The Greathouse family’s Glencrest Farm has revised the 2009 stud fees on Champali and Military, reducing them to $5,000 from the previously announced $7,500, and will offer foal sharing for every mare bred in 2009.
“We lowered the fees by one-third after seeing the economic downturn this fall,” said Deuce Greathouse. “By offering these incentives, we prove we really stand behind our stallions.”
Both stallions now stand live foal, due when foal stands and nurses. Breeders will have 30 days after foaling to decide whether to accept the foal share arrangement or pay the stud fee.
In other news, the United States Marines will be collecting “Toys for Tots” at the farm’s open house and stallion show Saturday, Dec. 13. All guests who bring an unwrapped toy or make a minimum donation of $40 will be entered in a drawing for a free season to first-year stallion Salute the Sarge.