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May 27 2024
Wins for Gilles Thomas and Marthe Heudens with Nieuwenhof horses in Bonheiden

Wins for Gilles Thomas and Marthe Heudens with Nieuwenhof horses in Bonheiden

Stal Nieuwenhof, headed to CSI2* Bonheiden. Feromas van Beek Z, showed very good shape. On Thursday the stallion, ridden by Gilles Thomas, jumped to fourth place in a 1.45m class. On Saturday, the ...

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May 19 2024
Gilles Thomas and Ermitage Kalone stay clear in jump-off 5*GP GCT Madrid and jump to third place

Gilles Thomas and Ermitage Kalone stay clear in jump-off 5*GP GCT Madrid and jump to third place

After last Friday's demonstration with a victory in the Global Champion Leauge, together with his teammate John Withaker, Gilles and Ermitage Kalone again jumped a fantastic round and ditto jump-off ...

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May 18 2024
Gilles Thomas and John Withaker win GCL in Madrid - Ermitage Kalone impresses

Gilles Thomas and John Withaker win GCL in Madrid - Ermitage Kalone impresses

What a stunning performance by Gilles Thomas (26) riding Ermitage Kalone in the Global Champions Leaugue in Madrid on Friday! Gilles and Valkenswaard-United teammate 69-year-old (!) John Withaker ...

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May 13 2024
Elfra Van Beek Z

Gilles Thomas and Elfra Van Beek Z jump to fourth place in Eindhoven's 1.55m GP - sixth place in Belgian Championship Juniors for Ines Van Dijck

Six of the 55 started, combinations jumped to the jump-off of the 3* Grand Prix of Eindhoven. Stal Nieuwenhof rider Gilles Thomas, jumped to a fourth place with the black ten-year-old stallion Elfra ...

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May 06 2024
Gilles Thomas and Luna van het Dennehof win GCT Grand Prix Shanghai!

Gilles Thomas and Luna van het Dennehof win GCT Grand Prix Shanghai!

Only two combinations out of seven jump-off candidates remained clear in the GCT GP of Shanghai. Gilles and Luna van het Dennehof (Prince van de Wolfsakker x Quidam de Revel) and Edwina Tops ...

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May 04 2024
KWPN recognizes jumping stallion Funky Fred Marienshof Z

KWPN recognizes jumping stallion Funky Fred Marienshof Z

The stallion inspection committee jumping has nominated the Grand Prix stallion Funky Fred Marienshof Z  for recognition. The board has formalized these recognitions.

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Apr 30 2024
Ermitage Kalone showed his jumpingskills in GP Hagen

Ermitage Kalone showed his jumpingskills in GP Hagen

In Hagen, Germany, Gilles Thomas jumped a top round in the GP with Ermitage Kalone. Gilles and the stallion did not make a single jumping fault on the 1.55m-high course

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Apr 22 2024
Ines Van Dijck and J.Comghorla van Beek jump to fourth place in Junior GP Compiegne

Ines Van Dijck and J.Comghorla van Beek jump to fourth place in Junior GP Compiegne

A strong performance by Ines Van Dijck in the 1.40m-high Junior GP of Compiegne (FR). Ines and J.Comghorla van Beek (Comme il faut x Padinus) jumped clear in both the basic round and the jump-off - ...

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Mar 25 2024
Ermitage Kalone double clear in GP CSI 3* Saint-Tropez Gassin

Ermitage Kalone double clear in GP CSI 3* Saint-Tropez Gassin

Gilles Tomas was competing at the CSI 3* Saint-Tropez Gassin over the past few days, where both Elfra van Beek Z and Ermitage Kalone made a verry good impression. Emitage Kalone and Gilles jumped to ...

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Mar 18 2024
Gilles and Luna jump to fifth place in Paris

Gilles and Luna jump to fifth place in Paris

No better way to end the indoor season on a great note. In Paris, Gilles Thomas jumped Luna van het Dennehof to fifth place in the 1.60m-high GP. On Friday there was also a seventh place for Feromas ...

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Mar 11 2024
Son of Ermitage Kalone is BWP Champion Stallion (again)

Son of Ermitage Kalone is BWP Champion Stallion (again)

For the second year in a row, Ermitage Kalone (Catoki x Kannan) is the Champion Stallion of the BWP Stallion Selection. Vitalis JS Van Het Hagenbroek is a son of Ermitage Kalone.

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Feb 26 2024
Clear rounds and strong results under the Spanish sun for Gilles Thomas and his horses

Clear rounds and strong results under the Spanish sun for Gilles Thomas and his horses

In early February, Gilles Thomas left for the Sunshine Tour in Vejer de la Frontera, Spain, with a truck full of horses. After three weeks of Sunshine Tour, there are no less than 36 clear rounds ...

