Meet Danie Louw, well known Appaloosa breeder, sheep farmer,Arabian breeder and a distributor of STRIDE products in the southern Free State. At over 2 meters tall it is no wonder that Danie stands out in a crowd.
Growing up the son of a prominent sheep farmer in the Tromsburg district, Danie grew up with the love of horses.
The Fauresmith 2012 endurance race took place during July and the “Best of Condition” award is one of the more meaningful awards of the race. This is a coveted honour and the emphasis of the award is on the condition in which the horse completes the ride, also reflecting on the judgement with which the rider approached the ride.
The tender loving and care paid off and the winners of the Best of Condition category at the Fauresmith 2012 are:
Every year, during the last few days of August, all roads leading to Walvis Bay in Namibia carry hundreds of Endurance lovers and their horses towards a special occasion and an experience that is so remarkable that many of these people will return year after year. This of course is the annual African Endurance Championship hosted by NERA, the governing body for endurance racing in Namibia.
Not only is Francisca Strydom a well known breeder of Arabian Horses, but this lady is an accomplished endurance rider too, having received her national colours in 2005.
At the recent Africa Cup , held in the port of Walvis Bay in Namibia, Francisca and her homebred Zuhrah won the “No Weight” division against a star studded field. The STRYDOM STUD have been STRIDE supporters and clients for many years, obtaining various STRIDE products to aid them in their breeding and showing efforts, as well as ensuring that their endurance horses get only the best supplements.