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Training and trading of hunters, equitation horses, showjumpers and dressage horses has been our core business for over 20 years.

Main reasons for our success are:

« Building and maintaining of an extensive network of private and professional contacts.
« Collecting a thorough knowledge of breeding and performances of top horses in Europe.
« We always stick to our own high standards regarding medical testing and reporting.

We only deal with internationally well known vets, so we always do know what we buy and sell!! Some of the veterinarians and practices we use:
- Equine Clinic Someren (Peter van Ooijen)
- Equine Clinic Haaksbergen (Jan Greve)
- Equine Clinic AA Hunze (Bas Markestein)

It is also possible to have the horse vetted at a clinic and by a veterinarian of your choice. You are of course welcome to take X-rays and vetting reports home with you in order to have them evaluated by your own vet and/or insurance company. 


« An honest and open communication on character, behavior and all important characteristics of each individual sport horse and the actual performance level.
« Competitive price level because of low overhead costs and efficient communication.


The international market for sport horses in the past was dominated by a few wellknown traders and commissionaires. We found out that our clients today have to deal with so many in-between parties that we adjusted our focus and market strategy. We are now aiming at avoiding all redundant costs and time consuming procedures related to those numerous in- between parties like commissionaires, agents, brokers, etc. It would not surprise us if you will find some familiar names amongst the horses we sold overseas in the past.

See for yourself and check the listing of horses we owned and sold:
 
Risque Tout
Risque Tout purchased by Benny from his breeder at the age of 4 yrs. old. ALBERTO MICHAN and RISQUE TOUT (KWPN Lancelot x E. Ramano ) Individual Silver. in the speed class and Team Gold at the Nations Cup at the Centro American Games representing Mexico.
 
Maike
Maike (Libero H x Lucky Boy), an unbelievable mare who was scouted and purchased as a young upcoming talent by Benny de Ruiter in Holland. Sold to an international rider and trader in Portugal Louis Sabino Goncalves. As expected she turned out to be an absolute winner when she was sold to and ridden by Philippe Lejeune in Belgium (He won with her the Grand Prix of Geneve). Her next owner Alison Firestone sold her to an Irish lady. Maike is now ridden by Jessica Kurten. This combination had the first clear round at the Olympic Games of 2004!!
Leadman
Leadman (v. Nimmerdor x Capitol) Scouted and purchased as a 5 years old gelding in Holland. Sold to Carry Huis in 't Veld, a succesfull Dutch international showjumper who wins a lot with him and will in future! (at level Grand Prix)
 
Eurocommerce Athene
Eurocommerce Athene (v. Argentinus), a super athletic show jumper scouted and purchased by Benny de Ruiter in Germany when she was a young mare. After she had her foal from Voltaire named “Gabbertje” (sold to Paul Hendrix and Henk Nooren after his successful performance in a show for young show jumping talents, IAN trophee) she was sold to Roelof Bril, a Dutch international rider. He sold her to Eurocommerce where she was ridden by Wim Schroder.>>
Kijoy for ever
Kijoy for ever (v. Purioso), scouted and purchased by Benny de Ruiter as a 4 years old gelding. As expected he turned out to be a real champion when he was ridden by Albert Zoer, a Dutch international rider and trader who was invited to the World Championship of seven year old showjumpers in 1999. Zoer was competing with him in the 1.50 class when he sold him to Sarah Baldwin-Cline who also was very succesfull with him.
 
Candostro
Candostro (v. Candillo), an approved stallion (NRPS), scouted and purchased by Benny de Ruiter in Germany as he was 3 years old. At this moment Candostro is being trained by Ulrich Kirchoff.
Homme d'Amour
Homme d’Amour, an approved stallion, scouted and purchased by Benny de Ruiter in Holland as he was a foal. Sold as he was 4 years old.
 
Chicago
Chigago (v. Carentino), scouted and purchased by Benny de Ruiter in Germany. Sold as he was 4 years old. Now competing at Grand Prix level (ridden by Jurgen Stenfert).
 
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