Tuesday, August 1

Talented Breeder and Journalist Björn van Bunder dies in tragic car accident

It is with great sadness that we hear of the passing of our talented friend and colleague Björn van Bunder last night. Björn was taken from us far too young in a tragic car accident, and he will be sadly missed by his family, his many friends, and fellow horse breeding enthusiasts.

Björn was a great horseman and breeding expert through and through, having grown up at his parents' famous family run Merelsnest stud. His passion, knowledge and enthusiasm made him a highly valued friend to us all, and many enjoyed his contributions and interviews on our AES website. We will always remember him.

Our thoughts are with his family at this very sad time. Above all, we wish them strength to deal with this terrible tragedy.