The State Stud runs a network of 19 stallion stations for cover and insemination throughout Westphalia and Rhineland. All of them are managed by skilled personnel. The stud keeps an average stock of 65 warmblood and 25 draft stallions. The main task in breeding coldblood horses is to preserve valuable genes.
German Riding School
The German Riding School was incorporated into the Warendorf State Stud in 1968. It offers courses and exams for professional riders, amateur riders and horse show officials, e. g. judges. The Five-Star Driving School holds courses and exams at all levels from driving badge to driving instructor. Around 50 stallions and geldings are stabled in the German Riding School for the training of its pupils.
Training and Education
At present, the State Stud offers 22 educational spots for future professionals with focus either in riding and in breeding. Thus being one of the largest employers who take trainees for these professions. Furthermore, the State Stud is a recognized training place for qualified personnel in the field of insemination technique as well as for horse owners who do the insemination in their own stock of horses.