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8 May 2018 | 22:38

New initiative; auction for jumping foals sired by young stallions

The KWPN wants to stimulate the use of young KWPN jumping stallions by organizing an auction for foals from these stallions. Approximately 15 foals from interesting dams that come from strong dam-lines, and preferably have competed at high level themselves.
2 May 2018 | 14:14

Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome (WFFS)

Recently, there has been a stir in Europe over a condition in horses that is new to many horse owners and veterinarians; the Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome. A test is available to determine if a horse is carrier. Recently, at the request of KWPN, the test has also become available in the Netherlands through the Van Haeringen Laboratory in Wageningen.
1 May 2018 | 11:31

International Rider Survey

Every year the HAS University of Applied Sciences carries out the International Rider Survey, which has resulted in publishing industry trends and benchmarks for the equine industry. Are you an active consumer in the equine industry of Belgium or Germany? They could use your help by filling in their survey (It will take 15 minutes of your time).
26 April 2018 | 19:01

Do you know? Top 5 dressage stallions 2017

Foaling season is in full swing, foals are born everywhere and breeders are already making the stallion choice for next year's foal. The past years more foals were registered with the KWPN than in previous years. The foal registrations have also shown this upward trend in 2017. But of which stallions were the most foals registered? Curious? Then please read on!
26 April 2018 | 10:41

Karolus Magnus and Kardieno started their performance test

Where the Harness horse stallions already did their exam, the Gelder stallions have just started their performance test. Two stallions will take part in the test that lasts 35 days.
24 April 2018 | 13:33

Röwer & Rüb is 40 years old – quality makes history

40 years – truly a reason for celebration. In 1987 everything started in Blender with a team of 20. What was originally a small family business is now, forty years later, a company with global operations supplying horse stables, stalls and horsewalkers. The company is now based in Thedinghausen, at the heart of the equestrian state of Lower Saxony.
24 April 2018 | 12:43

​Three Harness Horse Stallions accepted into studbook

Last week was the final presentation of the Harness Horse Stallions that were still present in Ermelo for their performance test. After the presentation, three stallions were accepted into the studbook.
19 April 2018 | 12:40

Program KWPN Championships is known

From August 10th through 18, the KWPN Championships take place at the National Equestrian Centre in Ermelo. The KWPN Championships form the podium of honor of the KWPN breeding, a week filled with top-sport and top-breeding!
16 April 2018 | 21:58

Wereldbekerfinale: Verdades just in second

It was pretty nerv wrecking in Paris! After a superb Grand Prix, Verdades (s.Florett As) bred by the Crum family from Herveld could not keep his leading position in the freestyle. It was the Queen of Dressage, who completely fulfilled her role as favorite. With the Oldenburg registered Weihegold OLD (s.Don Schufro), Isabell Werth exceeded the magical limit of 90 percent and could take the World Cup back home.
16 April 2018 | 21:12

Breitling LS and Eddie Blue excel at World Cup finals

Beezie Madden managed to hold on to the lead that she took on the first day of the World Cup finals with the KWPN approved stallion Breitling LS (s.Quintero). With this she won the World Cup for the second time in her career and referred compatriot Devin Ryan to the second position with the nine-year old Eddie Blue (s.Zirocco Blue VDL).
12 April 2018 | 12:06

Several KWPN’s at World Cup finals this weekend

Starting today, the World Cup Finals will be on the program this weekend for the world's top riders in jumping and dressage.
5 April 2018 | 15:52

Three four-year-old stallions to performance test

Earlier this week, two four-year-old jumper stallions and one four-year-old dressage stallion were presented under saddle by their own rider. All three of them passed the assessment and could be stabled at the KWPN Center.
5 April 2018 | 12:22

Grand Prix-stallion Skovens Rafael recognized

The KWPN stallion selection committee dressage has nominated the Danish bred Grand Prix-stallion Skovens Rafael for recognition. The General Board has formalized this nomination.
5 April 2018 | 11:51

Hubert VDM approved after short performance test

Last week, the first training assessment for the harness horse stallions took place. The six-year-old Cizandro-son Hubert VDM had his final assessment after a shortened test. He was accepted into the studbook afterwards.
30 March 2018 | 22:49

Fleau de Baian has received KWPN approval

After a 5 day stay at the KWPN-center, the eight-year-old Fleau de Baian is approved for KWPN breeding. The full brother of international top-horse Parzival was accepted for the shortened performance test at the after-inspection. During these five days he is accessed on his stable behavior.
29 March 2018 | 14:27

Discount offer for Ermelo Young Horses

Visit the World Championships for Young Dressage Horses in Ermelo from August 2nd to 5th, where the most talented dressage horses in the world compete in different age categories for the highest honor! KWPN members get a discount on the tickets in the pre-sale.
29 March 2018 | 10:42

Presentation Van Olst Sales makes hearts of dressage lovers beat faster

The presentation of the Van Olst Sales took place yesterday evening. The auction horses were presented under saddle. Although some youngsters were somewhat impressed by the entourage, they presented themselves incredibly well. What is remarkable about this collection is the quality and the high number of approved stallions. No less than seven, including the in 2016 KWPN approved stallion Inverness.
29 March 2018 | 09:24

KWPN supports pairings with Lusitano- and PRE mares.

