Facts & Figures

Here we provide the answers to some questions that we are often asked at Norton Grove.

How long does gestation take in a horse?  Gestation will last between 320 and 370 days with an average of 340 days.

How early can you see a foal’s heart beat on a scan?  At the second scan, which is 25 days, you can see the heart beating.

What is the record number of foals delivered at Norton Grove in one season?  Our record is 89.

How many stallions do you stand at Norton Grove?  We have four stallions, Monsieur Bond, Pastoral Pursuits, Milk It Mick and Forever Now.

How many foals do you deliver in a typical season?  We usually deliver between 60 and 90 foals a season.

How much is Monsieur Bond’s current stud fee?  £2,800

How many races have the progeny of Monsieur Bond collectively won?  Over 400

Which Group races did Milk It Mick win?  Dewhurst Stakes (Group 1), Tattersalls Stakes (Group 3), Frank E Kilroe Mile (Grade 1)

How big is Norton Grove Stud?  We have over 100 acres of paddocks.