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Photos from the 2016 Annual Meetings in Switzerland

Impressions from the World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses' Annual Meetings 2016 - General Assembly and Seminars in Geneva, Switzerland

Saturday 10 December 2016

WBFSH/Rolex Awards 2016 at CHI Geneva. From left to right Xavier Libbrecht, Simon Delestre, Jan Pedersen, Joel Aeschlimann, Nadine Brandtner, Michel Dahn, HRH Princess Benedikte, Jean Kells, William Kells, Antonia Schütt, Nico Wiegmann, Herbert Schüder and Ilse Schüder.
WBFSH/Rolex Awards 2016 at CHI Geneva. From left to right Xavier Libbrecht, Simon Delestre, Jan Pedersen, Joel Aeschlimann, Nadine Brandtner, Michel Dahn, HRH Princess Benedikte, Jean Kells, William Kells, Antonia Schütt, Nico Wiegmann, Herbert Schüder and Ilse Schüder.
HRH Princess Benedikte presenting the WBFSH/Rolex Award to the winning breeder's grand daughter Antonia Schütt.
HRH Princess Benedikte presenting the WBFSH/Rolex Award to the winning breeder's grand daughter Antonia Schütt.
HRH Princess Benedikte, WBFSH president Jan Pedersen and Antonia Schütt representing her grand father Herbert Schütt.
HRH Princess Benedikte, WBFSH president Jan Pedersen and Antonia Schütt representing her grand father Herbert Schütt.
HRH Princess Benedikte, WBFSH president Jan Pedersen, Antonia Schütt and Rolex representative Joel Aeschlimann.
HRH Princess Benedikte, WBFSH president Jan Pedersen, Antonia Schütt and Rolex representative Joel Aeschlimann.
Antonia Schütt and boyfriend Nico Wiegmann.
Antonia Schütt and boyfriend Nico Wiegmann.
HRH Princess Benedikte presenting the WBFSH/Rolex Award to the breeders Ilse and Günter Schüder, Germany.
HRH Princess Benedikte presenting the WBFSH/Rolex Award to the breeders Ilse and Günter Schüder, Germany.
From left: WBFSH President Jan Pedersen, HRH Princess Benedikte Günter and Ilse Schüder and the Rolex representative Joel Aeschlimann.
From left: WBFSH President Jan Pedersen, HRH Princess Benedikte Günter and Ilse Schüder and the Rolex representative Joel Aeschlimann.
HRH Princess Benedikte presenting the WBFSH/Rolex Award to the breeders Jean and William Kells, Ireland.
HRH Princess Benedikte presenting the WBFSH/Rolex Award to the breeders Jean and William Kells, Ireland.
From left: WBFSH President Jan Pedersen, HRH Princess Benedikte Jean and William Kells, and Rolex representative Joel Aeschlimann.
From left: WBFSH President Jan Pedersen, HRH Princess Benedikte Jean and William Kells, and Rolex representative Joel Aeschlimann.
HRH Princess Benedikte in conversation with the breeders Jean and William Kells.
HRH Princess Benedikte in conversation with the breeders Jean and William Kells.
HRH Princess Benedikte and Jean Kells.
HRH Princess Benedikte and Jean Kells.
HRH Princess Benedikte in conversation with the breeders Jean and William Kells.
HRH Princess Benedikte in conversation with the breeders Jean and William Kells.
Jean and William Kells of Ireland.
Jean and William Kells of Ireland.

Sunday 11 December 2016

HRH Princess Benedikte attended the Sunday morning seminar.
HRH Princess Benedikte attended the Sunday morning seminar.
Organiser Michel Dahn from the Swiss studbook.
Organiser Michel Dahn from the Swiss studbook.

Monday 12 December 2016

From the excursion day through the Swiss landscapes to the national stud in Avenches.
From the excursion day through the Swiss landscapes to the national stud in Avenches.
From the excursion day through the Swiss landscapes to the national stud in Avenches.
From the excursion day through the Swiss landscapes to the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.
Impressions from the national stud in Avenches.

Tuesday 13 December 2016

The Hanoverian studbook took first place on the WBFSH/Rolex Studbook Rankings 2016 in dressage - here represented by Mr. Rump.
The Hanoverian studbook took first place on the WBFSH/Rolex Studbook Rankings 2016 in dressage - here represented by Mr. Rump.
The Holsteiner studbook took first place on the WBFSH/Rolex Studbook Rankings 2016 in show jumping - here represented by Mr. Nissen.
The Holsteiner studbook took first place on the WBFSH/Rolex Studbook Rankings 2016 in show jumping - here represented by Mr. Nissen.
The Irish Sport Horse studbook took first place on the WBFSH/Rolex Studbook Rankings 2016 in eventing - here represented by Mr. Flanagan.
The Irish Sport Horse studbook took first place on the WBFSH/Rolex Studbook Rankings 2016 in eventing - here represented by Mr. Flanagan.
French Xavier Guibert was made honary member of the WBFSH.
French Xavier Guibert was made honary member of the WBFSH.
Jan Pedersen honored Xavier Guibert for promoting the sport horse in general and in particular for WBFSH. Xaver Guibert is the person behind the unique equine life number, UELN.
Jan Pedersen honored Xavier Guibert for promoting the sport horse in general and in particular for WBFSH. Xaver Guibert is the person behind the unique equine life number, UELN.
- Im very touched and very happy. I started this in 1988, and since that day I never stopped trying to link breeders and the FEI. I want to remind the breeders that although all studbooks are competitors you are all in the same boat and share so many challenges.
- Im very touched and very happy. I started this in 1988, and since that day I never stopped trying to link breeders and the FEI. I want to remind the breeders that although all studbooks are competitors you are all in the same boat and share so many challenges.
WBFSH president since 1999, Jan Pedersen, got re-elected for a new 3-year-period.
WBFSH president since 1999, Jan Pedersen, got re-elected for a new 3-year-period.
French Paul Hubert delivered an interesting speech on the harmonization of x-rays.
French Paul Hubert delivered an interesting speech on the harmonization of x-rays.
Ingmar De Vos, the FEI, spoke on the general Assembly about the future for equestrian sport.
Ingmar De Vos, the FEI, spoke on the general Assembly about the future for equestrian sport.
The president introduced the new WBFSH project manager, Nadine Brandtner.
The president introduced the new WBFSH project manager, Nadine Brandtner.
Rik van Miert was also eligible for re-election and nominated by the Belgian studbook. He got elected for a new period.
Rik van Miert was also eligible for re-election and nominated by the Belgian studbook. He got elected for a new period.
Celia Clarke reported on the Young Breeders activities in 2016 and reminded about the world championships in Canada next year.
Celia Clarke reported on the Young Breeders activities in 2016 and reminded about the world championships in Canada next year.
Canadian Chris Gould told the participants about the Young Breeders' world championships 2017 which takes place in Calgary.
Canadian Chris Gould told the participants about the Young Breeders' world championships 2017 which takes place in Calgary.
Impressions from the interesting workshop on Tuesday afternoon.
Impressions from the interesting workshop on Tuesday afternoon.
Impressions from the interesting workshop on Tuesday afternoon.
Impressions from the interesting workshop on Tuesday afternoon.
Impressions from the interesting workshop on Tuesday afternoon.
Impressions from the interesting workshop on Tuesday afternoon.
Impressions from the interesting workshop on Tuesday afternoon.
Impressions from the interesting workshop on Tuesday afternoon.