Belgium: Fries, Chocolate, Beer and … Equestrianism

Recent years Belgium has developed itself to become one of the most important centers for Equestrian Sports. Why Belgium has become top noch? Several reasons in fact …

  1. Clever breeding

    In the past years Belgium’s breeders have  been the first combine different stallions with mares As Belgium was only a small country the first breeders of modern breeding searched elsewhere to find fitting stallions for their mares.

    This all resulted in top horses, like Darco, the best show jumping stallion ever, wo passed away in 2006. Still Darco is in about every modern bloodline.

    Not to forget this tiny country can count on major Studbook support from the Zangersheide, BWP and sBs studbook.

  2. All year long topsport

    While Belgium equestrians are facing the difficult regulation laws, still the equestrian community is eager to invest in topsport, resulting in over 340 days of internationals sports a year.

    Jumping Mechelen,  Knokke Hippique, the Flanders Horse Event, Waregem Horse Week, Brussels Masters, etc. as well as the main centers; Azelhof and Sentower Park support the equestrian industry in Belgium, placing this tiny country on the map. About 10% of all equestrian CSI5* European competitions take place in Belgium. Did you now the annual revenue of equestrian sports in Belgium is almost 900 million euro a year!? Which means big chance you can go for an equestrian career in Belgium.

    FHE CSI3* Beervelde by Fotoroyal

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  3. Investors are attracted by …

    It’s no secret, Belgium attracts investors. The location of this tiny country is ideal, in the heart of Europe. With no need to drive longer than 3 hours to go to competitions, Belgium has a political status quo attitude and . is more than ever determined to add an extra significant export products; equestrianism…

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