The Royal Dutch Studbook of the Netherlands, KWPN, will start a pilot to expand dressage horse breeding by registering offspring from KWPN approved or KWPN recognized stallions paired with purebred Lusitano- and PRE mares.
28 March 2018 | 13:01

Van Olst Sales auctions flight in world’s first flying car for ParaPaard

The Van Olst Sales will take place this Friday at 19.30 hours. Thirty-seven horses will be auctioned, including the wildcards that were added to the collection today. But that is not all: to support ParaPaard, an organisation that supports horseback riding for people with disabilities, they will also auction a flight in the world’s flying car.
28 March 2018 | 12:48

Iresias L wins 2018 Australian Young Horse Championships

The 5-year old stallion, KWPN-bred Iresias L (Johnson/Ferro), ridden by Gina Montgomery and owned by Sarah Hanslow, not only won his age group but was also crowned Young Dressage Horse Champion of Champions 2018 on Sunday afternoon.
28 March 2018 | 11:49

20 jumper stallions at the performance test

Last week, also the jumper horse stallions have taken a stable at the KWPN-center to start the spring performance test. 18 accepted stallion and two stallions that take part in the voluntary test have made a start in the test.
26 March 2018 | 22:44

dressage horses started the stallion performance test

15 dressage stallions have started the spring performance test in Ermelo last week. During the delivery, a veterinary remark was made about one of the stallions. He may come this week.
15 March 2018 | 22:49

Start of the stallion performance test on March 19th and 20th

For this spring performance test, 30 dressage and 28 jumper stallions have been entered. The time schedules for the delivery of the stallions on March 19th and 20th are now online.
13 March 2018 | 16:27

Gertjan van Olst: “Our youngstock is the talent pool for the auction”

Forty or so top-level ridden horses will go under the hammer during the enervating young dressage horse auction ‘Van Olst Sales’ on 30th March. The collection is presented as from today. But how does such an auction collection come about? We put the question to the driving force behind Van Olst Horses, owner Gertjan van Olst.
12 March 2018 | 11:32

Five more Harness Horse stallions at Performance Test

During the first delivery of stallions for the Stallion Performance Test on March 5th, five stallions were asked to return today for the after delivery. All stallions could start their tests today.
7 March 2018 | 21:28

Three harness horse stallions started performance test

Three harness horse stallions have started their performance test at the KWPN Center in Ermelo. De coming 50 days, everything is about de discovery of the natural talent of the stallions. After the final presentation, on Saturday April 21st, we will know which stallions will be approved for breeding.
6 March 2018 | 08:58

New breeding values online

Once a year, new breeding values are calculated for all horses in the KWPN Database.
1 March 2018 | 09:25 Region Tuigpaard Noord

Start performance test and after inspection for Harness Horse Stallions

Next Monday, March 5, the performance test for harness horse stallions starts at the KWPN-centrum in Ermelo. From 13.00 hours the stallions in harness will be presented, after which the stallions that are registered for the after inspection in harness will enter the ring.
28 February 2018 | 16:11

ISSUE 1, 2018 New issue KWPN International Magazine

The new issue of the KWPN International Magazine is now online and can be found on your 'My KWPN Dashboard'.
4 February 2018 | 15:53

KSS: Kibo (s.Jazz) topseller for 75.000 euro

The by Cees Backx bred Jazz-offspring Kibo was last night's topseller for 75.000 euro in the dressage edition of the KWPN Select Sale. Stoeterij Broere bought the remarkable stallion out of a dam of Totilas, preserving the stallion for Dutch breeding. The price of the in total nineteen auctioned dressage-stallion, averaged almost 35.000 euro.
4 February 2018 | 10:32

Eebert to phenomenal hat trick in Oregon Trophy

For the third time in his career, Eebert won the Oregon Trophy and just like last year, in the hands of Robbie van Dijk. Debutant Indiana placed second, while Dylano claimed the third prize.
3 February 2018 | 21:36

Championships title to gorgeous Kremlin MD (s.Governor)

Eight majestic movers formed a thrilling end to the KWPN Stallion Show. The gorgeous Governor-descendant Kremlin MD procured the championships title via his strong moves.
3 February 2018 | 15:09

Champion Kentucky puts Harness Horse on global map

Two years after Colonist-offspring Indiana, it is again a Harness stallion of breeder Wim Cazemier, named after an American state, that conquers the championship title. Eebert-offspring Kentucky, that is owned by Cazemier and former dressage breeder of the year Emmy de Jeu, heads a promising crop.
3 February 2018 | 11:48

VHO Trophy for megatalent Desperado

The VHO Trophy had been renewed this year. The contestants performed a Freeestyle to Music, musically accompanied by Joost Peeters. The big winner was Desperado. Bordeaux and Ferdinand followed in the second and third position, respectively.
2 February 2018 | 23:48

G-year presents itself in Den Bosch

The stallions from the G-year, born in 2011, had no obligation in the stallion competition in Den Bosch. Their riders showed how the training of the by now seven-year-old stallions is progressing. Seven stallions made their appearance in the Brabanthallen, where they did not perform test but showed their strong features.
2 February 2018 | 20:44

Stallion Competitions: Henkie, Imposantos, Total U.S. and Gunner KS dominate

Just now the Gelder Stallion Competition and Stallion Competition Dressage came to an end at the KWPN Stallion Show in Den Bosch.. The winning stallions are Henkie, Imposantos, Total U.S. and Gunner KS.
2 February 2018 | 20:15

28 stallions invited to performance test on first dressage day

An interesting group of 28 diverse stallions has earned an invite for the performance test today. Four of them are expected back in the arena tomorrow for the championships final.
2 February 2018 | 17:10

Powerhouse Karolus Magnus champion Gelder Horses

Just now, the Habanna-son Karolus Magnus was honoured as the champion of the Gelder horses. In the atmospheric Brabanthallen in Den Bosch, the final featured three stallions. The breeding product of dressage stables Rutten from Hunsel had the upper hand.
2 February 2018 | 16:59

King of dressage Vivaldi drives audience wild

Four dressage stallions were awarded the predicat preferent, while three stallions were declared keur.
2 February 2018 | 14:05

VHO Trophy for Dakar VDL, Don Diablo HX wins Grand Prix

Tonight, Dakar VDL added is name to the prestigious list of VHO Trophy winners. Don Diablo HX took revenge after his second place last year and won the Grand Prix of Den Bosch.
2 February 2018 | 00:45

Ipsthar, Highway M TN and Graziano win Stallion Competition

Ipsthar, Highway M TN and Graziano win Stallion Competition
1 February 2018 | 22:41

KWPN Stallion of the Year: Big Star back on Dutch soil

A standing ovation for a living legend: Big Star. The impressive stallion came all the way from England to his native country to receive the title KWPN Stallio of the Year 2017.
1 February 2018 | 19:46

KSS: 90.000 for topseller Kallas H2 in realistic jumper stallions auction

The KSS an average of almost 25.000 euro and a topseller of 90.000 euro. Auctioneer Frederik de Backer received the most bids on the wildcard catalogue number 100 Kallas H2 (Dallas VDL x Quality Time), that was purchased by a Dutch client.
1 February 2018 | 16:16

Everything comes together in champion Kannan Jr.

