Containing foaling and covering results for the 2019 breeding season. A closed stud book is a stud book or breed registry that does not accept any outside blood. Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following locations. There is no set charge to visit, however we do ask if you would consider leaving a donation and a comment in our visitors book. While enjoying a selfcatering holiday at our sanctuary by the sea at west runton in norfolk, surrounded by our rescued animals, you will also be helping to support them.
The general stud book is a breed registry for horses in great britain and ireland. Jim yates shires, home of the cowerslane shire horse stud. The main composite breeds of the irish sport horse are the irish draught horse and the thoroughbred. It is mainly now used for showing and pulling the larger carriages. Audley end miniature railway, audley end road, audley end, saffron walden, essex cb11 4jb. Standardbred horses for sale page 1 dragon driving. Baby horses are called foals when they are born are usually are able to stand up and walk within a few hours. American export began in the mid 1800s, and the american shire horse association was established in 1885. The general stud book weatherbys services to the british. The registered animals and all subsequent offspring trace back to the foundation stock. Between 1901 and 1914, 5,000 shires were registered each year with the society. Its population in 2005 was estimated by gloucestershire county council to be 249. Jim yates belongs to one of the shire worlds longest established families. Leading thoroughbred studs and consignors have also listed yearlings for sale, broodmares and foals for sale.
In the early part of the decade, blood typing was introduced by the society, enabling it to determine the correct parentage of progeny entering the stud book. Over the years the society has worked hard to ensure that the breed continues to grow and to. They are often imported from europe or elsewhere, with impressive bloodlines and have antecedents with international competition success. Sd farm is committed to preserving the traditional gypsy cob as envisioned by downs forebears. This amazing stallion, alex rossi, multiple graded stakes winner bred in argentina, raced in argentina, peru, and the united states. Tregold is a small hamlet and farm in the vale of glamorgan in south wales. It has a high stepping, showy action, which makes it an elegant heavy horse. This ensures that the animal is a purebred member of the breed. More specifically it is used to document the breeding of thoroughbreds and. It was developed to have similar conformation to the shire horse, but less heavily feathered legs.
Network membership is open to all breeders of britishbred horses, whether youre a hobby breeder, a student, an experienced equine professional, or a large stud. For the first six months or so, a foal will hang out in the pasture next to its mother, nursing and during this period horses arent offered for sale without their dam or mother and are sometimes. In 1878 the english cart horse society was formed and established a stud book in 1880. We have set this website up to be a fairly widelyencompassing gateway to other useful sites and a horse forum relating to. Irish thoroughbred marketing would like to thank the following farms for their assistance through the voluntary stallion contribution fund. Shire horses archives audley end miniature railway. Blaisdon is a village and civil parish in the forest of dean of gloucestershire, england, about ten miles west of gloucester. The society published a stud book, with the first edition in 1878 containing 2,381 stallions and records dating back to 1770. At that time, land which now forms the british isles was part of a peninsula attached to. The 1878 stud book shows that there inbreeding to foundation stock was relatively low, although a stallion called darnley greatly influenced the breed. Collection from the connemara stallion minsmere sunseeker for artificial insemination to be carried out at glenwood stud for more details go to uk. Probation ready stakes winning tb stud standing for the first time in in. Are your studbooks equine database and social media links not displayed yet then ask your.
In 1878, the english cart horse society was formed, and in 1884 changed its name to the shire horse society. Registration may be accepted from members or nonmembers. Information on the international stud book committee isbc, the body which establishes the standards by which all thoroughbred stud books agree to operate. The shire horse is an extremely versatile horse and we promote its use as a driving, riding and pleasure horse. Out of season there are still around 20 shires, many of which are stabled during the winter months. Shire, horse care and horse facts about the shire horse. Many of our horses are home bred from the worlds best bloodlines. In the 1970s numbers increased and there was a renewed interest in the breed from the public.
Cowerslane harry has added a bit of razzmatazz to the cowerslane stud this year. Please also note that the 2014 and 2015 stud books are now out of print. Early humans were active hunters of horses, and finds from the ice age have been recovered from many sites. His families long association with the breed has given him wide experience of the top blood lines and his belief in the old families are still reflected in some of the shire horses at his. After a while you might think it is best and the horse knows this name. Our committee upholds the breed standard in australia by appointing an official panel of judges and education about the breed. Most of us dont much like the names our mothers give us but we usually just live with it. Cotebrook shire horse centre is the only shire horse stud farm in the uk open to the public, with up to 30 shires to see during the stud season. A family run heavy horse stud in lincolnshire, owned by nigel blakey. Female horses are called fillies until the age of 3 and male horses are called colts. The known history of the horse in britain starts with horse remains found in pakefield, suffolk, dating from 700,000 bc, and in boxgrove, west sussex, dating from 500,000 bc. With members throughout europe, aesregistration signifies a qualitybred horse.
