Created in 2000 as the "SCEA élevage et agrotourisme de Thouars", the stud became "EARL Haras de Thouars" in 2009 following the arrival of a new associate member : Mathieu Postis. Stud expansion is closely linked with the development of the insemination center and breeding of Arabian racing horses.
Haras de Thouars means also 350 mares entrusted by our clients for breeding, foaling and any other reproductive work.
Over the years, the technical and agricultural structure adapted his prestatations to our breeders' needs. In 2014, Anthony CESSAC joined the company.
Today the Stud extends over 130 hectares and manages 150 breeding horses. EARL Haras de Thouars has 3 associate members : Mathieu POSTIS, Anthony and Emmanuel CESSAC.
A REPRODUCTION CENTER
AT THE CUTTING EDGE OF PROGRESS
In 2002, Haras de Thouars opened a new artificial insemination center and specialized in artificial insemination with frozen semen. 40 mares had been inseminated.
In 2011, it is more than 321 mares inseminated and a 92% fertility rate. Over the years and according to technical needs, the insemination center has developped with new equipment. Since 2008, the technical center and Haras de Conques are working in partnership for the embryo transfer.
In 2014, Thouars' stud opened a new semen harvest center (fresh and chilled semen) under the responsability of Mathieu Postis.
In 2015, an embryo harvest and transplantation center is created under the responsability of Anthony CESSAC. Today, Haras de Thouars has 3 laboratories IAF/IAC - TE in 2 different buildings.