Articles tagged as : Breeding

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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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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