ARTICLES 

These articles can provide education and insight to new breeders and owners of Holsteiners.  

Holsteiner Mares &
Their Stamms
by Wendy Webster

From the article:

Seeing the Grand Champion Holsteiner Mare in 1890, Count von Lehndorff removed his hat and said, "In front of such a beautiful mare, a gentleman should take off his hat."   Read More.....

Foundation Sires of the Holsteiner Breed
by Wendy Webster

From the article:

The sport of riding simply for pleasure and competitions for the rank and file were surging in popularity, so the breeders took advantage of this trend to reinvent their horse as a top sport model.  Read More...

The Breeding of Holsteiner Horses
by Wendy Webster

From the article:

In America, the AHHA holds annual inspection tours with several sites devoted to stallion presentation. Stallions may be presented at two years of age and older. Stallions older than three are required to perform under saddle.  Read More.....

Selecting a Holsteiner Stallion for your Mare
by Wendy Webster

From the article:

With dozens of beautiful photos and owner comments lauding each stallion’s exceptional accomplishments, how is it possible to make a decision and choose the “right one”?  Read More.....

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Holsteiner Guide: How Does a Station Test Work?

From the article:

At a station test, the mares are stabled for 14 days in Elmshorn at the Holsteiner Verband facility. Up to now, only three-year-olds were admitted...  Read More.....

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Holsteiner Guide: How Can a Mare Be Registered

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You would like to register your mare with the Holsteiner Verband? You don't know exactly which formalities have to be fulfilled, when and how a registration takes place?...   Read More.....

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Holsteiner Guide:  What Are the Options for Mare Registration?

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You would like to register your mare with the Holsteiner Verband and are wondering what options are available? You have heard that there are also alternative registration possibilities...   Read More.....

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Holsteiner Guide: How Does a Field Test Work? 

From the article:

The Holsteiner Verband's mare tests are held in the form of station and field test. In a module of the Holsteiner Guide it has already been explained how a 14-day station test works. ...   Read More.....