Breeder Bruggeling: ‘Fan it Waad’ line built on proven blood

Breeder and veterinarian Theo Bruggeling has a top mare in his yard in the shape of breeding day Champion Barran fan it Waad Crown...

Jan Vriend: ‘Never giving up our calling card’

Since early this year the Breeding Council has a new chairman: Jan Vriend. The pensioner from North Holland breeds on a small scale: Friesian...

Aptitude Test: description of sport aptitude and valuable for breeding

https://youtu.be/2OgKESydnts   April 1, 2021 ‘The aptitude to perform in the sport.’ This passage from the breeding goal of the Friesian horse was the focal point at...

Getting inspection-ready: be critical and make a plan!

March 25, 2021 Dianne Postma (left), Jelle van der Weide and Sietske Veenje from YoungKFPS gave a lecture about preparing horses for inspections. The theme of...

Death of Wimer 461

  March 25, 2021 Wimer 461 (Photo: Eppinga Family) The Eppinga Family has announced the death of their Wimer 461 (Hinne 427 x Heinse 354). He died...

Mewes 438 dies in South Africa

March 24, 2021 Mewes 438 has died at the Aveleda Friesian Stud in Potchefstroom, South Africa, at the age of seventeen. The son of Teeuwis...

Embryo Transfer: accelerating genetic evolution (with video)

Over the past ten years Dr Karin Hendriks, European specialist in equine reproduction, has seen that Embryo Transfer (ET) has become a lot more...

Grevinne fan Lutke Peinjum: Aristocrat becomes Crown Jewel

March 11, 2021 Grevinne fan Lutke Peinjum Star Preferent Performance (Ulke 338) with colt foal Tetse fan Bloemhof (Tsjalle 454), by now Star Sport (Photo:...

Basis for healthy foal is good beestings, stringent hygiene and lots...

Most of the time all goes well, but the diseases that foals can contract are many and they can be severe, we learned from...

Marije Schreven: I never make allowances for movement

March 10, 2021 Marije Schreven and Vrouwke fan Stal Swarte Fryske Crown (Teeuwis 389) Photo: Ingrid Truijens At the Stallion Inspection it was Marije Schreven who...

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