Every two years The New Zealand Hanoverian Society hosts a representative of the German Verband.  This February, touring both the North and the South Islands will be Dr Ludwig Christmann, Director Department Breeding Abroad Development & Consulting.

Anyone is welcome at the venues listed below, to observe and learn at the inspection of mares for entry into the New Zealand Hanoverian Society Studbook and presentation of foals and young stock.

In particular, don’t miss the Hanoverian Grand Parade to be held at Abderry, South Auckland on Sunday, February 10.  This day will consist of Mare Inspections, Mare Performance Testing, Foal and Young Stock show.

Other venues during the tour are listed below :-

Friday 8th Feb          12 noon        Matthews Hanoverians, Awanui Mare Inspections, stud walk  Judith Matthews 09 406 7380 / 027 284 9092


Saturday 9th Feb     3.30 pm        RiverPark Farm, 314 Matua Road, Huapai

View the stallion “Worldly” and young stock

Renai Hart 0275 439 794

Sunday 10th Feb      9.30 am        Grand Parade of Hanoverians Abderry, South Auckland

Mare Inspections, Mare Performance Testing,

Show for Foals and Young Stock

Bridget Sutton 021 286 8345


Monday 11th Feb     2pm              Bilbar Lodge, Palmerston North

View the stallion “Anamour” and young stock

Wendy Freeman  06 324 8827


Tuesday 12th Feb    11am            Xtreme Sporthorses, Te Horo

Inspect the stallion “Corofino” and young stock

Sharleen Workman 021 380 943


Wednesday 13th Feb   11am        Wendy and Marcus McMahon, Invercargill

View Royal Mirage W and lunch

RSVP by 8th essential 03 213 1068



Thursday 14th Feb   4.30              Astek Stud, Christchurch

Inspect mares and young stock

Sue Fowler 03 347 6613


Should you be interested in presenting a Thoroughbred mare or a Hanoverian branded mare for inspection, to be included in to the N Z Hanoverian Studbook, please make contact with the Studbook Keeper,  Robin Potter at potterfamily1@vodafone.co.nz



Please note this programme may be subject to change, to avoid disappointment,  please confirm with the relevant contact or refer to w

2013 tour of Dr Ludwig Christmann

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