Bay 'Wows' at National Stud Fair
Cleveland Bay mare 'Oakenbank Esther' created quite an impression
in Thoroughbred country at the inaugural Equine Fair held at the
National Stud to coincide with the July Newmarket race meeting.
was part of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust demonstration drawing
the attention to the plight of many of the countries endangered
horse and pony breeds.
most frequent comment on seeing Esther's quality, beauty and substance
was 'How could such a wonderful and important breed decline to the
RBST 'at risk' status? Last year only 18 pure bred fillies were
registered world-wide. An appeal to owners of pure bred mares to
'breed pure' has been made and the Society is always looking for
is owned by Lynda and John Godfrey, was ridden by Joanne Rose and
was bred by Ms K A Greenwood. She stands 17.1hh. is by the outstanding
stallion Forest Saga, and is a full brother to the four times Champion
Stallion 'Moelion Arthur' who is now at stud in Australia.
more information about Cleveland Bays visit www.clevelandbay.com