Tactile hairs yes, hair extensions no!

July 9, 2021 Head © DigiShots Tactile hairs are part of the horse, as the FEI already laid down in their veterinary rules on the 1st...

New on the Central Inspection: New Member’s Day and Xerxina Challenge...

New Members’ Day 17 September For the first time, a New Members’ Day will be organised during the Central Inspection. With this initiative the KFPS...

Ambitious driver from Sweden

After Tjeerd Velstra, Leo Kraaijenbrink and Jacques Poppen the international driving sport can welcome another team of Friesians. Swedish Amanda Krogstad Jansson is in...

Boet 516: good-looking stallion with excellent movement

Rarely did a star of the Central Examination kick up so much dust as the 2019-approved Boet 516 (Jouwe 485 x Uldrik 457) did....

Marijke Akkerman appointed acting Director by KFPS

July 2, 2021 Marijke Akkerman (Photo: Ingrid Truijens) The KFPS Board has appointed Marijke Akkerman as acting Director starting the 1st of July. Procedures to fill...

Recommendations Governance Investigation: the focus on transparent cooperation

June 19, 2021 Following the brief summary of the confidential report with regard to the Governance Investigation, investigator Gerrit Mastenbroek presented a number of recommendations....

KFPS: “Our dream is to have a Friesian at the Olympics”

The Friesian is considered black gold ‘swarte goud’, and have gained enormous worldwide popularity over the past 30 years. From Australia and China to...

Fair chance Marcus van ’t Rietveld (Beart 411) gets a ticket...

June 25, 2021 Each country can send three dressage combinations to the Olympic Games … At the Schafhof Festival in Germany, four Russian ladies and...

Dana van Lierop: ‘The Jury was totally smitten with Johnny’

June 22, 2021 Dana van Lierop - Johnny Cash Benchmark Moment Werkendam 2021 © DigiShots ‘I knew he was good, but that he would do so...

Horse too fat? Here’s some advice from Dr. Anneke Hallebeek

June 21, 2021 (Photo: iStock) Overweight in horses is a subject high on the agenda of many Friesian horse owners. Friesian horses are so-called good-doers and...

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