Yesterday, he already was one of the most outstanding stallions and today he was lord and master in the championships finale: the athletic, well-bred and impressively jumping Cornet Obolensky-son Kannan Jr.
1 February 2018 | 15:49

14 stallions appointed on second jumper day

Yesterday, 32 jumper stallions were invited to the performance test. Today, the 14 stallions were added to this collection. Amongst them were three sons of the keur stallion Arezzo VDL.
1 February 2018 | 15:30

Brand new predicate stallions honoured

A festive moment between the third-round viewing and championships finale. One by one, Baltic VDL, Berlin, Harley VDL and Tangelo van de Zuuhoeve made their appearance in the arena at the KWPN Stallion Show, all accompanied by their breeders and owners.
31 January 2018 | 23:07

32 jumper stallions appointed on first day

“We have enjoyed our work throughout the day”, responds chairman of the stallion selection committee Cor Loeffen at the end of the first day of the KWPN Stallion Show. “This stems from both the quality of the stallions and the great manner of presenting them.”
31 January 2018 | 11:04

The KWPN Stallion Show 2018 has started!

The new entrance looks great and also the promovillage has a brand new look.
29 January 2018 | 18:54

Get in the judge’s seat at the KWPN Stallion Show

This year the audience can get in the judge’s seat during the VHO Trophy, the Anemone Horse Trucks Stallion Competition Dressage finals and the Symphonica Horse Show on Saturday night.
23 January 2018 | 10:02

Esben Møller: ‘To buy a stallion like Zack, you have to be lucky’

“I think he is not only the most expensive stallion ever sold at the KSS, but also the best one”, Esben Møller smiles, referring to the top-price of 430.000 euro for Blue Hors Zack back in 2007.
20 January 2018 | 11:12

Dressage night KWPN Stallion Show: Top clinics and titanic battle in VHO Trophy

Attention dressage enthusiasts: the Friday night of the KWPN Stallion Show features a full programme. The VHO Trophy will be a clash of the titans and Diederik van Silfhout and Isabel Freese will give clinics.
20 January 2018 | 10:32

VHO Trophy Jumping & Grand Prix guarantee excitement and suspense

Block your agenda, because the Thursday night is one to watch! The starting lists have been published and forecast a thrilling battle!
18 January 2018 | 20:30

Big Star Stallion of the Year *VIDEO*

With only another two weeks to go, the international breeders event, The KWPN Stallion Show will open its doors. From January 31st until February 3rd, KWPN-Stallions are ruling the Brabanthallen in ’s-Hertogenbosch . One of the highlights will be the Award Ceremony for the KWPN Stallion of the Year.
17 January 2018 | 15:33

Guided tour to last year's champion at RS2 Dressage Center!

The Guided Tour offers our foreign guests an unique Dutch experience in highly acknowledged sport- and breeding stables. This year we will visit RS2 Dressage Center!
12 January 2018 | 16:04

Collection KWPN Select Sale 2018 online!

The KWPN Select Sale is already organizing its 18th edition at the KWPN Stallion Show in 's-Hertogenbosch this year.
10 January 2018 | 11:05

Cuba and Verdades 2017 Horses of Honour

US Equestrian has announced the 2017 Horses of Honor. Two out of five are KWPN bred, Verdades and Cuba. The 2017 National and International Horse of the Year will be awarded Friday evening, January 19 at the Horse of the Year Awards dinner during the US Equestrian Annual Meeting in Lexington, Ky. Voting is now open
9 January 2018 | 16:05

Kiki Klijn-van Leeuwen Boomkamp KWPN Cross-Media Sales Specialist

Kiki Klijn-van Leeuwen Boomkamp began her position as KWPN Cross-Media Sales Specialist on January 1st. As of this year, advertising sales for the KWPN publications the KWPN Magazine IDS and the KWPN International, which were previously provided by BCM publishing, are now under KWPN management.
4 January 2018 | 15:24

Group order for KWPN Stallion Show announced

From January 31 to February 3 the KWPN Stallion Show takes place in 's-Hertogenbosch. One of the most important parts of this top event is the second round viewing, of which the group order is now known.
4 January 2018 | 14:52

Global Express can also win with occasional rider

After a fall from employee Lennard de Boer, Marcel de Boer did not think for a moment. With borrowed clothes he rode all Lennard’s stallions. In the Z class that led to a beautiful victory with Global Express.
3 January 2018 | 22:59

Highway M TN increases the lead in Blom Stallion Competition

With another victory, the explosively jumping Highway M TN (by Eldorado van de Zeshoek) with Zoï Snels has increased his lead in the standings in the M class.
3 January 2018 | 22:33

15 double clears in L Class Blom Stallion competition

Three KWPN-approved stallions will go into the finals with only clear rounds. Again, they belonged to the group of stallions that stayed double clear in both rounds of the L Class of the Blom Stallion Competition in Zuidbroek.
3 January 2018 | 21:53

In Style and Imposantos share the win scoring 85 points

In the standings they already shared the second place. Behind Indian Rock, who was not competing in Zuidbroek. And also in this third leg of the Anemone Horse Trucks Stallion competition, they strongly matched: In Style (s.Eye Catcher) and Imposantos (s.Wynton) shared the win in the L Class.
3 January 2018 | 21:06

