Find out how to become a BHHS Member today, and learn about the benefits and features that the BHHS membership provides.
Please notify the Society within 28 days of the birth of your foal and, if haven’t done so already, please forward a copy of the Covering Certificate to firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations on the purchase of your new horse. It is a requirement under the Horse Passport (England) Regulations to register a change of ownership with the relevant Passport Issuing Organisation (PIO) when acquiring a horse. For more details … click here >>
2024 – Annual Show will be held at Moreton Morrell – 28-29 August 2024 – Entries Open in the Spring
British Hanoverian & British Rhineland
The Hanoverian is one of the leading sport horse breeds in the world. With about 19,000 registered broodmares and 450 stallions, we take a leading position in the breeding of horses worldwide, influences many other warmblood breeds considerably, and is recognized as one of the foundation breeds of the modern sport horse.
The British Rhineland Studbook is managed as a separate and distinct studbook by the British Hanoverian Horse Society (BHHS). The BHHS has adopted and implemented the breeding rules for its Rhineland Studbook similar to those in place for the Rhineland Studbook in Germany. Read more >>
In order for a foal to receive full papers, the dam must be accepted into one of the Studbook Divisions, a mare must meet certain criteria as regards her pedigree, her conformation, and her basic gaits. Three-year-old and older mares can be presented for studbook inspection. Click here to read more
Mare Performance Test
On completing the Studbook Inspection the mare can be presented for Performance Testing which is very important for the Hanoverian Breeding programme. This offers information about the suitability of a mare as a sport horse, but also hold valuable information about the quality of inheritable traits of the dam’s sire. Click here to read more
- Monday-Friday: 10am to 4pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed