Congratulations to our Clients

July 30, 2013

Posted by SBS in Industry News

Heza Sure WhizFrancesca from SBS Italia was at the SVAG CS Classic July 4-6th at the CS Ranch in Switzerland last week and would like to congratulate Tina Kuenstner Mantl of Jac Point Quarter Horses who tied for the $20,000 added Non Pro Championship title on her beautiful stallion Heza Sure Whiz. SBS frozen semen is available on Heza Sure Whiz (Topsail Whiz x Im Not Blonde) through our SBS affiliate lab - Equine Services in South Germany.

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Congratulations to Our Clients

July 30, 2013

Posted by SBS in Industry News

topsail whizSBSW wishes to congratulate Bob and Pam Loomis on Topsail whiz becoming the first and only "NRHA Nine Million Dollar Sire". What an accomplishment! We are so pleased we can help continue his legacy through the use of frozen semen.

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Condolences - Colonels Smoking Gun

July 30, 2013

Posted by SBS in Industry News

GunnerOur hearts go out to Tim and Colleen McQuay as they deal with the untimely loss of their wonderful stallion, Colonels Smoking Gun, fondly known by all as Gunner. The gifted athlete and proven sire was always a pleasure to be around. SBS had the honor of working with Gunner throughout the years. He will be missed by many. However, his legacy will live on with his sons and daughters.

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Summit Sporthorses

July 25, 2013

Posted by SBS in Focus On Our Breeders

popeye 2When Ilona English wanted to replace her very first horse she felt it was a good time to consider breeding horses. For the past 26 years she has been building the breeding program she started with the purchase of her first Thoroughbred mare, Party Doll, in 1987. When she purchased Party Doll she knew she was in foal but was unaware the mare was carrying twins. Although it was a challenging experience for a first time breeder both of the foals survived and became great riding horses. From that point forward she was hooked on breeding sporthorses.

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Three New Labs Added to the SBS Affiliate Network

July 24, 2013

Posted by SBS in Affiliate News

affiliate mapWe are excited to share with you the addition of three new laboratories to the SBS Affiliate Laboratory Network in North America. The new SBS affiliated labs for semen freezing are Delta Equine Center in Louisiana, Oklahoma City Equine in OK and Scottsdale Equine Reproduction Center in AZ. We shall be highlighting each one of these equine clinics in future issues of the newsletter. We are glad to welcome them to the SBS Network and look forward to developing new friendships and extending our SBS services to clients in more states throughout the US.

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Performing a Hay Analysis

July 24, 2013

Posted by Dr. Clair Thunes in Nutrition

Horses eating hayRegardless of the horse, forage should be the foundation of their ration. Even those with the best pastures will find that at some point in the year they will likely need to substitute another form of forage and the most common form of pasture replacement is hay. With forage as the foundation, all other components of the diet should build on the forage adding what may be lacking and improving the overall balance of certain nutrients. While forages can be assessed visually, the only way to accurately know the nutrient content of your forage is to have it tested by a lab.

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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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