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
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
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