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About the WBFSH

The WBFSH is the only international federation of studbooks for sport horses in the world. The WBFSH is the major connection between the breeding organisations of sport horses and the international equestrian sport (FEI).

Together, FEI and WBFSH have organized the World Breeding Championships for Sport Horses (WBCSH) in dressage, jumping, and eventing since 1992.

Every month the WBFSH/FEI ranking of each discipline is published on the WBFSH website, providing official information on every horse competing at international level all around the world. Pedigree information and studbook rankings are available. At the end of the year, the breeders of the winning horses will be presented the WBFSH Breeding prize at various international competition events in the country of the respective prize winning members.


Photo: German rider Helen Langehanenberg and the Westfalian bred stallion Damon Hill by Donnerhall / Rubinstein I won the world championship for young horses in dressage in Verden in 2005. In 2006 Damon Hill won under German rider Ingrid Klimke who trained the stallion up to Grand Level, before her former pupil Helen Langehanenberg took over the ride again. Langehanenberg and Damon Hill played an important role on the silver winning German team at the 2012 Olympics in London and on the gold winning German team at the 2013 Europeans in Herning and 2014 WEG in Caen.