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New 2014 Stallion Directory and a portrait of De Niro

June 19th, 2014 at 3:26 pm

Our 2014 Stallion Directory will be coming out in September with the great De Niro on the cover, as portrayed by the famous German artist Klaus Philipp. A good opportunity to take a look back at the career of this amazing sire. De Niro Born 1993, 170 cm, Black Breeder – Brigitte Pahl Licensed for…[More]

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Rohdiamant’s breeder dead…

May 27th, 2014 at 10:35 am

Hans Francksen, the breeder of Rohdiamant has died at the age of 89. I was lucky enough to interview Mr Francksen and find out something about the mare line, especially since the pedigrees provided for Rohdiamant are conspicuously silent when it comes to his dam side, the pedigree tends to stop with his grand-dam Elektia….[More]

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A Tribute to Contender

January 17th, 2014 at 1:53 pm

With the recent news of the stallion legend Contender passing away at the ripe old age of 30, we found it fitting to report on his great success at stud. Born in 1984, died in 2014. 171cm. Brown Breeder – Niko Detlef, Westfehmarn Contender is proving to be the most influential son of Calypso II….[More]

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Riding in Young Horse classes with Susan Draper (now Susan Pape)

July 16th, 2010 at 3:50 am

World Young Dressage Horse Champion rider, Susan Draper (Pape) critiques a number of young horse combinations

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Young Dressage Horse Seminar: A Unique Learning Opportunity in Warendorf

July 2nd, 2010 at 6:50 am

In 2009, a special seminar on training young dressage horses was organized at Warendorf, featuring some of the stars of the Bundeschampionate, and some of Germany’s leading trainers, riders, judges and equestrian experts.

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The Horses of Portugal – Part 3 – Working Equitation & Competition Dressage

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In our final article in this series on the Lusitano horse, we look at the new discipline of Working Equitation, and visit one rider who competes with success in international dressage competition…

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The Horses of Portugal – Part 2 – The Breeders

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In this second part of our three part series, we visit some of the Lusitano breeders…

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Australian Warmblood History – Part 7

July 1st, 2010 at 7:33 am

Frozen Semen – the next breakthrough! The pioneers were Eilbert Kingma and Glenis Dyason, who as International Horse Breeders were established in 1989 with aim of importing frozen semen from the Celle State Stud. In the 1994, Frozen Semen special in THM, Glenis describes the process: “The idea came about seven or eight years ago….[More]

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Australian Warmblood History – Part 6

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Yet MORE Australian Warmblood Studbooks! In 2002, a bitter factional war erupted in the Hanoverian Society, and when Holger Schmorl was narrowly defeated in an election for President, he showed just how assimilated he had become to the ‘Aussie’ way of doing things, and left to found his own studbook, Studbook Kinnordy – named after…[More]

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Australian Warmblood History Part 5

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The AWHA – boom and bust! For a while, the AWHA was easily the number one studbook in Australia. It had the most members, the highest media profile and an active promotion program with well-attended Gala days right around Australia. The annual AWHA Breed Special in the September issue of THM, was a major event…[More]

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A history of the Warmblood in Australia Part 4

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The fourth in a series that traces the development of the Warmblood in Australia

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A History of the Warmblood in Australia Part 3

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The third in a series of articles that traces the development of the Warmblood in Australia

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