SHANNONDOE FARM in Ontario, Canada offers foaling for mares engaged in the rich Ontario-bred program as well as our elite sales prepping. Shannondoe offers individual turnout for yearlings and a sales prep regime like no other. Our yearlings have a reputation for looking fantastic! And so could yours.
We pride ourselves on developing our young horses both physically and mentally. We firmly believe that the more our yearlings are handled and prepared the better chance they have for success as they transition to the racetrack. Shannondoe Farm is known for offering outstanding looking individuals that are practically broke when they leave the farm.
Shannondoe Farm features:
An 80’ Covered Exerciser
A ponying program
COLTON SPRINGS in Paris, Kentucky offers 150 acres of gently rolling pasture in the heart of the Kentucky bluegrass country. The farm is close to most major stallion farms and has easy access to the Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, the Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital and to the sales grounds at Keeneland and Fasig-Tipton.
Colton Springs Farm Manager Octavio Perez joined the Shannondoe team in 2009 after stints at Buck Pond Farm and Spendthrift Farm, where he helped develop such stallions as Bernstein. He learned reproductive care under the tutelage the well-known veterinarian Alan Dolton.
Colton Springs is a full-service facility offering mare/foal care, sales prep and race track lay-ups.
Colton Springs Features:
Lush paddocks with four-board oak fencing
1 acre individual turnout paddocks
Automatic waterers in each paddock
22-stall concrete block main barn
Additional 14-stall barn
Colton Springs has allowed us to produce much more precocious horses, as we find raising them down south early on develops better bone density and provides a head start on the Ontario-wintered horses. We offer reduced rates for weanlings wintering with us to get that climate advantage.
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