08-10-2012 CSI5* Rio de Janeiro: Seventh place for Tamino by Numero Uno

Marc Houtzager and his gelding Sterrehof’s Tamino (Numero Uno , Larianne by Farmer, breeder E. ten Hoor, Hoogersmilde) finished on the seventh place in the Grand Prix of Rio de Janeiro. Olympic champion Steve Guardet and Nino des Buissonnets (by Kannan) won this class.

04-10-2012 Dutch Sport Horse Sales: Belle by Numero Uno sold for 92.000€

During the Dutch Sport Horse Sales in Weert the 6-years-old Numero Uno offspring Belle (Numero Uno, Volstelle keur sport-spr by Voltaire-Zeus, breeder W.F. Wigink Markvoort, Schalkhaar) was sold for 92.000€. The 6-years-old Brennero (Ustinov, Urijke by Amulet, breeder J. Beckers, Overloon) and the 4-years-old Dulrike Utica (Van Gogh, Ulrike Utica by Concorde, breeder W.H.M. Maessen, Wylre) cost 62.000€ resp. 44.000€

10-09-2012 Offspring of our stallions Numero Uno and Lupicor showed excellent performances.

During the CSIO5 * in Spruce Meadows (Canada), the Dutch team reached the third place in the Nations Cup behind the teams from Germany and Ireland. Besides Jur Vrieling, Harrie Smolders and Jeroen Dubbeldam, Leon Thijssen and his 12-year-old stallion Tyson (Numero Uno, Kickyqueen elite sport spr by Voltaire, breeder G. Lindeboom and EJ Meijer, Dalfsen) were part of the Dutch team. Romantovich Take One (Numero Uno x Karandasj) and Christine MC Crea reached the sixth place in the 1,60m GP of Saugerties, NY (USA). Another son of Numero Uno was very successful during yhe CSI4* of Chernyahovsk (Russia). BMC's Warrant (Karanta keur pref prest by Nimmerdor, breeder G. Reuls, Panningen) and Henk van de Pol won a 1.45 m class and reached the sixth place in a 1,55m class and the tenth place in the Grand Prix. The Lupicor-Ramiro's Son Son Lascar (Breeder: Bernard Deiters, GER) and Franke Sloothaak won the Grand Prix of Chernyahovsk. Another son of Lupicor was placed in the Grand Prix during the CSI2 * in Castres (France). Audi's Wizard Lupicor van de Silverhoeve (Lupicor , Sisca art by Voltaire, breeders Sj. Swierstra, Weidum and S. Swierstra, Hichtum) and Vincent Voorn reached the fifth place.

07-08-2012 Olympic Games London 2012: Nederlands wins silver

After an exciting jump off the Dutch team (Jur Vrieling, Maikel van der Vleuten, Marc Houtzager and Gerco Schröder) won the silver medal behind the team from Great Britain. Marc Houtzager and Tamino (Numero Uno, Larianne by Farmer, breeder E. ten Hoor, Hoogersmilde) showed two excellent clear rounds.

01-07-2012 Two sons of Numero Uno in the Nations Cup team in Aachen

Two sons of our stallion Numero Uno are in the Dutch team in the Nations Cup in Aachen on Thursday, the 5th of July. Besides Marc Houtzager with Sterrehof's Tamino (Numero Uno, Larianne by Farmer, breeder E. ten Hoor, Hoogersmilde) who won the Grand Prix of Rotterdam last week, Leon Thijssen with his 12 - year old stallion Tyson (Numero Uno, Kickyqueen elite sport spr by Voltaire, breeders G. Lindeboom and E.J. Meijer, Dalfsen) will be part of the Dutch team. Leon Thijssen and Tyson have already been in the Dutch team which won the Nations Cup in St.Gallen and were second in the Nations Cup in La Baule. The two others members of the Dutch team are Harrie Smolders with Regina Z and Maikel van der Vleuten with VDL Groep Verdi. Piet Raijmakers will be the fifth rider of the Team.


We are delighted to annaounce the birth of our first foal for 2012 and our first ever embryo. The beautiful colt Hamilton LS is by Eurocommerce Zagreb and out of our very good mare Fortessa (For Pleasure x Contender x Pilot) Nicked named Herbie, the exuberant colt was up bucking and galloping aroung his mother 10 minutes after he was born.