Hardrock Breeding Program Stellarpark Rockstar
This Breeding Contract for the breeding season of ______ is made and entered
into on (Date) .
by and between Hardrock Australian Stock Horses, hereinafter referred to Hardrock, and
the mare owner (Name) .............................................: hereinafter designated
Name of mare owner ___________________________________________________________________
ABN:____________________________________________ A.S.H. Mem No______________________
Please make cheques payable to Cliff Davis,
Direct Deposit account will be provided prior to Service.
1. I require my mare to be bred by Natural Service.
Please state if you agree to your mare being run with the stallion.
I agree I do not agree
2. Service: The mare ___________________________________________Breed_______________
Reg No_____________ will be bred to the stallion Stellarpark Rockstar for the Service Fee of $ .
A non-refundable booking fee of $300 is to be paid in advance of service and will be deducted
from the service fee. Bookings are only confirmed once the booking fee is
The full Service fee of $ is to be paid in advance of a walk in walk out service.
All mares must arrive at Hardrock unshod and in good health.
3.Accounts: An account listing all charges including the remainder of the service fee will be
payable upon removal of the mare from Hardrock.
4.Agistment: Agistment is charged at $ .. per day. This includes
daily hay. If you wish to supply your own hay, ajistment will be charged at $ .. per day. Any other special requirements are charged at $___ per day (ie rugging, separate
paddock/yard/foal at foot).
Mares will be hand served and may also be run with the stallion.
5. Veterinary Attention: The mare owner shall ensure the mare is in a healthy and sound breeding
condition, free from infections, contagious and or transmissible diseases. Inoculations, particularly
tetanus and strangles are to be up to date. Vet fees with regard to the well being of the mare,
pregnancy testing, or to encourage a difficult breeder to conceive, are to be paid by the mare
owner and will be billed directly to the mare owner by the vet. All mares are to be wormed within
a week prior to arrival.
6. Return Rights: Should the mare slip or fail to produce a live foal, Hardrock must be notified.
A veterinary certificate confirming the mare is not in foal, or no live foal has been
produced, may be requested. Hardrock will accept the mare for free return service no later than
during the consecutive season only.
Usual veterinary charges and agistment apply for re-breeding.
If a mare is neglected or undergoes any veterinary interference which terminates the pregnancy
(twinning excepted), or the mare is not returned to Hardrock, this contract becomes null and void. If
the stallion dies, frozen semen is not available or no substitute stallion is standing at stud at
Hardrock, this contract becomes null and void. No refunds will be given. Re-breeding in the same
stud season does not require additional booking fees to be paid. Service fees may not be on-sold or
given to a 3rd party.
7. Approval of mares: Preference will be given to mares arriving in early spring. It is recommended
they arrive in season and are removed following ultrasound confirmation of pregnancy 18 days
after mating. Preference will be given to registered A.S.H. mares, or mares of proven
performance or temperament. If a mare is considered to be an unlikely breeder another approved
mare may be substituted. Mares may be run with the stallion, unless the mare owner does not
agree, however hand service is usual. If in the opinion of Hardrock a mare is of doubtful
temperament or breeding type, Hardrock will request her removal and all fees and accounts will
become due and payable.
8. Sale of in-foal mare: If at the time of the sale the mare is no longer pregnant, or in good health,
this contract becomes null and void. A veterinary certificate of pregnancy at the time of sale is
recommended. Return breeding rights will be afforded to the new owner under the conditions of
9. Liability: Whilst every care will be taken, Hardrock shall not be liable for any accident or injury
occasioned to the mare or her foal at foot, while at stud, nor will the mare owner be held
responsible for any accident or injury occasioned to the stallion. Insurance of mares is
10. Walk In Walk Out: Walk in Walk out of a mare to be live served is acceptable, providing all
booking and service fees are paid prior to service. The mare and the Mare owner are subject to all
conditions listed in this contract. A mutually convenient time will be negotiated between the Mare
Owner and Hardrock, for arrival of the mare. The mare will be served as soon as practicable
following arrival and removed from Hardrock following service.
Maiden mares will not be accepted for walk in - walk out service.
It is recommended that the Mare Owner has a vet check conducted on the mare when she is in
season to determine the best timing for service.
11. Embryo Transfer: If the nominated mare is to be used for embryo transfer the mare owner must
clearly declare this, as an addendum in this contract. The mare owner is to supply registration
papers and/or identity details of the recipient mare to Hardrock. A veterinary certificate must be
provided to Hardrock specifying the details and dates of the embryo transfer into the recipient mare.
12. Service Certificate: All progeny of studbook ASH Stallions may apply to be registered with the
Australian Stock Horse Society upon payment of ASH membership fee, registration fee, and
presentation of the official Stallion Service Certificate. All requirements set down by the
Australian Stock Horse Society need to be met in order to apply for registration and are available
from the ASHS website or head office.
An ASH service certificate will be provided supplied following Service.
I require other additional proof of service (please specify):____________________________
13. This Contract represents the entire agreement between the parties. Contract is not transferable
except as specifically stated in this contract. No other agreements or promises, verbal or implied
are included unless specifically stated in this written Contract. This contract expressly excludes
any prior representations and understandings.
Conditions accepted by (name)_____________________________________Date___________________
Signature________________________________ (Mare owner or agents signature).
INFORMATION TO ACCOMPANY EACH MARE
MARE DATE OF ARRIVAL_________________
COLOUR & BRANDS___________________________________________________________________
HOME PH NO___________________
BREEDING HISTORY (Please circle) Maiden / Barren / Foal at Foot
If foal at foot - Foaling date__________ Foal Colour _______________ Sex ______________
Sire of foal ____________________
If Barren how long and reasons
Has the mare ever reabsorbed, slipped, produced a dead foal, or had
twins?________________________________________________________________________________Treatments needed at stud previously to conceive___________________________
Please list the name and breed of stallions which covered the mare for the last three
HANDLING DETAILS Temperament (Bossy, shy etc.)________________________________________
Is the mare easy to catch? YES/NO
Usual method if not easy to catch____________________________________________________
Please provide the last dates the mare for:
BREEDING AS FAR AS KNOWN
Sire: ------------------------------------------- [
Dam: ------------------------------------------- [
Please supply a copy of the
mares registration papers and a photo (may be emailed).