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Terms & Conditions for Semen Orders

Chilled Semen

  • The terms of the stud fee vary between studs but are detailed on the stallion price list. Please contact us for further information if necessary.
  • Chilled Semen is provided for insemination into one mare only per stud fee.
  • Chilled semen can only be delivered Tuesday to Friday inclusive. Very occasionally Saturday delivery may be possible from certain studs, but see point 4 below. Although we will do all we can to help with delivery, the B&W Equine Vets is not responsible for late or non delivery for any reason whatsoever.
  • For some stallions we store frozen semen should you require semen over a weekend. Frozen semen must be ordered by 9am on a Thursday and frozen semen delivery charges will apply.
  • A delivery fee of £85 + vat will be charged each time chilled semen is delivered.
  • An order should be made 48 hours before delivery is required for health papers to be arranged in the country of origin. A final confirmation should be made by 9am on 01666 880501/07880 724395, 24 hours before delivery is required.
  • All semen should be accompanied by ministry stamped health papers from the country of origin. A payment of £35 + vat will be required from the mare owner for the health papers for each delivery. It is the responsibility of the inseminating vet to ensure that papers are present and satisfactory. Please contact us immediately if papers are missing.
  • It is the mare owner’s responsibility to ensure we have insemination dates before October 1st for the issue of covering certificates.
  • If you qualify for a refund we require a letter from your vet confirming that your mare is not in foal by October 1st.

 

Frozen semen

  • Frozen semen will be supplied in accordance with the terms of the individual stallion. Once a pregnancy is obtained any remaining doses should be returned to B&W Equine Vets (Stud & Reproduction Services).
  • Refunds for mares not pregnant vary between supplying studs and are detailed on the stallion price list. A letter from the inseminating vet will be required by October 1st.
  • Delivery will be charged at £135 + vat. These fees include the return of the container.
  • Deliveries can only be made Tuesday to Friday and orders must be placed by 9am on 01666 880501/07880 724395.
  • Frozen semen must be transferred to a storage container on delivery to allow couriers to collect the transport flask the next day. Hire charges of £25 + vat per day will apply if the flask is not available for collection.
  • All frozen semen should be supplied with ministry stamped health papers from the country of origin but it is the responsibility of the inseminating vet to make sure these are satisfactory before insemination.
  • It is the mare owner’s responsibility to ensure we have insemination dates before October 1st for the issue of covering certificates.
  • Semen is not insured after it leaves B&W Equine Vets (Stud & Reproduction Services).
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Breadstone
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Gloucestershire
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