2017 Rolex WBFSH eventing rankings | An Eventful Life

2017 Rolex WBFSH eventing rankings

        FischerRocana and Michael Jung on their way to silver at the European Championships in Strzegom


The final Rolex/WBFSH rankings for horses and studbooks, taking into account FEI competitions from 1st October 2016 to 30th September 2017, have now been published


Eventing Breeder Rankings

The Rolex award winning breeder in eventing is German Mirko Glotz for Fischerrocana FST (DSP) by Ituango xx / Carismo with 353 ranking points. This is the second time that Fischerrocana FST has taken the award for her breeder, having also won in 2014.

 Ingrid Klimke’s Horseware Hale Bob ( breeder Dr. Med Rolf Lueck) takes second place with 306 points

In third place is the Australian thoroughbred Clifford, the winner of the 2016 Australian International 3 Day Event ridden by Hazel Shannon. Although the rankings state that Clifford’s breeder is ‘unknown’ he was bred in Tasmania by the sister of Wendy Ward, the horse’s owner (watch Clifford’s CCI4* winning cross country round in Adelaide here)

View the full list of 2017 Eventing Breeder Rankings here


Eventing Studbook Rankings

The Irish Sport Horse (ISH) has yet again taken first place in eventing, the German Oldenburger Verband has moved into second place with Horseware Hale Bob topping its points and the German Holsteiner Verband, topped by Laura Collett’s Mr Bass, is in third (watch Mr. Bass’ cross country round at Blenheim Palace International here)

Since the WBFSH rankings were established in 1994, the Irish Sport Horse Studbook has won the coveted Eventing Studbook rankings for an incredible 22 of the last 24 years.

The 2017 Eventing Studbook Rankings are:

1. Irish Sport Horse Studbook (ISH) 1248 points

2. Verband der Züchter des Oldenburger Pferdes e. V. (OLDB) 1205 points

3. Verband der Züchter des Holsteiner Pferdes e.V. (HOLST) 1168 points

The highest-ranked Irish Sport Horse in the individual WBFSH rankings was Cooley Cross Border (ISH), bred by Johnny Duffy from Co Louth and ridden by Kim Severson (USA). Cooley Cross Border (ISH) was winner of the CIC3* at this year’s Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials (watch Cooley Cross Border’s  winning cross country round here) and was also runner-up in the CCI3* at Millstreet in Co Cork.

View the full list of 2017 Eventing Breeder Rankings here


      Kim Severson and Cooley Cross Border at Blenheim