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A Tribute to Idocus

The Road to Grand Prix


When:  March 24-26, 2011
Where: DG Bar Ranch, Hanford CA  (Fresno is closest airport)
Hotel:   Holiday Inn, Visalia, $75/night, 559-651-5000.

Starting Thursday at 5 PM with The Road to Grand Prix. Special guests Lendon Gray, Courtney King-Dye and Steffen Peters chronicle the journey of Idocus, highlighted by developing horses presented under saddle to illustrate his progress through the levels. A  fundraiser for Courtney will follow and the evening will end with a Freestyle by Steffen Peters.




Idocus has been given the honor of becoming the 2009 Breyer horse


Idocus moves to California  Dec 04, 2008

After a very successful International Dressage career, the 18 year old KWPN approved stallion Idocus will now focus more on his breeding career. Idocus will make his new home at DG Bar Ranch in California and will now be more available for breeding with fresh semen. Idocus will still be showing with his new partner Ashlyn DeGroot. Ashlyn is an up and coming young rider who will make great strides with Idocus. They make a beautiful pair.

Idocus flew to California on Tuesday and arrived  healthy and safe. He is getting used to his new surroundings and is living in the same stall where Wanroij spent so many of his years.

Idocus was the KWPN-NA 2007 Horse of the Year and has had an extensive and successful International Dressage career, representing Holland in the 2004 Olympic Games and representing the USA at the World in Cup Las Vegas and the World Equestrian Games in Aachen. He is also the only horse to win the Dressage at Devon Breed Show as a youngster and go on to win the Devon Grand Prix as an adult.




Idocus has competed in Europe in the fall of 2007 and is currently in competition on the Florida circuit 2008

 Idocus at Dressage at Devon  Placed 2nd  in the Grand Prix  71.04%

Placed 2nd in the Grand Prix Freestyle  73.%

Idocus places 6th at the World Cup in Las Vegas April, 2007!

Idocus and Courtney qualify for the World Cup Finals


       King and Peters

February 11th, 2007

Cosequin Wellington Dressage IDOCUS & Courtney King win the GRAND PRIX FREESTYLE with a 76.33%  !!

February 10th, 2007

Courtney King Crowned Winner in Second Day of Cosequin Wellington Dressage With Idocus



Idocus brought home the blue ribbon in the USEF High Performance Grand Prix with a 70.760 percent, King was about four percentage points ahead of the rest of the riders


Klaus Balkenhol, Courtney King and Idocus


Idocus returns to the USA!!

Idocus now back in training after a well deserved break from his European tour and participation in the Athens Olympic Games.

 Idocus has returned to competition with his rider Courtney King.


2004 Competitions

Idocus to Athens!

Idocus has been named to the Olympic Dressage Team

for the Netherlands

Grand Prix dressage rider Marlies van Baalen and Idocus


2-29-04 Idocus wins With a score of 70.96% in an international Grand Prix!   

The Grand Prix was ridden yesterday evening to a sold out crowd in the IJsselhallen. The enthusiastic audience followed the movements of many registered stallions. Idocus and Marlies went very well in the Grand Prix and their piaffe and passage were excellent. Marlies was extremely pleased with Idocus because he went through the arena with great expression. Second was Lisa Wilcox with Relevant. Third was Edward Gal with Gribaldi and the stallion Goethe was fourth.

3-1-2004: Idocus Best Stallion in Zwolle!