Featured News: 2017 Foal Photo Contest Winner

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September 11, 2016

Posted by SBS in General Interest

Foal_2017_Filly_Dressage Royal x Benidetta III LG Congratulations to our 2017 Foal Photo Contest Winner! Echo Hill Farm of Tryon, NC has won a $75.00 Dover Saddlery gift certificate for the photo they submitted of their Filly by the stallion Dressage Royal out of the mare Benidetta III. She is kicking up her heels to celebrate!

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Featured Breeder: Lesley Feakins of Trevelyan Farm

September 06, 2017

Posted by SBS in Focus On Our Breeders

Lesley Feakins_Wicked Courtjester Lesley Feakins, owner of Trevelyan Farm, grew up in the United Kingdom before moving with her husband and family to the United States in 1989. Then, in 1996, they moved to a beautiful farm among the rolling hills of Lancaster County in Pennsylvania. The farm began with an active riding lesson program, summer riding camps for children and some breeding with a few Thoroughbreds and warmbloods. It wasn’t long before they began to focus entirely on breeding and phased out the lesson program in early 2000.

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Stretching Your Hay Supply

October 23, 2012

Posted by Dr. Clair Thunes in Nutrition

HayForage should be the foundation of every horse’s ration. For most horses in the winter months this means hay and in certain locations where pasture is not practical in the summer hay has traditionally been the year long source of forage. However with some parts of the country reporting that only half the normal amount of hay was harvested and put up this year many owners are experiencing hay shortages and or high prices. This can be a particular challenge for breeders as broodmares and growing youngstock require high quality forage. Here are some ways that you can make the most of your hay budget and stretch what hay you do have in the barn this winter.

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What is a SBS Affiliate Laboratory?

August 03, 2017

Posted by SBS in Affiliate News

SBS is the largest provider of frozen semen services in the world, with unrivalled expertise accumulated over its 30 years leading the frozen semen industry. Two SBS labs - Select Breeders Services, Inc. (SBS-HQ) in Chesapeake City, Maryland and Select Breeders Southwest (SBSW) in Aubrey, TX - are owned and operated by Paul Loomis, CEO and founder of Select Breeders Services, Inc. The SBS Affiliate Program is a network comprised of some of the top equine reproduction laboratories from around the globe. Currently there are 25 affiliate laboratory locations (15 in North America, 7 in Europe, 2 in Australia and 1 in Central America). These are veterinary clinics or large breeding farms that have joined the SBS Affiliate Network so they can market their frozen semen services under the SBS brand and take advantage of the many benefits SBS Affiliate Laboratory Program has to offer.

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Please Note - photos used in these news articles are available in the public domain, have been purchased through istockphoto or (when referencing breeders or horses) have been submitted to Select Breeders Services Inc. by the breeding farm or horse owner. Photo credit has been provided where applicable. If at anytime you see something that needs to be addressed please feel free to contact us directly.

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