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BEVA approved laboratories

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2018 NFSA Directory
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Topical Issues in Equine Infectious Disease

Please see the pdf on Dr Richard Newton's (The Animal Health Trust)  presentation at the Annuals General Meeting

Sales dates

Tattersalls and Doncaster Sales dates added to the events calendar

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2018 Breeding Regulations

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2018 Freedom From Infection

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Checklist for documents which must accompany mares for walking-in

Now available to download

Useful Information and Links

Please find below local information and links which we hope you will find of use when visiting the Newmarket area or using our website.  If you have any suggestions for additional information, we would be very pleased to hear from you.  The majority of the NSFA Stud Members have links to their own websites on the Stud Farms directory.

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visit the websiteAnimal Health Trust >> website :: The Animal Health Trust is an animal welfare charity that has been helping dogs, cats and horses for more than half a century.

visit the websiteBEVA Approved Laboratories >> list of BEVA approved labs

visit the websiteBritish Bloodstock Marketing >> website :: The British Bloodstock Marketing (BBM) has evolved from the British Bloodstock Marketing Group (BBMG) which was orignially created by the British Horseracing Board (now Authority) in 1994. Today, the BBM Committee consists of representatives from the British Horseracing Authority, Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association, Tattersalls, Doncaster Bloodstock Sales, the Federation of Bloodstock Agents, and Weatherbys.

visit the websiteDoncaster Bloodstock Sales >> website :: Doncaster Bloodstock Sales Ltd (DBS) is a leading Thoroughbred Auction House, selling over 3,500 Racehorses a year.

visit the websiteThe Jockey Club >> website :: At the heart of British racing for over 250 years, The Jockey Club is dedicated to improving the sport and investing in its future.  Regulates horseracing in Great Britain, owns and operates thirteen racecourses and manages the Newmarket training grounds.

visit the websiteJockey Club Estates >> website :: Based in Newmarket at the Jockey Club Rooms, Jockey Club Estates manages a substantial property portfolio, offering a diverse range of services to its clients.

visit the websiteNational Stud >> website :: The National Stud is a Jockey Club Company, and offers a wide range of stud services to the industry. In addition, it provides the only specialised Thoroughbred Stud courses for British breeding. Full information on the courses on offer; and other aspects of the Stud’s public access remit can be found by following the link.

visit the websiteNewmarket Equine Hospital >> website :: Specialist facility in the UK offering a range of ambulatory services and surgery, medicine, reproduction, imaging and laboratory services.

visit the websiteNewmarket Racecourses >> website :: Newmarket is the historic Home of Horseracing and the greatest horseracing centre in the world. It offers a treasure trove of sights and sounds for the racing enthusiast. Quite simply anyone with even just a passing interest in the “Sport of Kings” should visit Newmarket at least once in their lifetime.

visit the websiteNewmarket Tourist Information >> website :: Discover more about Newmarket and the surrounding Suffolk countryside at Newmarket Tourist Information Centre. Our tourist information centre contains a lot of useful travel & tourism information and has helpful staff who can help you plan your holiday or business trip.

visit the websiteRossdale & Partners >> website :: Specialist equine veterinary practice located in Newmarket providing first opinion, diagnostic centre, emergency surgery, equine hospital and referral services.

visit the websiteRecruitment >> website  :: Those interested in pursuing a career in the thoroughbred industry should contact The National Stud in Newmarket, via their website, for full details on the various exciting courses available.

visit the websiteTattersalls >> website :: The sales that Tattersalls hold each year at Newmarket include market leaders in every category.

visit the websiteThoroughbred Breeders Association >> website :: The Thoroughbred Breeders' Association is a registered charity, which was formed in May 1917 and is the official body representing Thoroughbred Breeders in Great Britain.

NSFA Board

Chairman - Nick Angus-Smith

Vice Chairman - Andrew McGladdery MRCVS - Rossdale & Partners

Secretary - Michael Drake - Rustons & Lloyd


Julian Wilson - Grove Farm Stud

Jane May - Potters Tye Stud

Tom Blain - Barton Stud

Martin Redmon - Darley

James O-Donnell - Shadwell

Tim Lane - The National Stud

John James - Brookside Stud