Top level still selling well

By Aurélie Covini The upward trend in the marketplace reported in the previous quarter continues. More than 30 public sales took place from April to June: 735 horses and 323 foals (compared to 2017: 613 horses and 229 foals), representing a volume sales increase of 20% (41% if we only consider the number of foals […]

CWHBA: Unique approach to pedigree traceback

By CWHBA/Chris Gould Old-world bloodlines are at home in Canada as Canadian Warmblood horses, registered in Canada, trace their pedigrees to a select few influential 19th-century stallions from Germany, France, Sweden and other parts of Europe. At the request of the Canadian government, to ensure the integrity of the Canadian Warmblood studbook, the CWHBA implemented […]

Summer events in Vechta

By Oldenberger Pferdezuchtverband/Tobias Hemken Photography: Beelitz and LL-Foto On Thursday, July 19, the Oldenburg Elite Broodmare Show will be held in Rastede’s Schlosspark. Everyone is waiting to see the best young mares of the Springpferdezuchtverband Oldenburg-International (OS) and the Verband der Züchter des Oldenburger Pferdes (OL). Oldenburg Elite Broodmare Show Starting at 3:30 p.m., Oldenburg’s […]

NZ Hanoverian tour

By Sally Reid - Photography: Laurie Hemphill The NZ Hanoverian Studbook – which recently gained membership of the World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses (WBFSH), and which also administers the NZ Rhineland Studbook – holds a Verband inspection annually for mares and foals. This year’s Verband representative was Volker Ehlers. A member of the American […]

Holsteiner sport and breeding showcase

By Adriana van Tilburg photography: Janne Bugtrup The Holsteiner horse days are, together with the stallion approvals in November, two important highlights that return every year. Sport and breeding is seamlessly combined during the Holsteiner horse days. The most important change for 2018 was the conversion of the grass arena to sand, and that the […]