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22 March 2016

Last friday our Ster mare Tyara gave birth to a fantastic colt sired by Hessel 480. We gave him the name: “Adonis van Zomerstaete”. We are very proud and happy everything went so smooth. 

16 March 2016 

Today we received a FANTASTIC present from one of our satisfied customers from Austria! She gave us a high quality halter, leadrope, blanket, saddlepad, bell boots, t-shirt and leg protectors with the name of our private horse! Thank you so much Marketa!! We are so happy that you had the convidence to buy already 2 beautiful stallions at our place! Wish you all the luck with them! We are completely overwhelmed with this big presents!

9 March 2016

Our horses are being sold around the globe. We love to meet customers from abroad since we all share the passion for the Friesian breed. In this month issue from the KFPS "Phryso" stands an article about one of our customers from Saudi Arabia.  So nice to see how they love our Friesian breed overthere as well. Both mares in the picture are sold in foal.

18 February 2016

Thursday evening we have welcomed our new born colt named Cupido van Zomerstaete. Cupido is sired by the champion of the stallion keuring 2016; Tsjalle 454 Sport and comes out of our own bred Ster mare sired by Wikke 404 Sport. Cupdio has fantastic looks already and we are very happy everything went so well! 

17 and 18 January 2016 we will open our doors for the sales days

On these days our FHS team is ready to help you with finding the right horse(s); now or in the future.

Do you want to meet us personally?? See our collection Friesian horses (always around 45 horses in stock). Or are you just curious? Everybody is welcome to visit our stable these days!

The open sales days are directly after the big stallion show in Leeuwarden. You can also visit our booth over there! We really like to meet you and your friends and share our passion for the Friesian breed! 

8 October 2015 List of Pregnant mares for 2016

Yvonne x Tsjalle 454 due date 29 Februari 2016

Tyara x Hessel 480 due date 15 Maart 2016

Hinke x Hessel 480 due date 8 April 2016

Imke x Bartele 472 due date 17 April 2016

Syl x Bartele 472 uitgerekende datum 2 Mei 2016

Esther x Pier 448 due date 22 Mei 2016

Charmant x Jouwe 485 due date 26 Mei 2016

Zoe x Desperado due date 23 Juni 2016

Mona Lisa x Beart 411 due date 24 Juni 2016

Lente x Take 455 due date 11 Juli 2016

19-09-2015 KFPS Keuring in USA West Chilliwack

In 2013 and 2014 Nora received a first premium in The Netherlands. Last year we sold her to the current owner Diane in Canada. She went to the Keuring last weekend and Nora got Star, Champion of the Mares and Keuring Champion. She also won a memorial award. Nora is sired by Thorben 466 Sport x Folkert 353 Sport! Congratulations to her owners with the fantastic results!


14 September 2015- Great pictures from Wietse Sport in South Africa

The currect owners of Wietse Sport, sired by Haitse 425 Sport made a great photoshoot of him. It's so nice to see people are so happy with the horses we sell all over the world! 

11 September 2015 - Central Mare Inspection in Drachten

The 5 year old mare FHS Ikke van M – Haitse 425 Sport x Folkert 353 Sport, became today Provisional Crown and is invited for the Championship on Saturday! FHS Ikke is sold by us at the age of 3,5 year old to the current owners Ben and Bianca in Holland. We are very satisfied with the result and have a good feeling about the coming IBOP test. 

5 September 2015 - France, Villeneuve sur Lot

In 2014 we sold “Vogue d'Ambène” to France together with her mother. She became on the KFPS keuring First premium, Youth Champion and Reserve champion of the whole day! Vogue is sired by Tsjalle 454 Sport out of a Ster mother of Feitse 293 Preferent. Congratulations to her happy owners!

1 July 2015

Our filly named Zilverschoon van Zomerstaete, sired by Hessel 480 x Onne 376 Sport is today 3 months old. We are very satisfied with her developing and build plus her excellent gaits. Below a picture of her! 

30 June 2015

Promotion material is arrived, we are very happy with the result! 

