Warmblood Breeding News
In This Issue:
Contest! Win Dressage at Devon Tickets
5 Ways to Improved Your Breeding Program
Silver Twist Excels with "Problem" Mares
Foundation Sires: Inschallah, Ahorn, Akzent II, Alabaster
Dressage at Devon Breed Show News
Meet Faro SQF's Breeder
US-Bred Filly Bought by US Dressage Team Supporter
Practical Ways To Reduce Weaning Stress
Win Dressage at Devon Tickets!
New contest! Enter for a chance to win tickets to Dressage at Devon 2019! - Dressage at Devon presents the largest open breed show in the world, as well as three days of upper-level dressage. Warmblood Stallions of North America is partnering with Dressage at Devon to offer you a chance to win two tickets for all six days! This year's show will be held September 24th through the 29th.

Enter now ! Contest closes August 21.

Great Online Discussion
What Choices Most Improved Your Breeding Program?
That was the question recently posted on Facebook by breeder Kendra Hansis. The thoughtful answers deserved a wider audience, so the conversation was collated and posted to the Warmblood Stallions of North America Breeder News Blog.

Silver Twist Excels With "Problem" Mares
Silver Twist Progeny

While his offspring continue to impress, Silver Twist now occupies a niche for mare owners: he's gained a reputation for successful pregnancies in mares that have failed to get in foal by other means.

Silver Twist's offspring share the beauty and talent of Olympic medallist Abdullah with the game competitiveness, savvy, and love for jumping found in the Twist horses.

Shown is a 9-year-old gelding by Silver Twist out of a Hanoverian mare.

Foundation Fridays
Recent Foundation Sires Featured on WarmbloodStallionsNA.com
We started a new feature on WarmbloodStallionsNA.com in 2018: Foundation Fridays! Every other Friday we will be featuring a foundation sire - one who has been influential in the development of warmblood breeds. Since our last email newsletter, we have added a few new stallions. With most of these articles, we'll be 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 each of these bloodlines who are on WarmbloodStallionsNA.com .

Click on the following links to read about each Foundation Sire:




Alabaster (shown)

Enjoy!
Dressage at Devon Breed Show Division News
Preliminary Prizelist Now Available

Opening date is July 15, 2019. Closing date for inclusion in the program is August 30, 2019 and the final closing date is September 12, 2019.

Dressage at Devon Grand Championships will be held on Wednesday September 25, 2019. Pony measurement for the breeding division will be Monday, September 23, 2019 at 4pm.

The 2019 Dressage at Devon ( www.dressageatdevon.org ) will take place September 24-September 29 at the Devon Horse Show Grounds in Devon, PA.

Good News for Breeders
Meet Faro SQF's Breeder on The Chronicle
As we reported in an  article earlier this month , the 2019 Pan American Games US Teams include three horses bred in the US. There are two on the Eventing Team and one on the Dressage Team. Recently, the  Chronicle of the Horse  published an article about Faro SQF, an 11-year-old gelding on the US Dressage Team. The focus was on his breeder, Jill Peterson of Star Quarry Farm in Florida.

It is delightful, not only to see US-bred horses competing internationally, but to see them recognized in the news, and to see their breeders acknowledged. Congratulations to Jill Peterson!


US-Bred Filly Bought by USA Dressage Team Supporter

In other good news, sport horse breeding in the US has just been given an important boost with the purchase of Starlight H2O by Betsy Juliano, who has supported US dressage in major ways. Starlight H2O was bred by Kendra Hansis of Runningwater Warmbloods in New Jersey. She is by St. Schufro x Negro.

Knowledge Base
Practical Ways To Reduce Weaning Stress
Now that we understand better how stressful weaning often is, more research has been done into ways of avoiding much of the stress. A new article on theHorse.com discusses practical, informed ways to help foals through weaning.


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Anna Goebel
Warmblood Stallions of North America
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