Predicates & Honorifics

WSI awards predicates and honorifics to outstanding foals, mares, and stallions. Criteria for the predicates and honorifics can be found in the Studbook’s Rules & Regulations.

Approved Stallions

Elite Sire: for having produced five or more progeny competing successfully in international showjumping, eventing, or dressage competitions

Elite SJ/EV/DR: for having competed successfully in international showjumping (SJ), eventing (EV), or dressage competitions (DR).

Premium: for having scored in the stallion inspection a total of 95 or more, excluding the jumping scores, with no individual score less than 7 plus having scored at least a 9 for jumping technique, 9 for jumping scope, and 9 for jumping reflexes.

D-OC: for having scored 96 or above in the DNA-OC test for the genetic markers associated with osteochondrosis.

D-WFFS: for having tested N/N in the DNA for Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome.

Approved Mares

Elite Dam: for having produced one or more progeny competing successfully in international showjumping, eventing, or dressage competitions.

Elite SJ/EV/DR: for having competed successfully in international showjumping (SJ), eventing (EV), or dressage competitions (DR).

HR: for having passed the same health and radiological requirements as Approved Stallions.

D-OC: for having scored 96 or above in the DNA-OC test for the genetic markers associated with osteochondrosis.

D-WFFS: for having tested N/N in the DNA for Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome.

Premium: for having scored in the mare inspection a total of 88 or more, excluding the loose-jumping scores, with no individual score less than 7, plus having scored at least an 8 for jumping technique, 8 for jumping scope, and 8 for jumping reflexes if the mare was able to be loose-jumped.

Studbook Mares

Elite Dam: for having produced one or more progeny competing successfully in international showjumping, eventing, or dressage competitions.

Elite SJ/EV/DR: for having competed successfully in international showjumping (SJ), eventing (EV), or dressage competitions (DR).

HR: for having passed the same health and radiological requirements as Approved Stallions.

D-OC: for having scored 96 or above in the DNA-OC test for the genetic markers associated with osteochondrosis.

D-WFFS: for having tested N/N in the DNA for Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome.

Foals

Star Foal: Foals that score a total of 85 or more in the foal inspection and with no individual score less than 7.

Champion Colt: Awarded to the best colt Star Foal born in the calendar year.

Champion Filly: Awarded to the best filly Star Foal born in the calendar year.

D-OC: for having scored 96 or above in the DNA-OC test for the genetic markers associated with osteochondrosis.

D-WFFS: for having tested N/N in the DNA for Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome.