veterinary Advisory Committee to reassess the current PROK requirement. This group of renowned veterinarians and radiologists has formulated several recommendations that the General Board has adopted.
26 April 2024 | 14:47

Longread: Reinie Tewis is achieving success through expertise and goodwill

No stallion inspection passes without Reinie Tewis. He turned his childhood dream of becoming a stallion holder, into his profession and is a master at discovering talent among young stallions. As a trainer, he has built up an impressive track record and has been behind top-level standouts such as Cosun, Heathrow, F-One USA, Tornesch, Vingino, and recently sold top talent Mattias. Optimizing a horse's performance remains Reinie's greatest driving force.
25 April 2024 | 09:17

One jumper stallion is leaving the KWPN center

With another official assessment scheduled for next Tuesday, one jumper stallion has been referred to the next performance test.
25 April 2024 | 09:11

Ticket sales 25th edition Championship for Young Dressage Horses starts

From September 4 to 8, the 25th edition of the prestigious Longines FEI WBFSH World Championship for Young Dressage Horses is on the calendar. This year is the last time the event will be held in the Netherlands for the time being.
23 April 2024 | 13:49

Seven older jumping stallions started performance test

This morning, seven older jumping stallions were delivered for the 21-day test. In addition, the 15 three-year-old stallions were assessed by the stallion selection committee.
23 April 2024 | 10:17

Five older dressage stallions delivered

In addition to the seven three-year-old dressage stallions, today five older stallions were stabled at the KWPN center. These stallions participated in the 21-day test.
22 April 2024 | 11:25

Blue Hors Don Olymbrio and Merrald second in World Cup Final

With the KWPN recognized Blue Hors Don Olymbrio (Jazz), Nanna Skodborg Merrald rode to a second-place finish for Denmark in the World Cup Final in Riyadh.
19 April 2024 | 15:04

The performance test continues with seven dressage stallions

Today, the first assessment took place for the three-year-old dressage stallions in the performance test. Three of the ten stallions have left the KWPN center.
18 April 2024 | 14:07

IS-Minka starts with 9th place in the World Cup Final

The World Cup Final in jumping and dressage is taking place in Riyadh. In the first leg of the jumping, IS-Minka, ridden by Steve Guerdat, has made a good start. IS-Minka is a daughter of Mylord Carthago.
18 April 2024 | 10:27

Everdale Wins Grand Prix World Cup Final with dominance

With great ease and flair, the KWPN stallion Everdale dominated the arena in the FEI World Cup Final in Riyadh. Under his regular rider Charlotte Fry (GBR), the son of Lord Leatherdale secured victory in the Grand Prix with a score of 75.388%.
16 April 2024 | 16:43

Stallions evaluated in performance test

After last week's delivery for the performance test, today saw an official evaluation of the fifteen three-year-old show jumping stallions.
16 April 2024 | 09:51

Sterrehof’s Opium (28) passed away

Stoeterij Sterrehof has unexpectedly had to say goodbye to the 28-year-old Sterrehof's Opium.
9 April 2024 | 16:59

Ten dressage and one Gelder horse stallion delivered

Eight selected dressage stallions and two voluntarily were successfully delivered this afternoon for the performance test. In Ermelo today, the Gelder horse stallion and the older selected dressage stallions were also evaluated.
9 April 2024 | 15:17

Fifteen show jumper stallions delivered in Ermelo

This morning, fifteen show jumping stallions were successfully delivered for the 35-day performance test. Two stallions can still be delivered next week.
5 April 2024 | 16:00

KWPN recognizes Gisborne VDL

The stallion Gisborne VDL has been proposed for recognition. This son of Zirocco Blue VDL has been successful at the highest level in show jumping with riders Daniel Coyle and Jeroen Dubbeldam. The stallion selection committee for show jumping has expressed positivity about the breeding product of VDL Stud. The General Board has formalized this recognition request.
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