I. Breeding-book There is only one Westphalian breeding-book, which is located at Münster and is kept in accordance with the provisions of the breeding-book regulations of the Westphalian Horse Breeders Association. Sire and dam of the foals who are to be brandmarked with the Westphalian brandmark, or for which a pedigree-paper is to be issued, must be registered in the breeding book, no matter where they may be located.
II. Registration of foals & mare Foals can be registered (foalbrand and pedigree-paper), if either the dam and/or the sire has Westphalian pedigree-papers. In any case the sire has to be licensed by a German Warmblood Association and he must have successfully passed the stallion approval test in Germany. In exceptional cases the stallion approval test in U.S.A. can be accepted. Besides Westphalian mares, other warmblood and Thoroughbred mares can be registered and accepted as a broodmare for the Westphalian Association if they are of outstanding quality.
III. Fees for USA and Canada 1. Issuing of pedigree papers pedigree paper (and brand) US$250 2. Registration fee per mare Westphalian, Warmblood, TB mares US$150 Travel fees for the inspection in the USA have to be paid by the breeder.
For further information and questions about the mare & foal inspection in the USA please contact: Dr. Andrea Sieg Email: Telephone: 803-471-3696 Cell: 803-295-7200
The Westfalisches Pferdestammbuch e.V, web site is:
http://www.westfalenpferde.de, email is: