Irish Emerald Stud is a privately owned stud farm, owned and managed by Gary Duffy, based in Carbury, County Kildare, the Thoroughbred County.
Gary is a native of County Sligo and while his family had no direct involvement with horses, he has loved horses since a young child, getting his first pony at the age of seven, Gary competed on ponies in the show jumping circuit, but in his early teenage years took a keen interest in breeding and sales and his father bought him his first thoroughbred broodmare at the age of fourteen.
Since then Gary has had many successful days in selling his own bred stock and also in partnerships, he has also worked in some of the worlds leading stud farms in his late teenage years gaining valuable experience and insight within the industry.
In 2017 Gary bought a farm in Carbury, County Kildare where he and his young family live …. This Is Where The Journey Begins.