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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’.

2017 Great British Mare Foal & Youngstock Show Series


In response to last minute enquiries we are holding online entries open for a further 24 hours – until 9 a.m. SUNDAY MORNING – so get your entries in now as the show catalogue with classes, times and competitor bridle numbers goes to print on Monday. We will email ALL entrants with details of their class information by Monday. Entries MAY be available ‘on the day’ but will not make the catalogue, so if your youngster is for sale and you want us to help you promote it, enter NOW. If you’re thinking of entering on the day, please contact the show secretary on 07836 235981 or email us at info@britishbreedersnetwork.org before travelling to avoid disappointment.

STOP PRESS:

  1. In addition to all 1st – 3rd placed horses qualifying for our GBMFYS Championship Show at Moreton Morrell on 09 September, there will also be a SHOW SUPREME award at all our regional qualifier shows with Champion and Reserve Champion rosettes being given to the top placed horse and reserve across all age groups, genders and disciplines. So, no matter if you’ve got a heritage or a warmblood, a show pony or a stallion, a dressage mare or showjumping 3-year-old gelding, YOU could be in with a chance of winning the Regional Supreme title and going home with a beautiful Champion rosette and a bottle of ‘bubbly’ to celebrate your win.
  2. At our Wellington Show on 30th July at approx. 11 a.m. a special short demo / seminar on “how to prepare and present your horse at Futurity” will be run after the youngstock classes (yearlings, 2 and 3 Year-olds) and before the foals and broodmare classes. Meantime, for details of what to expect on the day at any of our shows you can read our “Presentation Guide” document here which includes what to wear (you + the  horse) what will happen when enter the arena + loose jumping class details.

  • 29 July a.m. Richmond E.C. & Arena, Catterick North Yorkshire (BBN Qualifier + Sales Showcase)
  • 29 July p.m. Croft Top E.C. Accrington Lancashire (BBN Qualifier + Sales Showcase)
  • 30 July Wellington Riding, Hook, Hampshire (BBN Qualifier + Sales Showcase)
  • 09 Sept a.m. Moreton Morrell College, Warwickshire (BBN Qualifier + Sales Showcase)
  • 09 Sept. p.m. Moreton Morrell GBMFYS CHAMPIONSHIPS + FUTURITY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Got Questions? Don’t hesitate to EMAIL US, phone us on 07836 235981, or FACEBOOK message us.

Colts + Fillies

  • Foals Dressage
  • Foals Jumping
  • Foals Eventing
  • Foals Endurance
  • Foals Showing
  • Foals Other
Mares 4 Years & Over

  • Mares Dressage
  • Mares Jumping
  • Mares Eventing
  • Mares Endurance
  • Mares Showing
  • Mares Other
Youngstock Aged 1-3 Years

  • Youngstock Dressage
  • Youngstock Jumping
  • Youngstock Eventing
  • Youngstock Endurance
  • Youngstock Showing
  • Youngstock Other

All shows open to British-bred mares 4+ years, foals and youngstock 1-3 years of all breeds: ponies, natives, warmbloods, sports-horses, TBs etc. All N.West, N.East, Midlands & S.England Regional shows are qualifiers for the GBMFYS: Great British Mare Foal & Youngstock Show Championship. All Classes are In-Hand. We may combine /split by age /gender /type /discipline, depending on entries received. Fees for all Regional Qualifier classes are £20 /horse for members or £25 /horse for non-members. 1st – 3rd placed horses qualify for the September GBMFYS Championships (no entry fees). Affordable show video and photography services + day /overnight stabling are available @ extra cost at all shows.

BEF Futurity Dressage + Show Jumping entrants; foals and youngstock aged 1-3 years, scoring Elite or Higher First Premium at any Futurity since 2014, qualify for the GBMFYS & FUTURITY CHAMPIONSHIPS in September. Dams of eligible foals and youngstock are eligible for the Futurity Mare Championship. All Classes are In-Hand. We may combine /split by age /gender /type /discipline depending on entries received. Fees for Futurity Championship classes are £10 /horse for all members /non-members. Affordable show video and photography services + day /overnight stabling are available @ extra cost at all shows. BBN is also offering mare assessments in parallel with / at all BEF Futurity 2017 venues.

FOR SALE entrants at any GBMFYS or Futurity Championship will be highlighted in the Show Catalogue, announced in the show-ring, get a dedicated sales page on our website and get mentioned in posts on our Facebook & Twitter social media. You will be asked if your animal is for sale when entering classes. If it is, we will then email you a request for more information so we can promote it for you. Affordable show video and photography services + day /overnight stabling are available @ extra cost at all shows, for prospective purchasers to view your horse while at the show. Early class entry is recommended so we can get your horse sales page prepared and online ASAP including the line: SEE US AT XXX SHOW.

  • ENTER ONLINE or download a printable form to ENTER BY POST
  • Postal entries / entries paid by cheque must be received at least one week before show date
  • Late online entries + on the day (cash only) entries MAY be accepted if numbers allow
  • Fees for GBMFYS qualifier classes are £20 /horse for members or £25 /horse for non-members
  • Fees for Futurity Championship classes are £10 /horse for both members and non-members
  • Members should log-in before entering online to ensure you get the GBMFYS members discount
  • If you’re not a member yet you can JOIN HERE. Breeder Membership costs £30 p.a.
  • Horses placed 1st – 3rd in Qualifiers are eligible for GBMFS championship classes FOC

Video: 2016 The Great British Mare & Foal Show

FOR SALE Donamertrine
Stunning 2013 chestnut filly by Don Frederic x Rosentau (Rubinstein). Freya (stable name) has a temperament to die for, loving any attention you wish to send her way.
Expecting to make 16.2hh, you will have a very trainable and exciting young horse with excellent movement. We took her to Myerscough BEF Futurity in July 2015 and she didn't disappoint, scoring an excellent Higher First Premium of 8.70 and an A from the vet.
Last summer she was entered in to the BHHS Main Stud book. Achieving an excellent grading with a score of 84%. This makes her an Premium mare candidate and able to go forward for the Mare Performance Test in 2017.
Freya also attended the BHHS Annual Championship Show in September 2016. She came 2nd in a hotly contested 3yo class and was awarded the coveted 1A Mare Show award by the German judges. This is an award handed to a mare where the judges believe they have an Elite quality as a future brood mare.
Chipped and BHHS pink papered passport. Trimmed, vaccinated, travels well and ready to go. Freya is working well under saddle, so please come and meet her for yourself.... £12,000 Call Sandra on 07966 160078 or PM me or visit www.fossheystables.co.uk
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