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Jan 29 2024
Gilles Thomas and Luna van het Dennehof jump to fourth place in Amsterdam

Gilles Thomas and Luna van het Dennehof jump to fourth place in Amsterdam

Strong performance by Gilles Thomas in Amsterdam! In the World Cup in the Dutch capital, Gilles and Luna van het Dennehof jumped to fourth place after a clear jump-off.

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Jan 23 2024
Gilles Thomas looks forward to Jumping Amsterdam  with Luna van het Dennehof, Elfra van Beek Z and Feromas van Beek Z

Gilles Thomas looks forward to Jumping Amsterdam with Luna van het Dennehof, Elfra van Beek Z and Feromas van Beek Z

Gilles was competing at Sentower Park in Opglabbeek during the second weekend of January. There he jumped Feromas van Beek Z to a second place in the 1.45m-high 2*GP. Puskas de Kalvarie, Moon Flower ...

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Dec 31 2023
Ermitage Kalone jumps clear jump-off in Sport Flanders CSI5* Grand Prix

Ermitage Kalone jumps clear jump-off in Sport Flanders CSI5* Grand Prix

Ermitage Kalone (Catoki x Kannan) jumped a very nice clear round with Gilles Thomas on Friday evening, in front of a packed and sold-out Nekkerhal in the 5* GP. Also in the jump-off, with 19 ...

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Dec 28 2023
Ermitage Kalone

Nieuwenhof horses start strong at Jumping Mechelen

Jumping Mechelen 2024 is entering its second half and Gilles Thomas looks back on the horses' performances at the Nekkerhal with satisfaction for the time being. On day 1, Gilles rode to silver in ...

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Dec 20 2023
Gilles Thomas looks forward to Jumping Mechelen

Gilles Thomas looks forward to Jumping Mechelen

Gilles: "Luna jumps the World Cup, Ermitage Kalone jumps in the Sires and the 5* GP" Six more days of countdown and then Jumping Mechelen will start. The equestrian Christmas party for every ...

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Nov 15 2023
Ermitage Kalone and Gilles Thomas impress in 4*GP Maastricht

Ermitage Kalone and Gilles Thomas impress in 4*GP Maastricht

Gilles Thomas was in Maastricht last weekend with three Nieuwenhof-horses. Puskas de Kalvarie jumped to seventh place in the 1.45m class there on Sunday. In the same class stable mate Elfra van Beek ...

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Oct 14 2023
Gilles remains successful in Beijing ... just like the horses that found their way to China via Nieuwenhof Stables

Gilles remains successful in Beijing ... just like the horses that found their way to China via Nieuwenhof Stables

On Friday, Gilles Thomas won the individual CSI3* competition with his allotted Nero 'P'. Zitric Van Beek Z and Jos Verloooy rode to place in this 1.45m class at the Longines Equestrian Beijing ...

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Oct 13 2023
Gilles Thomas immediately rides to fourth place in opening class of Longines Bejing Masters Longines Bejing

Gilles Thomas immediately rides to fourth place in opening class of Longines Bejing Masters Longines Bejing

Gilles is competing at the Longines Bejing Masters this week, our Belgian Champion is jumping there along with a dozen European riders, on invitation and on non-owned horses. In the opening class ...

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Oct 12 2023
A strong statement ...

A strong statement ...

Joris Van Dijck posted a strong statement on his social media, immediately clarifying the future of Ermitage Kalone. The stallion on which Gilles became Belgian Champion at the Belgian Championship ...

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Oct 10 2023
Marcel Van Dijck: "Incredibly proud and grateful to be able to experience this!"

Marcel Van Dijck: "Incredibly proud and grateful to be able to experience this!"

Ermitage Kalone is a stallion wo touches people. After his win at the Belgian Championship with Gilles Thomas in Lanaken, everyone wants to see the son of Catoki. As in Barcelona, two weeks ago. The ...

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Sep 28 2023
Gilles and Ermitage Kalone to Nations League Final in Barcelona

Gilles and Ermitage Kalone to Nations League Final in Barcelona

Following last Saturday's Belgian title by Gilles Thomas and Ermitage Kalone (Catoki x Kannan), Gilles and the stallion received a ticket for a flight to Barcelona for the final of the Longines ...

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Sep 23 2023
Gilles Thomas and Ermitage Kalone become Belgian Seniors Champions

Gilles Thomas and Ermitage Kalone become Belgian Seniors Champions

Congratulations to Gilles Thomas and Ermitage Kalone (Catoki x Kannan) on winning the Belgian title! From second position, Gilles managed to take over the lead in the Belgian Championship with the ...

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