1.) The Mare Owner hereby agrees to purchase cooled semen at the breeding fee (plus HST for Canadian Residents) of $1,200.
Payment in full has to be received by the stallion owner before any semen can be released. All shipping fees and collection fees are paid by the mare owner. The $1200 breeding fee includes the first collection and booking fee.
2.) Semen will be shipped from Ottawa, Ontario. Request for semen shipment needs to be made by 6pm. EST via email to firstname.lastname@example.org using the semen request form the day BEFORE semen is collected and shipped. Semen will be shipped by Fed Ex and delivered the following day by 5:00 pm. If same day service is required, the semen will be shipped using Greyhound depending on destination and a $50 courier fee will apply. Same day service from Ottawa via Greyhound may not be available to all terminals. We collect and ship semen on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays only. Rush orders that are made after 6:00 pm may be charged a Rush Fee. Request for collections on Tuesday or Thursdays may be filled if staff is available and in that case a Rush Fee will be charged. We are shipping two doses of semen unless there are multiple requests on the same day in which case only one dose will be sent. If more requests for semen are being received than semen can be shipped, requests will be filled in order they are received. We will attempt to fill last minute semen orders.
3.)Mare Owner warrants that said Mare is in sound breeding condition as determined by a qualified veterinarian. Mare Owner agrees that Mare will be bred by Veterinarian or technician with considerable experience in A.I. who has access to a veterinary ultrasound machine.
4.) Should Mare fail to be in foal after initial insemination, Stallion Owner agrees to ship cooled semen for a repeat service AFTER receipt of I) signed veterinarian certificate confirming that mare is not in foal and ii) a collection fee of $175 including the $40 container fee is paid. Mare is entitled to return breeding privileges for two seasons following the initial breeding. The contract is not transferable with the exception as stipulated in section 7 below.
5.) Should the stallion die, become unfit for service or be sold, to fulfil this contract, the contract will be transferred to a frozen semen contract and a total of two breeding doses will be provided to the mare owner.
6.) For live foal guarantee to be valid, the following conditions must be met:
a) A licensed veterinarian must examine the Mare and advise Stallion Owner in writing of the mare’s pregnancy status within 50 days after the last insemination date or by August 31, whichever comes first. If this notification is not provided, the life foal guarantee and return breeding privileges of this contract becomes null and void.
b.)Should the mare not produce a live foal (i.e. a newborn foal that stands and nurses), the mare owner is entitled to return breeding. This guarantee shall only apply if the stallion owner is notified in writing within 72 hours of the foal’s death. A statement of details by a licensed veterinarian must follow within 10 days or the guarantee becomes null and void. This clause is also binding in case of abortion. If the mare resorbs her pregnancy, written verification of this fact from your veterinarian is required.
7.) Should the mare become unable to be bred (written verification of this fact from your veterinarian is required), the contract can be transferred to another approved mare owned or leased by the mare owner. A booking fee of $400 is due to book the new mare.
8.) This agreement is binding upon the parties herein and reflects the entirety of their agreement.
No semen will be shipped unless payment in full has been received! This applies to repeat shipments as well.
Payment of Initial breeding which includes the first collection and booking fee ( $1200 plus HST) is due by cheque or email transfer with the breeding contract. Paypal is also available to US clients. Please make your cheque payable to Brookson Farm. If you wish to pay via email transfer, please send transfer payment to email@example.com
The semen shipment from Prototype is to be used only on the mare named in this contract. If the semen is used on a mare other than the above named in the contract, the full-posted stud fee of the stallion and contract is due immediately.
Payment for repeat services
Semen will only be shipped on repeat shipments if stallion owner has received payment for a collection in the amount of $175 plus HST. The collection fee includes $40 for a disposable shipping container.
Those that do not have a current FedEx account must pay in advance of shipment a deposit of $200 to use the farm account or to ship via Greyhound. The balance is refundable at the end of the breeding season.
Purchaser understands that the stallion may be competing away from the farm during the breeding season
and will not always be available for collection. It is the Purchaser’s responsibility to contact the farm for
dates the stallion will be available for collection. Brookson Farm will make every attempt to publish the
schedules to the Purchasers well in advance. The 2016 breeding season will start on April 11th when Prototype returns from showing in Wellington.
- $175.00 per collection (first collection included)
- $40.00 Disposable Shipping Container (included in collection fee)
- $200.00 Shipping Deposit (if you are not supplying a FedEx account number)
- $150.00 Rush Collection (If applicable)
- $50 Courier to Airport (If applicable)