St Francis Friesians

St. Francis Friesians is a small private breeding, boarding and training facility dedicated to breeding fine quality horses suitable for a variety of disciplines.  We specialize in KFPS/FHANA registered pure Dutch Friesian Horses for saddle and carriage. 

Home to HARKJI OF GULL LAKE FARM,

A SPECIAL NANNING 374 DAUGHTER

IFSHA WESTERN REGIONAL CHAMPION MARE 2005

TWO TIME IFSHA HORSE OF THE YEAR 2005 AND 2006

UNITED STATES EQUESTRIAN FEDERATION

FARNAM PLATFORM

DRIVING HORSE OF THE YEAR 2006     

WORLD CHAMPION JUNIOR EXHIBITOR 2015

WORLD CHAMPION YOUTH RIDER 2015

WORLD CHAMPION AND PERPETUAL ARMOR TROPHY WINNER 2015

UNITED STATES EQUESTRIAN FEDERATION

FARNAM PLATFORM

RIDING HORSE OF THE YEAR 2015

























ALSO HOME OF TOP BREEDING MARE CATHARINA ALBELENDA H. SIRED BY THE INCREDIBLE ANTON 343 SPORT PREFERENT AND STER **

PRODUCER OF TOP FIRST PREEMIE FOALS WITH CONSISTANT SPORT MOVEMENT, GENTLE CHARACTER AND LOTS OF HAIR.




























HOME OF A VERY RARE LOLKE SPORT 371 DAUGHTER HANEY ANGEL K STANDING AT AN INCREDIBLE 16.63 hands.  THIS MARE IS AMAZING AND PRODUCES FOALS THAT ARE JUST LIKE HER SIRE WITH SUPERIOR MOVEMENT & FLOWING MANES AND TAILS LIKE HER GRAND SIRE OEGE.  SHE IS GENTLE, LOVES ATTENTION AND LOVES BEING A MOM.



All of our mares are gentled to ride and perform before being bred.  This allows us to be highly selective and ensure that all of our foals have top quality temperments and a willing athletic nature to excel out on the trail or in the show ring.


We are dedicated to the Friesian horse and helping others find that special partner in their lives.  We have over 45 years of combined experience in horses of all breeds.



Utilizing specialized training methods that employ gentleness and the traditional Native American philosophy of trust and companionship; horses at St. Francis become solid partners for their owners and have confidence in themselves. Proud members in good standing with the Friesian Horse Association of North American and the KFPS Dutch book, plus supporters and members of the International Friesian Show Horse Association and the United States Equestrian Federation.


We train, show and exhibit our own horses. We love helping other owners do the same.

We have Multiple Horse of The Year Awards for both Full Blooded FPS Dutch Registered Friesians and  IFSHA Recognized Derivatives.