Giovanni repeats his performance in Anemone Horse Trucks Stallion Competition

After Giovanni, ridden by Franka Loos, secured their first win in Ermelo, yesterday in Zuidbroek, the pair repeated this performance in the Z class of the Anemone Horse Trucks Stallion Competition dressage.
3 January 2018 | 16:38

‘Total picture’ gets Total U.S. the win

​Dinja van Liere started 2018 convincingly in the Anemone Horse Trucks Stallion Competition Dressage. She won the M class scoring 90 points with the extremely talented Totilas-son Total U.S., who secured his top-position in the standings.
22 December 2017 | 15:32

ISSUE 4, 2017 New issue KWPN International Magazine

ISSUE 4, 2017 New issue KWPN International Magazine
19 December 2017 | 10:03

Indian Rock, Total U.S. and Gunner KS head stallion competition

Yesterday, the second leg of the Anemone Horse Trucks Stallion Competition dressage was ridden. The intermediate ranking now shows that Indian Rock, Total U.S. and Gunner KS to lead their respective classes.
18 December 2017 | 16:55

Symphonica Horse Show

“Prepare for a unique, never seen before spectacle of horses, music and entertainment!”
18 December 2017 | 10:28

After inspection: 8 dressage stallions and 9 jumper stallions selected for Stallion Show

On the 11th and 16th of December the additional inspections were held for stallions that could not attend one of the regular inspection days. The jumper selection committee invited nine more stallions to the second round viewing in Den Bosch, while the dressage committee was able to select eight stallions to proceed to the next round.
16 December 2017 | 10:38

KWPN Stallion Show, get a discount on your tickets!

The online sale of tickets for the KWPN Stallion Show has started! Of course, KWPN members get a discount for this special event.
15 December 2017 | 11:46

New Chairman KWPN Board

In the KWPN Members Council meeting of this week, Andries van Daalen was nominated by the Confidential Advisory Committee as Chairman of the General Board. Berlinde Middelbrink was nominated as a new member of the General Board. After their nominations, both were appointed. They fill the vacancies that arise with the departure of chairman Siem Korver and treasurer Robert Muntel. The both of them said goodbye during this same Members Council meeting.
14 December 2017 | 14:41

Highway M TN and Graziano in the lead in Blom Stallion Competition

After two out of the three competitions of the Blom Stallion Competition, Highway M TN (s.Eldorado van de Zeshoek) and Graziano (s.Baltic) lead the M- and Z-class, respectively. In the L-class four KWPN-approved stallions are tied at zero penalties.
11 December 2017 | 11:27

116 dressage stallions invited to KWPN Stallion Show

On Saturday, the final day of the first-round viewing for dressage stallions took place. Last but not least, was clearly the most suitable summary for this day as 29 stallions were selected for the KWPN Stallion Show, bringing the total to 116 dressage stallions.
5 December 2017 | 15:09

92 jumper stallions selected for KWPN Stallion Show

Monday the 4th of December the sixth and last regular day of the first-round viewing for jumper stallions took place. On the last day, 16 stallions were added to the collection of the second-round viewing. Including the extra day on December 11th, the total has come up to 100 stallions.
1 December 2017 | 10:42

Dates Dutch Sport Horse Sales announced

The presentation will take place on Monday October 1st, the presentation on Tuesday October 2nd 2018.
29 November 2017 | 14:05

Ten interesting jumper stallions approved

All the in the final exam participating jumper stallions received the green light and were approved for the KWPN-studbook. Quality and diversity performed the overtone.
29 November 2017 | 14:02

Seven dressage stallions receive KWPN stud license

After a 50-day-test seven three-year-old dressage stallions have been added to the KWPN stallion base. Each one showed to possess the desired rideability and character, dressage talent and quality.
24 November 2017 | 10:09

SC Ermelo: Indian Rock with 9,5 for canter best four-year-old

It was the former champion of the KWPN Stallion Show that was able to wow the judges. Indian Rock (s.Apache) received, ridden by Emmelie Scholtens, 88 points and put the first round of the Anemone Horse Trucks Stallion Competition on his name. The second place was for the sympathetic stallion In Style (s.Eye Catcher), that was ridden to 85 points by Renate van Vliet. The correctly presented Impression (s.Don Schufro) went in third ridden by Diederik van Silfhout.
24 November 2017 | 09:33

SC Ermelo: 88 point for quality horse Henkie

The Gelder stallion Henkie had already the second round of his stallion competition at the KWPN-center in Ermelo. Ridden by Adelinde Cornelissen the son of Alexandro P received 88 points.
23 November 2017 | 22:31

HC Ermelo: Total U.S. superior winner

The Anemone Horse Trucks Stallion Competition Dressage started off in Ermelo with the five-year-old dressage stallions. The Totilas-son Total U.S. ridden by Dinja van Liere was the convincing winner. Hummer (s.Westpoint) and Glock’s Trafalgar both scored 82 points but based on the rules, Hummer got second place.
23 November 2017 | 21:49

SC Ermelo: Close finish between Giovanni and Gunner KS

Three contestants could be found in the combined Z/PSG-Class of the Anemone Horse Trucks Stallion Competition dressage. From the G-year, the two chestnuts Giovanni (s.Chippendale) and Gunner KS (s.Belissimo M) were very close. It was Giovanni, who was presented by Franka Loos, who received 84 points and took the win.
23 November 2017 | 11:21

Lennard de Boer wins with hot-shot Global Express

Is it ever boring to win? “No way!”, Lennard de Boer laughs, after he won the Z-Class of the Blom Stallion Competition with the KWPN-stallion Global Express.
23 November 2017 | 11:00

12 four-year-olds double clear in Blom Stallion Competition

All horses that had a double clear in the first round of the Blom stallion competition in the L class, shared first place. Among them I Am Codex (s.Codex One) ridden by Bart Lips, who received the highest marks in the Stallion Performance Test of last spring.
23 November 2017 | 10:58

