The Future of Breeding!

British Breeders’ Network aims to support and promote the breeding of all types of British-bred horses and ponies – from native breeds to Thoroughbreds – from riding horses to future Olympic champions – and to develop a fully inclusive network owned by and for the benefit of all British equine breeders, by sharing best practice and creating relationships that support improved trade, wide participation and the breeding of horses ‘fit for purpose’.

View the VIDEO ‘Living With Valegro’ Here

For those members who were unable to attend our live event at the British Stallion Event when Alan Davies gave a talk to BBN members about his life with Valegro, we videod it and are delighted to announce that you can now view the video below – simply click the video icon:

BBN Appoints Keith Taylor as its new Chairman

KEITH TAYLOR IS APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF THE BRITISH BREEDERS’ NETWORKIn 2016 British Breeders’ Network saw its busiest year yet, with a range of new initiatives designed to help breeders promote their stock, achieve better sales and enhance the profile of British breeding, culminating in the appointment of a new Chairman; KEITH TAYLOR. From 2008 to Q3 2016 Keith Taylor was Chairman of the British Equestrian Federation.

Keith is already known to many of our members, as the founder of Seagry stud and also thanks to the extremely interesting talk he gave at the Stallion Event at Bury Farm in January 2016, when he spoke about his marketing experience in charge of Diageo’s highly regarded brands, and how this marketing expertise can be applied to the breeding industry.

BBN Events For 2017

We have a full schedule of events planned for the coming year; the first of which takes place at the British Stallion Event 2017 at Bury Farm on 7th January, when we have another exciting presentation planned – free for all BBN members – ‘Living With Valegro’ The Care & Management of an international Dressage Horse – a talk by Alan Davies, H&H Groom of the Year and of course, groom to Valegro himself. The team at British Breeders’ Network look forward to seeing you all at one of our planned EVENTS in 2017.

7 January

Living With Valegro – The Care & Management of an International Dressage Horse’ Presentation by Alan  Davies at the British Stallion Event 2017, Bury Farm, Bucks
Early July Mare & Foal Show at Ladykirk Stud, Berwick-on-Tweed, Scottish Borders (Date TBC)
29 July Mare & Foal Show + Foal Showcase at Richmond E.C. Catterick, Richmond, NorthYorkshire
30 July Mare & Foal Show + Foal Showcase at Wellington Riding Equestrian Centre, Hook, Hampshire
August Mare assessments in parallel with/at all BEF Futurity 2017 venues/dates
9-10 September Great British Mare & Foal Show (Qualifier & Championship) + Futurity Dressage & Show Jumping Elite/Higher First Champs (Venue TBC)

Video: 2016 The Great British Mare & Foal Show


This giant colt is thriving and growing by the second.
He is doing remarcably well and he is by far the biggest foal we have ever seen.
His mother, our lovely Katrina has been very poorly and we keep treating her for her infection and its looking like she will recover well from her trauma.
She is a very big, deep bodied mare, so this foal had loads of space for growing.

Now we need your help to name this huge colt, any suggestions?
His prefix is 'Herkules'.

🌟Also, he will be for sale! 🌟


Yesterday morning this Shire colt decided to try to enter this world with only his head first.
We got him and his legs sorted out and here he is.
His mother Warley Katrina (by Moorfield Edward) has been incredibly brave and we hope she will recover well.

This colt is the biggest foal we have ever seen, pictured at a few hours old.
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Congratulations on his arrival. What an ordeal hope the mare pulls through x

good luck katrina you have a beautiful baby.

Renate Metz 😂😂😂



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