Stallion Grants 2021

Stallion – Listing Grant

£250.00 for entering a UK registered, licensed stallion on the List of Stallions Standing at Stud until 31st July 2021.

Condition:          1. Stallion owner/manager to provide the Society with a copy of the current negative BEVA Laboratory Certificate, 2021 Season swab certificate. Please request your vet to collect a standard set of stallion swabs as per the International (HBLB) Codes of Practice 2021 recommendations ( that are submitted to a BEVA approved laboratory for bacterial culture or PCR testing.

The Stallion owner/manager must also supply up-to-date contact details, plus information and a photograph of their stallion for publication in the Suffolk Horse Magazine, on the Society’s website and in the Stallion Booklet. Failure to comply will result in the SHS not paying the grant.

                             Note: A stallion that has already sired more than 10 breeding progenies (fillies or licenced colts) is eligible only to a reduced grant of £125.00.


Stallion – Offspring Reported Births Grant or foetus.  

         The society will pay out the following grants when a foal is registered (Based on SPARKS individual Mare Sheets)


Green Mating Yellow Mating Orange Mating Red Mating
£70 £60 £50 £40


Conditions:         1. The owner of the dam must report the birth of foal/ or aborted foetus to the SHS within seven (7) days of it occurring.

(CoStallion – Covering Travel Grant

          Available to stallion owners for expenses incurred in travelling a UK registered, licensed Suffolk stallion to a registered Suffolk mare. Payable at £1 per mile for the round trip, excluding the first 50 miles, and not exceeding the amount of £200 per journey for UK registered, licensed stallions. One visit per mare. No travel grant will be given to a stallion travelling to a Red mating.


Condition:    1. Owners wishing to claim a stallion travel grant must write/email to the Society detailing the date of the journey, the postcodes of the home stable and the destination, the name and registration number of the mare, the owner of the mare and the distance travelled.  Claims must be received by 1st October 2021 at the latest.


Stallion – Licensing Grant

Licensing requires an examination of the candidate stallion by an inspection team comprising of a veterinary surgeon and two Society inspectors. The candidate stallion must at least 24 months old on the day of inspection.

          £250.00 payable to the owner of a successfully licensed colt following presentation for inspection. 

          £150 payable to the owner for colts not issued with a license following inspection.

Condition:            1. Animals achieving licence must be offered for service for a minimum of six months from the licence issue date. If licenced in the autumn, the stallion must stand for the next year’s covering season.  

  1. Grants will only be paid from the date on which licence was issued.