Malibu TN (s.Mr.Blue) runner-up in M Class

In the M Class of the Blom Stallion Competition, that was won by Like Angel (s.Los Angeles) and Peter Olthof, the resident rider of Team Nijhof, Zoï Snels made a strong impression. He was the runner-up with Malibu TN (s.Mr.Blue), and Highway M TN (s.Eldorado van de Zeshoek) finished in fourth.
22 November 2017 | 13:08
Live from 4.45 PM

Watch the Stallion Competition Dressage live tonight on KWPN.tv

Tonight is the first round of the Anemone Horse Truck Stallion Competition Dressage at the KWPN-centre in Ermelo. You can follow the competition live on the KWPN.tv livestream.
13 November 2017 | 21:44

It's Otto and Cantona TN approved for breeding

Last week, the four four-year-old jumper stallions in the KWPN Stallion Performance test in Ermelo had their final presentation. After their test, that took 21 days, two stallions could be approved for breeding; It’s Otto (s.Etoulon VDL) and Cantona TN (s.Codex One).
10 November 2017 | 11:24

20% discount on KWPN-collection at Divoza

Are you familiar with the KWPN-collection at Divoza? KWPN-members now get a discount of 20% on all articles! The offer stands for the webshop and in one of the Divoza Horseworld megastores.
10 November 2017 | 10:47

Magestic win for Voyeur in World Cup Toronto

The American top-rider Kent Farrington fully displayed the world-class quality of his 15-year-old Voyeur (s.Tolano van ’t Riethof) by putting the World Cup qualifier in Toronto on his name.
10 November 2017 | 09:56

Several nines for approved dressage stallion Imposantos

This week, the Wynton-son Imposantos gave his final presentation in the Stallion Performance test. Past summer, the stallion got third in the Pavo Cup. Now he is approved with top marks making a total of 89 points and is accepted into the studbook.
9 November 2017 | 22:40

Bulana British Eventing Horse of the Year

The eleven year-old mare Bulana (Tygo out of Sulana ster by Furore) is ammpouces British Eventing Horse of the Year 2017. The breeding product of Sietse van Dellen had an excellent season and is the highest placed KWPN in the WBFSH-ranking.
27 October 2017 | 14:30
Issue 3, 2017

New issue KWPN International Magazine

The new issue of the KWPN International Magazine is now online and can be found on your 'My KWPN Dashboard'.
25 October 2017 | 15:39

Lots of interest for the last foals

The final edition of the KWPN online foal auctions 2017 has closed. 45 foals came under the hammer of which several went to buyers abroad.
23 October 2017 | 15:17
Final chance!

Last auction closes tonight

The final edition of the 2017 KWPN Online Foal Auctions will close tonight. Bidding is in full swing on the 45 foals in this auction. The first lots will close tonight at 7.00 p.m. You can still make your bids!
21 October 2017 | 21:39
Make your bids!

Bidding has started in KWPN Online Auction

Today, the bidding in the final edition of the 2017 KWPN Online Foal Auction has started. The first bids have been made on some of the 45 foals in total. You can make a bid yourself, your last chance to get hold of one of these quality foals.
15 October 2017 | 11:57

Final collection of foals now online

The final edition of the 2017 KWPN Online foal auctions has started. The collection with a total of 45 foals is now online. Again, we find foals with interesting pedigrees from the jumper- and dressage direction, some with a good amount of Gelder blood.
10 October 2017 | 13:02

Entries First round viewing for stallions are open

You can now enter your young colts for the first round viewing of the stallion selection. The Gelder and riding horse stallions will be assessed from November 29th through December 11th. The exact days on which the Gelder-, dressage- and jumper stallions need to be presented will be announced on a later date.
9 October 2017 | 23:37

Talented stallions started their performance test

This morning, the stallions were presented to start their 50-day stallion performance test. Thirteen jumper stallions and fourteen dressage stallions got the green light from the Stallion Selection Committees and the veterinary surgeon.
9 October 2017 | 13:49

Cekatinka wins Boekelo, Bayro Dutch Champion

Tim Price and Cekatinka (s.King Kolibri) took the win at the prestigious CCIO3* Military Boekelo. Tim Lips and Bayro were the runners-up and secured the Dutch Championship. Sanne de Jong rode her home-bred Enjoy (s.Cartano) to the bronze medal in this Championship.
6 October 2017 | 14:26

Zlatan Ibrahimovic acquires Eldorado van de Zeshoek-mare

The legendary football player Zlatan Ibrahimovic has made a striking investment in the Netherlands: the six-year-old mare Grade Dieni (s.Eldorado van de Zeshoek) has come in his possession.
4 October 2017 | 20:51

Monday delivery presentation for fall performance test

Monday, October 9th, the Fall Stallion Performance Test will start. 33 Three-year-old stallions are presented for the 50-day-test, more info on the stallions can be found on the bottom of this page.
27 September 2017 | 15:41

Successful third KWPN Online Foal Auction with record price.

Yesterday the third edition of the KWPN Online Foal Auction 2017 closed. The Glock's Toto jr-daughter Madame Tip Top Irene S was sold for a, for this auction, record price of €10.500,- .
26 September 2017 | 15:09
Last chance!

Dressage foal auction closes tonight

After a succesful auction yesterday where the jumper foals were sold for a good average price, today the dressage horse foals will change ownership. The auction will close at 7.00 PM CET
25 September 2017 | 21:24

Silver for Flash (s.Numero Uno) at World Championships Lanaken

Last weekend Lanaken was home to the World Breeding Jumping Championships for Young Horses, featuring the best young show jumpers from around the globe. Flash (s.Numero) won the silver medal at the 7-year-olds.
25 September 2017 | 15:47
last chance to make your bid

Online Jumper Foal Auction closes tonight

Did you already make an offer on the foals is in the KWPN online Foal Auction? Today is the last chance for the jumper horse lovers among you, since this auction closes tonight at 7 p.m. CET.
23 September 2017 | 15:11
bidding has started!

