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?
22 March 2023 | 12:11

Twelve jumper and nine dressage stallions start performance test

Three stallion selection committees gathered in Ermelo on Monday for the start of the spring performance test. Twelve three-year-old jumper stallions and nine three-year-old dressage stallions were presented and accepted to start their test.
18 March 2023 | 12:58

Foal bliss from the KWPN Online Broodmare & Embryo Auction

A little over a month ago, the virtual hammer fell in the first KWPN Online Broodmare & Embryo Auction of 2023. One of the highlights of the auction was the four-year-old dressage mare Osadia (s.Daily Diamond).
16 March 2023 | 16:01 Region Tuigpaard Noord

Trivia Thursday: best harness horses in IBOP 2022

This week’s Trivia Thursday revolves around the best scoring mares in the harness IBOPs of 2022. In 2021, it was the Eebert-daughter Leetida GK that obtained the best IBOP score of 84 points. Which mares top the 2022 ranking?
9 March 2023 | 15:02

Trivia Thursday: best IBOP dressage horses of 2022

For this week’s Trivia we had a look at the 2022 IBOP tests for dressage horses. In 2021, Krack C-daughter Latina obtained 90 points for her IBOP and was therefore the best scoring dressage mare. Which horses top the ranking of 2022?
7 March 2023 | 14:26

KWPN Stallion Show: Full of confidence towards the performance test

The stallion selection committee have plenty of reasons to look forward to the upcoming performance tests. They have performed a strict selection on type, movement, athletic ability, and pedigree. It resulted in the appointment of 33 interesting dressage stallions, that combine performance and predicates in their pedigree and also convinced the jury through their own abilities. An interesting group of 50 jumper stallions passed the first stage of the stallion selection with flying colours. Seven of the finest dressage stallions received a premium in Den Bosch and an equal number of jumper stallions was awarded these top honours.
4 March 2023 | 13:09

New on! Living Legend Bordeaux *VIDEO*

On a regular basis you can find new videos on KWPN, all beautiful items that revolve around the passion for the KWPN horse. Breeders, riders, and other enthusiasts proudly share their experience in equestrian sport and breeding. This time it covered a visit to the Van Uytert Stud, the home of the legendary stallion Bordeaux.
2 March 2023 | 14:06

Trivia Thursday: best IBOP jumper horses of 2022

For this week’s Trivia we again had to dive into the database to look into the IBOP tests for jumper horses. Which horse has secured the title this year and may call herself the top scorer of 2022?
17 February 2023 | 12:18

Gelder stallion Odin granted definitive breeding license

The last assessment as part of the approval trajectory of the Gelder palomino stallion Odin (s.Edmundo) has taken place in Ermelo. The stallion was presented in harness by his driver and co-owner Marcel van Bruggen at the outdoor terrain of the KWPN Centre. The stallion also passed his last assessment by the stallion selection committee, which means that Odin has now earned his definitive and full breeding license.
15 February 2023 | 11:52

Trivia Thursday: Most popular foal names 2022

The foal season is approaching fast. Every year the breeders come up with the most diverse and special names for their youngest additions. Which names were the most popular last year? We dove into our database in search of the ten most common names among the KWPN-registered foals of 2022.
14 February 2023 | 11:27

24.000 euro for Glamour-Esther SVN in KWPN Online Broodmare & Embryo Auction

The first KWPN Online Broodmare & Embryo Auction of the year was a success. Fourteen pregnant mares and three embryos went under the digital hammer. The mare Glamour-Esther SVN (s.Totilas) became the top seller of the auction.
13 February 2023 | 12:10

Three-year-old successes from first edition KWPN Online Broodmare & Embryo Auction

Would you also like to reap the benefits from established Dutch lineages? Today is the final day to place your bid on the broodmares and embryos
12 February 2023 | 14:19

Global Dressage Auction: Buying embryos with a guarantee

Starting the 16th until the 19th of February you are welcome to place your bid on these gems, so turn you own dressage dream into reality and meet the next generation international dressage stars.
10 February 2023 | 11:15

KWPN Online Broodmare & Embryo Auction has opened!

