Entries by Niek

Van Olst breeding programm

Van Olst Horses also breeds a few foals every year. Did you know that the mare Iris, who won the Prix St Georges class in Someren last weekend ridden by Anouk Ivits, was also bred by Van Olst Horses? This daughter of Lord Leatherdale is bred out of the Negro x Monaco mare Eternal Flame […]

Nalegro is KWPN approved.

Last week the stallions of the performance test at the KWPN did there exam. One off these stallions was our Nalegro. (Breeder fam. Hanse and Van Olst Horses) Olympic genes come together in the pedigree of Nalegro – Sired by Painted Black & out of Jalegrofleur, the full sister to Charlotte Dujardin’s Triple Olympic Champion, […]

2 new NRPS stallions

The stallions Everest and Den Hout are now definitively approved for the NRPS. After the performance test, which takes place under their own rider by means of three assessment moments, both stallions received a beautiful list of marks. Den Hout, Diamond x Tolando breeder WF Meijerink from Stieltjeskanaal, is a complete stallion with a good […]

NMK mare and three-year-old IBOP topper Netina sold

The elite mare Netina (by Glamourdale) is sold to Sonnenberg Farm USA and Stal Laarakkers. Netina was owned by Van Olst Horses and Derk Jan Mekkes. She obtained the star predicate with 80/85 points in 2021 and was then allowed to participate in the NMK. With a nine for the walk and five times an […]

Raymond Brooks Memorial Award for Charlotte Fry

The Raymond Brooks Memorial Award is an award that is presented to the English rider  aged 25 or younger who shows the most potential for the future in jumping, dressage or eventing. In 2021, this prestigious award was presented to 25-year-old Charlotte Fry during the London Horse Show. Some highlights of her career are winning […]

The London International Horse Show 2021

The weeks before Christmas are traditionally the week of the London International Horse Show. Held at a different location this year due to a renovation of ‘Olympia’. The organization has done everything it can to bring ‘Xcel’ into the Christmas spirit as in other years and they succeeded. Together with Dark Legend and groom Steven […]

85.5 for Glamourdale daughter in IBOP Tolbert

With 85.5 points, the NMK mare Netina (s.Glamourdale) was the big highlight today in the IBOP in Tolbert. A total of 12 dressage mares passed this performance test. Last summer, Netina (Glamourdale out of Jetina by Dream Boy, breeder J.A.M. Hurkmans of Veghel) of Dirk Jan Mekkes and Van Olst Horses was already doing good […]

Elegance second in Madrid World Cup

Last weekend the third World Cup dressage competition was held in the Spanish capital Madrid. The Spanish rider Beatriz Ferrer-Salat became second with Elegance (Negro out of Reina elite pref perst sport-dres PROK by Monaco, breeder: G.J. van Olst of Den Hout). She is now 7th placed in the standings. There will be 6 more […]

Evegro sold to Lotje Schoots

Recently Lotje Schoots bought the black stallion Evegro. Evegro is a 7-year-old stallion who was approved as a three-year-old by the NRPS and later that year was also approved in Finland. As a 5 year old he returned to Van Olst Horses, after which he was trained by Charlotte Fry. Evegro’s sire is the Olympic […]