Neil and Robin began Stallion Services, Inc. in response to the growing number of registries permitting the use of fresh cooled transported and frozen semen. Stallion Services' resultant laboratory facility now services the Northeast Ohio equine community of horsemen and veterinarians.
Robin DeRue began her professional career as a graduate of Michigan State University with a B.S. in Animal Sciences. She currently has 26 years experience managing equine reproductive facilities. Robin also has taught Equine Reproduction at Lake Erie College in Painesville, Ohio.  Her extended college internship was with Shea Stables in St. Clair, Michigan. Upon graduation she assisted and then managed Zodiac Farm in Dallas, Texas. Robin also managed Adventure Arabians in Raleigh, North Carolina and Fachion Farms Arabians with her husband, Neil in Novelty, Ohio.

Continuing Education:

Annual Equine Reproduction Symposium for Veterinarians, Texas A&M University; December, 2002

Kentucky Bluegrass Equine Symposium, Lexington, KY; October, 2002

Convention of the Society for Theriogenology, Nashville, TN; August, 1999

Techniques for Handling Transported Cooled and Frozen Equine Spermatozoa, Colorado State University; November, 1997

Equine Reproduction Short Course, Ohio State University; Jan 1989

Equine Reproductive Management and Artificial Insemination Short Course Colorado State University; 1984 & 1986

Neil DeRue received an Associates Degree from Ohio University and an Associates from Kent State University in Computer Sciences. Neil has 22 years in the professional horse industry. He attended the short courses at Colorado State University and Ohio State University in 1989. For additional continuing education he has attended conferences at the American Association of Equine Practitioners.

Neil managed Sahbra Farm Standardbred horses in Streetsboro, Ohio from 1991 to 1994. Neil was hospital manager at The Equine Specialty Hospital in Burton, Ohio from 1995 until his departure in 2004.