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See you next year!

06-08-2017 by Ermelo YH

The lap of honour by Lordswood Dancing Diamond concluded the second edition of the Longines FEI/WBFSH World Breeding Dressage Championships for Young Horses. Aat Both, chairman of the board: “We look back on a successful second edition of the Championships. This year we could enjoy excelling dressage talents once again. Similar to last edition, a […]

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Two 10s for world champion Lordswood Dancing Diamond

06-08-2017 by Ermelo YH

Concluding the LONGINES FEI / WBFSH World Breeding Dressage Championships, the final for the six-year-old dressage horses took place this afternoon. This final was again an exciting one. Adelinde Cornelissen made a big impression with the KWPN-stallion Governor STR, a son of Totilas out of the full sister of Adelinde’s top horse Parzival. The black […]

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Dark President D&R retaliates in Stallions of the Year-Freestyle

06-08-2017 by Ermelo YH

The Stallions of the Year, a class for approved stallions at Small Tour-level, continued with a Freestyle to music in the main arena. Between the final of the five-year-olds and the six-year-olds, it was the charming Dark President D&R that made a stance by scoring the highest marks. In the classical test the Wynton-son obtained […]

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Don Martillo world champion of five-year-olds

06-08-2017 by Ermelo YH

This morning the final of the LONGINES FEI/WBFSH WORLD BREEDING DRESSAGE CHAMPIONSHIPS for five-year-olds took place. Both the qualifiers and the small final forecasted a dream final with lots of quality. The best 15 combinations earned a starting place in the final. Medal contender Andreas Helgstrand rode the Oldenburger stallion Ferrari OLD, a son of […]

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DS auction attracts international buyers

06-08-2017 by Ermelo YH

The EDS top collection went under the hammer of the Belgian auctioneer Koen Olaerts. With a total revenue of no less than seven hundred thousand euros and an average nearing €50.000 per horse and €14.700 per foal, the organisation can look back on a very successful night. A total of 22 foals, nine riding horses […]

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Diederik van Silfhout and Expression: working on control

05-08-2017 by Ermelo YH

Concluding to the EDS-auction Olympic rider Diederik van Silfhout and his coach and father Alex van Silfhout gave and interesting training clinic. Bringing the KWPN-stallion Expression, with whom Diederik became Dutch national champion Small Tour this year, they demonstrated the importance of control. Alex let the Vivaldi-offspring move in different postures and paces. “Changing your […]

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Seven-year-olds: Hattrick for Fiontini

05-08-2017 by Ermelo YH

Today the final of the LONGINES FEI / WBFSH World Breeding Dressage Championships for seven-year-old dressage horses took place. Dutch rider Patrick van der Meer performed a very good test with his KWPN-mount President’s First Apple (Vivaldi x TCN Partout). Except for a small mistake in the flying changes, the stallion moved fluently throughout the test. […]

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Everdale wins Stallions of the Year

05-08-2017 by Ermelo YH

Stallions of the Year, a class for approved stallions at Prix St. Georges level stood out in diversity. Out of nine contestants, eight nationalities, seven studbooks, the KWPN-stallion Everdale (s.Lord Leatherdale) was crowned champion. The second place was claimed by the KWPN-stallion Dark President’s D&R (s.Wynton) for whom this class formed his international debut. Everdale […]

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Final 6-year-olds true battle of studbooks

05-08-2017 by Ermelo YH

Right after the denouement of the five-year-olds today, it also became clear which 15 6-year-olds may start in tomorrow’s final. President of the jury Susanne Baarup was satisfied with the tests she saw today: “A lot of horses performed substantially better today. Especially the top three showed some high-quality tests today. They do not only […]

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