Caunton Manor Stud has been announced as the new title sponsor for the British Eventing Young Horse Championships.
Held at Osberton International Horse Trials in October, the Championship, for four, five, six and seven year olds, attracts the finest young event horses from across the country, and is the place to spot the equine stars of the future. Past winners include the likes of NZB Land Vision, World Equestrian Games silver medallist Cool Mountain, Redesigned, Billy Landretti and 2012 Olympic horse Borough Pennyz.
Victoria Wright, founder of Caunton Manor Stud, said; “We are delighted to be supporting British Eventing and BEDE Events with the Young Horse Championships, not only for the next two years but hopefully for many more to come. The Young Horse Championships at Osberton is a pinnacle event for many breeders and producers of top young horses that are key to the future of the sport. We hope to recognise and reward these achievements encouragingly and also work closely with British Breeding.”
Stuart Buntine from BEDE Events added; “BEDE Events are thrilled to partner with Caunton Manor stud at Osberton. The young horse championships are all about the future equine stars and it is exciting to have one of the countries bright new studs supporting the future of our sport.”
BE’s Commercial Manager, Chloe Barnes, commented; “We are really excited to welcome Caunton Manor Stud as title sponsor of the BE Young Horse Championships, and are looking forward to working with them to support our young equestrian talent and to continue raising the profile of the Championships in the UK.”
Originally established in 2005 in Nottinghamshire, the high quality stud is run by husband and wife team Victoria Peaceand Matthew Wright. Based in Retford, Nottinghamshire, the Stud has a performance record and some of the world’s best bloodlines, having some of the finest stallions standing at stud in the UK.