More KWPN stallions approved…

As an addendum to the article about the KWPN stallion test in our December issue, we would like to add that the following were also approved: • Cascadelle Boy RM (2013: Cascadelle x Balou de Rouet Z x Polydor), bred by J. Ruyter, Rees, owned by Syndicaat Rheinmaas ESSV Sambeek. "An athletic and careful showjumper […]

Text correction….

A message from Uwe V. Biber provided the following correction regarding the WBFSH year-end stallion rankings published in our December issue: "Sorry, if you're talking FN figures please use the correct figures. The stallion DE NIRO (Donnerhall x Akzent II x Wiesenbaum xx) has produced 1,853 competitors (not 1,195 competitors) of whom 220 have competed at […]

Chemical castration!

Within hours of uploading the December issue of BN, our article entitled Changing stallion behaviour may come at risk! has prompted many to voice their personal concerns with regard to 'chemical castration'. As it's a topic that is begging for debate among breeders on a wider scale, we have decided to 'open' it for everyone […]

International top stallions

By Tobias Hemken (Oldenburg Verband) Photography: Feldhaus As the new champion stallion of the Verband der Züchter des Oldenburger Pferdes (OL), a son of Grand Galaxy Win T x Don Schufro x Rawage Quintus x Donauwind/Trak., bred by HH Horses from Denmark and exhibited by HH Horses & Helgstrand Dressage from Denmark, positively shone. The […]

ESH developments: “We are new, we try harder”

By Raigo Kollom (ESHB/ESH) Photography: Haide Westring The Estonian Sport Horse Breeders Society has borrowed this headline slogan from the business world. We are one of the newest WBFSH member studbooks, launched in 2000, from impoverished beginnings – both financially and genetically. Estonia has traditionally been a country of much-loved, hardworking horses, with the Toric […]