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Jeju Stud Farm & Training Center

Gross area
: 2,151,000㎡ (532 acres)
Stable area
: 14 buildings, 500 stalls
Training facilities
: Outdoor training track(1,000m(L); 15m(W)), indoor circular track(300m(L); 6m(W)), five lunging pens, indoor riding ground(40mx72m), nine European exercisers, horse swimming pool(50m(L)), two outdoor riding grounds(5,616㎡)

KRA opened Jeju Stud Farm & Training Center in September 1995 to improve the breeding and training skills in Korea. Equipped with advanced facilities, the farm is situated on about 530 acres of land divided into two separate areas: a section for rearing and training, and a section for accommodating stud operations. KRA also established the Racehorse Breeding Technology Academy in the training section of the stud farm in 2009, which aims to train experts for the horse industry, and to provide technical education to private stable workers and owners. Jeju Stud Farm & Training Center provides technical consultation and stud services to local breeders. Futher, the farm purchases weanlings from local breeders and sells these by auction, after the completion of its breaking in and training duties.

Jangsu Stud Farm & Training Center

Gross area
: 1,515,517㎡(374 acres)
Stable area
: 22 buildings, 500 stalls
Training facilities
: Outdoor training track(1,570m(L); 25m(W)), hill track(1,000m(L), 10m(W)), six lunging pens, indoor riding ground(40mx60m), 19 European exercisers, horse swimming pool(53m), two outdoor riding grounds(6,520㎡)

KRA opened another stud farm and training center in Jangsu county Jeollabuk-do to prepare for the nationwide operation of horse racing, and to strengthen the training of the racehorses. The construction of the stud farm and training center was started in 2002 and was completed in 2007. It was opened in the same year, and it has since been doing its best to train excellent racehorses by employing local and overseas experts to train them. Jangsu Stud Farm & Training Center will play the core role in the nationwide popularization horse racing and in improving the qualitative standard of the country's racehorses, along with Busan-Gyeongnam Racecourse and Yeongcheon Racecourse which is slated to open in 2016.

Wondang Stud Farm & Horse Racing Academy

Gross area
: 362,156㎡(89 acres)
Stable area
: 3 buildings, 66 stalls
Training facilities
: Outdoor training tracks[960m(L);15m(W), 400m(L);6m(W)], outdoor riding ground, one lunging pen, one walking machine(30mX50m)

Wondang Stud Farm has been open to the public since 1997, and it has turned into a must-see place to local residents for its beautiful scenery and friendly atmosphere. Horse Racing Academy, Korean racing school for jockeys and horsemen, has played a significant role in Korean horse racing with producing outstanding apprentices.