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Olivier, Arko III and Peppermill Erkend for KWPN Breeding

Olivier, Arko III and Peppermill Erkend for KWPN Breeding

| April 13, 2010

The Gelders stallion selection committee recommended the U.S.-bred and based Olivier and the jumper stallion selection committee recommended Arko III and Peppermill for Erkend status to the KWPN Board of Directors. The KWPN stallion selection […]

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2010 KWPN-NA Special Awards

2010 KWPN-NA Special Awards

| March 30, 2010

The Special Awards were announced at the recent Annual Meeting. Gert van der Veen Award Bieni    With scores of 80 for conformation and 80 for free-jumping, the 1.62m Bieni (Cardento X Tieni / Lux-Z) earned […]

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Florianus II Approved by KWPN

Florianus II Approved by KWPN

| March 23, 2010

The Grand Prix dressage stallion Florianus was approved by the KWPN recently after a short performance test of five days on American soil. This was the first time that a KWPN performance test took place […]

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Facet Euthanized

Facet Euthanized

| March 18, 2010

The 1987 KWPN stallion Facet (Vanitas x Tolbert x Courville xx) was humanely euthanized today for colic-related reasons. Facet competed in Europe at CDI***s in the Small Tour and Grand Prix with former- Olympian Ellen […]

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Predicates for Five KWPN Stallions

Predicates for Five KWPN Stallions

| February 17, 2010

Gribaldi received the Preferent predicate while Cantos, Mermus R, Phin Phin and Tangelo van de Zuuthoeve all received the Keur predicate. Preferent Gribaldi The black Trakehner stallion Gribaldi was a very successful international Grand Prix […]

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Gribaldi Deceased

Gribaldi Deceased

| February 14, 2010

The KWPN approved Trakehner stallion Gribaldi has died. Gribaldi recently earned the preferent predicate and is the sire of Moorlands Totilas and IPS Painted Black . “With very great pain and sadness in our heart […]

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Andiamo Erkend for KWPN Breeding

Andiamo Erkend for KWPN Breeding

| February 11, 2010

The KWPN recently granted Andiamo (s. Animo) Individual Erkend status. As a young stallion, Andiamo received KWPN approval. However, just prior to the offspring inspection, Andiamo’s owner at the time stopped standing him at stud. […]

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Manno preferent

Manno preferent

| January 5, 2010

Only extraordinary stallions earn the Preferent predicate and Manno more than meets those standards. He won many national championships and various sons and daughters are proving themselves in competition and keuringen. Manno received a standing […]

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Iron Spring Farm’s Rampal Passes On

Iron Spring Farm’s Rampal Passes On

| December 2, 2009

Iron Spring Farm’s important KWPN stallion Rampal passed away on November 11, 2009 due to the infirmities of old age. The 26-year-old stallion was known not only for his incredible competition record, which included being […]

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Eight Stallions Approved by KWPN

Eight Stallions Approved by KWPN

| November 26, 2009

Five jumper stallions and three dressage stallions pass the performance test. Yesterday, the remaining stallions were presented under saddle individually by their training riders. Then, the stallions were shown in-hand in the ring, after which […]

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Totilas Erkend for KWPN Breeding

Totilas Erkend for KWPN Breeding

| August 27, 2009

After winning the silver medal at the European Championships and many other international dressage wins during 2009, the KWPN has granted Totilas Erkend status for his success at the highest level of competition. Although Moorland’s […]

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New Approved Stallions

New Approved Stallions

| May 26, 2009

Eleven dressage and 19 jumper stallions were brought to the spring performance test this year. Three current year dressage and five jumper stallions were approved. One older dressage stallion and three older jumper stallions were […]

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Vegas Erkend for KWPN Breeding.

Vegas Erkend for KWPN Breeding.

| April 17, 2009

The KWPN stallion committee meets regularly to see which stallions competing internationally qualify for the status of being Individually Erkend for KWPN breeding. This year the stallion Vegas (Voltaire x Dulsina by Joost) was one […]

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Predicates for Heartbreaker, Larino and Negro

Predicates for Heartbreaker, Larino and Negro

| January 19, 2009

The KWPN awards predicates to three approved stallions The KWPN stallion committees recently evaluated the list of approved stallions, On the basis of their positive influences on breeding, the respective committees made the recommendation to […]

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Hickstead Erkend for KWPN Breeding

Hickstead Erkend for KWPN Breeding

| December 15, 2008

The 12-year old stallion Hickstead (s. Hamlet), Gold Medal winner in jumping at the Hong Kong Olympics with Canada’s Eric Lamaze, was one of three stallions to be individually Erkend for KWPN breeding this year. […]

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Idocus – Chronicle of the Horse 2007 Horse of the Year

Idocus – Chronicle of the Horse 2007 Horse of the Year

| March 12, 2008

The February issue of The Chronicle of the Horse is always dedicated to the most successful horses in sport. This year the 18-year old approved KWPN stallion Idocus (Equador x Eretha by Zonneglans) was amongst […]

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Namelus R, Numero Uno and Indorado Keur

Namelus R, Numero Uno and Indorado Keur

| February 29, 2008

The stallions Numero Uno, Namelus R, and Indorado received their keur predicates in February for reasons described below. A remarkably large number of Numero Uno offspring are currently breaking into international show jumping. Given the […]

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