Third KWPN Online Foal auction has started

From today onwards, you can make your bids on the foals in the third edition of the KWPN Online Foal auctions 2017. The new collection cal be found on auction site Equinia.com and consists of 26 dressage and 17 jumper foals. The foals will again be auctioned in two groups.
19 September 2017 | 13:06 Region België

Breeders premiums for medal winners Lanaken

From September 20th through 24th, the World Championships for Young Jumping horses take place in Lanaken, Belgium. The breeders of the medal winners are rewarded with premiums.
19 September 2017 | 11:07
new foals online

Another two new collections of foals online

The new collections of foals in the KWPN Online Foal Auctions are online. At the selection day in Brabant 43 foals were selected for this third Online Foal Auction of this year. After inspection by the inspector, all foals were photographed and filmed. This auction is, just like the last one, also divided into a group of jumper foals and a group of dressage foals.
19 September 2017 | 10:42

Be Touchable wins at the Event Rider Masters Finale

Britain’s Izzy Taylor led the final leg of the 2017 Event Rider Masters (ERM) from start to finish. She secured her first ERM podium finish at the series finale held at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire.
13 September 2017 | 10:29

KWPN Online Foal Auction: offspring of Hitmaker and Ferguson steal the show

Last night the second half of the second edition of the KWPN Online Auctions 2017 closed. Two foals made a price above 5000 euro, a daughter of Ferguson and a son of Hitmaker that entered the auction through the offspring-inspection. The first Harness horse foal ever in the Online Auction goes to Belgium.
12 September 2017 | 13:00

Mikabantos most expensive lot in KWPN Online Foal auction

Last night the auction of the jumper foals in the second edition of the KWPN Online Foal Auctions 2017 closed. Most expensive foal was Mikabantos, a foal by Kannan out of a dam that jumped Grands Prix herself. The bidding stopped at 9000 euro.
11 September 2017 | 14:41
jumper auction is closing!

KWPN Online Foal Auction; jumper foal auction closes tonight!

The first lot of the second collection of foals in the KWPN Online Foal Auction will be auctioned tonight! The Auction of the jumper foals closes at 7.00 p.m. CET. This is your last change to capture one of these interestingly bred foals. Make your bids now!
9 September 2017 | 18:15
start bidding now!

KWPN Online auction, bidding has started!

The second collection of the 2017 KWPN Online Foal Auctions is now open for bidding. No less than 64 foals are offered for auction, they come from all four breeding directions. One of the lots will be a covering of Glock’s Toto that is auctioned for the DVB Foundation. Come and have a look, you can bid now! This second collection of the KWPN Online Foal auctions in 2017
5 September 2017 | 14:06

Entries Scotland inspection open!

Entries for the Scotland Inspection Tour are open. Enter now!
5 September 2017 | 10:34

Jeroen Dubbeldam Wins Grand Prix CSI3* at Samorin

With a near two second lead, Jeroen Dubbeldam of The Netherlands and the 13-year-old KWPN gelding SFN Zenith NOP (Rash x Fuego Du Prelet) outpaced the competition to win the X-Bionic Sphere Grand Prix CSI3* in Samorin, Slovakia.
1 September 2017 | 22:15
new collection!

New collection auction foals now online

The second collection of the 2017 KWPN Online Foal Auctions is now online. No less than 64 foals are offered for auction, some with pedigrees that can compete with the foals from the KWPN elite auctions that are taking place all over the country at the moment. One of the lots will be a covering of Glock’s Toto that is auctioned for the DVB Foundation. Have a look, investing in foals is worthwhile at the moment!
26 August 2017 | 14:54
Extra edition!

Extra edition KWPN Online Foal auction

KWPN organized two extra photo- and video-days in the South and the North of the country for the KWPN Online Foal Auctions this year. This meant an large increase in the number of foals that will be auctioned. Therefore it is decided to organize not one, but two auctions in the month September.
22 August 2017 | 15:17

Nice prices for foals in first KWPN Online Foal Auction of 2017

Yesterday, the foals in the first KWPN Online Foal Auction of 2017 were auctioned, 21 Foals came under the virtual hammer, 90% of them were actually sold.
21 August 2017 | 14:39
Last chance!

KWPN Online closes tonight. Make your bids now!

The first collection of foals in the KWPN Online Foal Auction will be auctioned tonight! The Auction closes at 7.00 p.m. CET. This is your last change to capture one of these interestingly bred foals. Make your bids now!
19 August 2017 | 17:11

Blom Cup: Idagonda, Gloed, Blom's Hiek'n and Ferdinand invincible

Today the Blom Cup was concluded, in this show jumping class the best four- five-, six- and seven-year-old horses battled for the national title. The last three age categories could also qualify themselves for the World Breeding Jumping Championships for Young Horses in Lanaken, Belgium.
19 August 2017 | 12:23

Jatilinda (s.All at Once) and Joliciapina (s.Carambole) win National Mare championships

The final of the three-year-old mares formed a magnificent conclusion to an equally beautiful day at the KWPN Championships. No less than 14 dressage mares and 12 jumper-bred mares were invited to the championships round to compete for the title National Mare Champion in their respective breeding direction.
19 August 2017 | 10:54

Mijnsinaa and Metallic win foal championships

Mijnsinaa (s.Emillion) was crowned champion of the show jumping bred foals, while Metallic (s.Franklin) was the best dressage foal.
19 August 2017 | 10:32

Bidding is open in the KWPN Online Foal Auction

From today, you can bid on the foals in this first edition of the 2017 KWPN online foal Auctions. Did you have a look at the collection already? It is truly an interesting one, have a look and make your bid!
11 August 2017 | 21:54

Interesting collection of foals in KWPN Online Foal Auction now online!

