Reproductive services 

Our specialist reproductive clinic is based at Newton Stud in Zeal Monachorum, where there is a resident reproductive vet. Mares can be accomodated on site for reproductive work or can be visited at home.

For the full details of livery packages available at Newton Stud, please visit their website. Mares can either visit temporarily for the reproductive work or can remain at the stud for the duration of their pregnancy. Youngstock livery is also available from foals to three-year-olds.  

Also based on site is the international semen agency Elite Stallions, who can source chilled and frozen semen from more than 300 stallions standing both in the UK and in mainland Europe. The Elite Stallions service is provided at no extra cost to the breeder, and they offer in-depth, independent advice on stallion selection, mare assessment, and foal registration. Full details are available on their website.

Breeding packages

We offer a range of breeding packages and an embryo transfer facility at Newton Stud, including access to a high-quality recipient mare herd. For clients whose mares are resident or visiting at the stud, there is no charge for additional vet visits for scanning and insemination. For mares who are based off-site, the usual call out charges will apply for each vet visit.

AI using fresh/chilled semen
£200 per cycle

AI using frozen semen
£250 per cycle

Embryo flushing and searching
£250 per flush

Embryo transfer
£120 per embryo

Broodmare in-foal fee
£150 per mare

Recipient mare in-foal fee
£250 per mare

Recipient mare hire
If remaining at Newton Stud £750, plus livery
If not £1,500

Prices listed above are exclusive of VAT.


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Pre-purchase exams

When buying a horse, we always advise that you have any potential purchases thoroughly evaluated by a vet. We offer pre-purchase examinations (vettings) to both existing and external clients, with simple packages and no hidden charges.

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In an emergency

Our service operates on the same phone number 24 hours a day 365 days a year. If you need us call 01837 214004 - a recording asks you to press 2 to be connected to our out of hours answering service. The direct dial number for our out of hours answering service is - 01209 823126

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