• Everdale Charlotte Fry Riyadh KSA
  • 08-05-2024

    The monthly rankings kick off again!

  • Nadine Brandtner
    Nadine Brandtner

    General Manager

  • At the end of the WBFSH rankings cycle, our breeder and studbook rankings start again from zero. Heading into the second half of our cycle, we start publishing the rankings on a monthly basis.


    Up from 20th position in the 2023 Final Dressage Breeder Rankings, P. Kluytmans (Tilburg NED) comes in at number one with 2469 points, for breeding the KWPN stallion EVERDALE (Lord Leatherdale x Negro). Everdale and his rider Charlotte Fry (GBR) most recently won the CDI5* GP Freestyle in Fontainebleau with 82.34%.

    With 2312 points, Verbena Dressage (SWE) takes the second position, for breeding the SWB gelding TOUCHDOWN (Quaterback x Sack). With his rider Patrick Kittle (SWE), the pair won the FEI World Cup Final in Riyadh KSA last month. J. Lamers (NED), the breeder of KWPN stallion BLUE HORS DON OLYMBRIO (Jazz x Olympic Ferro), lies in third place with 2220 points. Don Olymbrio and Nanna Skodborg Merrald were second in the FEI World Cup Final in Riyadh KSA. 

    Photo credit: Dirk Caremans (Everdale & Charlotte Fry)


    Eric Polfliet (BEL) finds himself in first place, with a huge jump up from rank 3939 at the end of last cycle. He is the breeder of OLGA VAN DE KRUISHOEVE, BWP mare by El Torro de Muze x Nabab de Reve.

    Rank 2 is taken by Wim Impens (BEL), previous Longines WBFSH Jumping Breeder of the Year in 2022, for breeding BWP gelding KING EDWARD (Edward 28 x Feo). The pair won the FEI World Cup Final in Riyadh KSA last month.In third position is Solmat Agropecuaria S.A. (ARG), for breeding the Selle Argentina mare RR COMBELLA (Cornet du Lys x Indoctro). With Shane Sweetnam (IRL) they have been successful on the North American circuit this year, with outings in Lexington, Miami Beach, the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, and in Ocala.

    Photo credit: Dirk Caremans (Olga van de Kruishoeve & Simon Delestre)


    Volker Göttsche-Götze (GER), is in the leading position (249 points) for breeding JL DUBLIN, HOLST gelding by Diarado x Canto 16). With his rider Tom McEwen (GBR), he has had 2 outings this year, in Lexington (USA) and Kronenberg (NED), where the pair placed second and first respectively.

    ISH mare ROSALENT (Valent x Roselier) puts her breeder JW Rosbotham (IRL) in second position (231 points). With rider Oliver Townend (GBR), the pair most recently won the CCI5*-L in Lexington (USA). Third place is Gary Doherty (IRL) with 190 points, for breeding ISH gelding COOLEY NUTCRACKER (by Tolan R. x Cobra). Competing with Elizabeth Halliday (USA) on the North American circuit.

    Photo: Dirk Caremans (JL Dublin & Tom McEwen)

    Studbook Rankings


    The dressage studbook rankings start out with the KWPN remaining in first place, with 12810 points, from the performances of:

    • Everdale (by Lord Leatherdale)
    • Blue Horse Don Olymbrio (by Jazz)
    • Indian Rock (by Apache)
    • Great Escape Camelot (by Johnson TN)
    • Flambeau (by Ampere)
    • Habana Libre A (by Zizi Top)


    The BWP maintains its first place from last year, with 5338 points after the April cycle, from the performances of:

    • Olga van de Kruishoeve (by El Torro de Muze)
    • King Edward (by Edward 28)
    • Hortensia van de Leeuwerk (by Corland)
    • Odense Odeveld (by Diamant de Semilly) 
    • Nikolaj de Music (by Kannan)
    • H&M Indiana (by Kashmir van Schuttershof)


    The HOLST moves into first place with 892 points, due to the performances of:

    • JL Dublin (by Diarado)
    • Diabolo (by Diarado)
    • Dynamite Jack (by Diarado)
    • Commando 3 (by Connor 48)
    • Capitol H I M (by Con Air 7)
    • Carlitos Quidditch K (by Quiwi Fream)