At the recent 2007 NEFHC Classic Show in Topsfield, MA, Feike was named Friesian Liberty Champion and also Reserve Champion in Friesian Dressage Hack.
Born in 2001, Feike is a Ster Gelding by Fetse 349 (Feitse - Preferent stallion). Full of energy, Feike loves to run at liberty as shown in the above video.
Feike is a powerful mover, who is tall and dark black with a long, thick and wavy mane and tail. He exemplifies the elegance of the breed. He is trained to ride and drive.
Feike won 1st place in dressage suitability at the 2006 Classic Breed Show in Topsfield, MA and also was High Point Reserve Champion Friesian with 28 points..
Feike is a very forward horse with a lot of energy. He loves to give you whatever you ask for. We recommend him for a compentent rider, as he is a little too much horse for a beginner. He is stable, quiet and uncomplicated when being mounted.
Feike comes from bloodlines that are in high demand for Dressage and Show Driving, his pedigree speaks for itself. He is by the stallion, Fetse 349, whose father is the preferent stallion, Feitse 293. Feitse has sired 4 FPS approved sons, has high scores in performance testing and scored an 8 on his gaits and 9 on trainability. His quality is reflected in his sons.
Feike's sire was also a National Team Driving champion and Feike embodies many of these desirable qualities. Feike's Dressage career is off to a great start, eyes are glued to him while he is under saddle and his presence is noticed wherever he goes. We have very high expectations for Feike.
During the 2006 Equine Affaire in West Springfield, MA, Robert Labrie participated in filming the Friesian breed segment of Saddle Club, a weekly television series. Bob had Feike, with his beautiful long hair in the arena with him to illustrate the beauty of the Friesian breed.
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