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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.

HRH Princess Benedikte's Trophy goes to broodmare
24-03-2016 - 17:54

Her Royal Highness Princess Benedikte, Patron of WBFSH since 1999, founded a Trophy in 2005 which is bestowed every year at the Danish Warmblood stallion licensing in Herning, and this year it went to a very special broodmare

Young stallions scored several 10’s
21-03-2016 - 09:52

Not only the Danish Warmblood licensing committee were excited about the collection of 3-year-old stallions – also the audience and stallion keepers have praised the collection. Several young stallions scored 10

Gold for Donkey Boy
20-03-2016 - 21:40

HRNING | Four 4-year-old Danish bred show jumping stallions and three 4-year-old Danish bred dressage stallions competed for the prizes as best 4-year-old stallion in each of the two breeding directions, dressage and show jumping. One stallion – Hesselhøj Donkey Boy – outshone all of them and was awarded a breeder’s medal in gold

Blue Hors Hotline – Stallion of the Year
20-03-2016 - 19:09

HERNING | The distinguished title Danish Warmblood Stallion of the Year 2016 was captured by Blue Hors Hotline – a strong performer and a great progenitor

The SBS International Selection Show
01-03-2016 - 12:58

The SBS International Selection Show will take place on 5-6 March at the Riding School in Gesves, Belgium

In Between KWPN champion show jumping stallions
25-02-2016 - 15:29

“We do not always listen to the audience, but this time we did!”, explains Cor Loeffen  after crowning  the public’s favourite In Between (s.Toulon) of the Venderbosch family as the champion of the jumping stallions. The impressively jumping Dexter R-son I.Wellie R 58 was placed second

Public’s favorite became KWPN champion dressage stallion
25-02-2016 - 15:25

The jury and the enthusiastic audience were once again on the same page in the three-year-old stallion championships. The Apache son Igor proved to be a true king of dressage as he showed off his powerful gaits  to the prestigious title

SWB Stallion Performance Test 2016
10-02-2016 - 11:34

The Swedish Stallion Performance Test will take place on March 7-12, 2016

7 premium stallions in Münster
07-02-2016 - 22:00

20 colts were approved for breeding at the 2016 Southern German Stallion Days in Münster and 7 were proclaimed premium stallions

Welcome to the 37th Stallion Show
05-02-2016 - 15:37

This year the Danish Warmblood Stallion Show features a new and larger format of the event as the major exhibition hall “Boxen” will be holding the main arena. The Stallion Show is the world’s largest of its kind and is visited by around 55,000 people every year. The dates are 16-20 March 2016

Minutes from latest WBFSH x-ray harmonization meeting
21-01-2016 - 09:20

On November 12th 2015 a group of x-ray vets met to finalize the set of harmonization rules regarding radiogrphic findings on horses.

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!