Con Brio Farms
Quality Warmblood Sporthorses
Hall of Fame
The Educated Buyer
Proudly serving dressage, jumping and
eventing riders for over 24 years!
Here are some educational articles on young horses,
as well as some articles on stallion approval process.
Con Brio Farms
breeding manager Kyle Karnosh.
Most of these are re-printed with permission from
Warmblood breeding and registration:
Inside Dalhem: (pdf 725k)
An interview with the breeder of Briar
Breeding Totilas: (pdf 500k)
An interview with the breeder of the famous black stallion
Confused about how the whole things works? Inspections and approvals?
This article attempts to guide you through the maze...
Breeding Outlook: The Registration Game
The Young Horse:
Ask the Experts: Conformation Faults in a Young Dressage Prospect
Evaluate Your Young Horse's Dressage Potential (pdf 1MB)
Faster downloading version with lower quality pictures
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Stallion Performance Testing:
2009 Stallion Performance Testing:
New Directions in Stallion Performance Testing
The Advanced 10-day Test makes its debut. (pdf 100kB)
2007 Stallion Performance Testing:
An owner describes her first experience
at this important event for young warmblood stallions. (pdf 350kB)
2004 Stallion Performance Test
High scores with a large turnout make for an interesting testing(pdf 300kB)
Sires & Dams: The 2002 Short Test
A shortened version of the 100-day stallion Performance Test gets more interest.
2002 Stallion Performance Test
What exactly is a Stallion Performce Test? Results for 2002(pdf 995kB)