Kerry attained a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing from the Onderstepoort Faculty of Veterinary Science before starting a long and successful association with multiple South African Champion Breeders, Summerhill Stud, managing all aspects of the stud including broodmares, foals, yearlings, pre training and sales.
During this time she travelled around the globe spending invaluable time with Arrowfield Stud's yearling preparation team in Australia, Becky Thomas's Sequel Bloodstock and Breeze-up preparation team in the US, Sheikh Hamdan of Dubai’s long-time Racing Manager Angus Gold at Shadwell Estate UK, Malcolm Bastard's pre-training & breeze-up setup in Lambourn as well as assisting Baker & McVeigh Veterinary Practice in Newmarket.
Kerry Jack Bloodstock was established in 2012 and incorporates all aspects of bloodstock and sales, including the management of the stud career of South African Triple Crown hero Louis the King.
KJB has been Bloodstock Manager to prominent owner Braam van Huyssteen since 2012. Braam has enjoyed a run of success over the past few seasons including multiple Grade 1 winners and an impressive winners strike rate.
Kerry was employed as yearling inspector for Bloodstock South Africa from 2013 until 2017 when she was recruited by Cape Thoroughbred Sales as Bloodstock Manager.