Foal Report

Every year the KFPS Inspection writes foal reports of young stallions whose first year collection of foals have been inspected. The reports below refer to the stallions that were approved in 2017. The registration- and inspection statistics are shown together with the reports. These data reveal that all four stallions have a first- and second premium percentage well above the annual average. However, it must be taken into account that on average, the dams of the inspected foals were of high quality.

Tjebbe 500 (Bartele 472 x Dries 421) 37 foals inspected

Tjebbe 500 has a group of foals with satisfactory uniformity. The Tjebbe foals have a classy appearance with generous forehands. Their development is satisfactory. They have expressive heads and in most cases the necks have vertical conformation with more than satisfactory length. Body shape is horizontal. The shoulder has good conformation. The topline has satisfactory strength although some have a weak back. The croups mostly have good conformation with satisfactory length. Generally, legwork is dry. Stance of the foreleg is generally straight, occasionally toeing-in occurs. The hind legs are mostly sickle-hocked. The walk has satisfactory length of stride and power. In trot the foals show very long strides with satisfactory power. They move with good posture and suppleness. Placing of hind legs under the body is satisfactory.

Tiede 501 (Alwin 469 x Loadewyk 431) 77 foals inspected

Tiede 501 has a group of foals with satisfactory uniformity. They are well-developed and longlined foals with good body shape. The foals have good breeding type and expressive heads. They have long and vertically-placed necks. Most have good slope in the shoulder. The back and loin section have good conformation. Croup conformation is well-spread and in most cases with satisfactory length. Dryness of the legwork is satisfactory. Foreleg conformation is generally straight. Hind leg conformation is generally correct, but sometimes sickle-hocked and post-legged (straight). By and large, the walk has more than satisfactory length and power. The trot is roomy and powerful. They show good posture and more than satisfactory suppleness. The hind leg is placed well under the body.

Ulbran 502 ( Reinder 452 x Jacob 302) 51 foals inspected

Ulbrân 502 has a uniform group of well-developed, high-legged and longlined foals with satisfactory uphill body shape who show scope in movement. The foals have satisfactory breeding type. Expressiveness of heads is satisfactory. The head-neck connection is generally light. The necks are long and mostly vertical. The shoulder is long and has satisfactory slope. The back has satisfactory strength and generally a good connection to the loin section. Croup conformation varies between sloping and slightly straight and with satisfactory length. Dryness of the legs is satisfactory. Stance of the forelegs is mostly toeing-in and stance of the hind leg is often sickle-hocked. The walk has satisfactory length of stride and average power. The trot shows good scope and satisfactory power. They show good posture and lots of suppleness. The hind leg should be placed a bit more forward under the body.

Tymen 503 (Tsjalle 454 x Harmen 424) 76 foals inspected

Tymen 503 has shown a slightly less uniform collection of foals. The foals are well-developed and longlined but should have a more upward build. Most of them have an elegant appearance. Nobleness of the heads is satisfactory. Their necks show good length and most have a vertical build. Shoulder conformation is average. Strength of the topline is satisfactory. The loins are well-connected. Croup conformation varies between sloping and slightly straight and with satisfactory length. Dryness of the legwork is good. Foreleg conformation is generally straight. The hind leg generally has a correct stance but in some cases is sickle-hocked. The walk presents a variable picture in terms of length of stride and power. The trot has satisfactory length of stride and power. The foals trot in an uphill outline with very good suppleness. Use of the hind leg is a bit variable. Some foals need to place the hind leg forward under the body with more alacrity.