Vet Plans

To enable mare owners to budget for the costs of using artificial insemination, we offer a range of Vet Plans that cover the costs of standard interventions and examinations.

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Vet Plans

If you choose not to use our Vet Plans, each individual scan/intervention will be charged separately.

Vet Plans include

  • Cervical/Uterine smears and in-house culture
  • All ultrasound scans pre and post insemination
  • Three pregnancy scans at about 14, 28 and 42 days
  • Routine use of ovuplant to induce ovulation, prostaglandin and oxytocin
  • Insemination
  • Microscopic semen evaluation and completion of relevant paperwork/certificate

Vet Plans do not include

  • Additional treatment or investigations such as caslicks surgical procedure, uterine lavage, infusion of antibiotics into the uterus, sedation, or twin reductions
  • Treatment following accident, illness or injury

Artificial Insemination - Chilled

£282.90 + livery handling charges – covers ONE heat period

£228.06 + livery handling charges – covers each subsequent heat period

Example Plan

Thursday – not in season, prostaglandin injection, rescan Monday

Monday – signs of coming into season, some uterine oedema and small follicles

Tuesday – oedema pattern stronger, 2-3 follicles of about 2.5cm, cervix relaxed

Wednesday – strong oedema, 1 follicle > 3.5cm, order semen for Thursday ovulation induction agent given

Thursday – inseminate chilled semen, follicle > 4cm

Friday – follicle ovulated, no fluid in uterus, scan for pregnancy in 14 days time

Artificial Insemination – Frozen

£402.80 + livery handling charges – covers ONE heat period

£289.80 + livery handling charges – covers each subsequent heat period

Example Plan

Thursday – not in season, prostaglandin injection, rescan Monday

Monday – signs of coming into season, some uterine oedema and small follicles

Tuesday – oedema pattern stronger, 2-3 follicles of about 2.5cm, cervix relaxed

Wednesday – strong oedema, 1 follicle > 3.5cm, ovulation induction agent given at 8pm

Friday – 8.00am – follicle > 4cm

Friday – 2.00pm – follicle > 4cm, signs that it is very close to ovulation

Friday – 8.00pm – follicle ovulated, frozen semen inseminated by deep intra uterine method

Saturday – follicle formed CL, no fluid in uterus, scan for pregnancy in 14 days