Friesian horses showstoppers of CHIO Aachen show programme

On Tuesday evening the 28th of June a dozen Friesian horses are going to give a demonstration during the opening ceremony of CHIO Aachen....

Colic: collective term for belly ache

What exactly is colic? Colic is a collective term for all conditions that cause pain in the region of the belly. Usually this pain...

A scoop: first breeding values for character presented at regional meetings

Starting this week the nine regional meetings of the KFPS are on the agenda. At these meetings the first breeding values of KFPS stallions...

Wardy 509: showdriving talent with strong hind leg

Wardy 509 (Hette 481 x Goffert 369) comes from the well-known showdriving stud owned by Jelle and Anneke Bouma. With high scores for the...

Real life story: sand colic

Shortly after dinner veterinarian Eric Raterink received a phone call from the owner of Famke, a 12-year-old mare. The mare had suddenly come down...

Foal susceptible to Lawsonia

April 14, 2021 Foals ingest antibodies via the dam’s beestings (colostrum), but after one or two months the protection from the beestings decreases (Photo: Digishots)At...

Inspections in South Africa: Tessa Star, Celeste van Henson IBOP with...

Sabien Zwaga and Annemieke Elsinga with (left) Gia van Henson (Kalvin) and (right) Tessa van Henson Star Sport (Dries 421)KFPS Inspector Sabien Zwaga and...

Model mare Xalvador AAA (Hessel 480) Champion older mares

 September 17, 2022Xalvador Model AAA (Hessel 480) (Photo: Johanna Faber)‘The Champion is a mare who received a 9 for the walk and another 9...

Uldrik 457 off to America

Uldrik 457 (Dries 421) is going to change stables from De Nieuwe Heuvel in the Netherlands to Pitch Black Stables in Cookeville (TN) in...

Bastiaan 510: talented sport stallion from predicate-rich line.

In 2019 the then 11-year-old Braggo S. (Jisse 433) was registered in the KFPS Studbook as Bastiaan 510. He reached this exceptional status in...

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