Chiltern Equine Clinic Breeding Packages 2021

Payment Terms

The veterinary fees for all fixed packages must be paid before reproductive ultrasonography and treatment commences. Any additional treatments or costs are payable before the mare leaves the clinic.


– N.B – this is optional prior to breeding package

£115+VAT including Lab Fees

The pre-breeding exam package includes a reproductive ultrasound scan, a vaginal exam, taking a clitoral swab, taking bloods and reporting of samples. It also includes the lab fees for Beaufort Cottage Laboratories for CEM swabs and bloods for EIA and EVA.

The package does not include sedation, visit fees or any additional drugs given.


Frozen Semen Fixed Price Package

N.B – Frozen semen packages cannot be performed on the yard.

1st Cycle - £375+VAT

Subsequent Cycle £350+VAT

The frozen semen package includes the following:

  • All reproductive ultrasound examinations prior to insemination
  • Reproductive drugs up to 10ml pitocin hormone, 2 prostaglandin injections and 1 ovulation induction agent.
  • Insemination and semen evaluation
  • Post insemination reproductive treatments to include a 1 uterine lavage and 1 intra-uterine antibiotic treatment using penicillin and gentamycin
  • Caslicks procedure
  • 3 pregnancy ultrasound examinations

The frozen semen package price does not include the following:

  • Visit fees – cannot be used in conjunction with free visit days
  • Livery
  • Sedation – if it is deemed necessary for the safety of the horse and the veterinary surgeon then mares will be sedated for reproductive work
  • Twin management and subsequent additional reproductive ultrasound examinations
  • Any routine treatments unrelated to breeding
  • Any reproductive scans in addition to the 3 pregnancy scans following breeding


Chilled Semen Fixed Price Package

N.B – Chilled semen packages can be performed on the yard but they cannot be used in conjunction with the free visit zones or days. Visit fees will be charged.

1st Cycle - £300+VAT

Subsequent Cycle - £250+VAT

The chilled semen package includes the following:

  • All reproductive ultrasound examinations
  • Reproductive drugs up to 10ml pitocin hormone, 2 prostaglandin injections and 1 ovulation induction agent.
  • Insemination and semen evaluation
  • Post insemination reproductive treatments to include a 1 uterine lavage and 1 intra-uterine antibiotic treatment using penicillin and gentamycin
  • Caslicks procedure
  • 3 pregnancy ultrasound examinations

The chilled semen package does not include the following:

  • Visit fees – cannot be used in conjunction with free visit days
  • Livery
  • Sedation – if it is deemed necessary for the safety of the horse and the veterinary surgeon then mares will be sedated for reproductive work
  • Twin management and subsequent additional reproductive ultrasound examinations
  • Any routine treatments unrelated to breeding
  • Any reproductive scans in addition to the 3 pregnancy scans following breeding


Livery Fees

  • Shared Paddock £7+VAT per horse – only available if suitable horse to turn out with and both horses unshod behind.
  • Grass Livery £10+VAT
  • Half Livery (out during the day, in at night) £20+VAT
  • Stabled Livery – straw bedding – £25+VAT
  • Stabled Livery – shavings - £27.50+VAT

The livery fees include:

  • Hay/Haylage as required
  • Bedding – all mares in for breeding will be stabled on straw bedding unless otherwise requested.

The livery fees do not include:

  • Hard feed
  • Supplements
  • Worming
  • Trimming

Insemination Failure

If the insemination is not completed due to ovulation failure, semen delivery failure or problematic health paperwork, a fee of £150+VAT will be charged in view of the drugs that have been used and the work that has been performed.



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