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In This Issue:
New Website for Breeders!
New Column by Scot Tolman!
WarmbloodStallionsNA.com Welcomes Nat Masin
Introducing Oldenburg Stallion Billy Echo, LLF
North American Stallion Sport Test Results
Foundation Friday Sires: Caletto I, Rubinstein, Calypso II
Meet Four Offspring by Diamo Blue
Interview with Breeder Joris de Brabander
Fab Show Season for Hanoverian Stallion Fabregas
Research: Housing Stallions with Other Horses
Research: Best Practices for Weaning
Oldenburg Stallion Orbetello
Black Stallion Friday Success
Happy Holidays!
New Resource Website for Breeders! WarmbloodBreeding.com
WarmbloodBreeding.com is a new website for breeders in North America, officially launching now! We're very excited to invite you to visit! It presents a wide range of content curated for breeders, from stallion news to reports on the latest mare, foal, and stallion research. And we are thrilled to welcome Scot Tolman as a regular contributor!
WarmbloodBreeding.com features:
  • Scot Tolman's Exclusive "Thoughts on Breeding"
  • Foundation Sires: Influential Stallions in Warmblood Breeding
  • Articles of Interest to Breeders: Informational, Latest Research, Events, Interviews
  • Opinion: Thoughts on Issues Relevant to Breeders
  • Stallion News and Featured North American Stallions

WarmbloodBreeding.com was designed and created by Freestyle Graphic Design for Warmblood Stallions of North America. We look forward to seeing it grow and adding new features to support breeders in North America!
Check it out here!
Scot Tolman's New Column, "Thoughts on Breeding" Kicks Off today!
WarmbloodBreeding.com is proud to welcome Scot Tolman, Dutch Warmblood breeder, philosopher, and wry humorist. We look forward to this bimonthly new feature, exclusive to WarmbloodBreeding.com, "Thoughts on Breeding." Scot has delighted readers for years, with his own blog and other writings and musings. He contributed a regular and much-loved column to Warmbloods Today magazine for many years before that print publication ended.

Scot's first column, "On Math, Afghanistan, Marketing, and Dreams," is a powerful one, a must-read for every breeder in North America. Please click here.
Warmblood Stallions of North America Welcomes Nat Masin!
Warmblood Stallions of North America is so excited to welcome Natalie Masin to partner with Anna Goebel for WSNA’s next chapter! Nat comes to WSNA with a diverse and strategic background. Professionally, Nat holds the prestigious, globally-recognized Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”) charter and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas.

Nat has also, since 2009, been realizing her lifetime passion to breed for the next generation of top warmblood sporthorses by developing and nurturing a small breeding program with her mother, Lynn Masin.

Nat is an active Board member of the not-for-profit United States Sport Horse Breeding Association, and currently holds the USSHBA Treasurer role. This year, Nat joined the American Hanoverian Society Editorial Committee as an active committee member supporting the registry publications, including the annual AHS Stallion Directory.

Photo shows Nat and Lady Sioux WS, bred by Jan Marquardt. Patricia Ernesto photo.

For more about this exciting partnership for Warmblood Stallions of North America, click here.
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Introducing Billy Echo LLF!
2016, 17.1-hand chestnut, Oldenburg sport horse stallion

You are cordially invited to visit the new website of Billy Echo, LLF, an up-and-coming young stallion who is currently competing in Florida. He has appearance, stature, intelligence, enthusiasm, courage and potency, encompassing the whole package as a stallion. He is a quality choice for breeders seeking show jumping or eventing prospects.

Event News
North American Stallion Sport Test 2021 Results
It's always interesting to read a European report on a North American sport horse event. Read what Dr. Ludwig Christmann, Hanoverian Verband, has to say about the Stallion Sport Tests held in North America this year ...

Photo: Warmblood Stallions of North America photo of judges at the 2019 West Coast event at Pollyrich Farms.


2022 Dates for the NASST have been announced:
October 8–10, Pollyrich Farms, Inc; Solvang, California
October 11–13, Hilltop Farm, Inc; Colora, Maryland
Foundation Fridays
Recent Foundation Sires Featured on WarmbloodStallionsNA.com
We've been posting Foundation Fridays on WarmbloodStallionsNA.com since 2018. Every other Friday we feature a foundation sire - one who has been influential in the development of warmblood breeds. We're pulling from the incredible archive of The Horse Magazine, published by Chris Hector of Australia. Thank you, Chris, for permission to draw on your expertise!

In each of these articles, we introduce a Foundation Sire, and we also include links to stallions with his bloodlines who are on WarmbloodStallionsNA.com.

Click on the following links to read about our most recent Foundation Sires and their stallion descendants:
with these stallion descendants in North America:

and these stallion descendants in North America:

with these stallion sons and grandsons in North America:

Enjoy this look into past sires whose influence extends to the US through their sons and grandsons!
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Introducing Four Offspring by Diamo Blue
This is PF's DaVinci W, a 2017 gelding sired by Diamo Blue, one of four owned by Ryan Pedigo Sport Horses that are featured in a new article on WarmbloodBreeding.com.

All four are showing promise, and are a testimony to Diamo Blue as a sire, and his fantastic bloodlines (Diamant de Semilly on the top and Chacco Blue on the dam's side).

Learn more about these youngsters, including videos - click here.
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Interview with Joris Brabander
One of the goals of WarmbloodBreeding.com is to bring awareness of writings around the internet that are relevant to North American breeders.

One recent article that we found interesting was an interview on WorldOfShowjumping.com with jumper breeder Joris de Brabander. His world-famous Stal de Muze has proven itself many times over. Find our synopsis and links on the Articles page of WarmbloodBreeding.com.

Photo copyright © Jenny Abrahamsson for World of Showjumping. Used with permission.
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Fabulous Show Season for Hanoverian Stallion Fabregas
Oakwood Farms is proud to announce the impressive 2021 show season results of their 2006 Hanoverian stallion Fabregas. His season included six Grand Prix wins, and he was Grand Prix Open Champion at the USDF Region 2 Championships for 2021. This was his first year campaigning under owner Meg Williams of Oakwood Farms, and his 2nd season competing Grand Prix.

To read more, click here.
To visit Fabregas on WarmbloodStallionsNA.com, and contact Meg Williams to make breeding arrangements, please click here.

Photo: Lisa Michelle Dean Photography
Knowledge Base
theHorse: Housing Stallions With Other Horses
theHorse.com discusses best practices for housing stallions, and new research addressing the question. "Housing stallions has, traditionally, not been very welfare-friendly." Research might help stallion owners make better decisions.

theHorse: Best Practices for Weaning
Once again this fall our youngsters were weaned and started on their independent lives and careers. theHorse.com posted a new article to help breeders make the transition process as smooth as possible.

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Oldenburg Stallion Orbetello
Internationally successful showjumper who passes his jumping talent, easy temperament, and beautiful gaits to his offspring!

Orlando x Landkind/Landgraf I

“Orbetello is the most intelligent horse I have ever met. He enjoys his work. This is my horse of a lifetime.” - Cynthia Hampton, Hampton Farms LLC, Owner.

Click here to see Orbetello's new ad.
Warmblood Stallions of North America
Thank You for a Record-Breaking Black Stallion Friday!
Thank you to all the stallion owners who participated in WarmbloodStallionsNA.com's Black Stallion Friday event! The event has grown every year, and this year a record-number 68 stallions offered a breeding special! Thank you to all the breeders who participated and got great breedings for a special price!
Anna Goebel
WarmbloodBreeding.com

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