PZHK acknowledged by KWPN

5 March 2013 · Category: Breeding · Breed: ,,

For years, the KWPN has gran­ted acknow­ledged status to stud­books ranked in the top ten of the World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses (WBFSH) over mul­tiple years. Offspring of stal­lions approved by a KWPN-acknow­ledged stud­book qual­i­fy for Register A and, upon meet­ing spe­cif­ic cri­ter­ia, are accep­ted into the KWPN stud­book. The KWPN Breeding Council for rid­ing horses, which has dis­cussed cri­ter­ia for acknow­ledged status on sev­er­al occa­sions, recently recom­men­ded that the num­ber of KWPN-acknow­ledged stud­books be expan­ded to include the top sev­en­teen of the WBFSH. This change allows more horses to qual­i­fy for Register A and releg­ates few­er to Register B. Furthermore, the recom­mend­a­tion bene­fits breed­ers, as the KWPN breed­ing pro­gram offers more oppor­tun­it­ies for Register A horses, provided they meet con­form­a­tion, per­form­ance, and health cri­ter­ia. The Breeding Council also recom­men­ded that a stud­book rank among the top sev­en­teen of the WBFSH in dressage or jump­ing at least twice in order to qual­i­fy for KWPN-acknow­ledged status.

Current KWPN acknow­ledged stud­books

  1. Belgisch Warmbloedpaard v.z.w. (BWP)
  2. Danish Warmblood Society (DWB)
  3. Irish Sport Horse Studbook (ISH)
  4. Nederlands Rijpaarden en Pony Stamboek (NRPS)
  5. Pferdezuchtverband Baden-Württemberg e.V. (BAD-WÜ)
  6. Rheinisches Pferdestammbuch e.V. (RHEIN)
  7. Stud-book Français du Cheval Selle Français (ANSF) (SF)
  8. Stud-book Zangersheide (ZANG)
  9. Swedish Warmblood Association (SWB)
  10. Verband der Züchter und Feunde des Ostpreussischen Warmblutpferdes Trakehner Abstammung e.V. (TRAK)
  11. Hannoveraner Verband e. V. (HANN)
  12. Verband der Züchter des Holsteiner Pferdes e.V. (HOLST)
  13. Verband der Züchter des Oldenburger Pferdes e.V. (OLDBG)
  14. Westfälisches Pferdestammbuch e.V. (WESTF)
  15. Engels Volbloed

The fol­low­ing stud­books have been added as KWPN acknow­ledged stud­book:

  1. Anglo European Studbook in the UK (AES) - in the UK
  2. Stud-book sBs, le che­val de Sport Belge (SBS)
  3. Landesverband Bayerischer Pferdezüchtere V. (BAVAR)
  4. Pferdezuchtverband Brandenburg-Anhalt (BRAND)
  5. Zuchtverband CH-Sportpferde ZVCH Swiss Warmblood (CH)
  6. Polish Horse Breeders Association (PZHK)
  7. Unione Nazionale Incremento Razze Equine (UNIRE)

PZHK res­ults in WBFSH Rankings – dressage by stud­book:

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