Predominant Sires of the 2012 Olympic Horses

August 30, 2012

Posted by SBS in General Interest

Olmpics 1Here we take an interesting look at the predominant sires of the 2012 Olympic horses for all three equestrian disciplines. To collect this data we compiled an Excel spreadsheet of the horses that placed at the Olympics either Top 10 in the team competition or Top 20 in the Individual final. The sire, dam and damsire information was obtained from the Olympic Preview issue of The Chronicle of the Horse or the FEI database. The sires whose names appeared the most formed the basis of this article. The notable sires of jumping horses were Nabab de Reve, Quick Star and Baloubet du Rouet, for dressage horses it was Donnerhall, Sandro Hit and Ferro and for eventing horses Master Imp, Cruising and Heraldik xx.

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Tamworth Equine

August 30, 2012

Posted by SBS in Affiliate News

Tamworth 3Tamworth Equine Veterinary Center is one of two Select Breeder Services laboratories in Australia, in the southern hemisphere. Being at the center of the Quarter Horse and Stock Horse breeding industries, we are well positioned to meet the needs of stallion owners wishing to utilize artificial insemination techniques. The veterinary center is situated on a 30 acre alluvial river flats property and we receive mares throughout the breeding season for artificial breeding procedures. Additionally we have access to a 400 acre grazing property in which to turn out broodmares and embryo recipient stock.

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Allevamento Frisoni PGP

August 01, 2012

Posted by SBS in Focus on Our Breeders

Friesian 4The Allevamento Frisoni PGP comes mainly from the passion and love for horses that unites two generations, and that certainly will be passed on to the third. After several work and holiday trips in Holland, we literally fell in love with the Friesian horse and its ancient history. Our excursions took the form of real cultural missions, exploring all the nuances of the breed from its origins until today: in this regard we have to thank some of the most famous Dutch farmers who have transferred a wealth of knowledge and invaluable experience. Inevitably we started the first purchases, the first sales, the first foals were born, and now we own a breeding farm that counts about thirty horses of which some are still living in the beautiful Friesian area.

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Please Note - photos used in these news articles are available in the public domain, have been purchased through istockphoto or (when referencing breeders or horses) have been submitted to Select Breeders Services Inc. by the breeding farm or horse owner. Photo credit has been provided where applicable. If at anytime you see something that needs to be addressed please feel free to contact us directly.

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