What We Do

Breeders of top quality Irish Draughts and Irish sport horses including:

  • Horse of the Year show winners
  • Royal International Horse show winners
  • Great Yorkshire Show ridden and in-hand champions
  • Royal Windsor horse show winners
  • IDHS (GB) Bluechip £2000 challenge winner
  • NFU mutual youngstock champion 
  • Supreme in-hand IDHS (GB) annual breed show
  • Champion ridden IDHS (GB) annual breed show

What Sets Us Apart

We have bred horses that have excelled at all levels in all spheres. Notably, we have bred several Horse of the Year Show and Royal International horse show winners.

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Stallions standing at public stud in 2021 Season

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Hillviewfarm Trevelyan Class 1

A wonderfully compact young horse with good performance bloodlines on both sides and a truly wonderful temperment.

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Touchstone Floinn

Touchstone Floinn is a stunning multi-purpose stallion, with athletic movement, a kind eye, and a calm temperament.

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Gateridge Kelso

Gateridge Kelso is an ideal heavyweight sire, he offers the bone and stature to produce heavyweight hunters and cobs whilst maintaining the presence and athleticism

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Caerba Legacy Class 1

Caerba Legacy is inspected as Class 1 with IDHS and graded 1st Premium with Scottish Sport Horse as a two-year-old.

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Classic Scot Class 1 Irish Draught stallion

Classic Scot stands at 16.2hh and has 9 inches of clean flat bone. He is the ideal choice to breed a competition horse.

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Eachléim Blackwatch

Eachléim Blackwatch is a magnificent all-around stallion, with athletic movement, a kind eye, and a loveable temperament.


Fully Qualified and Trained!

Bowland Irish Draught Horses Family-run stud with over 30 years of experience breeding horses. Michael is a qualified AI technician and undertakes stud work alongside our stud vet. Julie is on the confirmation and ride judging panel for IDSH (gb). Diane has completed foaling and youngstock rearing courses as well as being a fully qualified integrated equine therapist.

Information about the process of breeding from your mare and associated fees

  • Grazing livery- £40/mare  £45/mare and foal
  • Foaling fee- £250

Veterinary scanning package:

  • Fresh/Chilled semen £240 + VAT
  • Frozen semen first cycle £300 + VAT
  • Frozen semen subsequent cycles £180 + VAT
  • Collection & postage of chilled semen £70 + VAT

Any swabs, drugs, or additional treatments required for mares are charged separately.

Vet Packages include:

  • All scans up to the 28-day heartbeat scan
  • Insemination
  • Any additional vet time required.

Facilities are available to visiting mare-

  • Foaling alarms and 24 hour CCTV in foaling boxes
  • Qualified AI technician on site
  • Frozen semen storage available

Bowland Irish Draught Horses

Our clients at the stud range from HRH the Queen to family friends, we treat all our clients individually and pride ourselves on our personal and friendly approach.


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