- Peppertree Park
- King George Avenue
- Tamworth, NSW, 2340 AUSTRALIA
- P: (61) 02 67664333
- F: (61) 02 67613450
Tamworth Equine Veterinary Centre
Tamworth Equine Veterinary Centre is located in Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia, the centre of the Quarterhorse industry in this country. The town is positioned halfway between Brisbane and Sydney on the eastern side of the continent and approximately 400 kms inland. The facility is located on highly fertlie river flats in close proximity to the town centre. The main clinic occupies a 30 acre holding with the breeding centre nearby on 400 acres of similar country directly opposite the new Australian Equine and Livestock Centre. The breeding centre is able to accommodate several stallions at any one time.
The centre has been designed to be both a veterinary hospital (Tamworth Equine Veterinary Centre) and breeding facility (Conception Equine).We provide general veterinary services to the region and receive referrals from veterinarians throughout the northern part of the state.
We provides services to a large number of visiting broodmares for specific breeding programs, attend local studs , have years of experience in equine artificial insemination and are particularly well equipped for dealing with the breeding of mares using frozen semen and collection of stallions for chilled shipment of freeze processing. Our services include:
- general breeding services
- problem mare solutions
- artificial insemination
- embryo transfer
- semen freezing
- semen storage and distribution
- stallion station
- stallion evaluation and training
- semen collection for domestic and international export
Stuart is the director of the practice and has been a veterinarian for 30 years. He has specific interests in equine surgery and stallion reproduction. He has been providing embryo transfer services for 25 years. He is the honorary veterinarian to the National Cutting Horse Association and Australian Quarter Horse Association. He has been a member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners and Equine Veterinarians Australia for 30 years.
Stacey is the laboratory technician with primary responsibility for the processing of stallion semen. Stacey has been in charge of our laboratory for the last three years and is a very capable horsewoman. She runs her own pony stud and is very skilled in the handling of stallions.
Colin is our resident stallion manager with a long history of working with Thoroughbreds. He handles all the stallions whilst in residence for their collections and attends to their daily care. The stallions are washed weekly and groomed daily whilst in the Centre.