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19 February 2024 | 15:15

Spring performance test: all dates at a summary

After the KWPN Stallion Show, the spring performance test is already gearing up. We list the dates of the saddle presentations and the deliveries here.
16 February 2024 | 18:47

Breeding advice back at the KWPN center

After the success of a few years ago, the breeding advice meetings at the KWPN center are once again being organized this year. You can bring your mare to Ermelo for breeding advice on March 6th and March 20th.
3 February 2024 | 18:37

Five complete dressage stallions honored as premium stallions

In the presentation of the premium dressage stallions powered by Knegt, it was a reunion with five stallions that convinced in terms of conformation, movement, and pedigree.
3 February 2024 | 17:15

46 dressage stallions have qualified for the performance test

On the final day of the KWPN Stallion Show, 21 dressage stallions received an invitation for the performance test, bringing the total to 46 stallions, including the Light Tour stallion Vaderland.
31 January 2024 | 18:04

28 stallions selected on the first day

On the first day of the KWPN Stallion Show, 28 jumping stallions received an invitation for the performance test. Sons of Caribis Z and Aganix du Seigneur are allowed to return tomorrow as premium stallions.
6 January 2024 | 20:31

Nine harness horse stallions advance to Den Bosch

Under very large public attendance, the first inspection of the harness horse stallions took place today in the Willem Alexander Hall at the KWPN center in Ermelo. Nine three-year-old stallions were selected on this very atmospheric, heavily attended, and smoothly conducted day for the second inspection on February 3rd in 's-Hertogenbosch.
29 December 2023 | 14:33

Reinspection brings the total to 100 dressage stallions

The dressage stallion inspection committee has been able to add five more stallions to the collection for the KWPN Stallion Show, including the Small Tour stallion Vaderland (by Vitalis) and two sons of Secret.
29 December 2023 | 10:48

Five jumping stallions advance to the next round through the reinspection

Three three-year-olds and two older jumping stallions received the green light this morning in Ermelo from the stallion inspection committee during the reinspection. Among them is the well-proven Cape Coral RBF Z.
22 December 2023 | 17:18

22 stallions selected on the last regular day

On the last regular day of the first inspection, mainly sons of young stallions were presented. 22 of them have been selected, bringing the total to 85 jumping stallions, with only the re-inspection still ahead.
21 December 2023 | 17:20

After three days, a total of 63 jumping stallions have been selected

On the third day of the first viewing, the committee has invited twenty jumping stallions for the next round. This brings the preliminary total to 63.
21 December 2023 | 16:16

Lanto HBC top provider first inspection harness horse

On Saturday, January 6, the first inspection of the harness horse stallions will take place at the KWPN center in Ermelo. It promises to be a wonderful day, with a total of 32 stallions on the starting list. Who are the top sires of these young stallions this year?
20 December 2023 | 18:27

The second day yields 21 show jumping stallions for Den Bosch

An interesting group of stallions received an invitation for the second viewing today in Ermelo, including four sons of the top sire Chacco-Blue.
19 December 2023 | 18:32

22 Jumping stallions receive green light on the first day

On the first day of the initial inspection in Ermelo, two older and twenty almost three-year-old jumping stallions received an invitation for the second inspection.
14 December 2023 | 17:50

21 dressage stallions selected on the second day

After yesterday's approval of twenty stallions for the KWPN Stallion Show, the stallion inspection committee selected 21 more today. Ferguson, Dream Boy, and For Romance each had three sons selected.
13 December 2023 | 18:09

20 dressage stallions advance to Den Bosch on the first day

The first viewing started well today in Ermelo. About twenty dressage stallions earned an invitation for the second viewing, including three from Bordeaux.
12 December 2023 | 15:04

Longread: Interview with KWPN Dressage Breeder of the Year 2022: Willeke Bos of Stable 104

The Year 2022 was without a doubt the year of Willeke Bos. During the 2022 KWPN Stallion Inspection she was in charge by having bred three of the four premium stallions. In the summer she was named Breeder of the Year and in the autumn performance test she had three stallions approved, of which Obsession Taonga, imbued with Stal 104 blood, who held the highest score.
11 December 2023 | 17:47

Dressage stallions show natural talent and good characters

All eight dressage stallions participating in the final presentation have been successfully approved. Proud James (s.Jameson RS2) and Pjethro (s.Kjento) made the greatest impression with scores of 91 and 87 points, respectively.
11 December 2023 | 14:20

All 20 show jumping stallions registered, Cero Blue TN top scorer

The fall performance test has added several interesting options for the upcoming breeding season for show jumping horse breeders. The test has produced twenty KWPN-approved stallions, including top scorers Cero Blue TN and Sambucci de Muze.
8 December 2023 | 14:49

Three show jumping stallions leave Ermelo

With the final presentation scheduled for next Monday in sight, three show jumping stallions have left Ermelo today. Two of them have been referred to the spring performance test.
6 December 2023 | 14:43

Final exam fall performance test upcoming

On Monday, the final exam for the dressage, show jumping, and Gelder stallions of the fall performance test will take place in Ermelo. The stallions must successfully undergo their last assessment before they can participate in the final exam.
5 December 2023 | 16:18

Three show jumper stallions leave the performance test

Today, the stallion inspection committee gathered to assess the performance test of the show jumping stallions. At this point, three stallions are going home.
1 December 2023 | 19:00

Eight dressage stallions continue performance testing

Today, the stallion judging committees gathered in Ermelo to assess the Gelders horse stallion and dressage stallions. Two stallions have been referred to the spring examination.
20 November 2023 | 17:35

Nine dressage stallions commence the performance test

After earlier today, 26 jumping stallions took residence in Ermelo, nine dressage stallions joined them this afternoon. This marks the beginning of the performance test with a total of 35 stallions.
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