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The Nordic Pipeline

March 3rd, 2021|

Rio Querari is the current standard bearer for the Nordic Vine family, both in aptitude (sprinter) and looks (not the biggest, close-coupled, speed type). For interest, here are the future representatives of the family: ARCTIC [...]

Rio Querari makes bid for sprinters’ crown in Diadem

March 3rd, 2021|

We've always thought the world of Rio Querari, and he showed flashes of brilliance at two and three. Now a four-year-old, his Cape Summer Season has been something of a coming of age, with second-place [...]

The Best Incentives for ‘Ten of the Best’

February 16th, 2021|

Economists are famous for their assumptions, perhaps the most valid of which is that humans respond to incentives. We may not always act ‘rationally’, but as behavioural economist Dan Ariely writes in his [...]

A Nordic Story

September 22nd, 2020|

Over the course of our 50-year history, the broodmare half of the Normandy Stud equation has developed into one of families, curated from a few original foundation mares, with performance-based selection thereafter. So, the families [...]

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