Submitted by Tamara Logsdon: "Jaak" (DK's John Day) is my 2014 Dutch Harness by Uromast. He is my first horse to have started. We were Region 6 Training Level AA Reserve in 2019 and All-Breeds Award champion for 2nd Level ADHHA in 2021.
The dapper Dutch Harness Horse! We are celebrating them as our May Breed of the Month on
YourDressage! We recently asked our social media followers to post a photo of their favorite American Dutch Harness Horse or cross to be featured in a gallery on YourDressage! We will be sharing stories from folks who love this breed all through the month of May.
Did you know that dressage riders who choose American Dutch Harness Horses as their mounts are eligible for special awards through the Adequan®/USDF All-Breeds Awards program, as the
American Dutch Harness Horse Association and KWPN of North America are both participating organizations?
5yr old Nashville B.R. Scores in the high 70’s in training level! I’ve owned him since he was 1.5. His sire is globetrotter! He’s a Amazing boy 🦄🥰 – Annette S.-D.
My best pandemic purchase after tragically losing my horse of 14 years. I bought Gold sight unseen from WI to NJ, he was a skinny 5 year old Dutch harness horse. We just celebrated 3 years together. Last year we competed in his first year of recognized shows with successful scores at first level. He’s got the heart of gold and a big personality in a small package! – Sara B.
My favorite Dutch harness cross, Ever So Clever! – Shelbi G.
Love mine! J’adore La Vie 2014 ADHHA by Alex, owned and trained by myself ❤️ – Mel M.
My lovely ADHH mare, Ineeta. We are currently showing second level! PC: Marie Cobb – Natasha F.
I have recently discovered how awesome this breed is and now have a new project. Meet Olympia! – Mandi M.
A baby photo of Pharaon, by Hiro T He was the only DHH I started that wanted me actually to take flying lessons. I think we are done with that phase and he is now amazing! – Birgitt D.
Dobins, my first Dutch Harness horse purchased 3 years ago as a 4 year old. Now I’ve had and sold several . Biggest heart in the barn ❤ ❤ ❤ – Chelsea F.
Luminarie G (Ulandro x Flemmingh x Rubinstein), bred by Kanoe Godby, was purchased as a green broke 4-year-old, and is now 6! Currently competing at Training Level scoring a 70 in multiple tests. – Megan R.
The handsome Halstead – I fell in love with him while searching for a new equine partner in Florida last month. I knew very little about the breed before meeting him, but from all I’ve learned in the last several weeks he embodies everything ADHH: impeccable manners, great brain, and size. I am delighted to own such a lovely boy. 💕🐴💕 – Trisha F.
My Dutchie Luxe. We play dressage and are making our hunter debut this summer. – Caitlin S.
This is my Dutch Harness x Morgan (Gino R.V.F/Toronto/Brooklawn’s Cavalier) gelding, Athelas. Or as he’s known around the barn, Truman. I love this mischievous guy to pieces💙 – Anna G.
Fireball! I bought him on a whim this winter as a project. He had only driven at that time, but he is loving his new dressage life. We can’t wait to get him to some shows this summer! – Joan G.
Love my big guy! Commanders Eisenhower (Ike). 2008 ADHHA by Majesteit. – Alison T.
Yay! My first DHH by Vaandrager, bought him last August, not backed yet but dressage is my goal. He’s incredible. Amish bred/raised. Started in harness only. – Kelly M.
DHH x Saddlebred. He was amazing to ride and train. – Kim G.
La-Talenté, Hummer JLR x Sandokan. Bought him when he was 2 years old. My sweetest unicorn. Just turned 7 years old and successfully showing in 3rd lvl, scoring in the 70’s. He is also my bravest 3 day Eventing horse I’ve ever owned. – Sariana L.
The best breed! This is my 9yo Oberon. I fell so head over heels in love with the breed after buying him I drove across the country to buy my Wouter baby, Pink Cadillac. – Christine E.
Pink Cadillac “Weetzie”. She’s coming 3. – Christine E.
Two of my four dressage DHH talking a hack. I love versatility, and think it’s good for the horse to work out of the dressage arena – Marion G.
I own 3 crosses who are amazing! Pictured is Poseidon by Gaudi out of Jesire(Colonist) Number 1 yearling colt all breeds as a yearling, Champion 2 year old Kwpn colt, Championship placing at Dressage at Devon. He has an amazing mind! – Danielle S.
Reece BRB now competing 4th level Fandango X Jonker Bred by Leroy Grey – Bailey Ranch Breeders
Meet Luna! She is 100% ADHHA bred by the Amish. I was lucky enough to call her mine when she was 5. She is now 8, and won reserve champion with the Kentucky Dressage Association in 2022 for AA Intro. She even scored a high point of 77% at training level! We are taking our time to develop slowly and correctly. She plays an important role for the University of Kentucky Dressage Team as a lesson horse. She is the best, fanciest, and most versatile horse. She is my first horse, my heart horse, and the horse of a lifetime 🖤💖 – Colleen F.
– Ginny H.
Midnight Cruise aka Louie my 7 year old DHH gelding! Born in Ohio and we got to go to nationals after only a year together and he handled it like a champ! – Abby W.
My DHH Belmont. Showing I-1. Love this hard working breed. – Megan P.
This is Norma Jean ZA (aka Ruby), 6 yr old mare. Her sire is Majesteit. – Katie B.
Northside Acres Konnie is an 8 year old mare owned by Barbara Puckett Zulick. She’s competed to Third Level, is a dream to take out hacking, and even works bridleless! Shortly after acquisition, we discovered she was pregnant… her gorgeous filly is a wonderful surprise named Poppy who will be 3 this coming June. These two are such special girls, so smart, talented and very loved! PC SDH Photography – Wyleng L.
Aspen by Sandokan Bought her in Pennsylvania when she was 2. I believe she is 4 here and is turning 9 this June. One of the most amazing breeds I’ve ever worked with. So smart and always want to do the job. – Ashley H.
My gorgeous DHH girl💕 – Catherine C.
Lightning, a 7yo gelding by Sandokan, owned by Thunder Ridge Sport Horses. – Jennifer O.
This is Mercury Rising. Mercury is a National Champion 2nd level horse. Mercury is half Arab Dhh. Merc is showing 3rd and schooling 4th. – Kelly B.
Ariel! Her 4th show ever was USDF Finals and she was ADDH high score breed award 💜 Photo by Susan J. Stickle Photography – Ashley H.
Remson Galliano. Coming 2 years old. By Gaudi, out of a Manno mare. He is exquisite. We are excited for his future. – Dana G.
Chipsie my DHH by Wouter. Schooling all the Grand Prix work at 8 with such amazing trainability and athleticism. – Julie B.
We’ve had so many good ones! Love them, so fun and willing. Famousteen (Famous V x Dondersteen) – Allison Z.
My ADHH Genovo aka Capone. Love this breed ❤️❤️ – Penny K. Like this: Like Loading...