Making breeder´s luck happen with reliable breeding values.

Using breeding values speeds up progress, yet, it also increases inbreeding. At a themed evening of YoungKFPS and the ‘Bond van Merriehouder’ (Mare Keeper´s...

Discipline

Maybe it was a bit of a dare, asking the members for their opinion regarding the norm for the Star percentage of 3-year-old Foalbook...

Kinship plays a part in total index, along with sport and...

The themed evening of the ‘Bond van Merriehouders’(Society of Mare Keepers, ed.) and YoungKFPS on Wednesday March 21st was well-attended. End 2019 the KFPS is...

Walt 487 continues sport career in the USA

Today Walt 487 (Gjalt 426) flies to the United States where he will find a new home at Black Rock Friesians in California. Sybren...

Bastiaan 510: approved stallion in Australia

After a successful completion of the Short Test the 11-year-old Braggo S. Star Sport (Jisse 433 x Tsjerk 328) was approved and registered in...

Friesian horses on the prairie

Warrior’s Prayer, Whistling Water and Assiniboine Nation, not exactly names we usually associate with Friesian horses. But they are, and in ownership of Leon...

From the inside to the outside

‘March with its volatile weather conditions certainly manifested itself in the past few weeks: the traditional ‘sting in the tail’. Weeks with gale-force winds,...

Support tools for stallion choice via MYKFPS

The stallion choice for your mare is based on a complex process of weighing up various factors. The pairing must match in terms of...

Sport Elite predicate for outstanding achievements in sports

Since the November 2016 Member Council Meeting, Friesian horses that do exceptionally well in sports are entitled to apply for the Elite predicate in...

Inducing lactation in foster mares

End January, shortly after having given birth to her foal the mare belonging to breeder Gert van Dijkhuizen and his partner Margriet Griffioen from...

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