Articles tagged as : Breeding

Bundeschampionate 2014 – Looking at the Bloodlines…

September 18th, 2014 at 5:19 pm

Alas, this year as the Bundeschampionate clashed with the WEG, I was not there to see the action, but I hope this little analysis of the breeding of the finalists is of use to the serious breeder and all the other pedigree freaks out there… The winner of the Six-year-old Jumping Championship, Coco Berlini, is…[More]

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Werner Schade – Hanoverians in the Brave New World…

August 19th, 2014 at 5:07 pm

It’s been seven years since my last interview with the director of the Hanoverian Verband, Werner Schade in 2007. In that time, so many dramatic changes have occurred in the world of Warmblood breeding, changes that neither of us could have predicted seven years ago. Who would have thought that the whole French National Stud…[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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Vale Lauries Crusador – A Legend lives on

October 25th, 2013 at 3:13 pm

We recently received the news of Lauries Crusador passing on after a colic, at the ripe age of 28. He is believed to be the most influential TB stallion for Hanoverian breeding. Born in 1985, Lauries Crusador raced as a 2 and 3-year-old in England. In his first season he raced six times and won…[More]

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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…

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Part 7 Australian Warmblood History

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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Part 6 Australian Warmblood History

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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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