News Index


Belgian Dressage News

Paul Schockemohle's 7-year old Oldenburg licensed stallion Fusion OLD has been partly sold to Belgian Paralympic champion Michele George. She has agreed upon a collaboration with Schockemohle to ride more of his youngsters.

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German Under 25 rider Sarah Runge has given the ride on her 14-year old Westfalian gelding Furst Kaspar (by Furst Piccolo x Attraktiv) to German junior Emilie Kirsch. Both Runge and Kirsch are trained by Claudia Haller. Emilie made her show debut at regional M-level with Furst Kaspar in March.


Eurodressage F.O.C.U.S.

Any rider who has had a horse suffer from travel sickness knows how stressful that can be. Particularly when you are usually on way to an important competition and you have enough to worry about! Flying around 5,500 - 6,000 horses every year, equine shipping company IRT has been operating for over 40 years with bases in the USA, New Zealand and Europe.


KWPN Breeding News

At the half-way examination of the 2017 KWPN Spring Stallion Performance Testing in Ermelo, The Netherlands, the KWPN licensing committee sent home three further stallions: Joop TC, Jewel and Jupiter.


Veterinary News

Resting behaviour is frequently used as a welfare measure in horses; this indicator has been adopted from bovine research where it has been shown to alter with environment and management changes. However, unlike bovines, equine resting behaviour may also be influenced by the amount of ridden exercise the horse has performed through the day.

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