Breeding and breeding judges committee meeting 2013

October 31 2013 | Breeding

A proposal for guidelines about embryo transfer and cloning will be discussed at the breeding leaders’ assembly in February. The breeding committee will also present proposals on further standardisation of breeding assessments. The judgement of character and willingness, correlation between conformation traits and riding horse quality and further reaching guideline about ethics will also be on the agenda.
The breeding department will install ‘red list’ for prohibited equipment. A proposal to improve the leg protection will be prepared and the procedures concerning lack of horsemanship and hard riding will be specified.
The working group ‘New markets for the Icelandic Horse’ has been expanded from the breeding department to a joint project of leisure riding, education and breeding.