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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.

Results from Young Breeders World Championships
24-07-2017 - 08:08

World Championships of the WBFSH Young Breeders 2017 in Calgary, Canada

Swedish team for Ermelo 2017
17-07-2017 - 15:53

Sweden has announced their team for the FEI/WBFSH World Championships for Young Dressage Horses in Ermelo

The Dutch team for Ermelo has been selected
15-07-2017 - 18:53

At the KNHS/KWPN headquarters in Ermelo, The Netherlands, the final Dutch selection for the WBFSH/FEI Young Horse World Championships have taken place today, and the Dutch announce their team consisting of 18 horses

Enter now for the WBFSH General Assembly and seminars 2017
12-07-2017 - 15:19

Invitation, entry form, hotel reservation form, programme and many informative links are now online.

The German team for Ermelo has been selected
12-07-2017 - 12:52

Germany has announced th team fo young dressage horses and rider representing the country at the world championships Ermelo next month

The WBFSH rankings for June are online
11-07-2017 - 12:49

The latest WBFSH Breeders and Studbooks rankings have been published today

The Danish team for Ermelo has been selected
10-07-2017 - 13:23

Denmark has named the 12 horses which will be participating at the WBFSH/FEI World Championships for Young Dressage Horses in Ermelo, the Netherlands on 3-6 August

Welfare seminar in Sweden during the EC
06-07-2017 - 11:48

This year, the European Championships take place in Gothenburg, Sweden. In cooperation with the European Equestrian Federation (EEF) and the World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses (WBFSH), the Swedish Equestrian Federation (SvRF) hosts a day of seminars on the subject of the welfare of the horse.

Delegates agree to Holstein Global
12-06-2017 - 08:58

In Neumünster on 24 May during their meeting the delegates agreed to the statute changes that will allow to establish the new studbook called Holstein Global

New chairman at studbook Zangersheide
01-05-2017 - 12:57

Studbook Zangersheide vzw has a new chairman. At the General Meeting of 27 April Judy Ann Melchior was unanimously elected new chairwoman of the studbook

21-04-2017 - 09:32

Our studbook members know that before the opportunity to work in collaboration with the FEI presented itself, the WBFSH was in negotiations with the platform Hippomundo for a possible cooperation. Not due to any short-comings of Hippomundo, this cooperation did not succeed. 

21-04-2017 - 09:30


Time and again disputes occur as to who the rightful breeder of a horse is. Often these disputes do not arise at the time the foal is registered with a studbook, but when said foal has grown into an athlete that competes and performs successfully at top level.

21-04-2017 - 08:42

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UELN statement from the WBFSH
20-04-2017 - 14:24

In the world-wide WHIRDEC cooperation meetings initiated by the WBFSH a common goal has been to maintain the UELN as the valid system of horse registration numbers. Please find below the WBFSH statement on UELN from March 2017.

Geneva, Genomes, and Gruyère cheese
21-03-2017 - 09:51

The Breeding News and reporter, Celia Clarke have accepted to let us bring Celia's report from the WBFSH annual meetings in December 2016.

Stallion of the year: Favorit Ask
12-03-2017 - 16:38

The much-coveted title, Stallion of the Year was awarded to the Belgian born show jumping stallion and elite stallion, Favorit Ask at the Danish Warmblood stallion licensing in Herning

Licensing Champion Stallion in A League of Its Own
12-03-2017 - 16:08

Watching the final ring at the approval of the 4-year-old and older stallions gave a clear picture that the cream had been skimmed. The stallions were not big in numbers but the quality was exquisite

Sezuan has placed Danish Warmblood on the world map
12-03-2017 - 08:28

Her Royal Highness Princess Benedikte’s Challenge Trophy was awarded to the The Danish Warmblood stallion Sezuan this year. The stallion’s German owners had come all the way to Herning to receive this special award

HERNING: 10 Young Premium Stallions
12-03-2017 - 07:58

The Danish Warmblood collection of 30 young stallions approved for testing consists of 12 show jumping and 18 dressage colts

Updated address leaflet with members
10-03-2017 - 17:16

New updated member address leaflet is online.

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