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Verden highlight

One of the highlights of the Hanoverian year begins in Verden on October 25 with the annual stallion licensing. This year, 111 stallions born in 2015 will be presented following their preselection, with the ever-popular auction of licensed and non-licensed stallions scheduled for Saturday, October 28. It has been reported that the 2015 generation of stallions are especially impressive,...

Epsilon des Aubiers wins SF 3yo CCE championship

Typically reserved for the elite 6yo and 7yo eventing horses, this year’s WBCYH at Le Lion d’Angers also saw the first edition of a joint collaboration between Selle Français and Anglo Arab to stage the 3yo CCE championship. Following Saturday evening’s final stage, the sensational winner is the grey Selle Français gelding Epsilon des Aubiers (Upsilon AA - Alizée...

Updated Stallion Rankings

We have now completed an update to the software that runs the Stallion Rankings. Full details of the sales sired by 987 individual stallions and 3770 individual sales are now available. There are now buttons that can take you to either the performance of individual stallions in relation to sales they have sired throughout the year or to an analysis...

2018 Calendar of events

BN is currently compiling the 2018 calendar of breeding-specific for publication. Entries are free of charge to event organizers and studbook members of the WBFSH, and may include auctions, stallion licensings, broodmare shows, events that host young-horse classes… etc. Each entry includes the date(s) on which the event takes place, the venue, an event title, plus contact information: telephone,...

Haras des Forêts ‘service’ sale

A Fences web ‘service’ sale will be selling 21 horses from Haras des Forêts starting at 8:00 pm on Monday, October 30, and again the next day from 7:30 pm, including three- and four-year-olds as well as broodmares. All the horses are featured on the website complete with photos, videos and veterinary reports, and can be tried on the spot at Couvains,...

Ekestrian Elite Auction

The next Ekestrian Elite Auction will take place from October 28-31, 2017 and will include 12 fillies from excellent dam lines, five colts (potential stallions), 11 embryos and three broodmares in foal to top stallions. All the lots have been selected by experienced former international showjumping riders Xavier Leredde and Olivier Joanneteau. Exceptional horses and embryos such as, respectively, the...

Surprise Jordanian win for Bisharat and Chactino

The nine-year-old grey OS stallion, Chactino (Chacco-Blue - Centos Contina x Cento), carried his rider to a surprise victory in the CSIO3* Morocco Royal Tour Grand Prix in Rabat yesterday. Jordanian Ibrahim Hani Bisharat scored the only double clear round over Uliano Vezzani’s tough course against some of the world’s top-ranked European riders. He summed up his performance by...

‘The Olympic Collection’ embryo and broodmare auction

From October 21-24, Zangersheide will be offering an elite collection of embryos, including one by Casall, out of world championship bronze medallist Valentina van’t Heike (Jos Lansink). Other much anticipated embryos are out of Olympic mares Tinka’s Serenade and Spirit T, or out of daughters of Roofs (Jan Tops), Corée (Gregory Wathelet), Cella (Ben Maher) or Grande Dame (Judy-Ann...