Sport horse studs in Lancashire, Gloucestershire and Lincolnshire each have new top-class stallions available for public use for the first time this season.

  • Country Farm Stud in Lancashire has added the new skewbald stallion, Country Lone Ranger, to its range of sires. The three-year-old should mature at 16.3hh and his pedigree includes numerous grade A show jumpers, plus the well-known Selle Francais, Dallas.

    For information (tel: 01995 671476).

  • Meadow Stud in Birdwood, Glos, also has a new three-year-old, Sandro B, son of the World Champion stallion, Sandro Hit. Sandro B’s dam, All Day Long, is by the grand prix show jumper Aldatus and is also a half-sister to the world-class sire Sandro Song.

    Sandro B has already been extensively used in the Netherlands, where he has more than 50 foals due this year. For more information (tel: 01452 750113).

  • The seven-year-old Lemar Nareko VII will have his first season at public stud this year at Lemar Stud, Lincs. The son of the Capitol I stallion, Gino III, has Anglo European Studbook papers and is line-bred to Cottage Son and Ramzes. His dam Dolly Bird, went to grade A and his half-sister, Redhill Manta, is jumping with Michael Whitaker.

    For information (tel: 07811 805178).

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