Breeding News
The quality of this group was very good, which became clear as the top 12 all scored more than 80%. Chairman of the judges Francis Verbeek: “We have seen fantastic horses that possess lots of quality. Gorgeous horses that in general showed three good gaits. The top distinguished themselves today... Read More
During the World Breeding Dressage Championships for Young Horses you can let your voice be heard via a mobile app. For every figure the audience can indicate which mark they give to the concerning combination. Read More
For 28 years, Consul has been a flagship stallion at Iron Spring Farm (ISF). Earlier this month, the handsome dark brown stallion with the distinctive white face reached the end of his exceptionally long life. Read More
Normally, it is nothing usual to give horses numbers. However, in this case it is useful and makes sense. And it has nothing to do with devaluing the horse. Moreover it serves to create a good overview. Read More
In an historic development, the American Hanoverian Society (AHS) now recognizes and approves stallions for breeding based on their success as show hunters. Read More
The evaluation of the exterior of horses has always played a significant role in the breeding. It presents valuable conclusions about the quality and the use already in young horses and thus gives an indication on the value of the horse (and its offspring) as a riding horse in the respective... Read More
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the combinations representing the U.S. at the 2016 Longines FEI/WBFSH World Breeding Dressage Championships for Young Horses held in Ermelo, The Netherlands, July 28-31, 2016. Read More
“We can breed the best horses, but in the end they can only perform as presented by the rider” - Dr. Werner Schade, Head of the Hannoveraner Verband Read More
Mid of July, the event venue in Verden comes up with two highlights. The Verden Auction will be held on July 16, presenting 98 riding horses and 57 foals. Read More
There is no need to start working over fences before the horse 'with me'," Enrico Süßenbach explains."If I start jumping to early, especially with a young horse, I risk that the horse does not pay attention, makes mistakes because of that, and becomes insecure. That is something I need to avoid... Read More


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