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Lambing at Chasemore

Sophie Watmuff Farm

It’s not all about horses and humans at Chasemore Farm. Our resident sheep also play an important part in the operation, especially when it comes to grass management. As lambing season has now come to a close, our estate manager Jamie Lewis tells us all about the stud’s woolly wonders.To help with the pasture management on the farm, we run …

The Foaling Season

Sophie Watmuff Farm

This is where the dreaming starts. At Chasemore Farm we’ve just embarked on one of the most magical times of the year for all breeders – foaling season. It entails a lot of hard work and long nights of surveillance but it’s all worth it when you see a newly born horse come blinking into the world and take their …

First foal of 2021

Sophie Watmuff Farm

Chasemore Farm welcomed the first foal of the season on Wednesday morning when Sassy Dresser (Kingman) foaled her first foal, an attractive bay colt by Classic winning miler and proven Gr.1 sire Footstepsinthesand.  by Sophie Watmuff Sophie Watmuff grew up in Somerset, discovering horseracing through a work experience placement at Paul Nicholls Racing. She completed a two-year Diploma at Hartpury …

Horse Kick Cider

Sophie Watmuff Farm

We all know that Chasemore Farm is a fabulous nursery of high-class racehorses, but were you also aware that it does a fine sideline in cider? You’d be hard pressed (geddit?!) to find many other studs that make their own alcoholic beverages and get the local community involved in doing so. Resident vet Pat Sells is in charge of production …

Chasemore Farm Open Morning 2019

Sophie Watmuff Farm

Chasemore Farm held an Open Morning for local residents yesterday with over 80 visitors passing through the gates to see behind the scenes of a working thoroughbred stud. The morning included a guided walk of the farm, children’s games and the opportunity to get up close to mares and foals. Thank you to everyone who attended – we hope you …

The Thoroughbred Club at Chasemore Farm

Sophie Watmuff Farm

Chasemore Farm hosted a stud visit for members of The Thoroughbred Club on Saturday. Over 20 members attended for a behind the scenes tour of the facilities from Paul Coombe and a talk on Stud Medicine from resident vet, Dr. Patrick Sells. Open to all 16-35 year olds, The Thoroughbred Club is for those with a passion for the bloodstock …