2 February 2019 | 15:30

Legend crowned champion Gelder Stallions

Four Gelder stallions made their appearance in Den Bosch. Three of them were advanced to the final stage where all of them were appointed to the performance test. It was the Guardian S-son Legend who grabbed the title.
2 February 2019 | 14:16

VHO Trophy for Governor

Prior to the last goodbye of Totilas, his son wins the VHO Trophy. Together with Adelinde Cornelissen, the black stallion proves to be undefeatable in the Small Tour and also this Class for approved stallions at Small Tour and Grand Prix -level fell prey to Governor.
2 February 2019 | 08:31

Stallion Competition: victory for Imposantos, Hermès and Jameson RS2

A sold out Brabanthallen witnessed some phenomenal talents in Anemone Horsetrucks Stallion Competition Dressage on Friday night. The stallion competition, for stallions turning 5, 6 and 7 this year, was won by respectively Jameson R2, Imposantos and Hermès.
1 February 2019 | 17:44

First dressage day yields 33 appointed stallions

An enthusiastic crowd and good dressage stallions ensured a vibrant atmosphere and an impressive score of 33 stallions for the Performance Test. Four of them are invited for the championships round.
1 February 2019 | 16:06 Andreas Helgstrand about breeding, dealing and sports

Last year he bought almost half of the stallions out of the championships round, he has more than 300 horses under saddle and he has a nose for scouting young horses. Today at Andreas Helgstrand!
1 February 2019 | 00:16

Justice HL, Ipsthar and Haynes Gh win the Blom stallion competition

Prior to the finals of today, four stallions did not make any mistakes in the Blom Stallion Competition L class. With another double clear, Caroline Müller took the win with the Harley VDL-son Justice HL (out of Noblesse Oblige elite pref prest by Epilot, breeder Corry Dolstra) registered with Stal Horn and Henk Luijerink.
31 January 2019 | 23:43

Verdi TN Horse of the Year 2018

With 2.730 public votes, by far the most, the title 'Horse of the Year 2018' went to the preferent Quidam de Revel-son Verdi TN! Today, he was honored at the KWPN Stallion Show. Both his breeders as his owners were present at the award cermony. Maikel van der Vleuten showed the very fit stallion to the enthusiastic audience!
25 January 2019 | 15:27
Must See!

More magic with dressage legend Totilas at the KWPN Stallion Show

After an absence of nine years, Totilas, the most impressive dressage horse in the world, will make his appearance at the KWPN Stallion Show again. He will make his appearance, together with his sons and grandsons, in the exciting 'Black Magic' show!
24 January 2019 | 13:02

Star parade Show: breeders, stallion owners, handlers and Pavo-top horses in the leading role!

The closing of the KWPN Stallion Show, on Saturday evening February 2nd, promises to be a surprising show. During the one and a half hour show you will be treated to the 'Golden Boys & Girls'; some surprising Pas de Deux's and a real star parade of the Pavo top horses of the past year. You do not want to miss this!
24 January 2019 | 12:42

World Champion Glamourdale comes to KWPN Stallion Show

Next to the regular competition on the Friday night of the KWPN Stallion Show and the farewell ceremony for GLOCK’s Johnson TN and the show ‘Black Magic’, another stallion will make his appearance. Former KWPN Stallion Champion and World Champion Glamourdale will show himself in the arena ridden by Charlotte Fry!
24 January 2019 | 12:21

Exciting finals of the Stallion Competitions

At the KWPN Stallion Show the finals of the Blom Stallion Competition Jumping and the Anemone Horse Trucks Stallion Competition Dressage take place. The finals of the jumping will be on Thursday evening and the Friday evening will be dominated by the dressage finals. The starting orders are now online. The finals are a unique opportunity to see young KWPN stallions compete against their peers.
17 January 2019 | 12:00

Black Magic on the Friday night of the KWPN Stallion Show

The Friday night of the KWPN Stallion Show always guarantees a fantastic dressage evening full of sports and show. Also this year! Besides the traditional classes, such as the finals of the Anemone Horse Trucks Stallion Competition Dressage, the VHO Trophy and the presentation of the KWPN stallions that were approved last year, there are also several shows. Of course with stallions in the lead role.
16 January 2019 | 14:34

Guided tour Stallion Show 2019 to Van Olst Horses

Sunday February 3rd KWPN offers foreign visitors the possibility to take a look inside one of Dutch most successful sport- and breeding stables. This year the possibility is offered to visit Van Olst Horses!
16 January 2019 | 12:00

GLOCK’s Johnson TN retires from competititon at the KWPN Stallion Show

Under the tittle ‘GLOCK’s Johnson TN bedankt!’ (Thank you GLOCK’s Johnson TN!), he will have the lead in an impressive show on Friday evening February 1st
8 January 2019 | 13:14

Collection KWPN Select Sale announced

The collection of the 19th edition of the KWPN Select Sale is online! 30 stallions are published with photos and a video on the auction site On Thursday January 31st (jumping) and Saturday February 2nd (dressage), the stallions will go under the hammer of auctioneer Frederick de Backer.
17 December 2018 | 09:35

KWPN Stallion Show, get a discount on your tickets!

With less than two months to go, the biggest stallion grading of the world is getting closer. The KWPN Stallion Show is the stage for the KWPN stallions from January 30 to February 2. Besides the fact that the KWPN Stallion Show is a great showcase for KWPN breeding, this year even more emphasis will be placed on it being a meeting place for people who share the passion for the KWPN horse.
1 November 2018 | 16:01

Dressage evening KWPN Stallion Show completely renewed!

The entries for the Blom Stallion Competition Jumping and the Anemone Horse Trucks Stallion Competition Dressage are now open. The final of these competitions is, just like previous years, at the KWPN Stallion Show in 's-Hertogenbosch. But this year in a completely different way. The evening is varied, with the excitement of a final and a large number of young stallions to watch.
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!
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!
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.
18 December 2017 | 16:55

Symphonica Horse Show

“Prepare for a unique, never seen before spectacle of horses, music and entertainment!”
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.
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.
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
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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 livestream.
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.
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