The collection of foals of the first 2017 KWPN Online Foal Auction is now online! This first collection is right away a very interesting one and absolutely one to have look at.
8 August 2017 | 09:50

Program KWPN Championships

Come and visit the KWPN Center during the KWPN Championships!
7 August 2017 | 18:03

KWPN Championships: Activities Foreign Visitors - 17-20 August 2017

The KWPN Championships are right around the corner and KWPN would love to welcome you to the KWPN Center in Ermelo for this superb event. We offer our foreign visitors two special possibilities to explore KWPN breeding and make the most out of their visit.
7 August 2017 | 11:54

Ermelo YH: Governor takes Silver!

In the final of the six-year-old horses at the World Championships for young dressage horses in Ermelo it was the KWPN stallion Governor-Str who took the silver medal. Lordswood Dancing Diamond was World Champion. Gunner KS took seventh.
7 August 2017 | 10:17

Ermelo YH: Compliments and sixth place for Henkie and Adelinde

The KWPN-stallion Henkie is finished in sixth place at the World Championships for Young dressage horses. Both Adelinde Cornelissen as well as the Alexandro P-son received lots of compliments and they got 8,8 points in total. The elite mare Haute Couture, presented by Dinja van Liere, finished with 8,3 points in tenth place. The new World Champion is Don Martillo, a Hannovarian registered son of the KWPN bred Don Juan de Hus (s.Jazz)
6 August 2017 | 16:04

Ermelo YH: Dark President D&R retaliates in Stallions of the Year-Freestyle

The Stallions of the Year, a class for approved stallions at Small Tour-level, continued with a Freestyle to music in the main arena. Between the final of the five-year-olds and the six-year-olds, it was the charming Dark President D&R that made a stance by scoring the highest marks. In the classical test the Wynton-son obtained a second position, this time he went the extra mile and won the freestyle to music. The KWPN-stallion Everdale, yesterday’s victor, had to accept the second place.
6 August 2017 | 09:26

EDS auction attracts international buyers

​The EDS top collection went under the hammer of the Belgian auctioneer Koen Olaerts. With a total revenue of no less than seven hundred thousand euros and an average nearing €50.000 per horse and €14.700 per foal, the organisation can look back on a very successful night
5 August 2017 | 23:45

Ermelo YH: Fiontini World Champion again, First Apple fourth

Fifteen horses came in the main arena this afternoon for the final of the World Championships for seven year-old dressage horses. Five of them were KWPN’s. Fiontini and Severo Jesus Jurado Lopez took the title again. The silver medal was for Kirsten Brouwer with the dancing Sultan des Paluds.
5 August 2017 | 22:49

Ermelo YH: Two five-year-old KWPN’s in top-10 Small Final

None of the KWPN’s in the small final for five-year-olds managed to reach the final. Hannelinde GLN was the highest place in ninth place.
5 August 2017 | 22:04

Ermelo YH: Great Lady TC makes it to the final

Great Lady TC managed to place for the finals in the six-year-old class. The powerful daughter of Bretton Woods scored 8,6 and got second.​
5 August 2017 | 16:45

Ermelo YH: Everdale wins Stallions of the Year

Stallions of the Year, a class for approved stallions at Prix St. Georges level stood out in diversity. Out of nine contestants, eight nationalities, seven studbooks, the KWPN-stallion Everdale (s.Lord Leatherdale) was crowned champion. The second place was claimed by the KWPN-stallion Dark President’s D&R (s.Wynton) for whom this class formed his international debut.
4 August 2017 | 22:00

Ermelo YH: Lynne Maas and Electra also supreme in CDI1* Freestyle

Tonight’s program included the CDI1* Freestyle to music, featuring the best 10 combinations of the yesterday’s Prix St. George. In a predominantly Dutch competitors field, yesterday’s winner, Lynne Maas and her KWPN-mare Electra (Jazz x Ferro) proved to be invincible once again.
4 August 2017 | 21:56

Ermelo YH: Farzana and Fantastique fantastically to the final

She was very close yesterday, but today the third position in the small final guarantees Mara de Vries and Farzana’s spot in the final. Lynne Maas outdid herself with –what’s in a name- Fantastique, resulting in the second price and a ticket to final. Standing O’vation, representing Luxembourg, won this class.
4 August 2017 | 20:34

Ermelo YH: Three six-year-olds directly through to the finals

After the second part of the qualifiers for six-year-olds, three KWPN-horses have directly placed themselves for the final. The KWPN-stallions Governor Str and Gunner KS and the Jazz-offspring Gerion.
4 August 2017 | 14:14

Ermelo YH: Habibi best KWPN-horse of today, Henkie and Haute Couture directly through to finals

The in Hannover registered Don Martillo, son by the KWPN-bred Don Juan de Hus (s.Jazz), claimed the victory yesterday and was not outbested today. The KWPN-stallion Henkie (s.Alexandro P) dropped to the tenth position, Connaisseur-daughter Haute Couture ended up in the 12th and Habibi DVB placed 20th.
4 August 2017 | 09:37

Ermelo YH: First Apple and Ferdeaux in pursuit of Fiontini

Three seven-year-old KWPN-horses have qualified themselves today for the World Breeding Dressage Championships final. A respectable achievement, since a good number of thirty-seven horses entered this class. President’s First Apple and Patrick van der Meer have the best cards with their second position behind the formidable leader of the rankings, Fiontini.
3 August 2017 | 22:33

Ermelo YH: Gunner KS best placed KWPN-horse of today

In the first half of the qualifications for the 6-year-olds at the World Breeding Dressage Championships for Young Horses is the KWPN-stallion Gunner KS on the sixth position currently the best placed KWPN-horse.
3 August 2017 | 20:12

Electra (s.Jazz) wins CDI1* Prix St. Georges

Lynne Maas took home the gold last month at the Dutch National Championships in the Small Tour and lived up to the expectations she created there.
3 August 2017 | 12:43

Presentation and auction sequence EDS published

Tonight the horses and foals of the EDS collection will present themselves for the first time to the public. At 19.00 hrs the presentation in arena 2 of the World Breeding Championships for Young Horses starts
1 August 2017 | 15:28

Presentation Excellent Dressage Sales

Thursday August 3rd at the World Breeding Dressage Championships for Young Horses, the presentation of the EDS-collection takes place.
19 July 2017 | 10:14

The auction collection 2017 is online!

