For many, many years the Dutch Rabobank was sponsor of the Dutch federation. Now, after 15 years, so eurodressage.com reported the Dutch credit institute will not extend the contract beyond January first, 2017. Thanks to the Robobank the equestrian sport was able to rapidly develop. The Robobank talent team provided a strong support for young riders in the whole country. Now the KNHS has one year in which they need to find a solution for the time after the sponsorship. Due to the economical situation the Robobank announced a day earlier that they would need to eliminate 9,000 jobs. about one fifth of the whole headcount.