Livestream Presentation Days 2021

June 18th, July 16th and August 12th is the time for the Presentation Days of the young stallions. The public is not allowed, for...

Three new Model mares

The location inspections at the end of the season have given us three more Model mares. Gea v.d. Slothoeve (Maurits 437), Riemkje van ‘t...

Marrit de Vries Overall Winner Judging Competitions

October 8, 2020 In all five judging competitions of the past summer it was Marrit de Vries who came closest to the Jury’s assessment. An...

Arent 515: Allrounder with lots of sport aptitude

End 2019 two sons were approved from the first collection by Jouwe 485 (Pier 448). A breed-typical, well-built and diligent stallion from the small...

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...

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...

‘Problem’ mare not easy to get in foal

June 15, 2021 A problem mare is defined as not being pregnant after three heats (Photo: Pietje Boel) Veterinarian Karin Hendriks specialises in the latest, modern...

Foals on their own feet

August 20, 2020 For foals it’s very important to have a playmate to grow up with. For the whole summer the foals have been in the...

A bit more positivity please

Traditionally, the start of the New Year is the time for good intentions. Some want to reduce their food or alcohol intake, others make...

Inspiration

It’s quite rare for me to hand in the text for the column so shortly before the deadline. Inspiration differs from time to time....

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