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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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Summary from World Horse Welfare conference 2019
27-11-2019 - 13:51

WBFSH collaborates with WHW and was honoured to be invited to the annual conference held in London on 13th November 2019. The theme of the conference was “Who is responsible?”, a question that all of us in the industry need to think about. 

Conclusions from IBV workshop groups in Saumur
21-11-2019 - 10:35

Following the seminar and workshops during the WBFSH annual meetings in Saumur, France in October, the conclusions from all 3 workshops have now been collected in one file, and our working groups will pave the way to new possibilities to compare stallions' inheritance

Guidelines on how to set up a studbook organisation
18-11-2019 - 08:38

Worldwide, equestrian sport is growing. And where there is sport, inevitably there is breeding. Several queries during the years have indicated that there was a need for guidelines, and the Executive Committee and general manager of WBFSH has therefore published a document for this purpose.

Member statistics for 2018
13-11-2019 - 09:53

For the breeding year 2018 we are now able to publish a WBFSH member statistic report, based on annual reports from our members.

The WBFSH Sire Rankings are online!
08-11-2019 - 13:45

The eagerly awaited WBFSH Sire Rankings have now been published and can be cound online here....

A rose like no other: Bella Rose
07-11-2019 - 11:49

The Westfalian family of Heinrich and Wilhelm and Heike Strunk are the proud breeders of Bella Rose (Belissimo M - Cedra II x Cacir AA), who has achieved incredible success with the queen of dressage, Isabell Werth.  

FischerChipmunk FRH tops eventing ranking
06-11-2019 - 13:47

It was not a question of if FischerChipmunk (Contendro I - Havanna 71 x Heraldik xx) would win the leading breeder/horse ranking, but when! 

A show jumping Explosion
06-11-2019 - 11:44

Yes, Explosion W certainly exploded into the number one position on the WBFSH jumping breeders’ ranking list this year!

Minutes from General Assembly 2019 online
06-11-2019 - 11:38

We have uploaded the minutes from the WBFSH General Assembly 2019 in Saumur, France.

The LONGINES WBFSH Breeders Awards 2019
05-11-2019 - 08:53

Saturday November 2, the World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses and Longines celebrated the 2019 LONGINES WBFSH Breeders Award for the FEI ranking winners during the LONGINES Equita Lyon Concours Hippique International in Lyon, France

WHIRDEC presentation with minutes online
30-10-2019 - 11:04

On October 17th in Saumur 82 delegates took part in the annual WHIRDEC meeting arranged by IFCE. The presentation which includes the minutes of the meeting can now be found on our website.

Powerpoint presentations online
25-10-2019 - 11:20

From the WBFSH seminar on International Breeding Values and from the General Assembly many presentations are online in print versions.

Two new world champions in Lion d'Angers
20-10-2019 - 16:02

LION D'ANGERS: The FEI/WBFSH World Championships for Young Eventing Horses has once again taken place in the beautiful park in Lion d'Angers in France. Piggy French and XX rode their horses to become the 2019 world champions for young horses

Studbook ranking rewards to KWPN and ISH
18-10-2019 - 17:39

Two studbooks received the three certificates for winning the WBFSH Studbook Rankings - the Dutch KWPN and the Irish ISH

The president has been re-elected
18-10-2019 - 17:15

At the annual meetings in Saumur, France, the WBFSH’s general assembly is on today’s agenda. Two members of the Board were retiring and was also eligible for re-election

HRH Princess Benedikte honoured in Saumur WBFSH General Assembly
18-10-2019 - 08:51

It was an honour to receive HRH Princess Benedikte, Patron of the World Breeding Federation of Sport Horses (WBFSH), at the WBFSH’s annual gala dinner, which took place on Thursday, October 17th 2019, in the Troglodytes Caves of Rou Marson, ten kilometers from Saumur. It was a memorable occasion in more ways than one

The WBFSH annual meeting and seminars have commenced
17-10-2019 - 12:06

The beautiful region Loire in France is the setting for this year's WBFSH annual meeting and seminars which take place at Cadre Noir, Saumur

Studbooks and Breeders Rankings online
12-10-2019 - 14:41

This week we have published the final WBFSH Studbooks and Breeders Rankings 2019

New enclosures for the General Assembly uploaded
08-10-2019 - 10:53

View the latest enclosures for the WBFSH General Assembly.

Who will win the rankings?
30-09-2019 - 12:54

The last show jumping-, dressage- and event show of September is over. That means that the FEI competition year has come to an end and also that the final WBFSH Breeders and Studbooks Rankings will be published. Who are the breeders that will get invited to the LONGINES WBFSH Breeder Awards ceremony in Lyon to be honored for breeding the sport horses in the world?


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