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Photos from the 2017 Annual Meetings in Denmark

Impressions from the World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses' Annual Meetings 2017 - General Assembly and Seminars in Billund, Denmark

Saturday 11 December 2017

The president Mr. Jan Pedersen welcomes WBFSH's patron, HRH Princess Benedikte.
The president Mr. Jan Pedersen welcomes WBFSH's patron, HRH Princess Benedikte.
8.00-12.00: Joint meeting at Hotel Legoland
10.00-15.20: WBFSH check-in desk open at Hotel Legoland in lobby
12.00-15.30: WHIRDEC meeting at Hotel Legoland
15.30-16.00: Shuttle bus to Blue Hors
16.00-16.45: Welcome and presentation of Blue Hors
16.45-17.30 Presentation of Blue Hors stallions
17.30-18.00: Guided tour at Blue Hors
18.00-21.20: Grand Prix Dressage
19.00-20.00: Dinner (buffet), sponsored by Blue Hors, in WBFSH tent
21.30-22.00: Shuttle bus to Hotel Legoland

Sunday 12 December 2017

8.00- 9.00: WBFSH check-in desk open at Hotel Legoland in lobby
9.00-11.00: Seminar at Hotel Legoland
9.00-9.10: Welcome by President of WBFSH and DWB Jan Pedersen
9.10-9.40: Implementing genomic selection in the breeding schemes of
DWB by Anders Christian Sørensen, senior scientist
9.40-10.30: Interaction of behavior, physical training and performance in
sport horses by vet. Rikke Munk Andersen (ph.d project)
10.30-11.00: Coffee break
11.00-11.15 Walking together to LEGO House
11.15-12.45 LEGO House (Home of the Brick). 15 min. introduction, followed by a
guided tour into a fascinating universe where you combine learning with
bricks and creativity
12.45-13.15: Shuttle bus from “LEGO House” to Blue Hors
13.15-14.15: Lunch (buffet), sponsored by Blue Hors, in WBFSH tent
14.15-15.15: Presentation of dressage horses
15.30-17.00: Grand Prix Freestyle
17.00-17.30: Shuttle bus to Hotel Legoland
19.30-20.00: Fairytale walk through the Legoland amusement park, ending at King’s
Castle
20.00- ?: Traditional Danish Christmas festive dinner “Julefrokost” at
King’s Castle, sponsored by Blue Hors
Welcome by President of WBFSH and DWB Jan Pedersen
Welcome by President of WBFSH and DWB Jan Pedersen
Interaction of behavior, physical training and performance in
sport horses by vet. Rikke Munk Andersen (ph.d project)
Interaction of behavior, physical training and performance in
sport horses by vet. Rikke Munk Andersen (ph.d project)

Monday 13 December 2017

9.00- 9.30: Presentation of DWB by breeding manager Karina Christiansen
9.30–12.00: General Assembly (coffee break included)
12.00-13.00: Lunch (restaurant)
13.00-14.00: Workshop (– Co-operation among studbooks – collaborative
implementation)
14.00-15.00: Workshop (Topic 2: Membership criteria – to get and retain membership)
15.00-15.30: Coffee break
15.30-16.30: Workshop (Topic 3: Studbooks and national federations - how to impact?)

Tuesday 14 December 2017

8.00-9.30: Bus to Kirk Arabians, Martofte, Funen
9.30-10.30: Coffee and presentation of Arab horses, graded in DWB
10.30-11.15: Guided tour at Kirk Arabians
11.15-11.45: Presentation of DWB showjumpers at Ask
11.45-12.15: Guided tour at Ask: Competition horses and stallion
station
12.15-13.00: Bus and guided tour at Ask: Youngstock and E.T. offspring
13.00-13.15: Bus to Great Northern Golf Resort, Kerteminde, Funen
13.15-13.45: Lunch (buffet), sponsored by Ask and Kirk Arabians
13.45-14.30: Embryo transfer and ICSI by vet. Rikke Munk Andersen
14.30-15.00: The influence of horse shoes on dressage gaits by vet. Mette Uldahl
15.00-16.15: Bus to Koldinghus, Kolding
16.15-18.00: Sightseeing at Koldinghus (castle founded in the 13th century)
16.15-16.45 Visit in the souvenir shop
16.50-17.10 Short introduction to Koldinghus by guide
17.10-17.50 Walk around the museum on your own
18.00-19.00: Dinner in the basement of Koldinghus
19.00-20.00: Bus to Hotel Legoland, Billund