British breeders look ahead to the 2017 Burghley Stallion Parade

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…

Entries open for 2017 BEF Futurity

Entries open on 1st July for the Baileys Horse Feeds/BEF Futurity Evaluation series of 2017. Futurity welcomes entries from British bred young horses from foals to three years with the potential to be dressage horses, endurance horses, showjumpers and eventers. The 2017 Futurity evaluations will take place at 9 venues nationwide from the 14th of…

Elite Futurity scoring embryo transfer foals take further honours at Osberton

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…

The BEF Teams up with Society of Master Saddlers

The British Equestrian Federation’s Equine Bridge Programme for four-year-old Futurity graduates has joined forces with the Society of Master Saddlers (SMS) to provide a saddle and bridle fitting voucher scheme. SMS vouchers will be redeemable against saddle fitting services supplied by members of the Society of Master Saddlers. Futurity graduates eligible for the Bridge will…

Top dams breed elite dressage youngsters at Solihull 2 Futurity

The final day of the 2016 Baileys Horse Feeds/ British Breeding/British Equestrian Federation (BEF) Futurity at Solihull Riding Club in the West Midlands was solely for dressage youngsters. Two top mares whose youngstock were exhibited at Solihull have now bred a total of seven elite scoring youngsters between them. Lynne Crowden’s colt foal, Woodlander Grand…

Eventers and jumpers take elite at Solihull 1 Futurity

Tuesday 30th August saw the first day of the final venue of the Baileys Horse Feeds/ British Breeding/British Equestrian Federation (BEF) Futurity at Solihull Riding Club in the West Midlands. A total of four young horses took elite premiums on this Futurity day devoted to potential eventers and show-jumpers. An elite Futurity premium indicates that…

Eventers dominate at Writtle College Futurity

Eventers across the age groups scored elite premiums at the Writtle College Baileys Horse Feeds/ British Breeding/British Equestrian Federation (BEF) Futurity on Thursday 25th August.  Four eventers took home elite premiums as did a dressage two-year-old. An elite Futurity premium indicates that the horse has the potential and outlook to perform at international level. Jane…