Joao qualifies his 3rd horse for the Olympics


We are very happy for our Brazilian student Joao Victor Oliva who succeeded again at ‘s-Hertogenbosch and qualified his 3rd horse, the Lusitanian stallion “Xama dos Pinhais”, for Rio 2016. Good luck for the Olympic Games!

Olympic qualification for Shingo Hayashi


After two competitions in Lier (BEL) and ‘s-Hertogenbosch (NL) our student Shingo Hayashi achieved the olympic qualification with his horse Clearwater! Since 2014 we support Shingo’s dressage training and exercise his horses when he practises on his job as professional rider at the Irish Aran Riding School in Japan....

Eva and Donnerwetter win in Ankum


The new stable member Donnerwetter and Eva Schulte-Günne achieved a victory at their first competition together. The 8-year-old Westphalian (Dimaggio x Donnerbube) succeeded with a result of 68,3 % in a dressage competition at Level M**.

Pan Am Games Toronto 2015


What a success for Joao Victor Marcaré Oliva on his Lusitano stallion Xama de Pintras. Being the youngest competitor he was placed 7th in the individual freestyle competition. With the team he won the bronze medal for Brasil after USA and Canada!

“Dressage from the heart” – Dressurstall van Laak in the EQUISTYLE magazine


The EQUISTYLE magazine published a lovely article about the Dressurstall van Laak, its history and our way of working which you can find here: Have fun reading!

German foal championships in Lienen


Our colt by Dante Weltino x Lancer III won at Unna Massen the qualification of the dressage emphasized foals for the German foal championships in Lienen, today.

LVM classification


This daughter of For Romance won with high marks in the class of the dressage emphasized filly foals at the LVM classification at Mieleszko-Vekens stables.

1st place for Frank Mohr and the 7-year old son of Dimaggio


Congratulations to our rider Frank Mohr and our 7-year old son of Dimaggio. The couple won today at advanced level. For this horse it is the first victory at advanced level!

Another foal of Dante Weltino!


We are happy to announce another foal of Dante Weltino at our stable. This colt is a great joy every day again!

Son of Totilas on loan in Warendorf


Toliva, this son of Totilas, which is owned by our Brazilian student Joao Oliva, is on loan to the state stud Warendorf, after having been prepared by the dressage stable van Laak and after the successful participation at the OLD-licensing.We are happy about the successful start in the breeding...

Victory for Joao Oliva in Short Grand Prix


Our student from Brazil, Joao Oliva, won the short Grand Prix with his horse in Ankum. With this horse he had only been at a competition three times before and had now won that short Grand Prix with more than 68%. He has also achieved further placings.He placed second...

Frank Mohr and the 5-year old Fernando won in Ankum


Fernando took part in this international dressage competition for the first time and won right the first time with a dream mark of 7,8. Frank Mohr was very happy about Fernando’s performance since it looked as if he had done it many times before. Additional to that he showed great...