“I created this situation myself”

Harry Smulders at the Dutch Masters in March on the Monaco horse, owned by Jennifer Gates.Statue of Jerry Bowler / de Volkskrant Not only has Harry Smulder broken into the world top in the last decade as an exhibition jump contestant, but he has also done so as a coach. Because of his good results, … Read more

Small horse and pony markets under pressure

With far fewer horses at the first traditional horse and ponies market in Bimmel, Gelderland, the horse market appears to be under pressure, as it turned out Monday during the market. Regulations in particular make it difficult for smaller markets to get excited, especially now that imports and exports do not have a 48-hour quarantine. … Read more

Small horse and pony markets under pressure

With far fewer horses at the first traditional horse and ponies market in Bimmel, Gelderland, the horse market appears to be under pressure, as it turned out Monday during the market. Regulations in particular make it difficult for smaller markets to get excited, especially now that imports and exports do not have a 48-hour quarantine. … Read more

The twenty-fifth and last day of the Prince’s Day. The king’s mare retires (and so does his horse)

In his farewell as a horse to King Willem-Alexander, Bert Wassenaar chose five great moments from 25 years of service. And what does the Swede actually do? ramco majorSeptember 20 202113:23 No goodbye with great military ceremonies, horses and carriages. Instead, it was Prinsjesdag’s last party with the royal party, in four cars and some … Read more