Ridden by Rob Heijligers, Knegt's Icelos Eickenrode qualified for the Longines FEI/WBFSH World Breeding Jumping Championships for Young Horses in Lanaken. The Dakar VDL-son left quite an impression during these National Championships. Two clear days brought the combination to the final, in which they reached the jump-off once more. A fault withheld the two from a higher placement, but a 7th position and a ticket to the world championships in Lanaken is a tremendous end result.
We have bred Icelos out of Eline H (Indoctro x Corrado I) and sold him as a foal via the Dutch Top Foals auction to family Van Eerd of Stal Knegt. Wednesday September 4th, another foal will be auctioned: Octavus Eickenrode (Harley VDL out of Boracific VDL elite sport pref prest by Indorado). His half brother Icarius Eickenrode (Zirocco Blue VDL) was also in the final today and came very close to obtaining a ticket to Lanaken as well.
Colt Jardonnay VDL x Silverstone born at Eickenrode
July 25th, our last foal of the season was born. A colt by Jardonnay VDL out of our mare Annastasia (Silverstone x Chellano Z x Carthago). This dark bay foal has received the name Optivus Eickenrode. Latin for chosen, wished for.
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The 26th of May, a beautiful colt by Kannan was born out of our Heartbreaker-mare Heartbeat Z. It is a big chestnut sporting a lot of white. He was named Orientis Eickenrode, Orientis is Latin for sunrise, referring to the time of birth.
On the 3rd of May, our mare Boracific VDL elite prok sport-spr prest (v.Indorado x Indoctro x Ladykiller) gave birth to a foal by Harley VDL.
The high-legged bay colt received the name Octavus Eickenrode. Octavus is Latin for eight, this is the eighth foal for Boracific, and was also a popular boys name in the Roman Empire. A short video can be found on our instagram @eickenrode.
April 25th our 4yo mare Kalorata Eickenrode (Cardento x Heartbreaker) brought a foal by Erco van t Roosakker into this world. It is a quick, bay colt that received the name Ocellus Eickenrode. Ocellus is Latin and means 'darling, something beautiful', a suitable name for this gorgeous foal! A short video can be found on our Instagram @eickenrode.
Our broodmare Boracific VDL (s.Indorado) was granted the predicate 'prestatie' by the KWPN based on the achievements of her offspring. As a 3-year-old, Boracific VDL obtained 8o points for conformation and 85 points for freejumping, including 90 points for reflexes. As a result she was made vice-champion of the region of Friesland and declared preliminary keur. In the sport she earned her sport-predicate and therefore also the predicate 'elite'. Thanks to the sport accomplishments of Gladius Eickenrode, Hesperus Eickenrode and 6-year-old Icarius Eickenrode, who made his clear debut in 1.30m level last week, she now also carries the predicate 'prestatie'.
- Erco van het Roosakker out of Kalorata Eickenrode, Cardento x Heartbreaker x Acord II
- Jardonnay VDL out of Annastasia, Silverstone x Chellano Z x Carthago
- Harley VDL out of Boracific VDL, Indorado x Indoctro x Ladykiller xx
- Kannan out of Heatbeat Z, Heartbreaker x Acord II x Calando I
Nobilita Eickenrode (Kannan x Heartbreaker) to National Foal Championships
Nobilita Eickenrode (s.Kannan out of Heartbeat Z s.Heartbreaker) earned some ribbons at the foal inspections in Terschuur. She was in the top 2 of the mare foals in the morning and placed for the championships round in which she received an invite to the National Foal Championships in Ermelo!
Novacific Eickenrode (s.Baltic VDL out of Boracific VDL elite sport-spr s.Indorado) and Novacula Eickenrode (s.Falaise de Muze out of Debutante Fortuna ster d-oc s.Vingino) also obtained a 1st premium. The young Novacula Eickenrode placed 3rd of the mare foals.
Filly by Falaise de Muze x Vingino born at Eickenrode
Debutante Fortuna (s.Vingino) has delivered a high-blooded filly by Falaise de Muze on Tuesday June the fifth. The filly was named Novacula Eickenrode, Latin for small sharp knife. This is the last foal of 2018. Novacula Eickenrode is a half sister of Imnotafraid Fortuna, approved stallion in Ireland and out of Debutante Fortuna, sister to Bertam Allen's Go to Fortuna.
Our mare Boracific VDL (Indorado x Indoctro x Ladykiller xx) has given birth to a beautiful filly. The foal is sired by Baltic VDL and received the name Novacific Eickenrode. Nova is Latin for 'new' and we are thrilled to finally have a mare foal to continue this dam line in the future. Novacific is a high-blooded chestnut foal.
Wij proberen met behulp van kwaliteitsvolle merries uit sterke moederlijnen, qua sportprestaties en exterieur en door gebruik te maken van de juiste hengsten, een bovengemiddeld springpaard te fokken. Hierbij vinden wij naast de potentie voor de hogere springsport ook het behoud van een goed exterieur, een goed karakter en de rijdbaarheid zeer belangrijk. Het fokken en opfokken van veulens is een hobby waar wij als familie veel plezier aan beleven .
Ieder jaar verkopen wij veulens met interessante bloedlijnen en fokken daarnaast soms enkele veulens op om later als toekomstig sportpaard te verkopen.
Wij wonen in de Gelderse Vallei in Kootwijkerbroek gelegen tussen Amersfoort en Apeldoorn nabij Voorthuizen en Barneveld op een kwartier rijden van het KWPN en KNHS centrum te Ermelo.
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