Ashland, OH is the setting for the 2nd Annual Dutch Harness Horse Sale April 7-8 that will include DHH plus driving horses of other breeds. Consignments will be accepted until Feb. 1. Located at the Ashland County Fairgrounds, a tentative schedule of events includes:
Friday, April 7:
• 12 noon - tack sale
• Afternoon - Saddlebreds, Roadsters, Morgans, Hackneys, etc.
Saturday, April 8:
• Stallion service sale
• Purebred & crossbred Dutch Harness Horses
For more information, contact Dennis Fry at (260) 302-6015 and James Raber at (260) 463-5163. Mail to Dennis Fry, 5505 South 675 West, Topeka, IN 46571.
immediately named Open Fine Harness Champion at the Renai World Championships held in Kentucky in September 2002.
Additionally, following a licensing exam in 2003 for before KWPN judges from The Netherlands, Horal was approved for breeding as a licensed Dutch Harness Horse stallion. As a result, Horal's offspring now are eligible for inclusion at the highest level within the NA/WPN, the North American Registry for Dutch Harness Horses and in the KWPN, the equivalent registry for Dutch Harness Horses in The Netherlands.
His fee is $2,000 LFG with cooled semen available. Licensed for breeding by KWPN, Breeders Sweepstakes Sire, Show Horse Alliance Nominated Sire, Renai Foundation Stallio, and Renai Stallion Futurity. EVA Negative.
Windholme Farm is located on 250 beautiful rolling acres just a short distance from Charlottesville, VA and also stands the American Saddlebred stallion, Enter The Night (Spring Valley's Deliverance by Night Of Folly x Loch Brae's Black Destiny by Super Supreme). For more information, go to www.windholmefarm.com.
Horal, a black Dutch Harness Horse stallion, stands at Windholme Farm in Virginia. He was imported from Holland in July 2002 and almost
crossed to Saddlebreds, Arabians, Morgans, Anadalusians National Show Horses and sport horses.
Dutch Harness Horse owners and breeders will benefit from the new, state-of-the-art Breeders Guide on the Web through exciting new exposure to their wide market plus vast promotional opportunities including video farm visits, stallion and foal presentations, interactive profiles with video and "pop-up" photos, information about breed incentive programs, news, and topics of interest to breeders.
Horses from the renowned Dutch Stallion Selection and Approval are now available to add a new dimension to North American Horse breeding. These Dutch Harness Horses also known as Tuigpaards, have outstanding, unique, natural action, up-right carriage and are shod with only a regular plate. No pads, or heavy shoes of any kind are ever permitted. Their magnificent, correct action and "show-horse attitude" is the result of over a century of strictly regulated breeding and decades of conscientious improvement.
Dutch Harness Horses were first imported to the United States in 2000 with stallions first included in the American Saddlebred Breeders Guide in 2001. Since then, the breed has flourished in the United States, often being
Majesteit's pedigree (Immigrant by WC Harlem Globetrotter x Henrietta Keur by Waterman Keur Preferent) contains the finest show horse blood in the world: a blend of World's Champion Saddlebred characteristics with outstanding Dutch Harness and Hackney horse lineage. His genetic make up consists of champion stock, proven for generations in the United States and Europe .
At 16.2 hands and black, Majesteit's extravagant motion, beauty, attitude and exceptional quality make him impressive and unique. His majestic heritage and pedigree affirm his influence as a sire. His transmissible soundness, size, elegance, gameness and natural ability are apparent in his get.
For further breeding information contact Clarke & Karen Vesty at 5501 Tobacco Rd., LaGrange , KY 40031 . Barn: (502) 222-7307. Cell: (502) 249-1273. On the Web at www.vestyshowhorse.com .
Majesteit, pictured below, is one of several Dutch Harness Horse stallions standing at Vesty Show Horse, LaGrange , KY. He is the result of breeding for ideal show-horse characteristics and outcross blood so as to improve future generations.