March 19, 2019
Wes and Kylee Dunn of Pitch Black Stables in Cookeville, Tennessee are honored to announce the purchase of the one and only Uldrik 457 (Dries 421 Sport x Tsjerk 328 Sport Preferant).
Uldrik 457 will be standing at Black Pearl Friesians in Rockton, Illinois in the very capable hands of Tiffany and Willem van der Kooi. Uldrik 457 will be joining the incredible Thorben 466 Sport Elite. Uldrik 457 will begin his journey to the US and will be ready to start his breeding season as soon as he is through the quarantine process (estimated the beginning of May). You can find his breeding contract and additional information on the Black Pearl Friesians website at https://bpfriesians.com/uldrik-457
Uldrik 457 (Dries 421 Sport x Tsjerk 328 Sport Preferant) was crowned champion of the stallion inspection in 2010 and 2011. In 2012 he was awarded reserve champion.
Uldrik 457 is known for his beautiful head, long mane, and strong trot. He passes these traits on to his offspring. Uldrik 457 is suitable as a choice for both riding and driving prospects, having 13 offspring who have been awarded the sport predicate. Uldrik 457 has a very high ster mare percentage at an impressive 52% and currently has 4 crown daughters. This breathtaking stallion exudes Friesian horse characteristics with an unbelieveable 114 for type.
During his 70 day stallion test, Uldrik 457 received 88 total points for his riding test, 94 total points for his driving test, and an incomparable 95.5 for his show driving test. He received a score of 9.5 for his trot. He has the highest combined riding and driving totals for the 70 day test to date.
Uldrik 457 is free of dwarfism, hydrocephalus, and EVA.
Wes and Kylee would like to thank the entire family at the De Nieuwe Heuvel for making this dream a reality and for trusting them with such an incredible honor. Wes and Kylee would also like to thank the Friesian community for their support, education, and encouragement. This could not have been done without all of you.
Photos courtesy of Karin Sevink and Danielle Vink.