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.
Requirements and preparation for mare classifications.
Pre Studbook and S Studbook give breeders two further options to breed a Registered Hanoverian foal.
This is the criteria for inclusion into the main Hanoverian stud book.
Horses are only entered in the various sections of the Studbook which correspond to the particular requirements.
The modern Hanoverian horse represents one of the most prominent breeds for riding horses in the world. In Germany, the studbook comprises close to 19,000 registered brood mares and 540 approved breeding stallions.
A new, regular feature to learn about the Hanoverian Studbook.