Custom Foals

Our custom foal program continues to be our most economical option, and allows us to produce a tailor-made dream foal using the mare and stallion of your choice with a live foal guarantee and flexible payment terms.

Starting in 2017,  we are proud to offer an exciting selection of top quality stallions available as sires for custom foals.   These are world class breeding stallions that pair exceptionally  well with our broodmares.

                   Faralay II                             Gaucho III                          Cuatrero IV                        Grandioso III

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Frequently Asked Questions:

What is involved in the selection process?
Share with  us with your goals for the foal, and your mare preferences. Based on these attributes, we can help you select a mare that would best fit your specifications. You may already have a stallion in mind, or let us help you find the best match for the mare you've selected.

How much does a custom foal cost?
Our 2017 custom foal prices start at $8,000 with live foal guarantee.  

What is included?

  • Our custom foal program includes all mare and foal care, and most mare-related breeding expenses.  

  • Breeding cycle management of the mare including heat detection, follicle evaluation, use of ovulatory hormones, insemination and pregnancy checks.

  •  Veterinary and Maintenance expenses for mare during pregnancy and lactation, except for veterinary costs associated with using frozen semen.

  •  Foaling the mare.

  • Regular handling of your foal and inclusion into our foal training program. We expose all foals to grooming, leading, haltering, loading into a trailer, bathing and more.

  • Board of the foal until 6 months of age.

What is not included?

  • Stallion related expenses, including stud fee, collection costs and semen shipping costs, although if you choose one of our stallions, we offer a reduced stud fee for custom foals.

  • Any mare related costs associated with breeding using frozen semen.  If you wish to use frozen semen, we will haul the mare to a clinic for service.

  • Board of your custom foal after 6 months of age.  You are welcome to board your foal here with our youngsters as long as you'd like at a reasonable monthly rate.

Are all of the mares available for custom foals?
Please contact us for availability.

Contact Us
Chris and Betsy Ketcham
Betsy Ketcham - phone: 831.245.8728
Chris Ketcham - phone:  831.801.7910

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