Founded in 1991 by Joe and JoAnn Thomson, Winbak Farm specializes in standing, breeding, raising and selling some of the best Standardbred horses in the industry. Winbak’s flagship farm is located on 2,000+ acres of lush Maryland farmland, with operations extending into Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania, Indiana, and Canada.
Since 1998, Winbak Farm horses have earned over $184 million in purses and won over 19,500 races. Winbak Farm is the industry’s largest single family owned and operated breeding farm.
Winbak stallions are outstandingly conformed, major stakes winning horses, and their foals are eligible for their respective breeding programs. A passion for animals, coupled with a commitment to excellence has enabled Winbak Farm to become one of the most successful breeding farms in the industry. Winbak’s experienced managers spend 100 percent of their time devoted to their particular specialty. Nutrition is closely studied to ensure proper nourishment. The Winbak team tests hay and forage so that shortcomings can be supplemented, while the seasonal climate allows for sufficient rainfall, which produces rich green pastures. Additionally, Winbak boasts on its aggressive blacksmith and farrier program that assures the growth of powerful horses that are complimented with a foundation of strong feet.
Winbak Farm's dedication to raising top quality harness horses has earned them Breeder of the Year on several occasions, and three Horse of the Years, among other accolades. A visit to any Winbak Farm location will instantly reveal Winbak’s expertise and commitment to excellence in the standardbred horse business. With years of successful experience, the Winbak team is available to help in selecting stallions for breeders, or yearlings for trainers and owners.
Fun Fact: Winbak Farm’s Maryland headquarters was once Winfield Farm, home of the legendary Thoroughbred Northern Dancer. Winbak Farm combines Winfield’s "win"ning namesake with the Thomson children’s initials:Bradley, Ashlee and Kimberly.
The Winbak StallionsWinbak Farm's impressive group of stallions offer exceptional opportunities to breeders and owners. Winbak Farm stallions are not only outstandingly conformed, major stakes winning horses, and well bred but their foals are eligible to lucrative stakes programs in North America. Winbak is standing stallions in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Indiana, New York and Ontario.
Winbak stallions stand in locations where their offspring can be profitable. Most of the states and Ontario offer multiple chances for both trotters and pacers to make their connections profit. In 2010, most of the highest paying tracks were in New York, Pennsylvania, Ontario, Delaware, and Indiana. Maryland’s legislature recently has passed a bill that will make Maryland's
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