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Has performance horse breeding lost its way? An interview with Dr Lehmann

Has performance horse breeding lost its way? An interview with Dr Lehmann

Written by on June 15, 2016 in Bloodlines, News with 0 Comments

Former Westfalien State Stud director Dr Lehmann is not happy with the direction of modern breeding, in particular the breeding policies of the Hanoverian Stud Book.

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Prince Thatch an influential sire

Prince Thatch an influential sire

Written by on March 14, 2008 in Bloodlines with 0 Comments

The Hanoverian Landgestüt in Celle received a heavy blow in 2004. One of their two most important Thoroughbred breeding stallions died. Prince Thatch xx passed away July 22, 2004.

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Londonderry born for success

Londonderry born for success

Written by on March 14, 2008 in Bloodlines with 0 Comments

Vollrath Lessing’s sire Londonderry, a *1995, chestnut 16.2hh Hanoverian stallion, was born for success.

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Grande

Grande

Written by on October 10, 2006 in Bloodlines with 0 Comments

Here is a informative article about a very great ‘little’ stallion, whose bloodlines New Zealand has in Genius and Worldwide P.B. and way back in Dynamit (Goldfisch II) and Distelfink (Duellant).

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Vollrath and Hanoverian stallion of the year winners

Vollrath and Hanoverian stallion of the year winners

Written by on October 5, 2006 in Bloodlines with 0 Comments

Title-winning stallions relevant to Vollrath Stud resident sires.

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Devil’s Own xx – Detektiv: The famous D-line

Devil’s Own xx – Detektiv: The famous D-line

Written by on June 6, 2002 in Bloodlines with 0 Comments

The foundation sire of the modern D-line was the chestnut stallion Detektiv, who stood at stud from 1926 – 1943 leaving (for NZ relevant) the chestnuts Dolman (1933) and Dwinger (1939)

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The Hanoverian Horse and its New Zealand Bloodlines

The Hanoverian Horse and its New Zealand Bloodlines

Written by on August 26, 2001 in Bloodlines with 0 Comments

Warmbloods are bred on the same principle as our NZ Sheepdogs, to achieve utility and performance. What we can expect of them is already genetically embedded and needs only development and training to maximise this inherent potential into an absolute top class riding horse.

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