Meinse 439 - Standing at Iron Spring Farm
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Meinse 439 in a winning dressage horses producing friendly show horses with quality gaits.
A Dressage Star
Meinse 439 had incredible success in the dressage ring with scores to 79%. His agreeable disposition, willingness to work and exceptional dressage talent translated into many victorious rides. He earned more than 20 blue ribbons, high point awards and multiple championships, including two GAIG/USDF Regional Championships.
An Exceptional Sire
Meinse’s quality sons and daughters earned him the official Approved on Offspring designation. They inherit Meinse’s athletic ability, exceptional temperament and superb work ethic. Many have gone on to great success with professionals and amateurs alike, earning keuring and dressage championships, high score awards in dressage and ribbons in hand and in harness.
Meinse’s son, the Approved stallion Erryt 488, has competed successfully through Z level in Europe. Meinse has sired several other stallions selected for the KFPS Stallion Show, as well as multiple Crown mares, and winners in the Netherlands. Daughter Elke, won first place in the Three-Year-Old Mare class at the Central Keuring in 2012, and Freya van de Oostwal placed second in the Euro Friesian Cup that same year.
In 2020, His daughter Zafira MWF was named the FHANA Talent Cup Winner (5-year-old division). She also won the 2020 GAIG/USDF Region 1 Training Level Championship and the Reserve Championship at First Level. Zafira finished the year as the USDF All Breeds Awards (FHANA) First Level Champion, and 6th in First Level USDF Horse of the Year.
Meinse’s son Zango ISF made his Training Level debut in 2020, earning High Score and winning his class with a 74+%. He was also the Champion Dressage IBOP at the 2019 FHANA Keuring in Pennsylvania.
Meinse is the son of the very popular Iron Spring Farm stallion, Heinse 354, Sport/Preferent. Heinse was a winner through Fourth Level, including the GAIG/USDF Region 1 Championship. He was a three-time Dutch National Champion, and also recognized as a superior harness horse, earning two Dutch driving championships. He returned in his later years to the Netherlands to perform during the celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the KFPS. Meinse’s bloodlines through Heinse include the oldest Friesian motherline in the Netherlands, stam line 122.
Meinse also has impressive blood on his dam side: stam line 150. His dam Femke van Nes is a 1st Premie Star mare. She is a half-sister to the Model mare Hiltsje fan Nes, who is the mother of the approved stallion Dries 421.
Check out Meinse 439 when you’re ready for a dressage prospect with great gaits and a wonderful temperament.
Breeding Fee - $1500 / $500 Dose