A collection composed of 14 interesting pregnant broodmares and three embryos goes under the virtual hammer coming Monday night. The auction is now open so you can place your bids.
8 February 2023 | 12:02

Talented son of Haya P.B. changes hands for 55.000 euro in KWPN Select Sale

The collection of the KWPN Online Broodmare & Embryo Auction was launched a few days ago. This auction has become a household name within the Dutch borders and beyond. And for good reason, as the newest edition once again includes dams of successful horses.
5 February 2023 | 14:52

KWPN Select Sale: Premium stallion out of Jovian's full sister

One of the most striking stallions in the collection is the son of Secret out of Jovian's full sister. As in the first round viewing, he managed to impress again and was rightly awarded as premium stallion. This makes him one of the top horses of his year.
4 February 2023 | 23:30

McLaren prolongs Stallion Competition title, Mauro Turfhorst grabs day prize

Dinja van Liere claimed the second title tonight! Aboard Mauro Turfhorst she grabbed the day prize, McLaren seized the overall competition title.
4 February 2023 | 23:00

Dark Rousseau secures Stallion Competition title L-class

Network danced to the highest score in the final, while Nalegro placed second in both the final and overall competition.
4 February 2023 | 22:30

Magnifiek victorious in 25th Oregon Trophy!

Once again, the Oregon Trophy served thrills and spills in a buzzing Brabanthallen in Den Bosch. The crowd went wild in the concluding harness horse block at the KWPN Stallion Show. It was a clash of the titans between five stallions and their seasoned riders.
4 February 2023 | 22:04

Lowlands triumphs in Stallion Competion Z-class

The final of the Anemone Horse Trucks Stallion Competition Dressage in the Z-class was won by Dinja van Liere and the Millennium-offspring Lowlands tonight. The stallion obtained 88,8 points in the final, receiving 9s for his walk, submission, and overall impression.
4 February 2023 | 20:00

Two harness horse stallions awarded premium out of seven appointed stallions

Two of these appointed stallions were awarded a premium: the grey Palido van Altrido (Idol out of Helony D keur s.Cizandro) and Positief M (Indiana out of Gerianne M elite s.Unieko).
4 February 2023 | 17:52

Seven premium dressage stallions

On the concluding day of the KWPN Stallion Show the stallion selection of dressage stallions has been finalized. Today’s 13 selected stallions raise the tally for the performance test to 33.
4 February 2023 | 08:15

Last day of the KWPN Stallion Show!

The last day of the KWPN Stallion Show has started. Today, the final dressage and harness horse stallions make their way to the arena for the second round viewing. The programme additionally features some spectacular shows and the very first edition of the KWPN Youth Day.
3 February 2023 | 23:44

Just Wimphof swings harmoniously to win in VHO Trophy

Eight dressage stallions performed a Small Tour Freestyle to Music to contend for the VHO Trophy powered by V2 Facility – National Championships Dressage.
3 February 2023 | 22:44

Bordeaux and Charmeur pronounced Preferent

The stallions Bordeaux and Charmeur were pronounced Preferent tonight.
3 February 2023 | 22:30

Mexpression wins Stallion Competition Gelder Horse

Mexpression obtained the best result in those two rounds and was declared champion.
3 February 2023 | 18:14

20 dressage stallions appointed, four awarded premium

The second round viewing for dressage stallions has yielded an interesting group of 20 appointed stallions. Four of them may return to tomorrow’s presentation of premium stallions.
3 February 2023 | 17:57

Stallion Show 2023: Three Gelder stallions to presentation

A select group of three Gelder stallions advanced to the second round viewing. All three of them were selected for the presentation later that day.
3 February 2023 | 17:44

Studio programme: Dressage breeding from an international perspective

Ralph van Venrooij, Heike Kemmer and Bernhard Thoben were present in the studio. It resulted in an interesting discussion about Dutch breeding and the difference in selection procedures. We have summarized the highlights for you.
3 February 2023 | 08:00

Day three KWPN Stallion Show 2023 has begun!

Day three of the KWPN Stallion Show 2023 has begun! Today the first dressage and Gelder stallions may showcase their qualities in the arena and we get to enjoy some spectacular shows.
2 February 2023 | 23:45

Hotspot speeds to the victory in VHO Trophy

The Hors La Loi II-son Hotspot ridden by Mathijs van Asten triumphed in the VHO Trophy tonight. The chestnut stallion was at the top of his form in the combined class over 1.40m/1.50m height.
2 February 2023 | 22:28

Kentucky TMS Z wins Blom Stallion Competition Z-class

Three successive wins made Kentucky TMS Z the tipped favourite for the overall win in the Blom Stallion Selection. Another solid clear round ensure the Kannan-son the title.
2 February 2023 | 21:11

