Favour Stud is a thoroughbred horse breeding and training facility that was established in 2007. The stud farm is located in the Stilbaai area in the Western Cape of South Africa.
Favour Stud is presently home to some of South Africa’s finest thoroughbreds and is acquiring a strong presence in equine racing and breeding since 2008.
Ernst and Engelize Du Preez acquired the farm in 2007. His personal involvement with the stud and winning philosophy have set the standard for Favour Stud’s team of dedicated professional managers and staff.
Favour Stud’s geographical position in the Western Cape, ensures healthy, strong Racing Thoroughbreds. The quality of this breeding stock has quickly advanced the recognition of Favourstud’s name in the Racing and breeding circles.
With high quantities of water and the tranquil surroundings, the stud farm is perfect for the breeding and training of thoroughbred horses. Favour Stud spans approximately 300 hectares and is deep-rooted with natural draining water. Our paddocks are placed on nutrient rich soil consisting of lime stone which makes our pastures quality excellent for young growing thoroughbred foals, broodmares and race horses.
Favourstud currently has a large amount of bold black type broodmares which boast sire names such as National Assembly, Argosy, Wolfhound, Shoe Danzig, and many other excellent Stallions.
Favour Stud offers mares comfortable large bedded stalls, daily turnout and individual feeding needs. Attentive care provides scheduled vaccinations, reproductive care, with a selected farrier and veterinarian in close proximity. The management team – Renate and Jannie stay on the farm and night watch is provided by experienced employees, and constant communication with staff ensures safety for all the horses.
Renate and Jannie are continuously implementing the newest proven management and training techniques. The high rate of placements in the thoroughbred races are proof of their continued strive towards excellence.
The Stud Farm is a registered thoroughbred horse breeder and training facility with the National Horse Racing Authority and member of the Thoroughbred Breeders Association, The Cape Breeders Club and the SA Racing Association.
Meaning of Favour: Favour for us is an act done out of goodwill and generosity.Favour Racing Silks. Favour Stud breeds to race and race in its own racing colours and we therefore do not only breed horses but also actively race our own horses.
We actively enjoy and partake in the horse racing industry and ultimately experience the irresistible excitement and lifestyle filled with passion as racehorse owners and breeders.