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
In Verden, something is always going on! No matter summer, winter, spring or autumn. The Verden Auctions that take place every other month already make the “Rider-Town” Verden, as the Northern city the Hannoveraner Verband calls its home is commonly called, to a go-to destination for every horse... 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
Six Hanoverians form part of the team of the renowned Dressage trainer and rider from Framersheim, Germany. With Showtime she is a member of Germany's A-squad and aspirant for a ticket to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Read More
Once again in 2016 a Hanoverian Hunter is leading the Hunter scene in the US. It is Mindful by Graf Grannus/Bold Indian xx. Bred by Manfred Schaefer, Vechelde, and owned by Kenneth und Selma Garber, Kensel LLC, the 12 year old Mindful was named US Hunter of the year in 2015 and therewith repeated... Read More
After the first two blogs about the training pyramid we now arrived at the last part, the development of carrying strength. Read More
This weekend I visited the North Carolina based breeders Maryanna and Wendell Haymon. The couple bred and owns a number of successful US dressage horses, among them Doctor Wendell MF (Don Principe/Sandro Hit), Don Principe (Donnerhall/Prince Thatch xx) and Duet MF (Don Principe/Rotspon), just to... Read More
The so called “green” season, meaning the outdoor season is starting in Europe. Over the past couple of month, most horses and riders have been training indoors due to the cold and rainy German winters. Read More

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