Stargos VDL lives up to the expectations and wins M-class

After winning three selection competitions, Stargos VDL and Iris Hakvoort went on to claim the overall competition win in the M-class. And they did it in style: by seizing the day win.
2 February 2023 | 20:38

Etoulon VDL and Grandorado TN pronounced keur

Etoulon VDL and Grandorado TN were honoured as the new predicate stallions at the KWPN Stallion Show earlier tonight. Accompanied by their breeders and owners, both stallions were pronounced keur.
2 February 2023 | 19:37

Night Life VDL secures win in Blom Stallion Competition

He was the only stallion to leave every jump intact during the selection competitions and he continued to do so in the final. And thus it was evident: the competition title could be awarded to Night Life VDL. The day win was claimed by No Jokes ACM.
2 February 2023 | 19:12

Abundant quality in presentation new crop approved stallions

A convincing group of four- and five-year-old jumper stallions were presented by their own riders this afternoon. The presentation of the new crop approved stallions evidences that there is abundant quality among the younger generations.
2 February 2023 | 18:10

Total of seven premium jumper stallions

The stallion selection of the jumper stallions has just come to an end. Three more stallions were invited to the premium round powered by Hippo Horse Insurance.
2 February 2023 | 12:39

17 jumper stallions selected for presentation

The second day of the second round viewing at the KWPN Stallion Show has increased the total to 50 selected jumper stallions. 17 stallions were invited to come back to the presentation this afternoon.
2 February 2023 | 08:30

Day two KWPN Stallion Show 2023!

Day two of the KWPN Stallion Show 2023 has begun! Today, we carry on with the second round viewing for jumper stallions but the Thursday has plenty more in stock.
1 February 2023 | 22:48

Four jumper stallions awarded premium on successful first day

All 33 jumper stallions that were invited to the presentation may advance to the performance test. Four of them may come back for the premium round tomorrow.
1 February 2023 | 19:15

KWPN Stallion Show: 33 jumper stallions advance to presentation

This morning, the KWPN Stallion Show kicked off with the second round viewing of the jumper stallions. 33 stallions may come back for the presentation tonight.
1 February 2023 | 15:09

Former KSS stallions impress at Jumping Amsterdam

It is no longer a secret that the KWPN Select Sale is able to scout quality at an early stage. Many former KWPN Select Sale stallions reach the very highest level in the sport, and not without exception combined with a career as an approved stallion. At Jumping Amsterdam, the KWPN Select Sale advertised in the best possible way: approved stallions running off with prizes.
1 February 2023 | 08:59

KWPN Stallion Show 2023 has begun!

After three years we are back in Den Bosch! The coming four days, the Brabanthallen are transformed to the absolute highlight of Dutch sport and breeding events. Find all info here!
31 January 2023 | 14:50

Hermès withdrawn from presentation Den Bosch

A few days ago, the stallion put up a dazzling performance to grasp the victory in the World Cup qualification of Amsterdam. “The sport comes first now”, Van Uytert explains.
30 January 2023 | 11:44

KWPN Auctions offers first-class brood mares and embryos

The latest collection of the KWPN Auctions offers breeders the opportunity to start the new breeding year with a flying start. 14 pregnant broodmares and three promising embryos are part of the new collection. Various mares have already produced internationally performing offspring, have performed in international sport and/or have an excellent pedigree. Online bidding is possible from Friday the 10th of February until Monday evening the 13th of February.
30 January 2023 | 10:13

StuDutch Auction closes tonight: broodmares (in foal), embryos and straws

The first StuDutch Auction of 2023 is on! Until tonight, you have the chance to get your hands on one of the genetic gems. A total of 16 embryos, three broodmares and straws from nine different stallions are on offer.
28 January 2023 | 17:53

VHO Trophy, Powered by V2 Facility, set out to be thrilling battle during KWPN Stallion Show

Friday night February 3, the crowd is treated to the VHO Trophy, powered by V2 Facility. Eight talented KWPN-approved stallions will battle for the title in the Brabanthallen in Den Bosch. It is set out to be a thrilling competition you certainly do not want to miss!
28 January 2023 | 17:36

Friesian champion stallions in ‘The black pearls of the Friesian Studbook’ during KWPN Stallion Show

The KFPS organizes a spectacular show at the KWPN Stallion Show in the Brabanthallen in Den Bosch om Saturday February 4. No less than six KFPS-approved stallions set foot in the arena during ‘The black pearls of the Friesian Studbook’.
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