Stud & Garden Blogs

New Year – New Life! Foals aplenty at the Ir...

16th Jan 2018
Valentines Day marks the start of the thoroughbred covering season in our hemisphere.  Gestation for a horse is 11 months which means those early Febr...

Hydrangeas, Asters and ‘Naked Ladies’

23rd Oct 2017
No, not a misprint! Nerine bowdenii, commonly known as ‘Naked Ladies’ is one of the more striking plants of autumn and is in full flower with its spectac...

Buy yourself a racehorse…

14th Sep 2017
By this time next week, nearly 1000 young thoroughbreds (called yearlings, equivalent to teenagers) will have paraded around a busy sales arena at Fairyhou...

Baby steps for our foals

31st Jul 2017
Long lazy summer days are now the norm as the mares and their youngsters spend the summer at grass, chewing on the variety of grasses produced by our land, rich...

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