News and Updates from Tinnakill

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Stud farm life is a rollercoaster

Is there ever a good time to write a breeding season blog post? Maybe in the short days of January, before mares start foaling and we get busy lining mares up for covering? Or maybe in mid-February, when a few early foals are on the ground, and we have news of maiden mares covered. March brings more foals, more mares covered, and, with luck, news of positive pregnancy scans.

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Looking back, looking forward

In the bloodstock world, everything revolves around the breeding season. After all, that’s the period of production: foals are born, mares go back in foal and so the cycle continues.

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Christmas at Tinnakill

Christmas Greetings

Warm Christmas greetings to all who’ve crossed our path this year, whether clients, suppliers or friends, from Dermot, Meta, Ian and all the team at Tinnakill House. Go n’eirigh an bothar libh.

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Work in progress

As we wind down for Christmas 2014, we look back on another successful year for Tinnakill House, with progress the underlying theme.Progress is measured in many ways, and we are delighted with the 2014 foal crop, with how the yearlings sold, and the success of the recent foal and mare sales.

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France

France

We occasionally base mares permanently in France or alternating between France and Ireland (French assimilated). This makes their progeny eligible for the attractive French owners’ and breeders’ premium schemes in France

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The USA

The USA

Tinnakill Bloodstock is a partner in Lemons Mill Farm in Lexington, Kentucky and we board some mares there.

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The UK

The UK

We own a number of mares in partnership with Eric Cantillon who is based at Herringswell Manor Stud near Newmarket.

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