Breeding News

Award Ceremony 2014 in Geneva

The World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses held the annual award ceremony for the FEI ranking winners in cooperation with the sponsor Jaeger LeCoultre on Wednesday night of 10 December in Geneva

Wednesday evening the world's leading breeders gathered in the beautiful Jaeger LeCoultre shop in Geneva to be honored for their extraordinary breeding products.

The breeders of the individual FEI ranking winners in dressage, show jumping and eventing received their WBFSH diplomas and were presented with an exquisite reversible watch from Jaeger LeCoultre.

Following the award ceremony WBFSH and Jaeger LeCoultre hosted a dinner in the honour of the successful horse breeders.

The award winners are:

  • Martje and Joop Hanse, the Netherlands for breeding the No. 1 dressage horse Valegro by Negro/Gerswin

  • Willy Taets, Belgium for breeding the No. 1 show jumping horse Hello Sanctos by Quasimodo vd Molendreef/Nabab de Reve

  • Mirko Glotz, Germany for breeding the No. 1 eventing horse Fischerrocana by Ituango xx/Carismo


Isabelle Gervais from Jaeger LeCoultre, breeders of Valegro Joop Hanse and wife, breeder of Fischerrocana Mirko Glotz and wife, breeder of Hello Sanctos Willy Taets, Jaeger LeCoultre ambassador Edwina Tops Alexander and WBFSH president Jan Pedersen.
Isabelle Gervais from Jaeger LeCoultre, breeders of Valegro Joop Hanse and wife, breeder of Fischerrocana Mirko Glotz and wife, breeder of Hello Sanctos Willy Taets, Jaeger LeCoultre ambassador Edwina Tops Alexander and WBFSH president Jan Pedersen.
Isabelle Gervais, Joop Hanse and Martje Hanse. When Valegro won the FEI dressage rankings in 2013 Mr. Hanse received the Jaeger LeCoultre watch, and this year Jaeger LeCoultre presented Mrs. Hanse with a ladies' watch.
Isabelle Gervais, Joop Hanse and Martje Hanse. When Valegro won the FEI dressage rankings in 2013 Mr. Hanse received the Jaeger LeCoultre watch, and this year Jaeger LeCoultre presented Mrs. Hanse with a ladies' watch.
Jan Pedersen, Isabelle Gervais, Willy Taets, Edwina Tops Alexander and Marc Pierson.
Jan Pedersen, Isabelle Gervais, Willy Taets, Edwina Tops Alexander and Marc Pierson.
Jan Pedersen, Isabelle Gervais, Mirko Glotz, and Edwina Tops Alexander.
Jan Pedersen, Isabelle Gervais, Mirko Glotz, and Edwina Tops Alexander.
Xavier Libbrecht, Edwina Tops Alexander and Jan Pedersen.
Xavier Libbrecht, Edwina Tops Alexander and Jan Pedersen.
Dinner at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.
Dinner at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.
Isabelle Gervais and Marc Pierson.
Isabelle Gervais and Marc Pierson.
All participants gathered in front of the boutique.
All participants gathered in front of the boutique.