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Friesian horses

Black Sterling Friesians Finder Service… helping riders acquire the Friesian horse that is RIGHT for them.

We go to great lengths to match the RIGHT Friesian horse with the RIGHT rider, depending on the rider’s needs, budget, timing, etc.. Owner Janna Weir has not only won 16 world and national championships with her Friesian horses, and been awarded FHANA’s President’s Trophy, she has successfully matched more riders than anyone in North America with their dream forever Friesian partners.

After 20 years of observing busy customers that had taken a 20 yr hiatus from riding, to have children/careers, and had not ridden regularly, and struggled to take time off work or away from home obligations to fly across the country, to try a horse, only to make a choice on the purchase of a lifetime horse after a 10 minute sit on a new horse’s back, in a foreign setting…. we realized this formula was NOT conducive to success. Janna discovered the happiest customers had purchased their Friesians’ sight unseen from Black Sterling Friesians ranch!!

Janna goes to great lengths to speak with each customer at length and find out their wants and needs are and matches them with a horse that best MATCH’S those needs, in the customer’s price range. Not only does she see and try our Friesian sale horses, she provides dozens of pictures and in-depth videos, pedigrees, and radiographs on the upper level horses are provided for review with your vet. To aid in the selection process of YOUR new Fairytale Friesian, Janna takes care of EVERY step of the import process, up to and including coordinating delivery to your doorstep!

Give Janna a call and she will find a Friesian SPECIFICALLY for YOU. Janna will help locate YOUR fairytale Friesian, negotiate the very best price, with contacts she has been purchasing Friesians from for the past two decades, and take care of exchanging funds to euros, arrange all the necessary vet checks and radiographs and bloodwork, arrange for transport of the horse to the Amsterdam or Liege airport, and arrange all the necessary import and quarantine services for a customer’s exceptional new dream Friesian!

We frequently find and import EXCEPTIONALLY beautiful trail/pleasure horses, as well as offer accomplished sport horses with impeccable track records, winning in dressage, ONLY available by us. We see and try numerous horses, only picking the best of the BEST, after testing, riding, and taking each animal on long trail rides and in traffic or to the beach. We don’t JUST evaluate your new horse in an arena or show setting; we take them down the Netherland’s streets in heavy loud traffic!

We arrange and pay for thorough vetting with the most renowned veterinarians in Holland, AND pay for and arrange international heath certificates, required blood and cem tests, import and quarantine to the Port of Entry closest to the Buyer, etc. In short, we offer AMAZING one of a kind horses to our discriminate buyers. Call or email Janna at 415-272-2112 and let her know exactly what you are searching for, and if we don’t have it, we will find your fairytale Friesian for you!

Janna Weir


Janna won national acclaim in the saddleseat equitation division. In 1983, she rode her American Saddlebred, Warlock, to two world championships and won the National Finals in Madison Square Gardens. In 1992, she returned to the show ring to be named the U.P.H.A. Adult Saddleseat Equitation World Champion.

In 1993, she was selected to represent the United States on the World Cup Team. For years, Janna showed her Friesian 1st premie ster gelding, Black Sterling, in Open Western and English Pleasure classes, and the STER geldings, Majestic and Ate, in various divisions including huntseat, dressage, driving, and saddleseat classes, throughout the west coast, and at the IFSHA National Championships in Las Vegas and St Louis, taking home more than 16 world and national titles.

In 2009, Janna was presented with the President’s Trophy Award from FHANA for achieving the highest riding scores in North America, and was selected as the person who best demonstrates the versatility of the Friesian horse. In 2010, she won an unprecedented nine National and World Championships, all unanimously under 3 different Judges, at the IFSHA Friesian Grand National Horse Show in Del Mar.

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