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Fragile Foal Syndrome FAQs

Did you know that WFFS, or Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome, should probably be renamed to just Fragile Foal Syndrome? Because it’s not just limited to warmbloods. Recent testing has revealed (W)FFS in Thoroughbreds and other breeds as well. This and other Questions and Answers about FFS can be found on our new FAQs page. ...read more

Breeding News and Announcements

Stellar: Shining Bright

Come along with author Sara Brooks and meet Stellar TVR, the golden Haflinger stallion who is winning hearts as well as open dressage classes. “I made the trip to Stellar’s home at Rowe Stables in Okemos, Michigan and was pleased to find that not only does Stellar live up to his name and beyond, but also that owner Mary Procopio and trainer Tracy Rowe have forged a wonderful, respectful partnership that allows Stellar to reach his fullest potential.” ...read more


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Young Jumping Horse classes: What can they tell us?

Christopher Hector has just posted another interesting new article on The Horse Magazine's website - this one about the Young Jumping Horse Classes in Europe. Did you know that until the 1970s, "German jumping horse breeding was not significantly better than in Ireland, Great Britain or France"? It seems the German Springpferdeprüfungen - young horse jumping classes - helped turn that around. ...read more

Breeding News and Announcements

More Successes for Diamo Blue's Relatives

Sometimes your family makes you proud, and if the young stallion Diamo Blue could read show results right now, he might be justified in taking pride in recent wins by his half-brother and uncles. Diamo Blue is a young stallion owned by W. Charlot Farms, sired by the impressive Diarado (who is by Diamant de Semilly), and out of a mare by Chacco Blue. His relatives dominated the last two stops of the prestigious Global Champions Tour. ...read more

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The Race to Le Lion: YEH Champions Contest for the Holekamp/Turner Grant

The Holekamp/Turner Grant is just a few months away from being awarded to the next U.S. Young Event Horse star to represent the United States at the 2018 FEI World Breeding Eventing Championships for Young Horses at Le Mondial du Lion d’Angers in France. In 2012, the USEA announced that this new grant would be aimed at supporting a pipeline of developing horses for the U.S. Eventing Team. ...read more

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Pablito In Memoriam 1994–2018

Edgar Schutte has just announced the passing of his stallion Pablito. The sire of many successful offspring, especially in eventing, but also in both dressage and jumpers, Pablito died this year at the age of 24. Some frozen semen is still available. He will be missed. ...read more

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Warmblood Breeding News | June 2018

The June edition of Warmblood Breeding News has just been emailed! Check your In box, or you can click on the link here to read it online. If you want to receive our Warmblood Breeding News (approximately monthly) and haven’t gotten it, log in and go to your personal settings, where you can edit which emails you receive from us - or unsubscribe. ...read more

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Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome Resources

The subject of Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome is a hot topic among breeders today, not surprisingly. Resources and information about WFFS are not all together in one place, which makes it hard to get all the information you need to make informed decisions about how it might affect your breeding program. The WBG - WFFS Awareness Group on Facebook is a closed group, but they have assembled a list of resources and shared it with us. I have also adding to the list as new resources have become available. You'll find it at this link. ...read more

Breeding News and Announcements

Contefino Offspring: Recent Success

Royal Oaks Farm would like to share an update on Holsteiner stallion Contefino’s offspring, who have been doing well recently. Contefino is a Holsteiner with an International jumping record, who earned a 10 for jumping ability and a 10 for technique at his approvals in Germany. He seems to be passing it on! Contefina, ridden by Ashley Bond, was Five-Year-Old Young Jumper Champion for 2017 ...read more