The danger of the R. Equi bacterium

May 6, 2019 Ids de Boer, MA, of Veterinary Clinic Emmeloord In April, veterinarian Ids de Boer of the Veterinary Clinic...

Stallion portrait Matthys 504: strong fundament

Matthys 504 (Norbert 444 x Beart 411) emerged as the performance star of the 2018 collection. Matthys 504 was born as Milan fân Stal...

Using selection to beat OCD

Osteochondrosis is a disorder in the development of cartilage. It starts at a very young age, somewhere between one to eight months old. It...

Growing, socialising: there´s lots to learn for young stock

Cute little foals don´t grow up to strong 3-year-olds all by themselves. The importance of proper procedures for raising young stock is still underrated,...

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...

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...

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...

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