Alex Zilo Appointed Executive Director of US PRE Breeders Association

From the US PRE Breeders Association News Release 02/25/13

The United States PRE Breeders Association (USPREBA) announced today the appointment of Alexander B. Zilo as its first Executive Director.

Widely recognized as a pioneer and leader in the satellite broadcast industry, Alexander Zilo is best known in equestrian circles for playing a pivotal role in the recent history of the Spanish Stud Book in the United States by traveling with Dr. Arancha Rodriguez in 2007 and and later with Dr. Ana Grangera Slikker throughout the country inscribing and revising over two thousand PRE horses. He is also known for having served as ANCCE North America Delegado for the last five years and for co-founding USPRE which has done much to promote the PRE in the sport discipline of Dressage. Alex is a recipient of numerous industry and equestrian awards in Spain for his dedication to the Pure Spanish horse. Last week he collected yet another commendation at FER PRE 2013 in Costa Rica presented by Jean Andre Garnier, ASOCPRE President.

USPREBA and ANCCE Board member, Pedro Pons Verd said "We are very fortunate to have Alex's experience, passion, determination and commitment to the Breeders of the Pure Spanish Horse on both sides of the Atlantic. His unwavering loyalty to the stud book, ANCCE and his colleagues coupled with his unrelenting commitment to helping Breeders makes Alex uniquely qualified for this position. "

"I am honored and privileged to accept the position and sincerely thank the Board of Directors who put their trust in me by selecting me to perform the duties of Executive Director for our new Breeders organization. I look forward to making my contributions to establishing the foundations and infrastructure for growth of the association while placing special emphasis on opening new markets for our noble Pure Spanish Horse and North American Breeders."

The United States PRE Breeders Association Honors the legacy and the traditions of the Pure Spanish Horse (P.R.E.). USPREBA was formed in December 2012 by PRE Breeders across the country to unite like minded Breeders in North America and to preserve, promote and develop the Pure Spanish Horse (P.R.E. - Pura Raza Espanol) bred in the United States to the highest possible standard in North America and to serve their Breeder and Associate members through a continuing program of services; the Founding Directors have formed a relationship that offers the greatest possible support to North American P.R.E. Breeders of Pure Spanish Horses.

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