October 22, 2013

Posted by SBSI in Affiliate News

SBSItaliaBarnAisle SBSItalia was relocated to Medesano (PR) in Via Carnevala, 17 from San Daniele Po (CR), Italy where they had been located since 1994. This decision was made solely for organizational and logistical reasons and to improve the services given to our customers. With this article we take the opportunity to thank the Marchi-Balestreri family, owner of Cascina Cristella, for having given to SBSItalia the opportunity to perform its clinical activities for over 15 years. Medesano is a small town at the foot of the hills of Parma strategically positioned with easy accessibility via either the motorway A15 (exit at Parma Ovest and Fornovo) or A1 (exit Parma and Fidenza). 

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Care of the Weanling Foal

October 22, 2013

Posted by Dr. David Scofield in General Interest

Weanling 2 There are many milestones in the life of a foal. They start as big ones like standing, nursing, and meeting their dam for the first time. Yet as a foal ages and summer days begin to lengthen one major milestone looms over the foal…Weaning Day. From the perspective of a veterinarian, Dr. David Scofield walks us through the important aspects of weaning.

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Chado Farms

October 21, 2013

Posted by SBS in Focus On Our Breeders

GeminiFrankIn the Show Jumping world the name Chapot requires no further explanation. Frank Chapot (photo left with young Gemini) has been training and breeding show jumpers since the early 1960’s. Back then his training barn consisted of slow thoroughbreds (TB) which he bought off the track. One such horse was a stallion named Salonga Carrier. Although he cannot be considered the foundation sire of Frank and Mary Chapot’s breeding program at Chado Farms he is the stallion which introduced them to the world of breeding.

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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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