Friday, September 22, 2017

Article: Interview with Hanoverian breeder Axel Windeler

A new article from the horse magazine is of interest to breeders. It's an interview with a very successful Hanoverian breeder, Axel Windeler, breeder of the 5-year-old champion of the World Young Dressage Horse championships in Ermelo this year. Don Martillo (Don Juan de Hus/Benetton Dream) is the product of a four-generation breeding program. What I'm loving about this is that Axel Windeler says he started out by making the exact same mistake many American breeders made when starting out with sport horse breeding: 

“I started breeding in 1977. I bought a riding horse, but she was not good, so I tried to breed…”
Always a great idea…
“Not a great idea ..."
To read the full article, click here.

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