Know someone who has made an outstanding contribution towards breeding performance sport horses or ponies? Why not nominate them for breeding’s prestigious Meritoire award?

The award is the pinnacle of the British Breeding Breeders’ Awards Dinner, due to be held at the Grange City Hotel in London on 9 January.

Last year’s recipient was Johanna Vardon, founder of the National Foaling Bank.

The closing date for nominations is 7 December, and forms can be downloaded at www.bef.co.uk.