Standing stallions for stud duties

We are able to offer with the facilities and experience standing your stallion for stud duties. We can arrange everything from advisement to stallion collection. Please call to discuss further.

Artificial Insemination- (Chilled and Frozen) embryo transplant

Stonegate Farm Stud is available to supply Artificial Insemination services for any equine bred, using professional techniques developed from our 30 years experience in the breeding industry with stud master Graham Taylor and support from daughter Renee Forbes, who holds the following qualifications;

  • Certificate III in Agriculture Horse Breading
  • AI Techniction
  • Advanced Equine Reproductive Management (Goulburn Valley Equine Hospital)
  • Veterinary Nurse Diploma (Currently Completing)
     

So if its frozen semen or chilled semen or even embryo transplant we can help you. Once your mare is delivered to the stud, we will take care of the rest, from preparing the mare for insemination, arranging delivery of semen and monitoring the pregnancy. All you have to do is make your selection of stallion from anywhere in the world.

Foaling down

Mares that are close to foaling are kept in paddocks within meters from the house under a spot light and are monitored 24 hours a day they are fitted with a foaling alarm. Stables are available at all times for mare and foals if necessary. Our experienced Veterinary Surgeons are available on call 24/7.

Permanent agistment

Stonegate Farm can provide permanent agistment for your mare, mare and foal, weanlings, yearling and spelling racehorses. All horses are checked and fed daily.

Weaning:

We offer a complete weaning, foal handling and branding service. We handle the foals with care and patience to ensure that they learn the basic lessons with confidence. Once weaned the foals are kept with a nanny.

Yearlings and Yearling sale preparation:

Our yearlings grow up on pastures that are natural and we make sure they have every opportunity to develop correctly. They are well handled before taken to the sales and are feed twice a day to make sure they look and behave their best. Renee and Janine have pervious experience in showing, they take pride in the presentation of their yearlings at the annual sales.

Pre training:

We can offer pre training with our 1300 metre training track.

Veterinary:

Our stud has a good relationship with the Goulburn Valley Equine Hospital who caters for all your equine needs. Our stud is also on call to them 24 hours a day.