Haras Santa Monica auction

The digital catalogue for the Haras Santa Monica auction which takes place in Santiago, Chile, on March 25. The catalogue includes world-class sport horses from distinguished and highly sought-after showjumping bloodlines, as well as a selection of broodmares and foals, representing sires such as Kannan, Numero Uno, Caritano Z, Lupicor, Action Breaker and Galoubet A. […]

Willi Melliger passed away

BN is very sad to report that in the early hours of January 16, one of the best known former Swiss showjumpers passed away at the age of 64. The father of three and grandfather of one, has been in a coma since suffering a serious stroke on December 13. Together with the unforgettable grey […]

Cardano is Swiss-bred horse of the year

The ten-year-old gelding Cardano, ridden by Niklaus Rutschi from Alberswil and owned by Trudy Graf from Hergiswil, is the Swiss-bred horse of the year. The readers of the equestrian newspaper “PferdeWoche” made this decision with their votes. Cardano (Chameur – A quelle heure x Apartigene v. Schlosslihof) is the number one in the stable of the […]

Holsteiner Verband January stallion approvals

On January 9, 20 stallions were presented to the Holsteiner approvals committee in Elmshorn, of whom siix were approved and two other stallions were accepted to be used per breeding request. Dr. Nissen said: “After the approvals we are able to offer the breeder a wider range of choices in stallions with foreign blood.” Quickly […]

Levisonn sold to Finland

The 12-year-old Holsteiner-bred stallion Levisonn (Levisto - Melodie VIII x Lennon, stamm 776, bred by Witt Pferdezucht GbR) has been sold by Gerd Sosath to the Helasuo family in Finland. His first foal crop is from 2010, so turning eight this year. So far, Levisonn has six approved sons, while Landlord O (out of Fürstin Quinta […]