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2013 KWPN-NA Breeder of the Year

2013 KWPN-NA Breeder of the Year

| April 9, 2013

Kathy Hickerson   Located in New Hampshire, Kathy Hickerson of Majestic Gaits has been breeding First Premium and Top Ten/Fives Dutch Warmbloods in the United States since 1985. Kathy is a strong believer in promoting […]

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KWPN-NA Horse of the Year

KWPN-NA Horse of the Year

| April 2, 2013

FEI Horse of the Year sponsored by Iron Spring Farm Sjapoer Contango x Jenia by Wolfgang Owner/Rider: Ayden Uhlir; Breeder: A. Esssen 2012 Highlights USDF 2012 Year End Awards: Jr/YR Third Level: Champion KWPN-NA All […]

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New Items for Sale

New Items for Sale

| April 2, 2013

This book will take the reader step by step through the complete score sheet and will explain all the characteristics which may affect the sport potential of the KWPN horse: from body shape to the […]

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Van the Man Second in Wellington

Van the Man Second in Wellington

| March 21, 2013

Cesar Parra earned good scores with the Obelisk son Van the Man (out of Lady ster by Fruhling, breeder: S. Serrarens of Stramproy). In de Grand Prix, Parra was second with 68.21%, finishing behind the […]

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Stallion Station van Manen announces sale of Special D to U.S.

Stallion Station van Manen announces sale of Special D to U.S.

| March 21, 2013

The black Métall son was bred by A.B.M. van Driel-Daal, out of the ster preferent Haafke by Zandigo. He was approved in 2002 with three 8.5s for gaits. In 2003, he won the Pavo Cup […]

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Stallion Pedigree Approval

Stallion Pedigree Approval

| March 20, 2013

March 28th is the deadline! Declarations of Intent to present stallions for an advice keuring or approval must be in the KWPN-NA office by March 28th. The declaration must be accompanied by a copy of […]

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De Niro and Zinedine Awarded KWPN-Erkend Status

De Niro and Zinedine Awarded KWPN-Erkend Status

| March 19, 2013

De Niro The 20-year-old stallion De Niro leads the WBFSH sire ranking, followed by the preferent KWPN stallions Jazz and Gribaldi. Bred by Brigitte Pahl, the Donnerhall son has greatly influenced international dressage, excelling both […]

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Win for Jessica Springsteen and Vindicat W in Wellington

Win for Jessica Springsteen and Vindicat W in Wellington

| March 18, 2013

Twenty-one-year-old Jessica Springsteen of Colts Neck, NJ, guided Stone Hill Farm’s Vindicat W (Guidam out of Oklahoma II W prest by Libero H, breeder P.H.B.M. van Wegen of Raalte) to the winning round in Sunday’s […]

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Zerly Wins in Wellington

Zerly Wins in Wellington

| March 17, 2013

Christine McCrea and Candy Tribble’s Zerly beat an all-star international field in Thursday’s $125,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Cup Round 9 during the 2013 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival’s (FTI WEF) CSI-W 5* week. […]

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Test

Test

| March 7, 2013

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KWPN Books

KWPN Books

| March 7, 2013

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Festival Best Gelders Stallion

Festival Best Gelders Stallion

| February 2, 2013

The battle in the Championship for Gelder stallions was between catalog number 573 (Negro x Elegant, breeders: B. van der Veen and S.E.Brugge) and catalog number 575 (Wynton x Zep, breeder: H.C. Vonk). Chairman Reijer […]

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Fantijn Best Harness Horse Stallion

Fantijn Best Harness Horse Stallion

| February 2, 2013

Catalog number 611, Fantijn (Patijn x Manno), won the championship for harness horse stallions. Bred by H. Boelens, the handsome chestnut was praised for his youthful presence and quality. Mr. Rootveld, Chairman of the Harness […]

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Freeman VDL Best Jumper

Freeman VDL Best Jumper

| February 2, 2013

Seven horses returned to the ring for the jumper championship keuring. After their in-hand presentation, Daan Nanning, Chairman of the Selection Committee, announced the Champion: Freeman VDL, catalog number 154, the well-developed, very well-conformed Emmerton […]

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Fierce-S Best Dressage Stallion

Fierce-S Best Dressage Stallion

| February 2, 2013

Fierce-S (Ampère x Ferro) was declared champion of the dressage stallions. Committee chairman Wim Ernes praised the very handsome stallion for his conformation, type, and movement. “He has very correct movement, abundant expression, and excellent […]

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KWPN Stallion Show: 40 Dressage Stallions to Third Round on Day 3

KWPN Stallion Show: 40 Dressage Stallions to Third Round on Day 3

| February 1, 2013

As in the first round viewing, young stallions like Ampère and Bordeaux – both past stallion selection champions – boasted notable offspring. “We’re very pleased and have high expectations for tomorrow,” said committee chairman Wim […]

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KWPN Stallion Show: 30 Jumper Stallions to Third Round on Day 2

KWPN Stallion Show: 30 Jumper Stallions to Third Round on Day 2

| January 31, 2013

“We saw good groups of stallions, and the offspring of Alicante, Arezzo, Carambole, and Verdi made an especially good impression” said Daan Nanning upon conclusion of the second round. Among the stallions advanced to the […]

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KWPN Stallion Show: 31 Jumper Stallions to Third Round on Day 1

KWPN Stallion Show: 31 Jumper Stallions to Third Round on Day 1

| January 30, 2013

Of the 64 stallions presented, 31 were selected for the third round viewing on Saturday. “We enjoyed judging, and we saw a couple nice jumper stallions today. There wasn’t any group that clearly stood out, […]

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Patijn is Preferent

Patijn is Preferent

| January 21, 2013

At the KWPN stallion show  for harness horses in Hardenberg, several older stallions were shown in-hand. A special showcase was scheduled around the stallion Patijn. Stallion chairman Henk Rootveld announced that Patijn was awarded the […]

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2012 Year-End Sport Awards

2012 Year-End Sport Awards

| January 17, 2013

General Requirements for Year-End Breed Awards In order to be eligible for awards: Horses must be KWPN registered and have papers on file at the KWPN-NA office. The owner of the horse must be the […]

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