WBFSH to Hold 2010 Symposium & General Assembly at Dressage at Devon

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DEVON, Pennsylvania, May 17–The World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses (WBFSH) will hold its 2010 Symposium and General Assembly at Dressage at Devon the same time as the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky.

WBFSH delegates and its famed international membership comprised of the world’s top breeders will attend DAD for the foal and young horse breed classes, as well as FEI young horse competitions.

“The DAD breed division showcases a wide range of popular sport horse bloodlines and quality horses,” said Lori Kaminski, president and CEO of Dressage at Devon in announcing the WBFSH general assembly during the breed show Sept. 28-30. “This is a fantastic opportunity for members of the international breeding community to see North America’s best breeding stock.”

Dressage at Devon breed division has been recognized worldwide for its size and prestige.

“The WBFSH is very excited to have Dressage at Devon as co-host of the 2010 WBFSH Convention,” said Ekkehard Brysch, an organizer of the symposium and director of the International Sporthorse Registry and Oldenburg Registry of North America. “[We] feel that we can bring some international flair to the 2010 breed division. It is also a sign of how much sport horse breeding in North America has gained international reputation.

“From the viewpoint of the international breeding community, Dressage at Devon is the best known breed show in the U.S. The decision was made to hold the convention at Devon and not in Lexington because the DAD breed division will be the ideal venue for the convention of the delegates from breed organizations from all over the world.”

The WBFSH is the international governing body for the breeding of sport horses. The organization ranks the world’s studbooks in dressage, jumping and eventing.