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From the 19th to 22nd October, the best six and seven-year-old horses from across the world will descend on Le Lion d’Angers for the FEI World Breeding Federation Eventing Championships for Young Horses.
Mondial du Lion showcases the next generation of eventing superstars with Laura Collett and Mr Bass winning the seven-year-old championships for Britain back in 2015. This year, three combinations from Great Britain will contest the six-year-old class with 12 contesting the seven-year-old class. Here we take a look at these representatives - the very best of British young horses ... Read More
Three foals scored much sought after elite futurity premiums in the 2017 Baileys Horse Feeds/ British Breeding/British Equestrian Federation (BEF) Futurity. The popular Futurity series for foals to three-year-olds bred in the UK for competition in eventing, dressage, showjumping and endurance ran from the 14th to the 30th August at nine venues across the country.
An elite premium indicates that the horse has the potential and outlook to perform at international level and a higher first premium indicates that there is potential for national level competition. Two-percent of the 155 youngsters that came forward ... Read More
Breeding for eventing is not an exact science. To be honest, trying to breed any top-class sport horse takes time, research and a considerable amount of good luck. By choosing a good stallion, however, you will go a long way towards breeding the very best foal possible from your mare.
To make it in the sport of eventing a horse needs many attributes… blood, step, scope, stamina, temperament… and finding a stallion that can pass all of these characteristics on to his offspring can be like finding a needle in a haystack. But the stallion Cobra 18 looks to be one ... Read More
The Burghley stallion Parade has become a much-anticipated feature of the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials. Spectators and potential breeders can see a great selection of the top competition stallions demonstrating their abilities, all approved for breeding with leading studbooks and standing in the UK.
This year, the Burghley Stallion Parade will take place at 12.45pm on Friday the 1st September in ring 2. The parade is scheduled to take place in between the four and five-year-old finals of the Dubarry Burghley Young Event Horse series to help ensure that a relevant young horse ... Read More
By the legendary Showjumping stallion Cornet Obolensky and with an exceptional damline that includes the performance lines of Ramiro Z and Usurpator XX, Cobra 18 is a relatively new name in Showjumping breeding circles, but he is certainly destined to make an impact.
Born in 2003 at the world famous Ligges Stud in Germany, this 172cm Bay Westphalian Stallion covered just a handful of mares as a 4yo, before embarking on his own Showjumping career. A horse with exceptional ability, Cobra 18 reached international 150 level before a career ending injury in 2014 forced his retirement to stud. But what was ... Read More
The first ever Dubarry Burghley Young Event Horse Qualifiers to be held in Ireland will be staged at the Tattersalls Ireland July Show in 2017.
Recently voted Show of the Year at the annual Showjumpers Awards, the July Show, which takes place in the grounds of the Tattersalls International Horse Trials, is the ideal venue for these prestigious young event horse classes.
The winners will each gain an entry to the finals of the Dubarry Burghley Young Event Horse Series which take place during the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials in early September (31st August - 3rd September).
The Qualifiers are open ... Read More
The annual British Breeders Dinner and Awards Ceremony, organised by the British Horse Foundation, was held in London on Saturday, January 14.
There has been much to celebrate for British Breeding in 2016 and the glittering occasion affords the breeders of potential world-class horses the special recognition they deserve.
Young, professional and amateur breeders were well represented throughout the Awards Ceremony in the Baileys Horse Feeds/British Breeding/BEF Futurity Certificates of Merit. Winners included Barbara Heaton Smith who was presented with two certificates for CAWrus Boy, eventing foal and CAWrus Girl, eventing 2-year-old.
Certificates of Merit were also awarded for the highest scorers in ... Read More
The 2016 Baileys Horse Feeds/ British Breeding/British Equestrian Federation (BEF) Futurity saw some top class young horses put forward for evaluation. A total of 11 youngsters took home elite premiums. These were well spread over the ages and Futurity venues – 5 elite premiums went to foals and interestingly three yearlings took elite – many breeders feel that yearlings are less likely to gain a high score. Just the one two-year-old took elite and three three-year-olds were assessed for this top premium.
An elite premium indicates that the horse has the potential and outlook to perform at international level. The BEF ... Read More
Barbara Heaton Smith’s embryo transfer twin brother foals took first and second place in the foal class at the Oakham Veterinary In-Hand Championship at the Osberton International Horse Trials on the 29th September 2016. Both foals gained elite Futurity premiums earlier in the year at the British Equestrian Federation / Baileys Horse Feeds / British Breeding Futurity.
Colt foal, Diamonds CAWever (Futurity score 9.04) (Diamond Hit x Ring of Ford) won the foal class convincingly and his full colt foal brother, CAWrus Boy (9.29) took the runner up spot. Both these foals ... Read More
High scoring Futurity youngstock are being encouraged to come forward for the Oakham Veterinary Hospital In-hand classes at the KBIS British Eventing Young Horse Championships at Osberton, Nottinghamshire on the 29th September.
All Eventing young stock presented that score 8.75 and above through the Futurity series in 2016 will receive a £10 discount voucher (reducing the entry fee from £40 to £30) for the Oakham Veterinary Hospital In-hand classes.
The prize pool for the In-hand classes will be in excess of £1500 and the highest placing Futurity horse in each class will receive a special prize. All prize money is itemised at ... Read More
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