Stallion Eligibility – Hanoverian & Rheinland Studbooks All Hanoverian horses bred in New Zealand and registered with the NZ Hanoverian Society have been sired by horses that have gained their licensing and performance testing approval. For a prospective stallion, the
For breeding purposes mares undergo a selection process. As well as fulfilling pedigree requirements, mares have to pass an inspection in which their breed type, conformation, movement and correctness of gaits are assessed. In Germany, this is known as the
Only foals born by licensed and performance tested stallions, out of Studbook or Pre Studbook registered mares, are entitled to be registered and birth branded. Pink pedigree certificates (“Pink Papers”) are issued by the Society for foals by licensed, performance
Just a reminder that these are the currently registered New Zealand domiciled stallions They are either Licensed leading up to their Stallion Performance Tests (annual license awarded) or they are fully Licensed and Performance Tested for life. The Stallions from
Hanoverian, Quarter Horse and Mongolian horses had the lowest inbreeding co-efficients of the breeds studied, researchers found.
Tips on preparing your broodmare for a visit to stud.
by Victoria Weston The importation of frozen semen from around the world is becoming common practice for many equine-breeding enthusiasts, who are keen to introduce new bloodlines to New Zealand.
by Dave Hanlon Participating in the delivery of your new foal can be an exhilarating and nervous time for any broodmare owner. Understanding what is normal during foaling and when to seek assistance during or after foaling are the keys
The weaning season is in full swing now. My neighbour, Stewart Mitchell, who trains racehorses, also handles youngsters and does breaking in for a few fortunate people.Recently, he has been weaning two TB foals for one of his owners, and
by Judith Wear You want the excitement of breeding the foal of your dreams – a registered Hanoverian? Join the family of world champions like Salinero, world dressage champion, ridden by Anky van Grunsven. This means the broodmare must be