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

Wijnand Van Stam, breeder owner of Turbo Z

Wijnand Van Stam, breeder owner of Turbo Z A breeder must check his findings about the pedigree against the experi...

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After the auction, the delivery

‘Starting point is that foals auctioned off at Z-Auctions are delivered in tip-top state, without anomalies, he...

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Luc Tilleman: “We are seeing more of the natural quality of the stallions”

02/11/2021

Z-Events

In Peelbergen Equestrian Center of Kronenberg, 18 new stallions were approved last Sunday during the last and decisiv...

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Turbo Z: first World Cup, first victory

19/10/2021

Topical

The first World Cup of the new season 20-21 promptly goes on record in the history books. It’s not often that a...

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European Champion Campari Z: abnormal but above all phenomenal

04/09/2021

Topical

Campari Z (Contact vd Heffinck) and Elian Baumann were part of the Swiss team that became European champions in Riese...

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Z in Tokio - Casanova F Z to Tokyo for the Ukraine

03/08/2021

Topical

      ‘If he jumps one clear round it’s mission accomplished’ &nbs...

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Z in Tokyo - Verdini d’Houtveld Z, off to the Olympic Games for New Zealand

27/07/2021

Topical

’A fortunate and successful embryo exchange with Luc Henry’ Verdini d’Houtveld Z is a 10-year-ol...

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Z in Tokyo - Beauville Z, the fourth generation for Pascal and Monique Habets

07/07/2021

Topical

The jumping events of the Olympic Games in Tokyo are scheduled to kick off on the 3rd of August. The deadline for entri

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Z in Tokyo: Armani SL Z, from Limburg via the USA to Mexico and soon in Tokyo

01/07/2021

Topical

The jumping events of the Olympic Games in Tokyo are scheduled to kick off on the 3rd of August. The deadline for entrie

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I have bought/sold a horse!

28/06/2021

General

Studbook Zangersheide attaches great value to providing her readers with the...

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Z in Tokyo - Clockwise of Greenhill Z, selected for Tokyo

24/06/2021

Topical

The jumping events of the Olympic Games in Tokyo are scheduled to kick off on the 3rd of August.

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The Long Road to Specialisation

21/05/2021

Breeding

How, in half a century, the equestrian world changed on a scale never seen before     It was at th...

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Koen and Andres Vereecke, with four horses in the top 10 of the Z-Ranking

03/05/2021

General

‘Success in the sport boosts motivation’ The most recent Z-Ranking revealed quite a striking list. Not...

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Agana van het Gerendal Z; from a diamond in the rough to a perfectly polished jewel

Agana van het Gerendal Z; from a diamond in the rough to a perfectly polished one   Ben Verheij knows it a...

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Artist van den Driehoek Z, eyecatcher and record holder of Belgian Warmblood auction

Artist van den Driehoek Z, eyecatcher and record holder of Belgian Warmblood auction The eyecatcher of the recent ...

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Z-autumn selection in pictures

14/01/2021

Z-Events

Stepping stone to the WC

27/10/2020

Z-Events

We all know the context, this year the FEI WBFSH Jumping World Breeding Championship for Young Horses could not go ah...

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Preparing broodmares for autumn and winter

13/10/2020

Breeding

How do you know if your mare is too fat or too skinny? And how can you improve your horse´s condition? Norma...

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When to wean and how to go about it?

13/10/2020

Veterinary

In their natural habitat weaning is a gradual process. Foals go on suckling until the mare increasingly rejects the f...

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Zangersheide Quality Auction 2020 in pictures ...

Etoile van de Neerheide Z; Silver medal at the Belgian Championships for Young Horses in Opglableek

‘The fairy tale goes on, the star shines brighter than ever before.’ Seven years ago this was the quote u...

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Cascol Z

The Zangersheide Stud already had a World Champion for 7-year-old horses two years ago with Solid Gold Z....

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The breeder in Grégory Wathelet; ‘Let me tell you what’s so great about breeding. It’s the unpredictability.’

Life can have some surprises up its sleeve. Until a few years ago Grégory Wathelet (39) wasn’t concerned...

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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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