In the third part of this series, Francesca Newman explains the pre-licensing process in Germany and shares news of an unfortunate setback for her stallion
Meet first-time stallion owner and dressage rider Francesca Newman as she shares her account of sending a stallion for licensing in Germany for the first time
In the second part of this series, Francesca Newman explains how the breeding approval process works in Germany and how she chose which trainer to send her stallion to
In the fourth part of this series, Francesca Newman relives the tension of the German 50-day licensing test from the owner’s perspective
In the fifth and final part of this series, Francesca Newman finds out what the judges thought of her stallion and offers advice to fellow first-time stallion owners
Want to breed from the clone of a gelded Badminton winner? Now you can as Tamarillo's clone will be covering a select number of mares this season
Horse & Hound's breeding columnist explains why she thinks it is paramount Britain embraces grading of mares as well as stallions
If you’re planning artificial insemination (AI) for your mare, how can you maximise your chances of success? Andrea Oakes identifies the most important points to consider
To celebrate the second part of our sport horse special issue of Horse & Hound magazine, out today (7April 2016), we asked you to send us photos of your foals. There's no shortage of cuteness here...
Researchers have been able to determine the sex of unborn foals from eight weeks' gestation.
Horse & Hound's sport horse columnist reflects on the findings of a recent study on the prospects of quality British bred horses
Breeding your next mount might sound like a cheap option, but the costs of rearing a foal to maturity are considerable
Hannah Bradley, a solicitor who specialises in equine and bloodstock disputes, explains how both stallion and mare owners can protect themselves legally
From damsires to covering and AI to gestation period here are the answers to some questions you have always wondered about
Horse & Hound's sport horse breeding columnist draws some conclusions on the introduction of a hefty naming fee by the FEI
H&H's dressage editor reports back from a stallion show which definitely left its mark
There's a sea of tranquil stallions at Gestut Westfalenhof in Germany - and one ultra-famous sire in disguise
There's stallion eye-candy galore on show at the Bockmann Horses stallion show in Germany — and sires to suit all budgets, even if the most expensive does look like 'an overblown tyre'
Alice Collins visits Germany's Sprehe Stud and finds the legendary Diamond Hit, a horse with a yin-yang face, and a little more than she bargained for in the catalogue
Our sport horse breeding columnist compares horse population figures in the UK, France and Germany with some surprising results