Below you find a summary of various articles from our Z-Magazine. Make your choice here to view some topics from a specific category.

Tiebreaker HB Z, with Heartbreaker and the T from Taloubet Z

‘Proven bloodlines are rewarded at the Zangersheide auctions’ Breeding ‘HB‘’ stands ...

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The exceptional presence of Esperence Z

06/07/2020

Z-Events

‘Now I’m hoping to be selected for the Z-Quality Auction’, Frank Vanleeuwe concludes at the end of ...

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The ideal meadow

23/06/2020

Breeding

It is of paramount importance that young horses get a lot of exercise and a balanced diet. They get that in the field...

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Foal Championships and Auction Selections

01/06/2020

Z-Events

After an exceptionally uncertain and difficult period our governments have started to gradually relax lockdown guidel...

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Maple leaf poisoning in horses

21/04/2020

Veterinary

Atypical myopathy is a very acute, often fatal muscle disease in members of the horse family. Over 75% of affected ho...

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Snap Foal test for foals: what en why?

21/04/2020

Veterinary

One of the first questions a veterinarian is likely to ask when a foal has become ill is: ‘Did you have the blo...

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Éric Levallois; ‘Diamant and I both have the same personality’

Every horse etched in our collective memory has its own story. Everyone knows Diamant de Semilly, but it could just a...

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Dourkhan Hero Z, an exemplary athlete who fascinates breeders

Experts and amateurs are agreed on one thing when considering the large numbers of stallion shows and inspections: af...

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Breeders’ Auction keeps going full throttle…

The buyer: ideal platform The Breeders’ Auction consistently produces contented buyers and sellers. Recently...

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Rhinopneumonitis:

03/04/2020

Veterinary

It´s in the news every year: ‘Rhino outbreak in equine yard’. Rhino, or Rhinopneumonitis, is a very...

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Open Days Studfarm Zangersheide - Lanaken

31/03/2020

Z-Events

Would anyone make their way to the Open Days in these stormy conditions? It seemed as if the wind blew everyone to La...

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New Life

03/04/2019

New Life

On the most recent WBFSH ranking Zangersheide comes in first place. A fine acknowledgement, but we owe this reward to...

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Nature vs. Nurture: What Shapes a Foal's Future?

01/04/2019

Veterinary

We can strive to optimize both "nature and nurture" with our breeding and management efforts, but there are...

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Modern reproduction techniques: OPU/ICSI

01/02/2019

Veterinary

By: Frederik De Backer The reproduction process of horses, it´s something we´re all interested in: the...

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Nine things you didn´t know about Clintrexo Z

If you type Clintrexo Z in Google one of the first things to appear on your screen is his pedigree. His ID reads as f...

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Over 3 million for Zangersheide breeders!

01/10/2018

Breeding

A golden glow at sunset, that´s the image of the delightful Indian summer we had this year. A late summer which...

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A day in the life of Frederik Mijten

01/06/2018

Veterinary

Tuesday morning, 01.30hrs. Frederik Mijten (44) goes to bed. 04.30hrs the phone rings, a breeder needing urgent suppo...

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A legend’s goodbye to the sport; Taloubet Z, the turbo from Zangersheide

The stallion with the fastest engine in the world is called Taloubet Z, designed by Cees Klaver, with Christian Alhma...

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Almé Z: The true story

For our Z-Magazine nr 1 in 1993 Eric Wauters and François Mathy have been stirring up some fond memor...

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My foal´s first winter...

01/12/2017

Veterinary

Bye bye sun and lush grass, hello rain and cold. The winter has caught up with us. That requires some serious getting...

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“Can you send us a photograph”, they always ask… Easier said than done.

When you are a breeder and want to sell your foal, dealers or potential buyers often ask: “Can you send us a ph...

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Help! I´ve got a foal...

01/06/2017

Veterinary

Yippee, eureka, the miracle has worked! My mare is in foal, but now what? Trust me, I’m a doctor: Marieke Herma...

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PROMPT TREATMENT OF LEG DEFORMITIES PREVENTS MANY FRUSTRATIONS

01/04/2017

Veterinary

The foaling season is getting into full swing again and every breeder has high hopes for a healthy foal with correct ...

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The last few months before birth.

01/02/2017

Veterinary

The foal season is well on its way. The first foals are born, but there are quite a few mares that are now in their l...

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Veterinary examination of breeding stallions; medical criteria for candidate licensed stallions

15/01/2017

Veterinary

Candidate licensed stallions must undergo a veterinary examination before they are presented at the Zangersheide stallio

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(too) many inseminations? Less is more!

01/01/2017

Veterinary

In the animal kingdom it is simple, the stallion is assisted by his beloved mare, who indicates when she is optimally...

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