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Meet the team

Although Louis and Marianne, are the creators of Glenrose Friesians, without the help of many others it would not be what it is today .


Louis expertise are:
Genetics, here visiting Holland, viewing new and upcoming stallions at Henswoude export stable with  Germ Aise Bouma.

Insemination, Frozen and Chilled semen
Scanning of mares
Breaking in of young stock
Driving and pleasure riding


Marianne runs the breeding centre, as well as organizer and communicater, she collects the stallions with Sarah Rolston and processes the semen.  grooming of the horses, camp mother, photographer of most pictures.

Please meet the rest of us a group of professional people who love the Friesian breed and love to raise the awareness of these beautiful black pearls.



Sarah Rolston, rider/trainer and part owner of Jolmer fan Twillens.


Sarah has Riding with purpose clinics throughout New Zealand & overseas . She has a very succesful background of Western and English riding.


Sarahs husband Brent although non horsy is a great support behind the scenes .

The semen collection centre is located at the property of Sarah and Brent Rolston.




Baldeep (owner of Stara of Glenrose Friesians and Floris) and Vicki Samuels ( super organizer and groom for Stara and Floris) have become great friends to us. Their professionalism and  enthousiasm for the breed is a great asset to the team.




 Above  our keuring helpers and family members always willing to help.

There are many others that support us and are always there to help us when we are traveling, they know who they are and we appreciate all your help enormously.

Last but not least...most importantly below are our 2 training supervisors Master MAX and Miss LEXIE


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Latest News.

Renske v.d. Maria Louise Hoeve gave birth  to a Filly called Glenrose Harmonie (sold)

2 Purebred Foals due December 2018 , please contact us direct to discuss.

For riders of all levels !!
The Social Club of the NZFHS has application forms for a National DRILL TEAM for Purebred Friesians and Friesian Cross Sport horses. We can get you a copy if you message us.

You can become a friend of the NZFHS by becoming a Social member, details on the website of the NZFHS

Check it out  or have a look at the facebook page
New Zealand Friesian Horse Society - nzfhs

February: Jolmer fan Twillens was lucky enough to carry our daughter Melanie to the altar, led by dad.
The photo was placed on the KFPS facebook page and has gone viral in a good way.

February : Floris update, unfortunately Baldeep and Floris had to pull out of the Nationals competition due to Floris having a injury, we are hoping he will be all fine and ready to go for HOY.

We are proud to introduce our newly imported mare Renske v.d.Maria Louise Hoeve
She is in foal to 2017 and 2018 Champion stallion Jurre 495

We welcome Tanne Moeskaer, owned by stable 88, she will spend some time with us and is due to foal to Floris late2018

Mirthe has been sold, she will be able to enjoy her retirement from breeding in stunning Queenstown.

07/12/2017 Kalanie of Glenrose Friesians had a colt named D'Artagnan of Glenrose Friesians

Dont miss Jolmer fan Twillens and Floris performing at the EQUIMANA show at EQUITANA

BENTE had a colt.   
We have named him
DONOVAN of GLenrose Friesians

 2017/2018 breeding contract can be downloaded from this website

Floris and Jolmer will be performing during the Entertainment night at EQUITANA in Auckland

Sarah Rolston is back from America and ready to ride again after very succesful shoulder surgery.

Floris will be competing at Tielcey Park again this comming weekend.   17 June

2017/2018 breeding contract can be downloaded from this website

Aurora (Kalanie x Jolmer ) 2nd Premie, and RESERVE CHAMPION.
Bareka ( Mirthe x Floris ) 2nd Premie.
Jolmer and Floris received glowing reports, judges said we have 2 beautifull breeding stallions for New Zealand.

Stara (Mirthe x Jolmer ) owned by Baldeep Dhillon 3rd Premie studbook mare
Zahra ( Kalanie x Wylster ) owned by Linda Gowdy 3rd Premie.

Champion mare owned by Jan and Roelie de Jong is the daughter of , Bente Golda,  Star mare, who we recently purchased.


15/12/2016 Kalanie's Filly ( by Jolmer) has been named by the new owner as AURORA of Glenrose  Friesians.   Mirthe's filly (by Floris)   is named BAREKA of Glenrose Friesians.

06/12/2016 Both donated Stable of Stallion Services mares have been inseminated .
Both mares in foal. Congratulations, Aletta who's mare went to Jolmer and Bronwyns mare who after 2 Jolmer fillys has gone to Floris.

FLORIS/Baldeep will  be competing at the TAIHAPE Champs,  see you there.

05/12/2016  Kalanie of GF had a stunning filly by Jolmer fan Twillens

Helena of GF has been sold and will be based in the BoP.

Welcome to our team, Star mare BENTE GOLDA, confirmed in foal to Wybren 464

ATAAHUA of GF has been sold , Ate will be based in Auckland and will further his dressage career

Registry for Friesian cross Sporthorses : 

We have added an email 'Request Form' to the web site. Under the 'Team Glenrose' page.

Email Request Form

Stable of Stallion services to Floris and Jolmer have both been sold, we are one of the very few studs who have actually sold and donated the actually money of the service to Dressage New Zealand year after year, Very proud to report !

Sunday 3rd of  September
NI All Breed Stallion Parade
Floris, Jolmer and progeny will be present...


Kalanie is our next mare due to foal

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