International Support Cleveland Bay Horse Society
Cleveland Bay Horse Society has secured the backing of Bradford-based
its heritage in the county of Yorkshire, the Society is delighted
that Matchmakers, a Yorkshire-based company has come forward and
offered its support.
known for such brands as Harry Hall, Caldene, Masta and Cottage
Craft, Matchmakers International is to sponsor a wide range of activities
carried out by the society throughout the next 12 months.
Cleveland Bay is a rare breed and when we found out that there are
only 400 pure bred mares of breeding age throughout the world we
decided to get involved," said Richard Lawrence of Matchmakers
groundbreaking efforts to ensure survival of the Cleveland Bay,
in the unique ReGENEration initiative launched by the Rare Breed
Survival Trust and the Cleveland Bay Horse Society, should be applauded.
Bays need the support of British breeders, riders and breeding organisations
to help maintain their existence," he added.
International will support the Society's Stud book, website, shows,
promotional events, newsletters and breed conference.
Cowgill of the Cleveland Bay Horse Society said: "The support
from Matchmaker International couldn't have come at a more crucial
the last 12 months we have worked hard to raise our profile and
we are now getting a lot more enquiries from horse owners wanting
to learn more about the breed which is wonderful.
is still very much the early days in trying to turn around the decline
in numbers of Cleveland Bays, but this sponsorship has given everyone
a major boost and will go a long way in helping our work."
more information contact the Cleveland Bay Horse Society on 01904
489731 or visit www.clevelandbay.com