“Erfolg in aller Welt” - “Success all over the world”
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.
Results of NZ Hanoverians
Here's how our NZ bred Hanoverians and NZ Rheinlanders are doing at home and internationally, courtesy of Hippomundo....Read more
Hanoverian – What is in the name?
Out in the paddock grazing is your magnificent Hanoverian horse. If you are lucky enough to own an excellent example of this breed, you would have acquired or obtained pedigree papers. ...Read more
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....Read more
Sydney CDI 2023 – great news for Hanoverians
Don Vito MH (Don Fredrico/ Anamour) and Wendi Williamson scoring a huge 74.8% last night in the Grand Prix Freestyle at the Sydney CDI B. Matthews Hanoverians NZ #1
Bates National Dressage Championships 2023
Grand Prix Reserve Champion Don Vito MH (Don Frederico/Anamour) Wendi Williamson B. Matthews Hanoverians Grand Prix third place Aphrodite (Anamour/Jacinto xx) Cooper Oborn Bred and owned by Belinda and Emily Stuchbery. Aphrodite was also awarded the Rakaunui Trophy for the
Three New Licensed Stallions
Stallion Licensing 2023 The following stallions were inspected during the Hanoverian Studbook Tour in February and have been passed fit by the Verband veterinary team and along with the scores they received during the inspection they are now Licensed for
Hanoverians to the fore in the World Dressage Challenge 2022 final results.
Outstanding News – NZL wins Zone 8 FEI Dressage World Challenge with the NZL section held at the National Equestrian Centre in Taupo in November 2022 and the team is also 2nd in the World Rankings from 37 countries that
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