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"Get OUT of CEM Quarantine and IN the Ring Faster"

Offering exceptional care while your horse undergoes the CEM import process in Wellington, Loxahatchee, and South Florida


Your horse deserves to rest and recharge after the stress of travel from Europe and confinement in USDA Quarantine.  
WellGrove Quarantine provides that opportunity for both MARES and STALLIONS requiring CEM Quarantine in Wellington and Loxahatchee, FL.  
We offer the discerning horse-owner a convenient option for CEM Quarantine that puts the horse first while providing you the opportunity for hands-on access to ride and train during your stay.  We are located within 17 minutes of the Wellington show grounds and allow riders and trainers a chance to escape the bustle of the busy show-barn and spend quality time with their horses.  
Described as quiet, peaceful and horse and rider-friendly, WellGrove Quarantine is managed under the watchful eye of Dr. Erin Newkirk, one of the most trusted veterinarians in the business.  Our customers see faster recoveries from the stresses of shipping and are happier about their overall quarantine experience.
Request WellGrove Quarantine next time you ship and experience the best-kept secret yourself or give us a call to schedule a visit.
Equine Quarantine Facility


WellGrove Quarantine is located at WellGrove Farm, a spacious and private facility designed for the professional horseman. We are conveniently located to Wellington, WEF, Global Dressage, IPC, White Fences and Jim Brandon Equestrian Center


  • 6 Sprawling Acres – Your horse has plenty of room to graze and relax. 
  • 30 12′ x 12′ Stalls with Fans – Your horse will have space, stay cool, and recover from the travel from Europe.
  • Fly spray system – Everyone hates flies, especially your horse.
  • No Tent Stalls – Your horse is too valuable to live under a tent in a temporary stall.
  • 8 Wash Racks – Your horse can be rinsed at any time
  • Air Conditioned Tack Rooms and Storage Spaces – Florida weather won’t ruin your tack and you can cool off between rides.
  • Veterinary Facility with veterinarians on premises – Your horse is monitored and can receive medical treatment if necessary at any time.

Riding Arenas

  • Main Arena: 118 ft x 240 ft – features 60′ Dressage Mirror Wall – Never stop training
  • Auxillary Arena:  130 ft x 140 ft – Features privacy fencing and hedging so you and your horse stay focused and undistracted.
  • Quality Natural Footing – Weather fluctuations won’t stop you. Footing drains during the wet season and is fully-irrigated for optimal condition during the dry season.
  • Jumps Available – challenge your horse or keep it light… it’s your choice.
  • Lunge and Train – work on fundamentals in a safe environment, especially with young horses.

Specially trained staff

Erin Newkirk, DVM

Dr. Erin Newkirk is the go-to veterinarian for Equine Wellness and Reproduction in all of South Florida.

Dr. Erin Newkirk is a 2007 graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine and a valued team member at Wellington Quarantine. Dr. Newkirk is a well rounded veterinarian proficient in all aspects of equine medicine. 

Today, Dr. Newkirk’s efforts have been directed toward enhancement and development of her own WellGrove Equine’s reproduction service and care which includes an extensive laboratory to support equine breeding and reproduction medicine. In addition, Dr. Newkirk is one of the most experienced professionals involved in the testing procedures for CEM Import in the United States, Dr. Newkirk was chosen by the Department of Agriculture to lead the symposium on CEM protocol.


Mares: $3,250

Stallions: $13,650

Included in your stay is CEM testing procedures, complementary Coggins, board, grain, unlimited hay, shavings, and use of the facility.  Other services can be arranged by request, including exercise, clipping, handling for your vet or farrier. 

***Florida Department of Agriculture Fee not included (this is usually paid for with the shipper and is $1250 for the first horse and $750 for each additional horse)