Working together in perfect harmony

Dressage stable Van Baalen

Dressage is at its finest when horse and rider work together in perfect harmony. That is what Marlies and Coby strive for on a daily basis at Dressuurstal Van Baalen (DVB). Everything is aimed at allowing the horse and rider to develop their talents optimally, with the well-being of the horse and rider as the basis. This is based on the belief that dressage is a true team sport. Because everything has to be right, Dressuurstal Van Baalen offers the complete picture: the accommodation, the guidance during training and competitions, the physical and mental care for horse and rider and… the fun!

About DVB

An Olympic dressage stable where talent development of horse and rider is central. Meet Marlies and the team.


The accommodation of Dressage Stable Van Baalen offers everything to optimally facilitate horse and rider. DVB is happy to open its doors.

DVB horses

Dressage horses are the beating heart of Dressuurstal Van Baalen. DVB is happy to introduce the sport horses to you.

About marlies van baalen

'Getting the most out of every horse and myself'

Thanks to her parents’ passion for horses and equestrian sports, Marlies van Baalen grew up with horses, horses and more horses. She has since ridden two Olympic Games and mentors and coaches many talents.

the family history

From dairy farm to full-fledged top sports barn

After her marriage to Arie van Baalen, Coby van Baalen specialized in the dressage sport and the foundation was laid for the top sport stable that Dressuurstal Van Baalen is today.

dvb news

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We regularly update our news page with news about competitions or about the dressage stable.

DVB Matchmaker!

Fernando has found his perfect match! Fernando (Westpoint x Donnerhall) will continue his career under/with Aniek Hoorn Searching for a school master for the juniors,

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Opportunity! Summer student on DVB requested

DVB has room for an enthusiastic interested working student this summer. During this time you can live internally at DVB and will fully participate in the company where you will also work every other weekend. During this Summer School, you will learn about all facets at our company. You will have the opportunity to take a look into our ”kitchen” where both young horses and horses up to Grand Prix level are trained. You will help take care of all the horses (foals through Grand Prix), learn all about management in and around the barn, and also have the opportunity to ride.

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