Terms & Conditions Chilled Semen

Stallions standing at Belmont House Stud (BHS)

Mr Quincy B – €800 first mare, €700 for second mare

Stetter – €800 first mare, €700 for second mare

Stockholm van’t Roosakker – €800 first mare, €700.- for second mare

Livello – €1000.


Celtic Hero B Z – € 1000.- (see special conditions, frozen semen)

Ganesh Hero Z – € 1000.- (see special conditions, frozen semen)

Booking/admin fee of the above is considered 1/3 of the fee, the pregnancy fee is 2/3 of the fee.

We would like to make people aware that for this season all semen bookings have to be done by the owner/agent online on www.belmonthousestud.com, phone bookings will not be accepted.

The online form will have mare and owner details, you will need the name and registration number of the mare at time of booking. All semen will have to be prepaid before or at collection. The stud fee is a combination of booking/administration and pregnancy fee. To avail of a credit note (2/3 of the prepaid fee) for the 2021 season, it’s the mare owner’s responsibility to supply Belmont House Stud with a veterinary certificate by 1.10.2020 Certificates issued at a later stage will not be accepted.

The online semen order is only definitive after confirmation with Andrea by mail, text or by phone.

We offer a “Live Foal Guarantee” 48 hours after birth for our resident stallions. Abortion or death of foal needs to be certified by a qualified vet in writing within 3 days after foaling/abortion. Where a stallion is not available the following season, a substitute of our resident stallion list can be arranged. All stallions standing at BHS are available by artificial insemination, chilled semen. Where a mare owner wants to avail of the discount price (multiple mares) the first stud fee is charged at the full price and the following mares offered at the discount price.

Chilled semen can be shipped directly to any address within the Republic of Ireland by courier/post and is also available for collection. Courier/Post charges are typically €50.- semen can be ordered daily until 10am. For optimum results we advise clients to collect the semen. The stud fee includes up to 8 deliveries of semen (for one mare only) per season/year. Extra semen will be charged at extra cost. Cooling container’s will be charged at €20.-

If stallions have a heavy breeding or competition schedule, the Stallion Owner/Agent reserves the right to send a maximum of 1 insemination dose per oestrus.

The breeding season starts on 1.4.20 and finishes on 15.9.20

By ordering and buying semen, the mare owner declares to have taken note of the conditions and declares to fully agree with these service and payment conditions, as well as with the stud fees.

The stallions are normally available on; Monday, Wednesday and Friday, sometimes Saturday.

Terms & Conditions frozen Semen; Celtic Hero B Z & Ganesh Hero Z

Celtic Hero B Z € 1000.-

Ganesh Hero Z € 1000.-

Other “frozen semen” stallion prices available at request

This fee is giving the mare owner a maximum of 3 attempts in 2020 (on one mare) at a veterinary practice designated by Belmont House Stud. If the mare is not in foal after the 3rd attempt, you can switch to our resident stallions available by chilled semen to try and obtain a pregnancy.

Visiting mares:

Livery and veterinary charges must be paid at collection of the mare. Stud fees to be paid before first insemination. Livery of mare without foal €10 per day, mare with foal at foot €15 per day. All visiting mares must be vaccinated.

We do not accept liability for mares or foals kept at the “out farm” or at Belmont House Stud.

Additional to printed version;

Covering certs;

The covering certificate will not be issued or forwarded to the issuing breeding association until the stud fee and other cost such as livery, veterinary and shipping is paid in full.

Frozen semen;

For more information about the sale of frozen semen please contact Andrea Etter


Mare owners intending to do ICSI have to specify so when ordering semen. Special conditions apply to ICSI treatment of ovum with chilled and frozen semen from our stallions. Please contact Andrea Etter for further information.

Embryo Transplantation (ET) and freezing of Embryo’s;

Mare owners intending to do ET and/or freeze embryo’s have to specify so when ordering semen. Special conditions apply for  the use of chilled and frozen semen from our stallions for ET/ freezing of embryo’s. Please contact Andrea Etter for further information.

If no embryo(s) is(are) found, new semen (for a maximum of 3 cycles) may be ordered for this mare, provided that a veterinary declaration from the embryo centre is submitted that confirms that the embryo flush after the previous insemination turned out negative. For orders for a fourth cycle, a new advance becomes payable. If the embryo flush turns out positive, a new deposit will become payable for a next semen order for this mare.

If from one insemination more than one embryo is flushed and or frozen, the additional stud fee will be charged when the transplantation turns out positive.


Belmont House Stud accept no liability whatsoever for damage, sickness or injury to people, animals, transportation or otherwise.

Stud fee’s are non reimbursable!

Attempted fraud committed by a mare owner is punishable by an unconditional fine of € 2500.- per attempt, irrespective of the also payable stud fee.

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Contact Info

Belmont Ireland
Belmont House Stud
Co. Offaly

Andrea Etter
Mobile ++353 (0) 86 2516142

Office Opening Hours
Monday to Friday
8.00am – 6.00pm
-1 Std. CET

Müntschemier Schweiz
Etter Sportpferde AG
Reiterweg 1
3225 Müntschemier

Phone ++41 (0) 32 3129797
Fax ++41 (0) 32 3129710