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FEATURE HORSE: LUMIERE - ON-[CAN]6109-03 G (Lynx x Heike II)


Maya Markowski and her Advanced level Dressage horse, Lumiere. Bred by Angela Hodgson of Elodale Stables in Ontario, he was purchased by Maya at 3 months of age. She has done all the training herself and is now enjoying her second year representing Canada in the Nations Cup in Florida. Read her Equine Canada bio - here.

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CLRC 2014 Annual Meeting and Animal Pedigree Act Presentation

From the CLRC web site: The annual meeting for CLRC will be held on April 5, 2014 at the Exectutive Royal Inn in Calgary, located at 2828 23 St. NE. Registration will commence at 10:00 a.m. and the meeting at 10:30. A complimentary buffet lunch will be served at 12:30.

IMPORTANT: At 2 p.m., there will be a presentation and discussion regarding the review and possible repeal of the Animal Pedigree Act. Susie Miller or John Ross from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada will be in attendance to outline what is being proposed and to answer questions. This is , of course, a very important discussion for everyone in our industry and I encourage all member associations to make sure that someone from the association is in attendace at this meeting. Anyone is welcome to attend, even if they are not the official representative(s) of an association.

From Horse Industry Association of Alberta: Canadian Breed Associations should be aware some individuals within Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada are proposing repealing the Animal Pedigree Act. Please read the attached letter from Ronald Black, General Manager of the Canadian Livestock Records Corporation. He explains the importance of the act and how a repeal would negatively affect Canadian breeds. >>Read Letter here.


Stallion DirectoryThe 2014 Stallion Directory is now Online.

Including: the report of the 2013 National Stallion Licensing Tour; Premium Mares from 2013 inspections processed through the office up to December 31, 2013; and annual statistics.

Your print Stallion Directory was mailed in February and should have arrived. If you are not on the mailing list and would like a copy, please contact the National Office.


FOAL FUTURITY LOGOThe 2014 Stallion Service Auction was great. The Quebec Chapter did a super job again. Thank-you Everyone - Stallion Owners and Bidders.

Congratulation to successful Bidders. You will be contacted by the Auction Committee to confirm your bid and arrange payment.

Participating stallions for 2014 are identified onliine in the Stallion Directory by the asterisk after their name.

BREEDER'S DIGEST ONLINE - Spring 2014 planning NOW!

We are now accepting advertising and articles for the Spring 2014 Breeder's Digest. This is a publication that we have become very proud of over the years. In the past two years we have published it and our Stallion Directory on line, in addition to the print version. The reader response has been excellent.

For the Summer 2013 edition we published an online version only. This convenient and cost effective method of getting this quality publication to our members and to further broaden the readership with other interested readers was a success, and will be repeated with this next issue.  To check out the Summer 2013 issue, follow this link. Breeder's Digest


The 2014 Breeder's Directory Online will be updated shortly. Contact Rosenna at accounts to renew or submit a new listing.


Many new listings from breeders / owners have been added. Classifieds are a member benefit and may be posted at no cost to members

Want to place a classified listing? The Member classifieds can be accessed through the Member Area - login link at left. Check out the new and updated listings. Member Sale Horses

August 22, 2012 - FAQ Registrations

The Board of Directors are pleased to announce that most every outstanding foundation animal for the backlogged registrations has now been approved by the Ministry. Thank you all for your patience in this transition year, when many of you have experienced regrettably long wait times to receive registration papers and transfers. Our staff, volunteers, and staff at CLRC have been working hard to catch up on the backlog of work. Processing times are speeding up each week.
The following is a series of Questions and Answers to bring everyone up to date on the situation....>>


The Canadian Warmblood Horse Breeders Association (CWHBA) has received approval of amended legal authorities which recognize the Warmblood horse as a distinct breed in Canada...>>

Le ministre de l’Agriculture et de l’Agroalimentaire, Gerry Ritz, a annoncé que la Canadian Warmblood Horse Breeders Association (CWHBA) a reçu un rapport d’autorisation légale reconnaissant les chevaux Warmblood en tant que race distincte au Canada...>>


The Member Service of 'Farm Web Site Listings' on our Links page, was last updated and added to July 1, 2013. If you feel that your link has been removed, and several were because the link was no longer active, please send the new web address to the web master, and make sure you have a link back to CWHBA either on your front page or links page.
Want to add your Web Site? Members may submit their Farm web site address to the web master for consideration to add to this listing  Member Web Site Links

Other News Of Interest



The legendary Hanoverian breeding stallion Brentano II (Bolero x Glocke (Grande / Ferdinand) passed away on Wednesday night 9 June 2010 following a severe colic attack. The liver chestnut stallion could not be saved and had to be humanely put down. He was 1985 Hanoverian Licensing Champion, 1986 reserve stallion performance test winner and Hanoverian Stallion of the Year in 2003.



