Stallion Performance Test of the German riding horse breeds

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Welcome to the website of the stallion performance test for stallions of the German riding horse breeds(HLP). A new system has become essential as the government has withdrawn its responsibility to conduct the test. One of the most important changes is that stallions that are scheduled to participate in the performance test have to be registered online here. All applicants have to subscribe to this website before. The website provides plenty of information about the new stallion performance test for all those interested, complemented by dates, catalogues and results of the tests.

To register, please complete the form under “free registration” and return the completed, signed form. Your access will be activated as soon as we have received your written confirmation to participate at the direct debiting system.


2016: New HLP-Rules

 HLP-Rules (Decree May 2017)

Certificate of performance (HB I-Registration) from 2016:


Amendments since 2012

Warendorf (fn-press). The „First year“ of the redesigned stallion performance test is done. Although the new system generally passed its practical test, however some small weak points were detected. These shortcomings will be remedied in 2012. For one year the new system of the stallion performance test was tested with 529 ... Learn more...

Questions & Answers

Frequently asked questions

This category provides answers to frequently asked questions arising with regard to the online registration for the stallion performance test. Please review these pages first to clarify your request before contacting our staff directly. How to register a stallion for the HLP? Forgot my password – what do I have to do now? ... Learn more...
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