Brend quickly become a farm favorite with his sweet nature and willingness to learn. He has been successful in national dressage competitions in the Netherlands and the USA. Among his victories, the 2008 GAIG/USDF Region 1 Third Level Adult Amateur Championship. Brend has a wonderful work ethic. His trot is elegant and supple with good reach and a lot of suspension. His canter is roomy and uphill with natural balance and an ability to adjust and collect. Brend is Approved on offspring, which indicates that he has a positive effect on breeding and that his sons and daughters have above average talent for dressage.