20 Years of Doorndraai Milestones
Looking back over the past 20 Years, Doorndraai achieved many milestones and continue to set the standard in the South African Friesian Community.
KFPS Top 50 Breeders of the Year Competition
- 2012 – 3rd
- 2013 – 2nd
- 2014 – 1st ‘Best Breeder in the World’
KFPS Top 10 Breeders of the Year Competition
- 2015 – 9th
- 2017 – 3rd
1st Premie Foals – 32
1st Premie Star Mares
- 4 Imported and became star @ Doorndraai
- 8 Bred by Doorndraai
Star Mares bred by Doorndraai Friesian Stud – 28
- 4 Mares imported as yearlings and trained by Doorndraai
- 5 Mares bred by Doorndraai
- 2 Imported mares trained by Doorndraai and became Model in South Africa, they were Titske fan Kolderveen and Hilkje van ‘e Visscherwei
- 4 Mares bought as yearlings and became Preferent at Doorndraai. They are Rita van Geyerspan, Neenke fan Bokkum, Nyncke van ‘e Visscherwei and Loret. Doorndraai also had their own bred Preferent mare Katinka van Doorndraai.
- Doorndraai is also the only stud in South Africa to have registered Preferent mares.
Star Stallions – 19
Highest level in Dressage – Friso fan S. ‘Sport’ competed in Advance
First stud to import a Studbook Stallion since the FPSSA was founded in the early 1980’s – Ritse 322
Reached the KFPS Top 50 List of mares
Foals bred by Doorndraai – 228
Star Geldings – 4
Friso fan S. ‘Sport’ was the only friesian to ever compete in two Supreme championships at the HOY, winning the Supreme Champion Single Harness and achieving 4th in the Supreme Championship Riding Horse.
Watch this space to see what will happen next at Doorndraai Friesian Stud.