25 May 2015 - FHS Macho Man, Best dressage horse at the facility of ‘Manege de Trenshoeve’

Congratulations to Demi van Nispen (the owner) of this Ster stallion sired by Uldrik 457 which we sold in January 2015! She will be sponsored soon with promotional material!

9 May 2015 – FHS Ikke scores high points on the first outdoor competition for Friesian horses

Bianca Volkers writes:
Today we had our first selection for the outdoor championship for Friesian horses with our Ster mare FHS Ikke.
We scored two first places with 210 / 205 points.
We bought this mare by Charissa and Richard at Friesian Horse Stables, while we were looking for an extra ordinary stallion. But since this mare shows so much quality for dressage we decided to buy her instead of a stallion.

We, from Friesian Horse Stables has so much confidence in this combination that our name initials 'FHS' are in Ikke’s competition name!

Parys Horse and Wine 2015 Results in South Africa:

Jillis Fan Keatlingwier, Ster stallion sold in 2014 to South Africa:

* Champion Jnr Star Stallion 2015
* Champion Jnr Stallion Under Saddle 2015
* 1st Star Stallions 3-5yrs Under Saddle
* 1st Prelim 3 Dressage
* 2nd Prelim 4 Dressage
* 2nd highest Dressage Score for the day

20 April 2015

** A picture says more than thousand words! **

Sometimes people ask: "what makes your job so beautiful"

Congratulations Birgit from Germany with buying our 3 year old stallion named Michael, sired by Jasper 366 Sport+Pref!! A shy horse, but with you, it's like MAGIC! The perfect combination between a person and a horse!!

1 April 2015

We are happy to announce that on this day our filly is born out of the combination of Hessel 480 x Onne 376 Sport. Her name is Zilverschoon van Zomerstaete and we are very happy to have such a gorgeous filly at our barn. 

15 February 2015

A video of the birth of Ziezo van Zomerstaete (Hessel 480 x Wikke 404)

13 February 2015

We are happy to announce that on this day our first colt is born. His name is: "Ziezo van Zomerstaete"! A healthy, good looking colt sired by Hessel 480 (Reserve Champion at the stallion Keuring 2015) x Wikke 404 Sport out of a full papered mother line with 4 times Preferent in the first 5 generations! Both mother and son are doing well. 

8, 9 and 10th of January 2015 – KFPS Stallion show at WTC Expo in Leeuwarden

Our booth was a big success! We met several customers who bought years ago a horse over internet (unseen). With having a booth they all came to tell their stories and it’s wonderful to see how happy these customers are with the sold horses!

But we also met a lot of people who are interested in buying a Friesian horse in the future.

Also our open days at Sunday 11th and Monday 12th were a big success. We have had many visitors and buyers as well.

We are very positive for the coming year since the Friesian horses in general are so popular.

We hope to see you back next year at our booth and in the meanwhile you are welcome to visit us and share our passion with Friesian horses!

15 December 2014: New Luxury stables are ready to get used by our horses for sale

7 December 2014: F.H.S. Leonie Zaitse selected for the big finals in the EFC Cup

Today our 3 year old 2nd premium Ster mare Leonie Zaitse, sired by Uldrik 457 x Haitse 425 Sport has been selected for the finals who will be held in Marienheem at December 20! We are proud at our rider Iris van Veen and the mare F.H.S Leonie Zaitse. The Euro Friesian Cup is a competition for 3 year old Friesian horses for dressage potential. 

11 October 2014: Our 3-year old mare Jifke received the First Premium Ster predicate in Ermelo, The Netherlands

Jifke is a gorgeous, full papered mare sired by Andries 415 Sport x Sjaard 320 x Oepke 266. She comes out of a full papered mother line and we bought her as a foal!

Receiving the First Premium Ster predicate is always something special and is very rare as well!
We are very thankful for everybody’s help and we want to thank also Gebr. Van Manen for their professional work of presenting our horses to the judges each year!

We think Jifke has a wonderful future ahead with hopefully receiving the Crown predicate next year! 

17-08-2014 Our own bred stallion named Hero van Zomerstaete became Ster and Champion at the Keuring in Slovakia!

