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Dear reader,

On this site you will find the latest news from all WBFSH members. With this service we aim to provide you with a broad insight into the worldwide sport horse breeding scene with relevant information and photos.

We feature stallion licensings, elite mare shows, foal championships, riding championships for young horses as well as we feature title winners such as Stallion of the Year and Breeder of the Year in the respective studbooks.

All news items are listed in the archives by calendar year in the menu bar on the left hand side whilst the most recent of news are listed below.

We hope you will enjoy the site and return regularly for an update on the latest breeding news.
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FEI/WBFSH Dressage World Breeding Championship for Young Horses cancelled
27-11-2020 - 17:00

VERDEN: Current planning uncertainty makes cancellation of the FEI/WBFSH Dressage World Breeding Championship for Young Horses necessary

2020 Longines WBFSH Breeders Awards
17-11-2020 - 20:50

The WBFSH and its partner, the Swiss watchmaking brand Longines, are proud to present the winners of the 2020 Longines WBFSH Breeders Awards for the disciplines of Dressage, Jumping and Eventing

The Sire Rankings 2020 are online
16-11-2020 - 15:45

We hereby present the sire rankings for the FEI competition year 2019/20 in the three disciplines jumping, dressage and eventing

Negative corona-test required to enter Germany
12-11-2020 - 10:32

In relation to the FEI/WBFSH World Championship for 5-, 6- and 7-year-old dressage horses held in Verden, Germany it is important to bear in mind that everybody who wishes to enter Germany must be able to present a negative Corona-test no older than 48 hours

The World Breeding Championships will be held
11-11-2020 - 12:44

From 9th to 13th December the FEI/WBFSH World Breeding Championships for young dressage horses will take place in the German town Verden which is the hometown to the Hanoverian studbook. Due to COVID-19 spectators are not allowed at the show

Vigado is the Holsteiner champion stallion
09-11-2020 - 10:21

At the 50th Holsteiner stallion licensing on 28-31 October 2020 18 stallions were approved and five of them were celebrated in the premium ring

A new honorary member of the WBFSH
02-11-2020 - 15:41

The president of the WBFSH, Jan Pedersen, was present at a ceremony at the stallion selection in Holstein, where sthe studbook expressed their gratitude to their long-term breeding leader, Dr. Thomas Nissen for a job well done, as he has now chosen to retire. The board of the WBFSH decided to appoint Thomas Nissen as an honorary member 

Holsteiner Breeder of the Year: Lothar Völz
02-11-2020 - 08:30

Neumuenster: This year at the Holsteiner stallion licensing, Lothar Völz of Wöhrden was honoured with a treasured award as he has been named Holsteiner Breeder of the Year

14 Hanoverian premium stallions
25-10-2020 - 10:21

At the Hanoverian stallion licensing on 20-24 October nothing less than 41 stallions were approved; 16 jumping stallions and 25 dressage stallions

Forsyth FRH: A lot made from very little
22-10-2020 - 15:00

Verden. Nobody would have expected him: Forsyth FRH was awarded Hannoveraner Stallion of the Year. The powerful bay jumper has not only been successful in the show jumping course up to Nations Cups, but with his daughter Fine Lady he also has successful offspring up to the Olympic Games. On behalf of the deceased breeder, his son Heinrich Eckhoff accepted the valuable award at the Verden Stallion Licensing

Double German victory in Le Lion
18-10-2020 - 17:40

Two German riders claimed the champion titles at the FEI/WBFSH World Breeding Championships for Sport Horses (WBCYH) in Le Lion d'Angers this weekend

12 newly licensed Trakehner stallions
18-10-2020 - 10:21

At the 58 Trakehner stallion licensing on 15-17 October 2020 in Neumünster 12 young stallions were approved and five of them were awarded premium

General Assembly 2020
15-10-2020 - 12:40

This year's General Assembly was held as a web-conferance hosted by British Breeding and successfully had 120 participants from 25 different countries

And the winning studbooks are...
14-10-2020 - 15:21

We have published the final WBFSH Rankings for Breeders and Studbooks, and when you take a look at the Studbook Rankings, the Dutch studbook KWPN takes a supreme position placing 1st in all three disciplines

Mondial du Lion 2020 to be run behind closed doors
08-09-2020 - 09:24

The Organizing Committee « Le Lion Equestre – Mondial du Lion » regrets to announce that the FEI WBFSH World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses, to be run from 15th to 18th October 2020, will take place behind closed doors

Shining Oldenburg Champion Mares
17-08-2020 - 10:18

This year, the Oldenburg Elite Broodmare Show was thrilling for the first time in the Reiterwaldstadion of the Oldenburg Horse Center Vechta. Numerous Oldenburg Champion Mares have already made the leap into the international top sport. Also this year Oldenburgs best mares impressed with a bombastic presence in habit and movement brilliance

Niedersachsenhalle turned into a ballroom
07-08-2020 - 11:13

Verden. The Niedersachsenhalle was the magnificent stage for the best three-year-old mares from Hannover and the Rhineland. Hann.Pr.A. Romy became dressage champion mare of the 13th Herwart von der Decken-Show. Hann.Pr.A. Charlize got the yellow-white winning sash in the class of show jumping mares

The FEI/WBFSH 2020 Jumping WBCYH cancelled
31-07-2020 - 07:55

The FEI WBFSH Jumping World Breeding Championship for Young Horses, which was due to take place from 16 – 20 September, was destined to be reshaped in 2020 due to the restrictions concerning the Covid-19 pandemic. Until the last minute, the organisation tried to redraw the plans and create an event that would be as safe as possible for everyone; for riders, breeders, visitors and employees as well as for the horses

Hannover's strong mares
30-07-2020 - 10:47

13th Herwart von der Decken Show in Verden: Mare power is on the agenda when the best three-year old mares from Hannover and the Rhineland compete at the Herwart von der Decken Show on Thursday, August 6th

WBFSH General Assembly as web-conference
21-07-2020 - 13:11

It is with regret that the board of the WBFSH announces that the WBFSH Annual Meetings 2020 will not take place as planned in Germany but will be held via an online format


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