Brend 413, Sport

16.2 H | 2000 Friesian
Sire: Brandus 345, Sport, Pref.
Dam: Meta van de Strubbenhof
Dam Sire: Doeke 287
Breeder: F.H.A. Dagelet
Approval: KFPS
Breeding Fee: $1500 Cooled, Frozen
Negative for Dwarfism and Hydrocephalus


Brend is a farm favorite with his sweet nature and willingness to learn. He has an excellent work ethic and has been successful in national dressage competitions in the Netherlands and the U.S.A. Among his victories, the 2008 GAIG/USDF Region 1 Third Level Adult Amateur Championship. Brend is the sire of numerous Star offspring who excel in dressage and driving.

Career in Sport

As a dressage horse, Brend is recognized for his expressive gaits and rideability, especially his powerful, balanced and uphill canter. His trot is elegant and supple, with good reach and suspension. He easily moved up the levels and won at the ZZ level at national shows in the Netherlands before being imported to the U.S. Among his successes was the GAIG/USDF Region 1 Third Level AA Championship.

Winning Offspring

Brend is Approved on Offspring. His sons and daughters have high quality, supple gaits suitable for both dressage and harness. Their correct conformation and beautiful black coats also turn heads at breed shows and keurings. In 2017, Vine fan de Stuken, Star, had eight wins at 1st Level with scores as high as 71%. Brend’s daughter Epona van Legendary won both Champion Filly and Champion Youth at her FHANA Keuring in 2017. Dante ISF was Reserve Champion Colt at his FHANA Keuring in 2017.

Brend is the sire of 59 Star offspring, 186 1st and 2nd Premies, seven offspring awarded the prestigious Sport predicate, as well as Crown and Model mares.

Performance Achievements

  • Third Level AA Champion, GAIG/USDF Region 1 Championships, 66.51%, 2008
  • Third level Test 2 – 1st place 69.74% - Dressage at Lexington 2008
  • Multiple wins and top placings at Third level.
  • Winning at the ZZ level in national shows in the Netherlands                                                                                                                                      


Bloodlines Details

Brend is by the Star stallion Brandus 345 Sport, a son of Reitse 272. Brandus 345 was champion of the1997 and 1998 inspections and reserve champion in 1999 and 2003. In 1999, Brandus also received champion in Friesian Sjees (gig) and champion in the Honorary class. He competed through the ZZ level in dressage, and is the sire of four Approved Stallions. Brandus is known for producing beautiful horses with great movement and fabulous character. Brend has inherited these traits from his sire and is passing them along to his offspring.

Brend’s mother is the Star mare Meta van de Strubbenhof, from a very strong breeding mare line, Stam Line 34.

    • Brandus 345, Sport, Pref  
      • Reitse 272, Sport, Pref  
        • Hearke 254, Sport, Pref  
        • Pauliene, Star, Pref  
      • Hoogheid, Star  
        • Oege 267, Pref  
        • Jinke fan 'e Sjongedyk, Star  
    Brend 413, Sport  
    • Meta van de Strubbenhof, Star  
      • Doeke 287 
        • Peke 268 
        • Marlanne III, Star, Pref  
      • Jovanka, Star, Pref  
        • Tjimme 275 
        • Tamara, Star    

Test Results

Stallion Test Scores

Walk 6.6, Trot 7.6, Canter 6.5, Riding 7.0, Driving 7.4, Pulling 6.5, Show 7.5, Willingness to Work 6.77, Total 76.5


Breeding Fee: $1500
Semen Availability: Cooled, Frozen
EVA Status: Negative
Breeding Season: March 11, 2019 - August 2, 2019

Collecting Monday through Friday
Breeding Shed CLOSED July 4th
Negative for Dwarfism and Hydrocephalus
Allowable white: 2.00% (11)
Non allowable white: 0.20% (1) 
Kinship: 17.4%


What to Expect When You Breed to Brend 413

Brend’s offspring have quality gaits paired with suppleness, balance and willingness to work. They have excellent character and learn easily. They are well rounded athletes suitable as riding horses and show driving. Brend throws jet black coats and good conformation. Brend produces a high percentage of Star offspring, and his sons and daughters are often winning at breed shows and keurings.

Offspring Characteristics

Kind, easy going with excellent trainability
Good work ethic
Suitable for dressage
Talent for show driving
Jet black coats
Good rectangular build
Good Friesian breed type with sturdy, uphill build
Nice head /neck connection with good length
Strong, short back and well-muscled loins
Good length in front legs and pasterns
Good quality, tight legs
Croup is good length and slightly sloping
Hind legs slightly straight
Good height
Good length of stride at the walk (could use more power)
Trot has good reach, is very supple with lots of suspension
Good use of the back during the trot
Excellent canter with a lot of natural balance and ability to adjust and collect
Good aptitude for show driving with good trot

Ideal Pairing

Brend improves character, movement and conformation on many types of mares.
He’s not recommended for mares with:

Horizontal neck position
Straight shoulders
Weak walk

Breeding Record

Approved on Offspring
1st Premie - 26
2nd Premie - 171
Studbook mares - 79
Star mares - 42
Percentage star mares: 37%
Crown mares - 1
Model mares - 3
Preferent mares - 1
Star stallions and geldings - 19
Sport offspring - 8

Notable Offspring

Notable Offspring Details

Nynke Ris, Model

Tessa KCF, Ster
National Champion, IBOP Riding and winner ISF Cup, FHANA Keuring 2018

Dante ISF
Reserve Champion Colt, 2nd Premie, FHANA Keuring 2017

Epona van Legendary
Yearling Mare for Premium, 2nd Premium, Reserve Champion - Youth 2018
Champion Filly, Champion Youth, 2nd Premie, FHANA Keuring 2017

Sjabbe MF, Ster
Stallion for Ster, FHANA Keuring, 2018
Reserve Champion 2nd Premie, FHANA Keuring, 2013

Eustis ISF
1st Place, IBC: Friesian, Dressage at Devon Breed Show, 81.1% 2011

Vine fan de Stuken, Ster
4 wins, Second Level, scores as high as 66.34%, 2018
8 wins, First Level, scores as high as 71%, 2017
2nd place, 66.88% USDF All Breeds Awards, FHANA, 1st Level JR/YR, 2014
Scores as high as 70%, Training Level, 2014
2nd place, Friesian Training Level, IFSHA Friesian World and Grand National Championships, 2013
Star, 2nd Premie, FHANA Keuring 2012

Tymo fan de Stuken
National Champion Country English Pleasure Saddle Seat Amateur, IFSHA Friesian Grand National, 2012

Theo ISF
Champion Colt, 1st Premie, FHANA Keuring, 2014

Champion Colt, 1st Premie, FHANA Keuring, 2014

Jueri Zuiderwaard of SNF
Champion Colt FHANA Keuring, 2011

Kaleb MFR
Champion Colt, FHANA Keuring, 2011

Arabella fan 'e Hameren
Champion Filly, FHANA Keuring, 2008

Tabitha ISF
Reserve Champion Filly, 1st Premie, FHANA Keuring, 2014

Oepkje MF, Ster
Reserve Champion Young Horse, 2nd Premie, FHANA Keuring, 2014
2nd Premie Filly, FHANA Keuring 2012

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Marvel Jeffcoat and Dan Kessler of Medallion Friesians announce that a photo of their 2013 Brend 413 colt, Sjabbe MF, was selected to appear in the KFPS' publication "Phryso", in the …READ MORE 
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