Tag Archives: Breeding

Conformation and the Sport Horse

November 7th, 2016 at 4:18 pm Most people who have been around horses for any period of time tend to share a vision of what ‘good’ conformation should be. My question is - given that so many jumping and dressage horses, even eventers, can be hugely successful even with ‘bad’ conformation, how useful is conformation as a guide to later success? Continue reading Read Article

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Who’s who in the dressage classes at the Bundeschampionate?

October 5th, 2016 at 9:42 am Christopher Hector analyses the breeding at the Bundeschampionate... Continue reading Read Article

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Breeding insights with Arnaud Evain

September 28th, 2016 at 3:06 pm It is a stimulating experience every time I catch up with the French breeding expert, Arnaud Evain. Each time he seems to have a new project and a head full of new insights into the business of breeding jumping horses. I’m lucky, Arnaud’s daughter and grand-children live in my home city of Melbourne, and that makes him a regular visit.. Continue reading Read Article

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Breeding at Rio: Updated

September 23rd, 2016 at 10:13 am Christopher Hector analyses the breeding at Rio... Continue reading Read Article

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Who’s going to Rio? The Breeders: Margareta Algotsson

July 27th, 2016 at 10:14 am There can be little doubt that Margareta Algotsson has been the most successful breeder of Olympic Eventing horses, EVER! Continue reading Read Article

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Has dressage breeding ‘gone wrong’?

June 20th, 2016 at 9:34 am Chris Hector discusses in which the way of dressage breeding may be heading... Continue reading Read Article

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Hanoverian of the Month – Chuck

June 1st, 2016 at 11:08 am German jumping star, Janne Friederike Meyer has a new rising talent in her barn since January. It is nine-year old Chuck by Cassus out of a mare by Ramiro’s Son II. The pair participated in four competitions since then, and … Continue reading Read Article

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BWP Resurgent – From Strength to Strength

May 20th, 2016 at 2:33 pm If there were an award – and no doubt there should be – for the leading breeder of showjumpers at the European championships, there is no doubt that the award would go to the Belgian breeder, Herman de Brabander... Continue reading Read Article

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Finding the eventer for you… with Sharon Ridgway

at 10:21 am Looking for an Eventer? Sharon Ridgway has found horses for stars like William Fox-Pitt, and she tells you how to find the horse of your dreams - or your needs Continue reading Read Article

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Bloodlines at the European Champs – Breeding for dressage – is it random?

April 29th, 2016 at 12:40 pm Christopher Hector analyses bloodlines at the 2009 European Championships... Continue reading Read Article

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