Shire horse stud, equestrian merishia massage, trainer and freelance groom. They are known for their ability to race in harness at a trot or pace. The shire horse society is the only charity dedicated to the protection, promotion and improvement of the shire horse. Matthew gregory king ltd shires and clydesdales horses uk. It lies to the east of dyffryn and south of st lythans and the road leading from the west passes through the farms of old and new wallace.
Earliest such example is reisszug, a railway dating to 1515. New horses listed on the site daily with many of the leading flat and national hunt racehorse trainers in britain and ireland. Breed history the clydesdale horse is the pride of scotland and is a native breed which was founded in lanarkshire, clydesdale being the old name for the district. Shire horse breeder, assisted livery, freelance groom and equine merishia massage. Since 1878 the shire horse society has been working to protect the breed, that was then known as the old english breed of cart horse. Almost all of the mines built in 16th and 17th century used horse drawn railways as their only mode of transport. Ireland is well known as being the birthplace of world showjumping and with the countrys long equestrian tradition it is not surprising that the irish sport horse breed developed with an innate ability for the equestrian sports of showjumping and eventing.
Our love of the heavy horse breeds and our experience brings us many horses to. He farms with his wife sue at farnah house farm, duffield in derbyshire, where they concentrate on shire horses and sheep. Choose association australia belgium brazil colombia denmark ecuador england finland france germany italy mexico. If you are a horse breeder or run a horse stud in lancashire and would like a free or premium listing, please click here for information. Ive owned over 20 horses in my life time and named 15. Horse society stud book entry fees for uk breeders registered charity no. If you would like to order a copy we ask you to place your order via the office with payment as soon as possible. The full day veterinary session featured discussions on equine infectious diseases, the. Sd bred gypsy cobs have a consistent and distinctive look. The shire horse society australia promotes the breeding and showing of shire horses.
It is located near the boundary of the wenvoe castle golf club in the parish of wenvoe. Those horses are being bought and sold by top name stud farms for use in highlevel competition. I think when you buy a horse it is best to stick with the barn name they know. Special stud book registration conditions will apply and animals may not be inspected by the society. Have you completed your annual stallion registration. The importation into yorkshire and derbyshire of three foundation stallions from the middle eastthe byerley turk, in the 1680s, the darley arabian 1704 and the godolphin arabian 1729established the genetic pool thats the root of a racing and breeding industry and tradition that is the envy of the world. British horse breeders directory british breeders network. The shire horse society is registered with the information commissioners office in accordance with the data protection act and general data protection regulation. Shire gelding, 18hh, located in california, foaled in may 2006. Ride or drive potential, serious enquiries only for a chance to be a part of this lads future. Mgk ltd is a family company and through generations we have been dedicated to the worldwide supply of top quality shire and clydesdale horses.
Collection from horses for artificial insemination at. The clydesdale was bred for heavy farm and industrial work. Probation ready stakes winning tb stallion standing for the first time in indiana. The history of the breed dates back from the middle of the 18th century when native horses of lanarkshire were graded up in an effort to produce greater weight and substance by the. Hay farm heavy horse centre is ran on a notforprofit basis and all activities are carried out to raise funds which are ploughed back into the centre for running costs and continual development. The weatherbys general stud book and nonthoroughbred register. Training a horse to drive 2 year old stud colt duration. Standardbreds are known for their docile personalities and willing temperaments. This stunning colt foal would add a bit of colour to anyones stables. The aes is a highly regarded studbook registering quality sport horses. In horses, an example of a closed stud book is that of the thoroughbred, with a stud book tracing to 1791. British breeders network aims to support, develop and promote the breeding of britishbred horses, from native ponies to thoroughbreds and future olympic champions.653 1466 34 1018 818 1067 130 1513 337 34 608 947 685 1114 1453 890 767 161 747 228 1016 417 304 709 1329 536 91 1170 720 1273 204 248 1273 1265 832 810 893 529 406 1271