nothing more vital to the success of a breeding operation
than choosing the right stallion for a mare. Not only must
the mating produce a colt or filly with commercial appeal...it's
also necessary to have a well-made individual, whether to
command top prices at auction or race with success.
advising clients on matings, Brinkerhoff Bloodstock considers
not only stallions that will have yearling market "sizzle"
two years down the road, but stallions that also blend well
with the mare to improve any of the mare's conformation faults.
Bloodstock reviews pedigree information on the mare herself
to see how her family has crossed with certain sire lines;
studies the success potential of a cross with a particular
stallion; and most importantly, personally inspects both the
mare and the stallion to produce the best possible conformation
in the resulting foal.
goal? Quite simply to produce a correct and well-built individual
that has the potential to sell for top dollar and become a
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