By negotiation depending on care
required and length of stay.
Veterinary Fees, Daily Agistment Fees,
Farrier and Miscellaneous expenses are payable by the mare's owner(s)
or representative. PLEASE NOTE - Any unpaid balance due must be paid
PRIOR to the mare's departure from the Stud. This includes Full
Payment of the Service Fee.
TERMS and CONDITIONS:
1: If a Vet or Farrier is needed, permission is granted and the mare
owner(s) will pay the fee. Shoes should be removed from the mare
before arrival at Stud.
2: Mare owner(s) or representative agree that under no circumstances
will M.G.S./Smithfields its partners, employees, vet or farrier be
held responsible for injury, death, loss or damage of any kind
whatsoever that may occur to horses, including mares in foal for
foaling at M.G.S./Smithfields Stud/Property, individuals or equipment
at M.G.S./Smithfields Stud/Property or elsewhere. This expressly
includes foals at foot. (In owner(s) best interest to insure horses).
3: Mare owner(s) or representative agree to notify the Stud at least
24 hours prior to viewing or picking up the mare.
1: Any mare not checked in foal at the Stud must be examined by the
mare owner's vet within 45 days from the last service date by the
stallion and the vet's written statement as to the pregnancy status at
that time forwarded to M.G.S./Smithfields Stud.
2: If a mare proves to be not in foal or does not produce a live foal,
a free return to the above stallion is available for the following
year's breeding season. The failure of a mare to produce a live foal
or the death of a foal within 48 hours is to be certified by a
Veterinary Surgeon in writing and forwarded to the Stud.
3: The service of the mare by another stallion after her departure
from the Stud automatically disqualifies the owner from the issue of a
service certificate from the Stud.
4: M.G.S./Smithfields Stud reserves the right to designate the dates
acceptable for mares to be brought or returned for service.
5: Mares returned for a free service the calendar year following the
original service are subject to a handling charge which is determined
annually, plus any agistment charges.