Born and upraised on the beautiful farm of Ismer Stud, the biggest Arabian Stud Farm in Germany, Nils Ismer studied veterinary science before he started working for four years in the biggest equine hospital in Germany, in Lüsche and did his Ph. D. under the supervision of Dr. Marc Koene about equine gynaecologics. Returning back home in 2005 he opened his own veterinary hospital at Ismer Stud. Only two years later he took over the management of the Arabian Stud, as well as the Zoo and the agricultural farm from his father, which he still runs till today. Ismer Stud has won uncountable awards all over the world in racing, endurance and arabian horse shows during the last 60 years. Already during his veterinary studies, Nils Ismer began working for ECAHO, the umbrella organisation for Arabian Horse associations in Europe and Middle East. In 1998 he became ECAHO DC, since 2016, he is Member of the Executive Board and Chairman of the ECAHO Showcommission till today. Also at the German Arab Horse Organisation, Ismer is member of the board since 10 years and is part of the organizing committee of the All Nations Cup in Aachen. Organizing and supporting Arabian horse shows is his major passion since more than 20 years, besides his professional activities. Currently he is working on different programs to be developed in the arabian horse industry like ethical and animal welfare programs. Just in 2017 he was cofounder of the European Breeders Trust, a stock company for European breeders which supports breeders from Europe for the future challenges in breeding and marketing. In order of promoting Arabian Horses all over the world, Dr. Ismer started cooperations in China beginning in 2007 already and is visiting China regularly since than.
Vice President of The German Arabian Horse Organization (VZAP), Executive Board Member of ECAHO and Chairman of the ECAHO Show Commission.