Mustajeeb will arrive for breeding season 2018. Image: Debbie Burt
It is with great disappointment that we have to inform breeders that Mustajeeb will not make it to South Africa for the 2017 covering season.
Mustajeeb was prepared for export whilst we worked with the authorities to try and overcome stumbling blocks in our import protocols. Unfortunately this was not successful.
We understand that this is a great blow for KZN Breeding as a whole as the horse had a full book of mares booked to him despite him missing the first month of the season. We apologise for the obvious inconvenience caused and will do all we can to assist breeders in whatever way possible. We would record our thanks to all those who made massive efforts in trying to resolve the issues and would make particular mention of Dr Bennie van der Merwe and the rest of the import/export task team along with the authorities and shipping agents in the UK and most importantly the team at Shadwell Stud.
Mustajeeb will now stand another season in the Northern Hemisphere, where on the strength of the quality of his first crop of foals he will again expect good support. We will do our best to have him in South Africa in good time for the 2018 covering season.
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