After the photo and filmday all parties involved started working on the material behind the scenes. The photo's, pedigrees and auction texts have been completed and can be accessed on our website from now on! The videos will be uploaded next week.
16 July 2017 | 10:03

Delegation to World Breeding Dressage Championships for Young Horses announced

The KWPN-approved stallions won all the age categories: at the five-year-olds Cornelissen and the Gelder stallion Henkie obtained the highest score and at the six-year-olds she did it again with Governor-STR. Kirsten Brouwer and the stallion Ferdaux achieved the best result of the seven-year-olds.
5 July 2017 | 10:18

Discount on tickets for the World Championship for Young Horses

KWPN members receive a €5,- discount per person on a normal ticket and €15,- on a Passe-Partout. Note: these discounts are only valid in pre-sale.
3 July 2017 | 15:25

KWPN International Magazine: Check your data!

Are you a member of KWPN and do you read KWPN International Magazine? Please make sure we’ve got your e-mail-address so we can sent you a notification when the newest edition of the magazine is online.
3 July 2017 | 15:02
KWPN Magazine

New issue of KWPN International Magazine is now online (Issue 2, 2017)

This issue features black beauty Everdale, his rider Charlotte Fry and his owners Gertjan and Anne van Olst. We also take a closer look at Jumping Traits and you can read all about the eventing-minded Bleekman Family that breeds KWPN’s in England.
26 June 2017 | 13:42

Recognized stallion Zerlin M wins GP of Bonheiden

The KWPN-recognized stallion Zerlin M has made his mark again. Yesterday, he won, ridden by American rider Michael Hughes the three star Grand Prix of Bonheiden. At the major Belgium show , the son of Berlin was the only one to keep the clear in the difficult 1.50m Grand Prix.
20 June 2017 | 12:26

Anthony Condon and Oklund-son Balzac win Bolesworth Grand Prix

For a moment it looked like last year´s Grand Prix-winner Michel Hendrix and Baileys would again grap the title at the Bolesworth Grand Prix. But Irish rider Anthony Condon rode a super round and had the second of only two double clears in the four star Grand Prix.
15 June 2017 | 16:35

KWPN Online Foal Auctions expand

The renowned KWPN Foal Auctions are a proven formula where buyers can get hold of foals from some of the best bloodlines KWPN has got to offer. In addition to the live Foal Auctions, that are mainly held in August and September, KWPN organizes KWPN Online Foal Auctions.
12 June 2017 | 10:55

All entries UK Inspections open!

Entries for the UK (Midlands) inspection tour are also open. You can register your horse(s) through MyKWPN.
7 June 2017 | 15:51

Zuidenwind Swedish Champion

The KWPN stallion Zuidenwind (s.OO Seven) and his Swedish rider Rose Mathisen won the Swedish Championship this past weekend. After they took second place in the Grand Prix, the pair rode a superb freestyle which got them in first place.
7 June 2017 | 09:49

Entries for the first UK (South) Inspection Tour 2017 are open!

Entries for the first UK (Southern part) inspection tour are now open. You can register your horse(s) through MyKWPN.
31 May 2017 | 12:13

Charleville (s.Quasimodo Z) wins 3*-GP Lexington

It was an excellent weekend for Quasimodo Z offspring. After Callisto won the 1.50m class in Hamburg, two other offspring jumped to the top-3 in the Lexington Grand Prix. Charleville was the winner with Eve Jobs.
29 May 2017 | 13:25

Dha Dha second in Eindhoven Derby, Zomerfee van de Broekkant in third

British rider William Funnell took his third win in the prestigious Lacom Derby of Eindhoven, but KWPN’s Dha Dha and Zomerfee van de Broekkant came really close. Eindhoven resident Bianca Schoenmakers had a sad mistake on the last oxer, which costed her the win.
29 May 2017 | 12:54

Spectacular win for Emma Augier de Moussac with Diva

She is only nine years old but No Limit-daughter Diva jumped fantastically and won the 1,50m NXP Semiconductors Prix of CSI Eindhoven. The Czech rider Emma Augier de Moussac took all risks and won after a spectacular round. The KWPN stallion Emir R impressed with a third.
23 May 2017 | 15:57

Six quality dressage stallions approved

The six dressage stallions participating in the KWPN Stallion Performance test were all very convincing on dressage talent, quality of movement and pedigree. They all got approved with beautiful marks. The Stallion Selection Committee was very content with the way the pe
23 May 2017 | 15:17

Sixteen jumper stallions approved

Due to the high quality of stallions in the KWPN Spring Performance Test for stallions, 13 three-year-old stallions and three older stallions could be approved for breeding.
23 May 2017 | 10:29

Aqiedo shows his qualities in Nations Cup Compiègne

Adelinde Cornelissen and the KWPN stallion Aqiedo set the best KWPN-result in the CDI5* in Compiègne. Holland won the bronze, the Brits were the winners.
21 May 2017 | 21:38

Again Phenomenal achievement for VDL Groep Verdi TN

VDL Groep Verdi TN keeps proving that he still is one of the best horses in the world. Not only his impressive list of championships (11 in a row), his team medals, and the numerous double clears in Nation Cups, but also his individual results at five star Grand Prix' are of unprecedented class. At the Global Champions tour in Madrid, Maikel van der Vleuten and VDL Groep Verdi TN went brilliantly in the Grand Prix and got third.
 
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