Stallions are licensed only on condition that they pass a stallion performance test at a specially created testing center like the one at Adelheidsdorf, near Celle.
In New Zealand, a stallion may be licensed provided he fulfills the requirements as described in the NZ Hanoverian Society rulebook.
Here, the basic gaits, jumping talent in free jumping as well as the mare’s rideability are judged.
Herewith the awards that were presented at the recent AGM in Auckland. Congratulations to the winners – it takes a huge amount of dedication to breed equine athletes of this calibre. NEW ZEALAND HANOVERIAN SOCIETY INC AWARDS FOR 2015 Accumulator
Broodmare Nutrition Update Many thanks to Gretel Webber from Dunstan Horsefeeds for their generous sponsorship of the recently held AGM in Auckland. The vouchers were sold and raised $500 to defray costs. Herewith an article about current trends in their
Requirements and preparation for mare classifications.
During this year’s 2015 German Tour, the NZHS was proud to be able to license the KWPN jumper stallion ES Heartbreaker, owned and ridden by the Hay family (Claudia and Vickie). He was much admired by the German Inspector, Hartmut