 The American "arm" of the French Selle Francais organization is shutting down, effective immediately. Read More >>


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Thursday July 24, 2014

The Canadian Warmblood Horse Breeders Association (CWHBA) was Incorporated, under the Canadian Live Stock Pedigree Act, in 1991. The association is a corporate union of breeders for the purpose of furthering warmblood horse breeding in Canada. The breeding aim is to produce a well bred Warmblood horse, correct in conformation and with good performance. A horse which, on the basis of its temperament, character, and rideability is suitable for Olympic and related Equestrian sports..... Read More

NEW - 2014:
CWHBA National Office
2150 Meadowvale Blvd
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 6R6
Telephone: 905 858-8411




The Office is on regular hours , 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST.

NATIONAL AGM - March 15, 2014

Charmaine BergmanThe CWHBA National AGM saw a changing of the guard with a new Chair of elected. Founding Chairman Chris Gould had previously announced he was stepping down. Congratulations to Charmaine Bergman, of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan our new Chairman. Charmaine has been the Secretary/Treasurer of the Association for several years, as well as President of the SK Chapter.

The AGM was held at the Leduc Agrifood Business Centre in Alberta and via web video conference in every province across the country. Members registered for the meeting and downloaded reports detailed here.

An excellent Interactive Seminar Presentation on "Managing Reproduction with the Problem Mare" given by Dr Claudia Klein from the University of Calgary, was closely followed by all participants. A sincere thank you to Dr Klein for her time and valuable information. Read the e-news here.


For information on Mare Inspections, please contact your Provincial Inspections Coordinator below.

BC - Reka Schippers - 250-832-6788 -
AB - Janine Olson - 403-886-2676 -
SK - Charmaine Bergman - 306-764-7148 -
MB - Dana Young - 204-966-3316 -
ON - Jesica Haynes - 905-894-6672 -
QC - Julie Cantin - 418-955-1268 -

Maritimes - Holly Erith - 902-384-2202 -


It is membership renewal time. Click on this link to the Member section and follow the prompts for online membership renewal. Life members will not see a renewal form.
Click Here to get your 2014 membership application. Annual member $85; Associate Member $35.  To qualify for Awards, you must be a minimum Associate Member.


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With it being membership renewal time, the CWHBA Board is giving back in this tough current economic climate! This new member benefit will directly offset the cost of renewal. Commencing immediately, all CWHBA members (including associate members) can use the association web site 'classifieds' at no cost. This is our way of helping our members and breeders promote their stock.


 of Foals born 2011 onward:

A hair sample for DNA profiling and parentage verification MUST be submitted at the time of registration


 Stallion Owners / Agents: If you have not verified your stallion for the 2014 breeding season, you must complete the Stallion VerificationForm below, plus submit your 2013 Stallion Breeding 'Report of Mares Bred' together with the prescribed fee. Reports from December 1 on, the fee is $100.00.

 By verifying your stallion, he will be listed on our web site CWHBA Stallion Directory. New stallion entries will be processed as usual.

For further information and forms please contact the National Office or download the form/s here:

Verification and Stallion Service Auction Form

Stallion Report of Mares Bred (Send to National Office with $100 activation fee)

2013 CWHBA National Stallion Licensing 

 & National Mare Inspection

A very successful Tour ran August 31 to September 8, 2013
See detailed schedule here...

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 with Registration & Transfer of Ownership? CLICK HERE



Members and supporters can now visit the Association's Canadian Warmblood Official page on Facebook, as well as the Quebec Chapter page or  join the Friends of Canadian Warmblood group page. The group page is now hosting a discussion tab where members may post.



Feature Horse

Want to see your horse featured on our web site front page?
Your registered Canadian Warmblood horse could be our next cover girl or cover boy.
Members send us your CWHBA performance ring pictures (.jpg or .jpeg). Include the owner, breeder, breeding, event placing & photo credit. Please do include a photo credit with your image. Horses must be registered with the CWHBA.Archive 

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