Name of Grant
£75.00 for placing a licensed, registered, stallion on the list of stallions standing at stud until 31st July 2018.
1. Stallion owners to provide the Society with an up-to-date photograph of their stallion for publication in the Suffolk Horse Magazine and promotion on the Society’s website.
£60.00 for the stallion owner in respect of each registered Suffolk mare covered by Suffolk Horse Society Licensed Suffolk Stallion.
1. Stallion owners must complete an annual covering summary sheet (form SCS) and return this to the Society by 1st October 2018. (Record sheets will be sent out by the SHS in early September 2018).
2. Stallion owners must provide mare owners with a covering certificate (form MCC) for each mare covered. Covering certificates are mandatory under EU legislation. The covering certificate must be retained by the mare owner as it will need to be submitted to the Society when any resulting foal is registered.
3. Studs whose stallions have each covered the same mare during the year are eligible for only one grant in respect of that mare.
Reported Births Grant
£40 for the stallion owner for each birth of a foal sired by his/her stallion
1. The owner of the dam must report the birth of foal to the SHS within seven (7) days of it occurring.
2. The grant will be paid for each live or still born foal or aborted visible foetus.
3. The grant will also be payable if the mare dies and is shown to be in-foal by a Veterinary Surgeons post mortem.
4. These events must be reported to the SHS office within seven days of them occurring.
Covering Travel Grant
Available to stallion owners for expenses incurred in travelling to a mare. Payable at £1.50 per mile for licensed, registered, stallions and applies to the outbound journey only. One visit per mare.
1. Owners wishing to claim a stallion travel grant must write/email to the Society detailing the date of the journey, the name and registration number of the mare, the owner of the mare and the distance travelled. Claims must be received by 1st October 2018 at the latest.
Breed Promotion Recognition Award
£50 for each registered, licensed, stallion competing in a class at EACH of the following
affiliated shows: Woodbridge Show, Suffolk Show,
Royal Norfolk Show.
1. Only 1 grant per show per stallion.
Breed Promotion - Show Travel Grant
£1.50per mile outbound, excluding the first 50 miles, for each stallion competing in a class at EACH of the following affiliated shows: Woodbridge Show, Suffolk Show, Royal Norfolk Show.
1. Only one grant payable per stallion per year.
2. Owners wishing to claim a stallion breed promotion recognition award travel grant must write to the Society specifying the name and date of the show and the distance travelled. Claims must be received by 1st October 2018 at the latest
Licensing requires an examination of the candidate stallion by an inspection team comprising a veterinary surgeon and two Society inspectors.
£200.00 payable to the owner of a colt that reaches a minimum of two years old, is presented for inspection for stallion and achieves license.
Should a colt be inspected and not be licenced £100 will be payable to the owner.
1. Animals achieving licence must be offered for service for a minimum of 6 months from the licence issue date
The keen-eyed of you will have noticed that our homepage looks different!
We have had a small refresh done to update the look of the website. This has been done free of charge, and we thank Free-rein for their kind services on this. All features and accesses operate as previously, but we have added icons for direct access to our Instagram and Facebook pages.
WHERE TO SEE A SUFFOLK
You may have already seen our postcard, advertising places that you can visit in order to see a Suffolk. We have now also listed these places under 'Links To Other Sites', and will update this listing as we are notified of more places where Suffolks can be seen.
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Our Stallion A-Z Listing now includes a 5 generation pedigree for each listed stallion. Click on the tree symbol shown on the individual stallion's detail
Horserace Betting Levy Board Publishes Codes of Practice for 2018
The Codes are an essential guide for the prevention and control of equine diseases threatening equine breeding.
The SHS recommends that all Suffolk owners/breeders familiarise themselves with the new code - see our website main panel, in order to read the HBLB's full press release and provided links.
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Attention all Suffolk horse owners.
Is your Equine Passport up to date? It is a UK LEGAL requirement to tell us IMMEDIATELY if
- your horse has died and you have not returned the passport
- if you have bought a horse and not arranged for the passport to be endorsed into your name
Trading standards can fine owners in possession of incorrect passports. Click here to see the Legal Responsibility of Owners.