As happens at British championship events with great regularity, once again the most prolific sire at the British Dressage Winter Championships was Dimaggio. He had 14 different offspring competing in 19 National Finals.
Please find a list of all stallions taking part in the event on February 18th at Addington Manor
With the recent news that the BEF’s breeding operations are no longer to be run centrally but instead be put out to tender, some British Breeders have been expressing concerns that this is backward step for the industry. Some breeders are worried that without the backing of the BEF, buyers won’t consider a British bred foal, or assume that there isn’t the quality they need here in the UK.
But if you look outside of the Futurity, there are more initiatives than ever being launched to give UK breeders a shop window.