Dressage Stable Van Baalen
Welcome to the official website of Dressage Stable Van Baalen (DVB). DVB is the home of Coby, Marlies and Marrigje van Baalen, their team and their students. DVB trains riders and horses at all levels, from novice to Grand Prix, with pleasure to success.
Coby and Marlies are successful at the highest level of dressage. Coby rode the stallion Ferro at the Olympic Games in Sydney (2000), where she won team silver. With the stallion Idocus, Marlies was part of the Dutch team at the Olympic Games in Athens (2004). Marrigje won 10 medals at European Championships as a youth rider and has been successful in the Grand Prix.
Within the past few years, Dressage Stable Van Baalen has brought more than forty students to National Dressage. Altogether they won a total of 75 medals at the European Championships. In addition to that, more than twenty of them continued onto the highest Grand Prix level.
The many successes achieved makes the stable into what it is today: an inspiring place to learn, work, train and reside.
For proper guidance the proper training of the coaches is essential. Coby van Baalen is a qualified coach level 6, a coach who works with the guidelines of NOC * NSF at an Olympic level.
Marlies van Baalen and Marrigje van Baalen are certified level 5 coaches who work with the guidelines of NOC * NSF at Grand Prix level.
The DVB related rider Debora Pijpers is ORUN 4 qualified.
DVB trains with pleasure and achieves success!