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Shizunai Stallion Station

Shizunai Stallion Station is a Japanese Thoroughbred horse farm was opened in 1963 and is located on the island of Hokkaidō. Operated by the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders' Association (JBBA), it is located in Shizunai whose sister city is Lexington, Kentucky. Shizunai Stallion Station stables 15 stallions and plays a central role in the stallion operations of JBBA.

The site features a clinic, an insemination facility, paddocks, stables, a research centre and an indoor riding arena. In 2006 an export quarantine facility was established to hold Japanese-bred horses in quarantine before they are exported to Australasia, Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong.[1]

It is the current home of some very famous Thoroughbred stallions from around the world including:

  • Stravinsky (USA)
  • David Junior (USA)
  • Glorious King (USA)
  • Alamshar (IRE)
  • Silent Hunter

Other notable horses who have stood at Shizunai Stallion Station includes Pilsudski (GB), Coronado's Quest (USA), Dancing Brave (USA), Silver Charm (USA), Tabasco Cat (USA), and the recently pensioned Forty Niner (USA).

See also


  1. About JBBA Retrieved on 2009-7-19


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