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Welcome

A very welcome to the Van Silfhout Stables. If you want to visit us, please search for Lunteren, situated just in the center of the Netherlands. GP-rider Alex van Silfhout and his lovely wife Jannet van Silfhout are running the stables along with their talented and promising children: GP rider Diederik and eventing rider Jarissa. At the large venue of the Van Silfhout Stables you can enjoy top class horses with great facilities like an Olympic arena, comfortable stables and tender grass fields. It is an original family business which is a full-fledged center for instruction and dressage training, also for foreign riders, who want to stay here for some time. We also love to present and show your own horse in national and international competitions. All facilities are present at the properties of the Van Silfhout Stables to be successful at high dressage levels. Please come and enjoy your visit to get informed about the best chances to perform better and to present your dressage horse in the Netherlands and Europe. Renowned GP rider Alex van Silfhout and young GP rider Diederik and Jarissa will help and support you in your effort to get the best results possible in dressage sports.

You can make the first step to send us an e-mail to info@stalvansilfhout.nl

Stable van Silfhout

The stable of van Silfhout is situated in the Drieëenhuizerweg in Lunteren and has been expanded in the last couple of years into a fantastic training and competition facility.


The complex includes a 60x20 indoor arena and a 60x20 outdoor with an ebb and flow drainage system and achterberg surface. There is also a seperate lunging circle and 6 horse covered walker.

 

There are forty-five stables in total in the seperate barns. The stables in the hallway and the outdoor stables are the oldest stables of the complex. The six stallion stables are situated in the old barn next to the house. This provides a quiet environment for the stallions, who are then not distracted by the mares. In January 2007 eighteen new stables were built. These stables are in a new building and are large and light and next to the indoor arena.

The grooming facilities include a large washing area and a solarium. The new stables have four washing areas and a separate solarium. All wash areas are facilitated with hot and cold water. The horses stand on a porous rubber flooring, so that the water can drain away easily.

 

The stable also has a seperate area for the farrier, so that he can shoe the horses in peace and quiet.

  

A huge new saddle room has been recently added. There is also a stud room including phantom horse and a laboratory. The stud room and the laboratory are certificated and are being used to take sperm from the stallions at our stable. Four paddocks  have been created next to the new stables, two of which have been specifically built for the stallions. There are also five meadows for the horses, so that all the horses can go out in the summer

 

Above the stallion stables is a guesthouse, which houses a living room, a kitchen, a bathroom and two bedrooms. This guesthouse is being used by trainees and riders who are staying for more days to train at stable van Silfhout.

   

Of course the riders, who compete in a enormous amount of National and International competitions, need a top spec lorry. The MAN truck (with air suspension) can carry 5 horses. There is a full living with running water, a kitchen, a satellite TV, a DVD-player, air-conditioning and sleeping accommodation for five people. Beside that there is also a toilet, shower and wash area on board.

News

Amazing and wonderful National Championships

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Lunteren, Gelderland Read more

Competition results students en more

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 National competition, district competiti... Read more

Superstar Bonzanjo sold

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Lunteren, Gelderland Read more

CHIO Rotterdam

Monday, June 27, 2016 Lunteen, Gelderland Read more

Lovely picture

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Lunteren, Gelderland Read more

Galaxie mounted by Diederik

Friday, June 3, 2016 Lunteren Read more

Again our students on top. A sample of their results

Thursday, June 2, 2016 Nieuwleusen, Overijssel Read more

Events

Thursday July 14 – Sunday July 17, 2016 Championships of the Netherlands

With a.o. Thursday: Young riders Frestyle, qualification World Championships Young Dressage Horses. Friday: para-dressage, small tour. Saturday: 4th level Freestyle, Small Tour Freestyle. Sunday: GP-Special Freestyle, GP Freestyle, official announcement Olympic Team of the Netherlands Rio de Janeiro. KNHS-centrum De Beek 125 3852 PL Ermelo www.nk-dressuur.nl (sorry, not in English) Read more

Saturday night July 2, 2016 19.00h. Outdoor Gelderland GLOCK MidSummer Dressage Night

Saterday night: a spectacular dressage evening starting at 19.00h. offered by Gloc with a.o. Team Glock (Edward Gal. Hans Peter Minderhoud and other riders), Team Van SDilfhout with Diederik van Silfhout and KWPN stallion Cupido, Mark van de Donk and Christon B (Sandro Hit), Jean-Rene Luijmes and his GP-horse Aswin (- Sandreo). Sportcentrum Papendal Papendallaan 9 6816 VD Arnhem www.outdoorgelderland.nl (sorry, not in English) Read more

Thursday June 23 – Sunday June 26, 2016 CHIO Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Incl. Grand Prix Dressage| CDIO5*(Thursday), InterChem Grand Prix Freestyle | CDIO5* (Saturday) www.chio.nl (also in English) Read more

Saturday May 28, 2016 NieuwLeusen, Overijssel

Second selection National Championships Address: Bosmanweg 72, Nieuwleusen 7711HN Read more

Saturday April 16 Young KWPN is visiting our stabels

Van Silfhout Stables in Lunteren, Gelderland Read more