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Malo Stables Competitive Horse Breeding

Danish Pioneer Breeds Top Warm Bloods

Malo stables is the first proper warm blood breeding facility in Kenya, breeding studbook Danish, Dutch (KWPN) and German warm blood of highest quality for dressage and jumping. Anja du Toit, a passionate horsewoman and Dane herself, swapped her job as spokesperson in the United Nations World Food program for a horse-business in Kenya: MALO Stables.

Like the world famous Dane, Karen von Blixen, who lived in Kenya in the 1920’s, she has ‘a farm in Africa at the foot of the Ngong hills’ – breeding sports horses with the best genetics from today’s top European breeding stock. Malo stables’ Anja du Toit is the first person in Kenya to import stallion semen, officially. The Livestock department developed the existing protocol for stallion semen import for the first time due to Anja’s request.

Sadly, there is no experience with artificial insemination in horses in the veterinary community in Kenya, so Malo Stables has worked with a veterinarian from South Africa who has inseminated, flushed and transferred embryos – another first in Kenya. Malo stables is therefore also the first stable to produce a live ‘embryo transfer foal’ in Kenya, First Lady of Kenya (Fürstenball/Milan) born during the Kenyan elections 2013. Malo stables is a true pioneer in warm blood breeding.

Malo Stables aims to sell most of the foals and youngsters in Kenya, hoping to improve the sport via better horses. However, proper warm blood horses – let alone imported mares and semen – are significantly more expensive than the horses bought of the racetrack (the horses people ride in Kenya at present). Hence, Malo stables has set up business relations with top European brokers as well as professional riders in South Africa, in order to export horses that have proved to be too valuable and talented for the local market.

Check here MALO wins all dressage classes in Dagoretti show 2019 

Brood Mares


Minola (Milan (Michellino) / Lantaan)
Minola is a highly feminine and incredibly modern Milan prodigy. She’s was reserve ‘Victor Ludorum Dressage’ in the last show she competed. All lateral movements half pass in particular and extensions she does with such ease and with scores in the 8s & 9s. Her flying changes are extravagantand her Piaffe is the stuff dreams are make of
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Ma Rose

Ma Rose (Rosentanz / Münchhausen)
Ma Rose in undefeated in Dressage in Kenya in Dressage and has the most amazing temperament. She is always calm – even at big noisy shows, she is brilliant out on a hack and has never resisted a task. She always tries her golden heart out for her rider. When collected she shows her extravagant cadenced trot and floats. Her walk and canter are top quality and the passage is gets bigger with each ride…this horse truly has the mind and the power to go all the way both mentally and physically.
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Samia  (Samarant (Sandro Hit) / Carano) born 2007
Samia is a horse completely out of the ordinary working very easily and uncomplicated under saddle. She has three good gaits, which the canter is second to none. She is a very beautiful horse with a great charisma. Samia is truly a top quality horse.
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Competitive Horse Breeding Galana

Galana KWPN ( Jacardo KWPN / Anvari xx) – SOLD
Galana born 2011 has just started her riding career. A sweet cooperative filly that 5 months into her training goes for hacks in the forest with our 10 year old son and packs clients of varying experience safely during outrides.

Competitive Horse Breeding: Summerbird

Summerbird (Fürstenball / Friedenfürst)
Summerbird is without doubt the most talented dressage horse in Africa at present. Her temperament is divine and her paces to die for. Bought from HP horses as a two year old and we are delighted that her potential is only growing by the day. Full filling all our expectations and more. This horse is truly amazing.
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Sales Horses

Contendra – SOLD
Born June 2014 (Contendros  (Contendro 1)/ Anvari xx)

Contendra is already showing her breeding jumping around in the paddocks with her little lusitano friend. Its early days, but she is beautiful and highly energetic. Her mother was my first horse here in Kenya, who showed a lot more talent jumping than dressage, which she was bought for. Therefore we decided to import some proper ‘warm blood jumping blood’ to create this talented mare.
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Hercules KWPN, Gelding
Born march 2012 (Arrogant KWPN (Grandos/ Krack C)  / Anvari xx)
Hercules is the first prodigy from our own very talented Arrogant  who swept the lower grade dressage shows in South Africa with top event rider Graham Winn until he was sold at an auction in Joburg achieving the highest price of the dressage horses. Like his dad, he has the most amenable nature, easy to handle and fond of people. He’s jumping 1.20 today and has placed in all his dressage, however we are focusing more on his jumping education as he shows so much immediate talent.

Hercules at one of his first shows / placed in all his classes, HOTYS 2016
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Born June 2011.

After the American Saddler Hiawatha & Classic Strike (Green Lightning xx). Super Hack Horse – takes beginners around the forest and plains no problem. Came 3rd in his first 3-phase event ever, jumping 1-1.10 today (2019) and places in both dressage and jumping. Many winns! Born, raised and backed at MALO.
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                                                                                                                                              Fürst Afrique DV colt, Born July 2012 (Fürstenball / Rosentanz (Rohdiamant))
This stunning colt will be at stud in Nakuru September 2019. He has got the most amazing temperament and has won most of his classes both dressage and showjumping ever since he started competing – literally. Latest he was the vehicle for a 16 year old rider winning the ‘young rider Victor Ludorum’ – meaning the horse with the most points all together in that 4 day show. His sire Fürstenball is the leading sire in the German young horse championships at the moment. Fürstenball is only 7 himself, so has very young prodigy only. He had 5 approved mares in the Elite Mare show in Rastede this year, 2014. Most amazingly they all came top ten ranking. This is a top bred horse that has a bright future. 1st, 2nd, 5th,7th, & 9th. Unheard of!
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Stallions In Our Breeding

The Sires / Mare Sires of the Sales Horses and the foals on their way: