In a study in Shipshewana, Indiana, USA, six-year-old Aletia Yemcje was provisionally crowned champion (Julius 486 x Ulbert 390). The mare foal from Ted and Tina van der Kooy was elevated to stardom with a first premium from the book, and then jury members Will Thijsen and Franz Smits awarded her the provisional crown. In his IPOB, he has already scored 7.5, with a total of 74.5 points.
Reserve Championship went to Karon Osborne’s three-year-old Lily Fleur (Nane 492 x Weird 409). Young Lely Fleur received a star with first premium. Two more stars fell in three-year-olds. Juliette KFF ster (Thorben 466 x Reinder 452) and Jubilee HHF ster (Julius x Fridse 423) became the ster with second premium. Among the foal book mares, five-year-old Davina (Julius 486 x Deutzen 420) and four-year-old Ivy B Stear (Norbert 444 x Deutzen 420) from Gemini Steer received the second premium.
Influence of Julius 486
This is a very successful study for studbook mares. No less than four have been promoted to sire from the studbook by the influence of the sire Julius 486: Abby Stonecreek sire (Julius 486 x Onne 376), Claudia from the Gemini sire (Julius 486 x Mintze 384), Dena of Boonstra Friesians 486 x Tsjalke 397) and Iris KCF ster (Hessel 480 x Beart 411) who scored 8 for trot and 8 for her conformation.
First premium crown mare
Crown mare Vivian Gruen AAA (Ben 476 x Karst 362) received an invitation to the next round, but did not make it to the model. Another foal this year is eight-year-old Vivian, who scores 84.5 in her ABFP, scoring 8 in walk, trot and suppleness. Magnus B (Alvin 469 x Norbert 444) won first premium among Twente stallions. Among the older stallions, six-year-old Bauke K. ster (Fabe 348 x Fridse 423) was already a star, and Elias’s Dream ster (Norbert 444 x Sipke 450) received a star.
IBOP of 79 points
Maaike van ‘e Hiltsjemuoiswal ster AA (Reinder 452 x Jillis 301) was the top scorer with 79 points for IBOP taken by Frans Smits and Wil Thijssen. However, for the promotion to the crown, the beautifully designed Maaike quality legwork was lacking. Marianne E. who scored 77 points. An AA was awarded to Anton CJF Steer AA (Julius 486 x Ulke 338) from Watson. Now six-year-old Bauke K. ster (Fabe 348 x Fridse 423) – winner of the Friesian Talent Cup in 2020, 10 for trot – Erin Miley scored 76 points.
Four first premium foals
Four cubs received an orange ribbon. Among the colts, the first premium was Vincent HHF (Julius 486 x Tonges 459) from Hopeful Harvest Farm. This breeding stable had the first premium among fillies: Violet HHF (Julius 486 x Doaitsen 420). Third Julius 486 foal with first premium – and 8 for the trot – was Vrouwke Reina M (Julius 486 x Doaitsen 420) ridden by Bert van der Mat. Earning a third filly championship ribbon along with a first premium: Dinek B (Mainte 490 x Norbert 444) van Klaas and Mares Vanderbloek. Marissa B. (Tide 501 x Onne 376) qualified for the Youth Championship. The duo of Mark and Martha Boonstra received the first premium and it was applied for entry to the Savannah HHF (Julius 486 x Tonjes 459), who became Reserve Youth Champion. On a beautiful and successful inspection day, the judges were able to see a beautiful presentation of four stallions living in America: Tonges 459, Wilster 463, Hessel 480 and Julius 486.
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