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
An interview with Dr Jochen Wilkins – 2005
Dr. Jochen Wilkens is Breeding Director and General Manager of the German Hanoverian Verband (breed society). With his wife, Ulla, he toured Australia and New Zealand in February/March 2005, viewing foals and young stock, and classifying mares. Sue French was
Breeding with frozen semen
This article was prepared by Dave Hanlon of Matamata Veterinary Services. Dave is an Equine Reproductive Specialist and has considerable experience in the use of Frozen Semen. Frequently asked questions Q: What is the success rate when using frozen semen?The
Selecting a Broodmare
Factors that affect the broodmare’s influence in the breeding farm.
Normal signs of behaviour prior to and including foaling in mares
by Angela Smith BVSc Prior to foaling. One of the first signs is the distended udder. During the last month the udder usually enlarges. The mare’s udder may fill up at night while she is resting and shrink during the
by Angela Smith BVSc This article has been collated from material published by the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, on their website. The bulk of the material presented has been sourced from an article written by Dr.
Comments from discussions with Mr Manfred Lopp
reported by John Smith Manfred Lopp was Head of the Stallion Testing Station at Adelheidsdorf, Germany from 1965 until his retirement in 1994. He visited New Zealand in 1999. Members should be more objective about their assessment of their own