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Cyklon 1083 (SWB) and Shane Sweetnam, photo by Sara Hellner

Happy New SWANA Year!

The new SWANA year has already begun and we hope you will continue to support SWANA in our mission to promote the Swedish Warmblood horse in North America. In the year to come we will focus on education and training as well as breeding - the Swedish way!

Membership benefits include eligibility for the USDF All Breeds awards and registration of foals as well as transfer of ownership at a discounted rate. Participation in our popular inspection tour and a free subscription to our new partner Breeding News is included as well. 

It is very easy to renew your membership, just go to the membership page on our website and renew using your credit card/paypal. 


Ride & Breed Swedish in Wellington 2020

Imothep owned by Hyperion Stud and Taizo Sugitani
Imothep owned by Hyperion Stud and Tazio Sugatani. photo by Anwar Esquivel

Join us for an afternoon of Sport and Breeding; horses, people and businesses affiliated with the Swedish Warmblood horse in Sweden and the US/Canada. Whether you are a rider, breeder, trainer, a fan or all of the above - you are invited to our event hosted by SWANA and Hyperion Stud. Featuring a presentation by team Lövsta about the Lövsta Future Challenge dressage program in Wellington and their stallion program, a presentation by Hyperion Stud about their breeding - and sport program. Q & A with Wellington based famed Swedish show jumper Daniel Zetterman and successful Swedish dressage rider Karin Persson. And to top it off RIDESUM will be on site to present their tech innovation benefitting riders of all ages, skills and disciplines. The Dutta Corporation that flies horses worldwide and Illustrated Properties are also valued sponsors of our event. A silent auction featuring donated breeding fees of stallions from our sponsors is planned. Lunch is graciously provided by Hyperion Stud. Thank you to our sponsors Hyperion Stud, Lövsta Stuteri, Sunrise Stud, RIDESUM, The Dutta Corporation and Illustrated Properties. Last but not least we are aiming for a LIVE stallion presentation from our sponsors - just in time for the breeding season! Stay tuned for a full list.

To register for the event please e-mail SWANA at by January 9, 2020.

WHEN? Thursday January 16 at 12 noon

WHERE? Hyperion Stud, 1315957th Pl S, Wellington FL 33449

Hyperion Stud

Hyperion Stud is once again our partner for the Ride & Breed Swedish event on Jan 16 in Wellington. Our generous host, Vicky Castegren will present her successful global operation active in both the USA and Europe. Hyperion is the owner of the successful Imothep and Chin Quidam VDL that both will be on site. 

Lövsta Stuteri

Lövsta Stuteri of Sweden, with a second base in the US is the home of the extremely successful dressage rider, seven-time Olympian Tinne Vilhelmson-Silvén. Tinne is this year bringing the approved stallion Van Vivaldi 1286 to the show grounds of Wellington and Caroline Darcourt will bring Bon Coeur 1389. A grand opportunity for any breeder to view the stallions up close. 

Lövsta Future Challenge coming to the USA

Lövsta Future Challenge has become a renowned concept in the Swedish equestrian world, as the leading effort in supporting and growing the best young horses and U25 riders in both dressage and jumping. 
Now Lövsta have decided to take the Challenge to the US in collaboration with AGDF in Wellington, organizing a developmental tour for young Grand Prix horses. 

Introducing RIDESUM

Swedish equestrian tech innovation! We welcome RIDESUM, a collaboration platform and training app connecting riders and trainers worldwide for better results every day. Team RIDESUM will be at the Ride & Breed Swedish event in Wellington on January 16 to present their exciting and useful product. 

The Dutta Corporation

The Dutta Corporation is an international horse transport company founded in 1988. For more than three decades we have put the horse first and foremost. We use the latest state of the art jet stalls and an experienced team of grooms to accompany the horses at all times. We will provide a smooth journey for your horse and we customize and offer flights to any destination worldwide.


Illustrated Properties

Louise Folkesson from Illustrated Properties will be on site on January 16 at our event. A former professional rider, Louise has a profound understanding of what it takes to work and run a horse property which aids in her work as a realtor. 

Breeding News - new member benefit

We welcome Breeding News, the only monthly publication dedicated exclusively to the sport horse breeding industry. The focus is the FEI Olympic disciplines – showjumping, dressage and eventing – on a global scale. As a member of SWANA you will receive a free subscription for all of 2020  a $90 value! If you were a member of SWANA in 2019, the first issue for you to enjoy will be sent to you shortly. 

The Swedish Warmblood Association of North America


Tel: +1 (575) 835-1318


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