Terms and Conditions All visiting mares should be wormed before arrival at stud. It is the owners responsibility to inform the stud when the mare is due to be wormed. A negative CEM certificate must be brought to stud with your mare unless she is to be swabbed at stud. NFFR-No Foal Free Return, if the mare is not in foal by October 1st she will be eligible for a free return this does not include livery or vets fees. Substitution of mare/stallion on request. Free returns must be taken within the next 3 seasons. Dowhills Stud reserves right to refuse any mare arriving in poor condition or deemed unfit for breeding. Restraints such as twitch and bridle will be used at the discretion of the stud groom. Livery charges are in respect of feed and accommodation, supplementary feeding, Blacksmith, Vet etc. and are not included. Any mares or foals which the stud feels need supplementary feeding will be fed and the owners charged accordingly. Any mares especially those with foals at foot which the stud consider need stabling due to adverse weather conditions though normally at grass, will be stabled and the owner charged accordingly. In the event of a mare or foal requiring veterinary assistance, this will be summoned at our discretion although every effort will be made to contact the owner. It is in the interest of the owner to vaccinate their mare against flu and tetanus and to have them insured. All passports or identity documents must be brought to stud. Stud accounts must be settled before the mare leaves the stud - with no exceptions. It is requested that all mares should be sent recently attended to by the farrier, hind shoes can be removed at stud but all mares will be stabled until farrier is present. Mares will be treated by our farrier when deemed necessary and will be charged to the owner accordingly. Whilst we take every care and attention that the mare will receive every possible care, attention and supervision, no responsibility whatsoever can be accepted for accident or disease and mares can only be taken on this understanding. All mares are scanned/served/inseminated at their owners risk and Dowhills Stud accepts No Responsibility for injury, damage or loss caused through any of these procedure. The stud cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage to any items left at stud ALL CHEQUES TO BE MADE PAYABLE TO Mrs Jane Cross Covering certificates will only be issued when all stud and veterinary accounts are cleared. All covering certificates will be received by 1st November. In the event that the nominated stallion is no longer available, for whatever reason, the stud fee may be transferred to another Dowhills Stud Stallion.