Breeding

Breeding Values – a survey of the major stud books

March 22nd, 2011 at 11:35 pm Chris Hector looks at Warmblood Stallion breeding rankings across Europe... Continue reading Read Article

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The Accidental Dressage Horse

February 23rd, 2011 at 11:24 pm Chris Hector looks at a dressage champion who was bought to be a jumping stallion! Continue reading Read Article

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Top Warmblood Stallions Rankings 2010

January 3rd, 2011 at 11:03 pm The 2010 World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses rankings at analysed... Continue reading Read Article

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Do we still need Thoroughbred blood to breed Performance horses…

November 24th, 2010 at 11:54 pm Chris Hector looks at the role of the Thoroughbred in producing the modern sporthorse, and finds some surprising statistics... Continue reading Read Article

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Buying a foal with Jens Meyer

November 12th, 2010 at 2:42 am In this article, German stallion keeper, breeder, judge and classifier, Jens Meyer discusses what you should look for if you go shopping for foals... Continue reading Read Article

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The 2010 KWPN Stallion Show

October 9th, 2010 at 2:10 pm This report focusses on one of the world's great breed shows - the KWPN Stallion show in s'Hertogenbosch. This is a showcase of Dutch horse breeding at its very best... Continue reading Read Article

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The Holsteiner Part 3

September 12th, 2010 at 5:17 am In this article on breeding horses in Holstein, we interview the Holsteiner director, Norbert Boley Continue reading Read Article

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Bastards or Bluebloods – a performance horse breeder’s dilemma

August 30th, 2010 at 11:35 pm Do the best performing sport horses come from the crossing of individuals from a number of studbooks - or are the winners 'pure'? Continue reading Read Article

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Has performance horse breeding lost its way? An interview with Dr Lehmann

July 28th, 2010 at 12:03 am The former director of the Westfalien State Stud argues that Warmblood breeding has lost its way - according to Dr Lehmann, the Performance horse stallion must be able to jump... Continue reading Read Article

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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 Continue reading Read Article

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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. Continue reading Read Article

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

at 1:14 am 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… Continue reading Read Article

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