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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.

New WBFSH Board Member
21-10-2015 - 08:59

At the WBFSH General Assembly in Vienna Tuesday two board members were retiring and only one was eligible for re-election. A total of four candidates came forward for the election to become a board member

Annual meeting in Vienna
19-10-2015 - 12:53

Austria is the hosting nation for the WBFSH Annual Meeting 2015 which takes place in Vienna these days

Two new world champions in Lion d'Angers
18-10-2015 - 18:09

After three exciting days in Lion d'Angers the European and Olympic champion, German Michael Jung, had taken the lead in both age division. He won the 6-year-olds for the second consecutive year, whilst British Laura Collett took gold in the 7-year-olds

Ready for the cross-country
17-10-2015 - 09:19

Today is the big day in Lion d'Angers where thousands of people come to watch the cross-country which kicks off this morning at 10.30

Today they kick off in Lion d'Angers
15-10-2015 - 10:48

This week the FEI/WBFSH Young Horse Championships in Eventing for 6- and 7-year-old horses are held in Lion d’Angers in France 

The final 2015 WBFSH rankings are online
13-10-2015 - 10:41

The final 2015 WBFSH rankings for studbooks and breeders are now available and we are proud to present the winners

More files for the Annual Meetings in Vienna
08-10-2015 - 09:48

Click and find the final agenda, motions, and most of the material for the annual meetings on October 18th-21st 2015 in Vienna, Austria.

A few reports and for instance the final group overview for the workshop lack, and therefore do keep an eye on the website in the days up until the meetings commence, we will update it continuously.

New WBFSH rankings
02-10-2015 - 15:25

In a short time we will be publishing the final WBFSH rankings. The rankings have slighty changed recently, but are basically the same as before

Close race for the 7-year-olds
20-09-2015 - 18:02

12 riders and horses in the final for 7-year-olds made sure to produce great entertainment on Sunday afternoon racing through the course in high speed. The gold winner was only 0.16 seconds ahead of the silver medallist 

Early defends his title as world's best
20-09-2015 - 15:31

Early is only the thrid horse in history to win the world championships for young show jumping horses twice. Under the saddle of Maikel van Mierlo Early claimed gold for the second consecutive year

Kerswin is 5-year old world champion
20-09-2015 - 12:50

9 out of 49 five-year old finalists made it into the jump-off today at Zangersheide where Dutch and Belgian horses and riders claimed the medals

2014 medallists back in the finals
19-09-2015 - 20:57

Tomorrow Sunday will be the big day of finals at the FEI/WBFSH world championships for young show jumping horses at Zangersheide in Belgium. Sire Diamant de Semilly has produced most finalists this year

Barcardi is the Sire of the World 2015
19-09-2015 - 14:41

Under the saddle of German Marc Bettinger the 11-year-old Oldenburg stallion Bacardi claimed the Sire of the World title by winning the the 3* Grand Prix jumping for approved stallions at Zangersheide

Second Day of Qualifications at Zangersheide
18-09-2015 - 18:56

More than 700 horses aged 5, 6 and 7 years have competed in the second qualification today at the WBFSH/FEI World Championships for show jumping horses and have been reduced to 129 horses for the finals on Sunday 

Cox and For Fox tops warm-up
18-09-2015 - 18:29

In the warm-up class to the Sire of the World competition Belgian Karel Cox placed first aboard the Zangersheide stallion For Fox Heldenlaan

Hello Sanctos - What an incredible horse!
18-09-2015 - 11:25

Scott Brash has made history by winning the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping title aboard his wonderful horse Hello Sanctos

First Day of Qualifications at Zangersheide
17-09-2015 - 17:40

709 young horses and their riders have jumped the first qualification today at the WBFSH/FEI World Championships for show jumping horses aged 5, 6 og 7 years

Zangersheide kicks off the show
17-09-2015 - 08:21

The FEI/WBFSH World Championships for young show jumping horses take place every year in September at Domein Zangersheide. The 2015 championships have begun this morning

Motion for the General Assembly
07-09-2015 - 15:08

A motion from the four memeber studbooks, AWÖ, NWB, SWB and FWB was received Friday September 4th 2015

The FEI signs agreement with the WBFSH
05-09-2015 - 22:25

The international equestrian federation, FEI (Fédération Equestre Internationale) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the WBFSH