Thursday, September 16, 2010

Great Britain: Ulverston breeder's horse 'destined for the top'

Thewestmorlandgazette.couk - Full Article

Wednesday 15th September 2010

AN Ulverston horse breeder is hoping for a bright future after one of her stock was recognised as a future champion by some of the most knowledgeable in the business.

Kaye McIver’s three-year-old Arab gelding Seren Procyon has earned the prestigious higher first premium (HFP) at the British Equestrian Federation’s (BEF) Futurity Evaluations, indicating the young horse may well be destined to compete at the very top of its sport.

The event, at Richmond Equestrian Centre, aims to identify British-bred young potential sport horses and ponies destined for careers in dressage, eventing, show-jumping or endurance, and may even find the Olympic champions of the future.

Seren Procyon, known as Cyon, was awarded the second overall highest score of the day and the highest endurance score – its overall score of 8.93 and the HFP title indicates the horse has the potential and outlook to perform well at top level.

Cyon was bred at Seren Arabian Stud, at Over Staveley, Kendal, by Jan Varty and Dominick Atkinson...

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