HISTORY AND FUTURE
It started with “THE STARDUST RANCH“.
The STAR DUST RANCH was established by Belgian western style riding pioneer Patrick van Coninckxloey in 1983 and has been from 1986 until 1996 at the forefront of America Quarter Horse competition, National and International. He married Suzanne Fernandes in 2000 and as they have completely revised the ranch in order to stay up-to-date with the equine business in 1997 from this ranch in Rillaar/Aarschot , to a global breeding, selling, coaching and training operation
“PS WESTERN HORSE CUSTOM“
The STARDUST RANCH named after the first Quarter Horse mare ,DEE STARDUST LADY, bought by Patrick is still `home` for the family ; Patrick, Suzanne and daughter Chinouck.
But! It`s PS WESTERN HORSE CUSTOM that will continue to provide the very best in breeding, selling and training high quality Quarter and Paint Horses, National and International. PS WESTERN HORSE CUSTOM will instruct, train and coach Youth – Non Pro and Pro riders to the top at their new facility THE DUKES RANCH, Diamantweg 32, 3260 Heultje/Westerlo – Belgium.
PS WESTERN HORSE CUSTOM has expanded and became one of the most comprehensive Western Training Facilities in Belgium History. In addition to the large outdoor arena and the indoor riding arena with a custom surface which is ideal for Reining horses as well as being suitable for all range of other Western and Classical riding activities PS WESTERN HORSE CUSTOM has a round pen for training young horses as well as problem horses, a cutting pen with a mechanical cow to train cow-horses….. If You wish to come and train your horse with us all this is available for hire throughout the year.
There are multiple events hosted during the year, from National competitions to clinics and social gatherings in the large and nostalgic club room, as well as Western and Classical Horsemanship lectures and demo`s.
Under the direction of Patrick and Suzanne, souls and founders behind the Belgian and International scaled recognized schooling program “Western Riding“ (read more..) the facility is fully equipped to provide expert training and tuition to the highest levels.
PS WESTERN HORSE CUSTOM will also have horses available for purchase, from young stock through ranch stock, to fully trained competition horses.
The breeding facility, suitable for artificial insemination is under construction. Dedicated to excellence, we are putting together an impressive group of stallions to stand at stud in Belgium and Europe. We have our stallion service available to mare owners wishing to have their mares inseminated at our facility, or wishing to collect and ship semen.
Therefore we invite You to come and see our dedication in the Western Horse world and come to be a part of a true American tradition.
So feel free to pass by and join us to let our dream become yours!
“The new tradition begins here .“