Welcome to Oak Lodge USA
... where you come second only to your horse
Oak Lodge USA is located in Bourbon County adjacent to Adena Springs, and in the neighborhood of Claiborne Farm, Creekview Farm, Denali Stud, Brandywine Farm etc.
Alan Fitzsimons and his wife Suzy are jointly responsible for the day to day management of Oak Lodge USA. Oak Lodge USA is not only their place of work, it is also their home thus ensuring round the clock care for all of your bloodstock.
The Land at Oak Lodge USA is considered "Prime Farmland" by the USDA Soil Conservation Service and is already responsible for the production of over 150 stakes horses, including stakes winners Medaglia D'Oro, Sea Cadet, Tuxedo Junction and UAE Derby Winner Plus Que Parfait.
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Good Horsemanship is built on solid basics... So is good business!
At Oak Lodge USA, we've got you covered"
Don't take our word for it, here is what some of our clients are saying about us:
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"Oak Lodge USA cares for my horses including weanlings, yearlings, and broodmares. They have also acted as a consigner for me. I am extremely pleased with the way the horses have looked, and the one yearling they sold for me brought more than we'd hoped for in a down market. They get my mares pregnant quickly and seem to be able to keep the vet bills down. I will continue to use them in the future."
— Randy McBride, McBride Racing, Inc.
Services - USA
Boarding | Broodmare Management | Sales Prep & Consignment
Foaling | Quarantine & Isolation | Lay Ups
Boarding Weanlings to Yearlings
Management of Horses Out of Training / Lay Ups
USDA Approved Pre Export Quarantine Facilities
Boarding Barren, Maiden & Foaling Mares
Staff Management On Site 24 / 7
Transport To / From All Breeding Sheds
About Oak Lodge USA
Oak Lodge USA: Owned and Managed by Alan & Suzy Fitzsimons
The Oak Lodge Group of Studs owned by the Fitzsimons family (breeders of 2007 Dual Classic Winner Cockney Rebel) comprises a total of over 500 acres of top quality land in Ireland and Kentucky. Oak Lodge is a family run business whose priority and reputation of over 30 years has been built on providing you our client with a top class service.
Alan Fitzsimons, a graduate of both the English and Irish National Stud's Management Diploma Course has had an extensive learning curve around the world having worked in Australia, New Zealand, as well as the UK and the US.
In New Zealand Alan has had the good fortune to work with Sir Patrick Hogan at Cambridge Stud as well as a Stallion Manager at Eliza Park in Australia before going to work for Robert Clay in Three Chimneys Farm in Kentucky for two years.
Alan & Suzy Fitzsimons
This was followed by a further two years at Coolmore's Ashford Stud where he was responsible for the care and well being of many top racehorses including Rags To Riches, Circular Quay, Ravel, Bandini, Belgravia etc.
Alan has shown that he has tremendous ability and a unique aptness when it comes to the care and recuperation of horses out of training. You can rest assured that your bloodstock will receive meticulous treatment while under Alan's guardianship.
Suzy Fitzsimons joint Manager of Oak Lodge USA attended the University of Limerick Equine Degree Course and has since spent over 10 years working for Coolmore in Ireland, Australia and the US.
Most recently Suzy has been responsible for managing the criteria for Pre Export Quarantine of horses shipped globally every year.
Suzy has the knowledge, contacts and expertise to assist you with all of your export needs. Over the past five years Suzy has worked closely with such reputable shipping companies as International Racehorse Transport, (IRT) Horse America, Mersant International etc to facilitate the movement of horses from the USA to such destinations as Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South America etc.
Oak Lodge USA is part of The Oak Lodge Group. The Oak Lodge Group of Stud Farms comprises three farms in three separate locations, Oak Lodge USA in Paris, Kentucky, Springfield House Stud in Co. Tipperary Ireland, and Oak Lodge Stud in Co. Kildare, Ireland.
We have invested heavily in our business both in terms of the land and facilities. We believe in providing an excellent service which is not just about top class facilities but must also include the most import element that is the people who care for your horses.
We strive to produce quality bloodstock in an effectual and productive manner without any compromise to service.
We invite you to visit us Oak Lodge USA and let us assist you with all of your bloodstock needs.