PRE History in UK
This page will be made up of lots of different attached articles and documents and show reports gathered from across the years. It is also hoped to have a UK Studfarms page which tells about the history of the start and development of each of our longterm studs, both PRE and Partbred, plus those who bred Hispano-arabs whilst the breed was still under the care of BAPSH Ltd
1950s, 1960s and onward – Campbell Lennie Interview by Tina Barnett-Tucker. An article about Campbell’s early experiences with Spanish Horses in the UK and Spain. Published in October 1998 Magazine
1978 Ambitions Fulfilled Part One – The Foundation of the First PRE Studfarm in the UK owned by Michael Curson. Article written by Christine Davies and published in October 1998 Magazine
1978 Ambitions Fulfilled Part Two – continuing the story of Michael Cursons PRE Studfarm. Article written by Christine Davies and published in January 1999 Magazine
1978 – Jubiloso VI and Ganador V were two early PRE Arrivals into the UK
Ganador V in the north of England
The BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR THE PUREBRED SPANISH HORSE 1982 to 2002 – a short history celebrating the first twenty years.
1986 Principe, the Equine Star of the movie ‘LEGEND’ – Magazine article written by Marilyn Tennent
1986 Principe – The Odyssey Continues – Magazine article written by Marilyn Tennent
1990 to 2003 PRE Breed Standard and Grading Requirements with Measurements and Scoring system
1998 Chertsey Agricultural Show Report & Results by Jane Rabagliati (Judge)
1998 Royal Windsor Show Report & Results by Jenny Goodall. Judge was Mr Elwyn Hartley Edwards.
1999 Royal Windsor Show Report & Results – by Peter Maddison-Greenwell (Judge)
2000 Mill Dominguero by Fiona Human – One of the few PRE Partbred Approved Breeding Stallions (now a gelding)
2000 Internet Babe by Eileen Brooks – an account of CR Stud’s black stallion Donado’s purchase and arrival in the UK
2000 Registry Report for AGM (held in 2001) – this report details the introduction of DNA typing as opposed to blood typing, the cessation of compulsory Cria Caballar inspectins of imported horses annually, and some interesting registration figures
2008 Registry News October Magazine – Reporting on the difficulties being experienced during the change over from FESCCR to ANCCE management, and the future.