Title Breeder of the year Jumping for Peter and Anne Mieke Rinkes
Under the guidance of homebreds Comfortuna and Kordon VDL, Peter and Anne Mieke Rinkes were honored last Friday as Breeder of the Year Jumping. In 2012 they were also honored as Breeder of the Year of the province Drenthe.
You see them everywhere; eye-catching horses with top quality and recognizable by the suffix "Fortuna".
Peter and Anne Mieke Rinkes have been running a professional breeding stable since 1986; the Fortuna Hoeve in Pesse (province Drenthe). They know better than anyone how to combine the right genes resulting in top horses, including the KWPN approved stallion Orion Fortuna (by Burggraaf), the Olympic show jumper Nandor Fortuna (by Nimmerdor) and the approved Kordon VDL (Kreator's Son). ) (by Glenfiddich). Kordon VDL has as mother Anoulavsca Fortuna who also brought the successful horse Brighton Bay (by Ultimo) from Emma Augier de Moussac.
They not only know the right combinations for show jumpers but also dressage horses found their way at the Fortuna Hoeve including the Sorento offspring the Grand-Prix horse Florento Fortuna by Tatiana Miloserdova and Gordias Fortuna by Esmee van Veen who performs at ZZ-Zwaar level. It is a great list of horses and when you follows the results you see the "Fortuna" horses regularly between the top ten results.