Over the years, Watership Down Stud has developed to include modern day facilities including horsewalkers and a huge ménage perfect for yearling sales preparation.
Kiltinan Castle Stud was purchased by the Lloyd Webbers in 1996. Andrew was struck by the beauty of the castle and its stunning grounds with the River Clashawley flowing down from Slievenamon, one of Ireland’s most unspoilt mountains.
Madeleine was already sending mares to stallions at Coolmore Stud, which is adjacent to Kiltinan, and the decision was taken to develop Kiltinan into a stud farm.
Thanks to its rich pasture, Kiltinan is perfect for nurturing young stock and provides the perfect location for mares visiting Coolmore as well as other leading stud farms in Ireland.
Watership Down Stud-owned mares have produced 186 foals which between them have won over £20million in prize money.