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Guidelines for the FEI-WBFSH Dressage World Breeding Championships
09-06-2020 - 15:07

The FEI has updated the guidelines for the FEI-WBFSH Dressage World Breeding Championships. The updated guidelines can be downloaded here

New licensing commissioners in Hanover
04-06-2020 - 11:27

On 29 May, Hannover's stallion raisers met in Verden. Also this year, the licensing in autumn – under observance of the then valid official requirements – is to be the highlight of the breeders' year

FEI WBFSH Dressage World Breeding Championship 2020 to be held in December
05-05-2020 - 11:38

It is with pleasure that the WBFSH can announce that the new dates for the FEI WBFSH Dressage World Breeding Championship 2020 have been confirmed for 9th to 13th December 2020 in Verden Germany.

New format to SCSL stallion selection
20-03-2020 - 15:52

The Studbook de Cheval de Selle Luxembourgeois (SCSL) has introduced a new format to its stallion selection as of 2020. For both jumping-bred and dressage-bred stallions, the format will no longer include free jumping. The licensing will take place over three phases, which always take place in February (as of 2020)

Herning: A total of 21 approved stallions in DWB
08-03-2020 - 13:31

At the Danish Warmblood Stallion Selection in Herning 11 young showjumping and 21 dressage stallions were approved for testing

Modern show jumping changes the judging
08-03-2020 - 12:35

The jumping sport and course building have developed over recent years, and so the demands of the modern jumping horse have changed. This has resulted in a reassessment of the judging of the horse's technique in the studbook of Danish Warmblood, when the breeding seeks the future jumping talents

HERNING: 31 older stallions licensed in DWB
05-03-2020 - 22:15

The Danish Warmblood stallion licensing with international dressage and jumping competitions is in full swing in Herning. Today, the first stallions have been approved for breeding which also allows them to participate in the show and presentation classes in the coming days

Saumur presentations online on video
04-02-2020 - 12:33

We have launched a new WBFSH YouTube Channel where we share interesting and useful videos such as some of the presentations and discussions at the Annual Meetings 2019 in Saumur

Kannan has passed away
27-01-2020 - 09:13

The legendary show jumping stallion Kannan has passed away at the age of nearly 28 years. He has several times placed 2nd and 1st on the WBFSH Stallion Rankings

The No. 1 dressage sire Jazz has passed away
10-01-2020 - 08:54

The renowned sire Broer Jazz has passed away. The king of the dressage breeding has been euthanized at Stoeterij Broere at the age of 29 years old

Blue Hors Don Schufro has passed
02-01-2020 - 14:50

Blue Hors Stud announces: It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of the king of our stallion stable, Blue Hors Don Schufro, who passed away today due to old age of nearly 27 years

Breeder of a World Champion – Dorothee Heitmüller
19-12-2019 - 23:43

The 7-year-old Hanoverian stallion D’Avie claimed the gold medal at the LONGINES FEI/WBFSH World Breeding Championships for young dressage horses for the second consecutive time this year at Ermelo. The handsome chestnut was bred by German Dorothee Heitmüller

Summary from World Horse Welfare conference 2019
27-11-2019 - 13:51

WBFSH collaborates with WHW and was honoured to be invited to the annual conference held in London on 13th November 2019. The theme of the conference was “Who is responsible?”, a question that all of us in the industry need to think about. 

Conclusions from IBV workshop groups in Saumur
21-11-2019 - 10:35

Following the seminar and workshops during the WBFSH annual meetings in Saumur, France in October, the conclusions from all 3 workshops have now been collected in one file, and our working groups will pave the way to new possibilities to compare stallions' inheritance

Guidelines on how to set up a studbook organisation
18-11-2019 - 08:38

Worldwide, equestrian sport is growing. And where there is sport, inevitably there is breeding. Several queries during the years have indicated that there was a need for guidelines, and the Executive Committee and general manager of WBFSH has therefore published a document for this purpose.

Member statistics for 2018
13-11-2019 - 09:53

For the breeding year 2018 we are now able to publish a WBFSH member statistic report, based on annual reports from our members.

The WBFSH Sire Rankings are online!
08-11-2019 - 13:45

The eagerly awaited WBFSH Sire Rankings have now been published and can be cound online here....

A rose like no other: Bella Rose
07-11-2019 - 11:49

The Westfalian family of Heinrich and Wilhelm and Heike Strunk are the proud breeders of Bella Rose (Belissimo M - Cedra II x Cacir AA), who has achieved incredible success with the queen of dressage, Isabell Werth.  

FischerChipmunk FRH tops eventing ranking
06-11-2019 - 13:47

It was not a question of if FischerChipmunk (Contendro I - Havanna 71 x Heraldik xx) would win the leading breeder/horse ranking, but when! 

A show jumping Explosion
06-11-2019 - 11:44

Yes, Explosion W certainly exploded into the number one position on the WBFSH jumping breeders’ ranking list this year!

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