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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.

General Assembly and seminars 2016
20-01-2016 - 15:03

In 2016 our annual meetings will be held in Geneva, Switzerland. Find the dates and a program in outlines

Vacancy for a post as WBFSH Project Manager
18-01-2016 - 14:42

The World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses (WBFSH) advertises for a position as Project Manager in the organisation 

Anni Lahti employed by the KWPN
15-01-2016 - 08:40

As of the 1st of March Anni Lahti will take on the position of Account Manager Export Promotion at KWPN. Anni was born and raised in Finland and has a Master's degree in Architecture

A very special broodmare has passed
15-01-2016 - 08:36

In consequence of severe colic one of the most influential Oldenburger mares has been put down at the age of 26

Newsletter from European Horse Network
13-01-2016 - 08:38

The WBFSH works together with European Horse Network on different issues. A new newsletter has reached us.

Hungarian Breeders’ Weekend
07-01-2016 - 15:27

Hungarian Sporthorse Breeders’ Association will be hosting the HSH Stallion Selection and Sporthorses Sale Presentation at the National Riding School in Budapest on 19-21 February

Utamaro Horse of the Year in Belgium
22-12-2015 - 14:18

The approved stallion Utamaro d’Ecaussines has become Horse of the Year in Belgium appointed by Landbouwleven and Le Sillon

Amendment to Sire Rankings 2015
22-12-2015 - 12:19

An error has occured in the WBFSH Rolex Sire Rankings 2015 in show jumping. The corrected rankings are now online

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
22-12-2015 - 08:54

The WBFSH wishes you all - members, associates, sponsors, partners, breeders, horse owners and riders - a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

WBFSH Rolex Award 2015 - Eventing
13-12-2015 - 08:49

Doctor Rolf Lück, breeder of Horseware Hale Bob, eventing horse of the year, Horseware Hale Bob, shows again how important it is to use Thoroughbred blood – no less than 71.88% for Ingrid Klimke’s superstar- to produce top eventing horses

WBFSH Rolex Award 2015 - Show jumping
13-12-2015 - 08:43

Belgian Willy Taets bred the 2002-born Sanctos van het Gravenhof (aka Hello Sanctos), and so is the winner of the 2014-2015 WBFSH ROLEX world showjumping rankings

WBFSH Rolex Award 2015 - Dressage
13-12-2015 - 08:39

Winning a third WBFSH dressage horse rankings title is a remarkable achievement for Joop and Maartje Hanse breeders of Valegro, his rider Charlotte Dujardin and those who believed in the horse’s potential in his early years

WBFSH Rolex Awards 2015 in Geneva
13-12-2015 - 06:36

The World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses has held the annual breeders award ceremony for the FEI ranking winners in cooperation with their sponsor Rolex in Geneva

Celebrated Champion Stallions
25-11-2015 - 10:46

VECHTA: He has that certain something: This year, the triumphant Champion Stallion of the Oldenburg licensing in Vechta is by Benicio-Sir Donnerhall I-Rubinstein I

Minutes from General Assembly 2015
24-11-2015 - 15:49

Minutes from the General Assembly and from the informal morning meeting during the annual meetings in Vienna, along with enclosures and powerpoint presentations - all material can be found on the website now.

WHIRDEC meetings 2015 and minutes
24-11-2015 - 14:12

This autumn, two WHIRDEC meetings have been held; in Paris and Vienna.

In Memorian: Leon Melchior, 1926-2015
12-11-2015 - 10:43

Leon Melchior, founder of the world-renowned Zangersheide Stud, has passed away at the age of 88, at home with his family in Lanaken (BEL)

Rolex WBFSH Sire Rankings 2015 online
04-11-2015 - 23:00

Who's in the lead and who's new in Top 10? Have you checked out the new Rolex WBFSH Sire Rankings in dressur, show jumping and eventing

Material from annual meetings are online
27-10-2015 - 13:48

All enclosures and powerpoint presentations from the annual meetings in Vienna, Austria, are now online.

The General Assembly 2015 in Vienna
21-10-2015 - 11:00

On Tuesday 20 October the WBFSH's General Assembly 2015 was held in Vienna