KFPS Annual Report 2020: breed-technical and sporting progress

In breed-technical and sports aspects, the year 2020 was a success for the KFPS in spite of Covid-19. The KFPS Annual Report states that...

Central Inspection 2021 in september

The aim is to hold the Central Inspection in September from 15 to 18 September, with the usual sections and the Crown and Model...

24-year-old Rik 396 passed away

May 8, 2021 ‘Last Monday, the 3rd of May 2021, stallion Rik 396 passed away. He has reached a respectable age and given us so...

The time bomb of the past has gone off and now...

Commissioned by the Board of the KFPS, Mr Mastenbroek has conducted an independent investigation into the governance of the Society in the spring of...

Stud farm Wettersicht continues Fjildsicht breeding line

Wietse and Grietje Wijbenga have decided to hand over their ever so successful Fjildsicht breeding stud that produced Feitse 293, Tsjalle 454, Thorben 466...

De Vries Family: a Star is great, but pleasure comes first

In the early 90s Ytsen de Vries saw the then 4-year-old Tuke Dame S. Star (Feitse 293) at the inspection. A little later this...

Step by step

Time doesn’t stand still. Regardless of Covid-19, our breeders have already welcomed lots of wonderful new-born foals and by now the first 2021 inspections...

Blog Anna: breeding challenges……

There should have been lots of foals born on the farm by now wouldn’t you say? From the time Ylse came to PEI in...

Breeding Cafe: Breeding meets Sport

In the KFPS Breeders’ Café at the Nieuwe Heuvel in Lunteren Piet Bergsma, Peter Spahn, Rien van der Schaft and Willem Lokhorst, hosted by...

Gene test for eye disorder distichiasis available

The University of California has developed a DNA test for distichiasis. This test makes it possible to phase out this eye condition, which involves...

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