Selecting the proper breeding pair involves serious calculations to match and improve upon the desirable qualities necessary to maintain the characteristics true to the Fjord breed. Visit the nfhr.com web site to better understand the strict requirements for sustaining the purity of this breed.
Beyond the strict registration standards, the breeder must be responsible in selecting a complimentary genetic match. The value of the progeny begins with the proper pedigree selection. As with any genetic mix, “you don’t always get what you want”. But, because of the strict requirements conforming to a world wide Fjord Horse Registry standard, the proper pairing of pedigree Fjords is more likely to result in a high quality foal.
The following pages describe a breeding pair and their offspring.