The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) is seeking nominations for the Merial Meritoire award — for breeders who have made an outstanding lifetime contribution to the British performance sport horse and pony breeding industry.

Nominations close on 7 December, ahead of the British Breeding Breeders’ dinner, to be held in London on 12 January 2008, where the prize will be awarded.

Nomination forms can be downloaded from www.bef.co.uk (British breeding section) or call Jan Rogers, tel: 07725 332595.

This news story was first published in Horse & Hound (22 November, ’07)