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The Great British Breeding Debate

150 representatives from all parts of the British breeding industry have registered to participate at an open meeting, on 14 February, called by the BEF to gather views and comments on the BEF Breeding Development Programme Plan. A further 100 individuals have asked to receive information about the BDPP, although they are unable to attend the meeting, and more registrations are still coming in.

The programme has been designed to invite comment and discussion, with situation reports from the BDPP working group chairmen followed by an open forum at the end, when a lively debate can be expected!

Attending will be representatives from:
BEF Member Bodies
The DEFRA Horse Industry Team
Breed Societies and Stud Books: Appaloosa Horse Club (UK) Ltd, Lusitano Breed Society GB, Fell Pony Society, British Appaloosa Society, Thoroughbred
Breeders Association, Shetland Pony Stud Book Society, Coloured Horse & Pony Society (UK), Welsh Pony & Cob Society , British Hanoverian Horse Society,
Dales Pony Society, BAPSH, Trakehner Breeders Fraternity.
Breeding industry representatives: Brampton Stables, Warren House Equi Fertility Clinic, Genus Equine, Kingswood Equestrian Centre, Stallions
Direct, Aldborough Hall Equestrian Centre, Severnvale Equestrian Centre, Seechem Equestrian Centre.
Universities and Colleges: Equine Unit - Bishop Burton College, University of Lincoln, Warwickshire College, Moreton Morrell.
Studs: Spinway Stud, Springfield Stud, Templeman Stud, Dodona Stud UK, Pferde Stud, Landford Common Stud, Woolaston Stud, Home Farm Stud, Church
Farm Stud, Weston Stud, Hawtins Stud, Jivetime Stud, Meadow Stud, Viewmount Stud, New Priory Stud, Wayland Stud / Silver Horseshoe Riding Stable, The
Henry Fields Stud, Westpoint Stud, Alveston Stud, Soleum Stud, The Pickmere Stud, Ingleston Stud.

Plus 80 breeders, accredited trainers, riders and press.

Some places are still available for this meeting. Please contact Kathryn Payne as soon as possible if you wish to join the debate.


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