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Aveleda Friesian Stud is situated in Kwa-Zulu Natal between Winterton and Colenso. The owner, Wessel Basson, has always had a passion for horses and had his first horse at the age of 2. As a child he would spend all his time with these magnificent creatures. At a young age, his parents instilled the value of working hard for what he wanted. He has a great appreciation and understanding of what he does and is very fortunate to have horses in his life. He is a natural horseman and has enjoyed many horse related sports and participated in gymkhana in his young days. He was in the mounted infantry unit in the military. He started playing Polo in junior school and has only given it up in recent years. But his heart yearned for some time and the empty stables were haunting him... It wasn't long after he sold all his polo ponies that he started with the Friesian breed, a breed that he always admired.

Doorndraai Friesian Stud is situated in Zwavelpoort, Pretoria and is home to 2 Studbook Stallions, Tjalf 443 ‘Sport’ and Wierd 409 ‘Sport’ (both approved on offspring), as well as Foalbook stallion Friso fan S. ‘Sport’ that has an A list breeding permit.

Doorndraai is the biggest Friesian Stud in South Africa and also one of the biggest in the world. In 2014 they were named the best Breeding Stud in the world by the KFPS in the Netherlands after finishing second in the same competition in 2013 and third in 2012.

Marlise and Danie Botes have been setting the bar very high in South Africa with their top quality horses and regularly have their horses at the top of the podium at Breed and Dressage shows alike.

For 20 years Doorndraai have been focused on breeding a modern Friesian in line with the standards set out by the KFPS and will continue to do so.

Henson Friesian Stud is situated next to the Suikerbosrand Game Reserve in Heidelberg.
Owners Gawie & Henriet Stoltz bought their first Friesian in 2011 when we fell in love with their beauty, gentle nature & great temperaments .Henson Friesian Stud is home to Model Mare, Samara M (Doaitsen 420 x Jurjen 303) & newly acquired Foalbook Stallion Kalvin Fan Stal Bellefleur (Tsjalle 454 x Folkert 353) aka ”Jakobus”, who has a breeding permission. We also have imported mares & South African bred mares.
Our aim is to breed fine Friesians with excellent conformation capable of performing in various equestrian sorts like showing, dressage under saddle & mixed disciplines & also suitable for recreational use, while preserving most of all their friendly character.

Millford Friesian Stud is situated in the rolling hills of the Dargle Valley in the Kwa Zulu Natal Midlands. The owners Tim and Kate Baynes have dedicated the last 7 years to ensuring that Millford Stud Breeds Friesian that meet the strict standards set out by the KFPS.
Our philosphy at Millford is to provide all Friesian owners with a horse that will suite their needs, wether it be to breed, compete or just to enjoy.
Pela Graca Stud is situated in Douglas in the Northern Cape between Kimberley and Prieska. We are actually at the confluance where the Vaal River and Orange River meets each other.
Our postal address : PO Box 655, Douglas, 8730
Contact numbers :
Celeste Steyn 0829412225 (owner),
Pam Munro 0827127849 (stud manager),
Quantum Stud is home to the great approved Studbook stallion, Fetse 349 as well as 8 imported Friesian mares. All of these mares are now Star, allowing us to breed the best possible quality Friesians. We are aware of the importance of using stallions with proven sporting ability as a result we have aquired Fetse 349.