Suma Stud offers consulting sessions by Marily Power and Susie Lanigan-O'Keeffe, whose combined knowledge is more than 100 years in the horse business. Our expertise and experience are yours for the asking. Our aim is to ensure we deliver the best hands-on experience to our clients, from horse breeding, care of young horses, stallion management, broodmare care, to ancient Irish horse remedies…we do it all. Our hands-on learning sessions are offered periodically throughout the year. Peak season begins with foaling season in early April and runs through breeding season near the end of August. Local bed and breakfast accomodations can be arranged and/or participants may stay on their own and join us daily for sessions.

Suma Stud offers learning experiences for interested individuals on a variety of horse care and stud management topics, these are not classroom sessions, these are real life hands-on experiences. Sessions can be tailored to focus on the individual or group interests. Must be 17 years or older to participate. Sessions are limited to maximum 4 participants. Susie and Marily are both BHS qualified and Susie is also approved for A.I. So come to Suma Stud for the education of a lifetime.

SUMA Session Topics include:

Foaling season
Brood Mares & Foals
Breeding season
Irish horse remedies

Sessions start promtly at 10:00 a.m. with lunch pause, and continue to 5:00 pm with a Irish tea break. Participants may also add extra hands-on experiences, such as attending local events with Suma student riders, riding lessons at local riding establishments, or trips to the Irish National Stud. Meals on your own or lunch/tea provided on site.

Suma Consulting Sessions


5 days (Monday - Friday), stay on your own. (does not include airfare and other travel expenses of participants)

5 days (Monday - Friday) includes B&B accomodation. (does not include airfare and other travel expenses of participants)

Weekly rates as well as Daily rates are available, please contact us for current rates.

Please let us know which topics are of interest to you. We're happy to accommodate any number of ideas and are flexible enough to try to create the kind of experience just right for you. For more information, contact Marily Power or Susie Lanigan O'Keeffe, Suma Stud

SUMA Pedigree Research

Suma Stud will reseach your horses pedigree and background. All Irish bred horses researched, specializing in Irish Draught Horse pedigrees. We provide 4-5-6 generation pedigree information, plus information about the horses performance, temperment, etc. from people who have known the horse.

Provide as much information as you know about the horse in question:

  • Horses name
  • Age
  • Registration numbers (Irish Horse Board, RID), etc.
  • Who you bought the horse from
  • Where you bought the horse
  • Any other information that you might know...
  • What additional information are you interested in learning about this horse?

Suma Stud provides pedigree research on a customized basis and at hourly or contracted rates. For more information, contact Suma Stud


+353  59 9725600

+353 86 2695787

+353 59 9725600


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