Kitchwin Hills has announced long-standing stud manager Michael Malone has taken equity in the business.
“We are very pleased to see Mick positioned in such a meaningful way” Kitchwin owner Steve Brown said. “Mick is part of the furniture here, he lives for Kitchwin’s clients. As a client-driven stud, that passion is absolutely key to a successful outcome for all concerned.”
The announcement comes in the lead-up to the Kitchwin Hills stallion parade this Saturday at 5pm. A large outdoor screen televising the Bledisloe Cup with a lamb spit and red wine will complete what should be a great evening.
“The Brown family are always giving in their own special way,” Malone added. “They have always said; ‘If it works for the clients, you can relax, the rest will look after itself’.
“I am always looking to bring on new clients and deliver them the best financial outcome achievable and I guess if it’s possible, as a significant shareholder in the business, I am now even more driven to achieve great outcomes for our clients. The tough environment for breeders at present no doubt brings with it opportunities and I am particularly excited about the future.”
Kitchwin Hills stallions Dane Shadow (Danehill) and Duporth (Red Ransom) will both stand for a $16,500 (inc gst) service fee this year.