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The KWPN-NA offers one of North America’s most extensive breed-based awards programs for competitors, breeders, and members. Find out more through one of the links below:

Competition Awards

Above photos of 2022 All Breeds winners: Adult Amateur Grand Prix Third Place winner Tyara Crown (Farrington x Bazuin), Owner/ Rider Rebecca Lord, breeder K. Christiaanse (NL), Photo credit: Susan J. Stickle – Grand Prix Open Reserve Champion F.J. Ramzes  (Juventus x Rampal Crown), Owner Wendy Sasser, Rider Lehua Custer, Breeder Cornell University Equine Park, Photo credit Carmen Elisa Franco – First Level Reserve Champion Looker SCF (Zulft SCF x Goodtimes), Owner Alexandra Krossen, Breeder Karin & Carlos Jimenez, Photo credit: Susan J. Stickle

The KWPN of North America offers one of North America’s most expansive competition awards programs for dressage, hunters, and jumpers, and has recently expanded into combined driving and eventing. The KWPN-NA’s competition awards program has two components: individual show awards (presented at participating competitions), and year-end awards. Our USDF All Breed Award and High Point Dutch Award are sponsored by the International horse transport company Horses2Fly.

Click on the link below if you are a competitor or show manager and would like to find out more about offering or becoming eligible for competition awards. It’s free!

Breeder & Keuring Awards

Above photos of 2022 Keuring Top Ten winners: North American Champion Dressage mares Maebria DG (Totilas x Idocus Crown), Owner/ Breeder DG Bar Ranch, Photo credit: Tamara Torti; North American Champion dressage foals Sultan DG (Koning DG x Charmeur), Owner/ Breeder DG Bar Ranch, Photo credit: Tamara Torti; North American Champion Jumping mares Limelight SPF (Arezzo VDL x Orame), Owner/ Breeder Tracy Geller of Six Pound Farm, Photo credit: Stacy Lynne Photography

We offer a multitude of breeder & keuring awards for breeders and owners of KWPN and KWPN-NA horses.

Click on one of the links below to read all about the expansive Awards programs we offer at Keurings and specifically for breeders.

Special Recognition Awards

Above photos: Jackie Eckhaus (2023 Dressage Breeder of the Year), Tracy Geller (2023 Jumper Breeder of the Year), Shelley Campbell (2023 Hunter Breeder of the Year), Wim Cazemier (2023 Harness Breeder of the Year), Kanoe Godby (2023 Gelders Breeder of the Year), Anna Beal (2023 Tony de Groot Member of the Year), Diadora (2023 FEI Performance Horse of the Year) 

The KWPN-NA is proud to offer Special Awards of recognition. We take nominations first, after which the voting will take place. These awards are presented each year at the KWPN-NA Annual Meeting Awards Dinner. We award Breeder of the Year (since 2023 members can nominate a breeder in every breeding direction), Horse of the Year and Member of the Year.

Learn more about our special recognition awards for members:

Willy Arts Grant

Above photos: 2018 Grant Winners Tillie Jones (NE), Sarah Yoffe-Sharp (CA), Tessa Holloran (MA)

Until 2018, the KWPN-NA awarded 3 recipients with a $3,000.00 grant each year. These recipients were chosen by Willy Arts of D.G. Bar Ranch and sponsored by Little Creek Farm.