Popular Sympatic reaches price highlight

The Verden online April auction developed into a lively market place, with 67 talented riding horses costing an average of €25,634. The statistics were led by head number one, Sympatico (Secret x Don Crusador), who was auctioned for €105,000 to a dressage trainer from Hesse. Bred by Dr. Elke Standeker, Stübing, Austria, and exhibited by Carsten […]

RIP Heartbreaker

Announced by the Nijhof Family on social media today, the 32-year-old KWPN stallion Heartbreaker (Nimmerdor - Bacarole x Silvano) has died from age-related symptoms. Heartbreaker has been a pillar of the breeding community and a top supplier for Team Nijhof since 1989. When they opened their stallion station in 1997 in Ghosteren, Heartbreaker was their […]

BN Worldwide Sport Horse Stallion Directory 2021 – NOW ONLINE

The 2021 Breeding News Worldwide Sport Horse Stallion Directory is now online – the 17th edition of this invaluable global resource with nearly 10,000 stallions who are exclusively licensed/approved by member studbooks of the WBFSH. Pedigrees, rankings, auction analysis, Longines-WBFSH Breeders Awards, and stallion entries cross-referenced to their stud farms, owners, or agents, and featuring […]

Stallion Equador MVL available for KWPN

With the recent clarification by the KWPN, allowing offspring of a Lusitano stallion and a KWPN mare to be included in the 'B' register of the KWPN Stud Book, the door has been opened to allow breeders aiming for Grand Prix dressage to benefit. As a consequence, Monte Velho has reached an agreement with Van […]

Resumption of equestrian sport in France: April 12

The myeloencephalitis - EHV1 (rhinopneumonia) epidemic has been the subject of intense monitoring since the onset of the health crisis, in collaboration with the Network of Epidemio-Surveillance in Equine Pathologies (RESPE). Given the favorable development of the situation, the French Equestrian Federation and Sociéte Hippique Francaise have jointly decided to resume all national and international […]