Speakers & Judges

2018 Irish Warmblood Festival

Dr. Jan Greve: A successful breeder of showjumping, eventing and dressage horses at Watermolen Stud, Jan has owned many important stallions such as Voltaire, Guidam, and Julio Mariner xx. And as a veterinary surgeon both in private practice at Watermolen Clinic and until recently as a Dutch Team Vet, Jan brings a unique perspective and skill set to the Irish Warmblood Festival.


Gerald Lenaerts: With his partner Sigrid Gielen, Gerald is a well-known horse breeder whose horses carry the "van Overis" suffix all around the world. Examples of the successful showjumpers bred at Studfarm Overis include Ciske van Overis, Udarco van Overis, Armani van Overis Z, and the WSI Approved Stallion Hitchcock Van Overis. Gerald is also a partner in and selector for the highly successful Flanders Foal Auction.


Peter StrijboschA member of WSI’s Mare Inspection Committee, Peter is also a KWPN judge. For over forty years Peter worked as an instructor at the Dutch National Riding School in Deurne. Peter was two times Dutch National Champion in eventing (1972 and 1974), and he was a member of the Dutch team for the European Championships in Flyinge (1973). He is a Member of the KWPN Second Opinion Stallion Committee for jumping horses and serves as a Judge of the national jumping competition for 4-year-old horses. Peter also is very active in the FEI as a Member of the Advisory Group for Developing Countries and as a trainer, judge, and tutor in many countries on several continents.

Sponsors of the Irish Warmblood Festival

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Warmblood Studbook of Ireland, Irish Warmblood National Stud, and Irish Warmblood Foundation 

are partners in the Irish Warmblood Festival.