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Welcome to the website of the New Zealand Hanoverian Society, the administrator of the official New Zealand Hanoverian and New Zealand Rheinland Studbooks and promoter of the breeds.

These are two internationally recognised Stud Books. NZHS has gained membership of the World Breeding Federation of Sporthorses – the WBFSH.

On this website you will find information about the Hanoverian and Rheinland horses, the New Zealand Hanoverian Society and the Hanoverian and Rheinland breeding programmes, including the procedures that must be followed in order to breed horses eligible for Hanoverian and Rheinland registration and branding.

Hanoverian Breeder’s Guide

2019 Hanoverian Breeder’s Guide

Read all about the Hanoverian breed in the new guide for Breeders from the Verband. This full-colour guide tells you everything you need to know about breeding a Hanoverian....

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The New Zealand Hanoverian

Dolly Blue.

While we strive for the breeding of talented sport horses for the dressage, jumping, eventing and driving disciplines, our horses are also equally suited for the recreational and amateur riders, who make up a large proportion of the riding population. ...

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