Today our own bred stallion named Hero van Zomerstaete became Ster and Champion at the Keuring in Trencin, Slovakia! We are very proud of his achievements and wish the owner of him much pleasure and happiness for the future! 2 years ago his half brother became Champion colt in Vrouwenpolder, The Netherlands! 


04-08-2014 Our 2 year old mare named Nora received a First Premium on the Keuring in Hilvarenbeek! 

Our 2 year old mare named Nora sired by Thorben 466 x Folkert 353 did it again! After she received last year as a yearling a First premium she received as a 2 year old also a First premium in Hilvarenbeek 2014! She was also invited for the Champion Keuring and later on this year for the Central mare Keuring!! 


12 Juli 2014: Our mare Leonie Zaitse became Ster with a 2nd premium at the Keuring in Kootwijk, The Netherlands!

Today on the Keuring in Kootwijk our mare named Leonie Zaitse out of the combination of Uldrik 457 x Haitse 425 Sport became Ster with a 2nd premium! She scored very high points on her linear score, Very close to the First premium Ster predicate: Racial type: 7,5 / Build 8.0 / Bones 7.0 / Walk 7.5 / Trot 6.5

Her mother became one month ago Breeding day champion in Vrouwenpolder and we expect a lot of Leonie for the future! This is a promising full papered stermare of 1.64 m tall! We will come back next year for hopefully the First premium ster predicate with this excellent ster mare!

13-07-2013 Fokdag Kootwijk 2013: Haitske kwam, zag en overwon!!

Ter ere van het 40-jarig bestaan van de Fokvereniging Het Friesche Paard Midden Nederland, de oudste Fokvereniging buiten Friesland, werden alle 1e premie merries uitgenodigd voor de Kampioensring. Het aantal merries dat uitgenodigd werd voor de kampioensring viel uiteindelijk mee omdat er slechts één driejarige merrie het oranje lint kreeg uitgereikt. Maar dit was dan ook niet de minste: Haitske fan het Vaantje (Haitse 425 Sport) liet een grote klasse zien, niet alleen met haar prachtige rastype maar vooral met haar sublieme beweging. Haitske draafde met veel veer en schwung door de baan. Richard Flier en Charissa Verheij van Friesian Horse Stables in Barendrecht, voorheen Frysk Andaluz, kochten afgelopen winter uit medelijden drie zwaar verwaarloosde Friese merries die al langs verschillende handelsstallen waren gegaan. Eén daarvan was Haitske. De afgelopen maanden heeft Haitske in het land gelopen en heeft de kans gekregen om weer op krachten te komen. Training en het keuringsklaar maken door de Gebroeders Van Manen maakten het plaatje compleet. Flier en Verheij hadden totaal niet op een 1e premie gerekend: 'We dachten eigenlijk dat ze nog wat te arm bespierd was. Het was een gok om deze merries te kopen, maar dit heeft heel goed uitgepakt.'

In het kampioenschap van de drie jaar en oudere merries kwam de concurrentie voor Haitske van de vier tot en met zesjarige stermerries en de Kroonmerries. De sterkste concurrente bleek de zevenjarige Tini van Stal Van der Horst Kroon (Arjen 417 Sport) van mw. H. van den Bor-v.d. Bunt. Jurylid Louise Hompe omschreef de rassige Tini als 'een kast van een merrie.' Haitske charmeerde de jury met haar jeugdige uitstraling en werd kampioen; Tini mocht zich opstellen als reserve-kampioen van de drie jaar en oudere merries.

In de kampioensring om het algeheel dagkampioenschap was de puf er een beetje uit bij de jonge Juwiel. Haitske bleef constant en overtuigend goed draven, waardoor de keus van de jury op de driejarige viel.

Haitske fan het Vaantje, kampioene tijdens de jubileumkeuring in Kootwijk (foto Ellen Franke)

Kampioen drie jaar en oudere merries en Algeheel dagkampioen

Haitske fan het Vaantje (Haitse 425 Sport x Teunis 332P Sport) fokker: F. Kool (Rotterdam) eigenaar: Zomerstaete B.V., familie Flier (Barendrecht)

Tekst: Ageeth van der Lee
Bron: KFPS


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