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Learn About Friesians. Find Your Friesian.                                                                                                                                           Last updated: 04/02/14

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Fit, Style, Comfort, and Durability for The freedom to move.

Nationwide roadside & trailering assistance, 1-800-844-1409,

Ride a Friesian at our farm.

Join us.

Browse the DVD, Gift & Tack Shop.

Want to exchange a link, advertise, put your banner in our arena or have us include your info in our visitor packages?

Affordable, often even FREE. Some restrictions apply.
E-mail/click for inquiries.

We take our Friesians to Liefie Li Vine restaurant in historic Winnsboro TX.

South African cuisine, Texas wine, gifts. Our favorite place to eat with an apple for the horses!

Free barn cats & kittens

from Sulphur Springs TX Animal Control. Free adoption. Donations so much appreciated.

Call (903) 438-9369.

Truck plates for our Dodge truck from:

Sulphur Springs Chrysler Dodge Jeep.

Favorite dealership where we bought and service our truck.

Equine art, Apparel and Gifts of the Romantic Breeds by Dianne Diakowicz.

Superior Equine Grooming Products ... Since 1938!

Anneke with her stallion Tropical Rider's Wieger.

El Sueno Espanol: top quality keuring and baroque tack.

Special discount for members of Anneke's Friesians!


What Friesian is the right one? When shopping for a Friesian--especially when unfamiliar with the breed--build up reference material by sample riding several of ours. For more info visit the Lesson & Visit pageor e-mail us.

Anneke is the provider of the simultaneous translation in English at the annual KFPS Stallion Show in Leeuwarden.

Please connect with us by using the information listed in the index below (click or scroll down the page).



Chat, I.M., Social Media, Chapters, Groups
We do NOT participate in chat rooms, instant messaging, social media, chapters/clubs or groups. Return to top of the page.


Directions -Address - Location
We are located in Como, northeast Texas, between Dallas and Texarkana, conveniently close to I30, just south of bustling I30 exit Sulphur Springs, a few miles from world famous Lake Fork, and next to historic Bonnie & Clyde's Winnsboro.
Mailing address: Anneke van den IJssel/Anneke's Friesians, P.O. Box 135, Como TX 75431, USA.
Directions are provided with the scheduling of a visit. Please connect with us for the nature of your inquiry so we may make you feel right at home at a mutually convenient date & time and have your information ready. Return to top of the page.
Main e-mail address: Notice there is NO 'e' in frisian and it's .net and NOT .com. Alternatively you may use, or when in doubt call (903) 573-2021. E-mail is the best way to reach us.

Please note: e-mail addresses are added to our private, confidential contact list for Friesian information, however, if you ask to be removed from the mailing list, you promptly are. Also see Disclaimer. Return to top of the page.


We welcome constructive feedback by e-mail (see above for e-addresses or click here). Return to top of the page.


Depending on the nature of the visit we offer overnights at our farm. We have two r.v./live-in horse trailer hook-ups as well as a guest room.
The most convenient town to stay in (just north of us) with the a great variety of stores, services, restaurants, hotels, and easy access both to us and I30 is Sulphur Springs TX, right along I30 (exactly in between Dallas and Texarkana) with:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites, La Quinta Inn & Suites, Quality One, Days Inn, Comfort Suites, Best Western Trail Dust Inn, and Hampton Inn, with rooms of varying rates.
Find a match with one of the many easy-to-comp hotel-booking sites, such as
For a romantic B&B stay check out smaller, historic Winnsboro TX (one of Bonnie & Clyde's favorite hangouts!) with its quaint downtown and lake home/weekend ranch location. We are only a few miles away from world famous Lake Fork. Return to top of the page.
Find our information on this website or connect with us through this page if you have a question or need more details.
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Telephone/SMS Text/Fax
Our phone number is (+1) (903) 573-2021. It accepts sms/text and e-mail. If you need to send a fax contact us for the fax number.

Please use e-mail as the primary method of communication. We reserve phone time for serious client connections and urgent matters only. Return to top of the page.


Time Zone / Opening Hours
We are on Central U.S. time. It is 7 hours later in The Netherlands compared to Texas, 7 hours earlier in Texas compared to The NL, GMT -5 DST, GMT -6 standard time.
NOTE: check for differences in international DLST (Daylight Saving Time). Summer time started 3/9/14 for the USA and will end 11/2/14.
  • Although we work seven days a week as a result of working with livestock and more we are often also engaged due to the nature of the work as a whole so be sure to leave a voicemail, text message or e-mail. BY APPOINTMENT we are open 7 days a week. We schedule private rest time around appointments. Please allow us the time to respond and please be serious and specific.
  • We invite you to share in our respect for Sunday as a private day. Only with prior arrangement & no other options are we available on Sundays.
  • In case of emergency please call (provided on a need-to-know basis) the emergency triage. Return to top of the page.





(Photo header: Anneke on client's gelding-in-training in the 2010 Mount Vernon TX rodeo parade.)

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