The Winning Team

David Brocklehurst

Stud Proprietor

Telephone: 07802 591091
Email: [email protected]

David comes from a horse breeding family from Cheshire and has previously worked with  horses in the French racing centre of Chantilly and in the United Kingdom. He is a great racing enthusiast and has also ridden ‘between the flags’.

Caroline Brocklehurst

Stud Proprietor

Telephone: 07770 930482
Email: [email protected]

Caroline is responsible for all aspects of the stud’s breeding programme and the welfare of the horses. She has bred winners and placed horses from all the stud’s mares since its establishment in 2000.

Camilla Brocklehurst MRCVS

Consultant Vet

Camilla qualified as a vet from the Royal Veterinary College and has worked in Australia and the UK.. She spent a year working at Hagyards Equine Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky and returned last summer and is currently working as part of the reproduction team for a veterinary practice near Newbury; she visits Charlock Stud regularly.

Carla Bowers

Telephone: 07789 241153
Email: [email protected]

Carla started out at the National Stud as a student before working for Stanley House Stud, the Elms Stud, Haras de Rebousiere et Montaigu and Highclere Stud,  and most recently 11 years at Catridge Farm Stud.

She enjoys all aspects of stud work from the covering barn to foaling then onto yearling prep and sales in England , Ireland and France and takes great pride in watching the horses she has raised run and win.

Graham Rylance

Telephone: 07471 152960
Email: [email protected]

Graham was born and bred into racing, helping and learning from his father including foaling many great horses such as Mtoto! He has worked for Watershipdown Stud, Genesis Green, Marston Stud, Haras d’Etreham in France,Mill Ridge in Kentucky and with Carla most recently 11 years at Catridge., Graham has extensive knowledge and experience in every aspect of stud work.

Liam Pike

Assistant Stud Groom

Liam left college with Level 3 in Equine Management and attended the National Stud before joining a large stud in south west England where he worked for several years improving his skills working with yearlings and brood mares.

Sebastian Petrescu

Yard man and general maintenance

Sebastian is responsible for ensuring all the fencing is in good order, the water troughs are working, rolling and harrowing the pastures and maintaining the plant & machinery.

Contact Details

Call Us

+44 (0)1327 855 513 / 855 660


Charlock Stud – Abthorpe – Towcester – Northamptonshire – NN12 8TW – UK