Our primary business involves exporting horses around the world, most often from New Zealand and Australia. We also provide:


  • Racehorse Selection & Sales
  • Valuations
  • A Suitable selection of Stallions, Broodmares, Yearlings, Foals and Racehorses.
  • Horse Transportation.
  • Semen Transport.
  • Stallion Shuttle Negotiations.


The Purchase Process


Once a horse is purchased, the following has to be facilitated in order to transport a horse to the United States of America or Canada. As part of the service provided by JC International, the procedure listed below will be attended to, on behalf of the purchaser for horses shipped out of New Zealand and Australia.


1. Inspection by The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries of the horse on the farm of origin.


2. Inspection by the appropriate Harness Racing Authority.


3. Transportation of the horse from the farm of origin to holding stables at the quarantine area based at the airport.


4. Registered Veterinarian takes blood samples for blood typing.


5. Second inspection of the horse by relevant Harness Racing Authorities when at quarantine.


6. Applicable airport taxes are paid.


7. Export clearances obtained from the relevant authorities.


8. Building of disposable containers for freight of the horse to the destination as required by the Airline.


9. The horse has to be accompanied by a Groom and the costs and airfares are paid.


10. Ensure that on flight equipment, including feed, drugs and water are catered for.


11. Customs clearance obtained from the country of departure.


12. Clearances obtained from The Department of Agriculture.


13. Once the above is satisfactory, the horse is transported to the country of destination.


14. Road freight from holding stables at the airport to quarantine.


15. Horse remains in quarantine for three days at country of destination on arrival.


16. Department of Agriculture and customs clearance in USA or Canada on arrival.


17. Payment of airport charges and taxes.


18. Road freight from quarantine to final destination.


19. Follow up telephone calls, faxes and monitoring of the horse until arrival at destination.