Service Fees

 The following fees are for shipped cooled semen.  

Service Description
Equitainer Deposit: Fresh Chilled Semen

$300

We must have either a check or credit card number on file prior to shipment. 

Fed Ex USA - Fresh Chilled Semen

$340

Our cooled semen service includes semen collection, analysis, processing, packaging, weekday delivery Priority Overnight FedEx, and a 3-day FedEx return
air bill.

NO COOLED SEMEN AVAILABLE FOR CANADA 

FedEX Domestic Saturday Delivery

$356

Same as above for Friday collections being delivered on Saturday.  

FedEX Domestic Overnight

$475

 Same as above for domestic with a guaranteed AM delivery time dependent on the zip code the semen is being shipped to.

FedEx First Overnight - Saturday

$500

Same as above for Friday collections being delivered on Saturday, AM delivery. 

Airlines, Domestic Weekday

$475

Semen for same day delivery can be picked up by courier from ISF in PA and shipped weekday via airlines. The mare owner is responsible for all charges related to returning the Equitainer to ISF. ISF will not pay for the return of the Equitainer after an airline shipment. A domestic FedEx return airbill can be included for $45.

Client Pick Up

$220

Applies to mare owners picking up the Equitainer themselves from the Iron Spring Farm breeding offices in PA or FL. Semen can be picked up during normal business hours, preferably between 12-4 p.m. The mare owner is responsible for all charges related to returning the Equitainer to ISF. ISF will not pay for the return of the Equitainer after a scheduled client pick up.

Cancellation Fee

$150

Applies to all orders that are canceled the morning of collection. This fee will be charged unless we are collecting the stallion for other mares. 

Equitainer Late Fee

$25 per day

ISF requires the Equitainer be returned within 5 days after receipt. If you do not return the Equitainer by the due date you will be charged a daily late fee of $25 or ultimately, forfeiture of the container deposit. If the tank is delivered to your veterinarian or mare management facility, it is still your responsibility to ensure the container is returned on time. Use the FedEx prepaid air bill included in your shipment to return the container. Please note ISF will not pay for expedited shipping or reimburse charges on client accounts.

State Sales Tax

State sales tax is due on shipping and handling fees for any mare bred in PA, NJ or FL whose owner resides in those states. 

Service Description
Container Deposit: Frozen Semen

$1000

We must have either a check or credit card number on file prior to shipment.  

Distribution Fee - Fed Ex Domestic

$340

This covers a single shipper containing up to 20 doses of frozen semen from a domestic single stallion, the container rental, handling fees, FedEx Priority Overnight Delivery,and FedEx 3-Day Return of the SBS container. If more than one stallion is included in the container, add $45.00 per stallion. Saturday delivery is an additional $15.00.

Frozen Semen - Fed Ex Canada

$575 +

This covers a single shipper containing up to 20 doses of frozen semen from a single stallion, the container rental, handling fees, FedEx Priority Overnight Delivery and FedEx 3-Day Express Saver Return of the SBS container. If more than one stallion is included in the container, add $45.00 per stallion.

Fees include preparation of the health certificate, round-trip FedEx of the health certificate to the USDA and the USDA fee for endorsement. USDA fees are subject to change.
Fees Include:
Distribution Fee - Canadian $370.00
Processing Fee - Canadian $205.00*.

*Duties and Taxes on Canadian shipments will be charged directly to the mare owner's credit card after the shipment is complete and vary in total based on the values of the breeding fee. 

Customs Inspection Fee

$35

Shipments are subject to random Customs inspections. If your shipment is selected the fee incurred will be charged to the mare owner's credit card.  

Frozen Semen Rush Fee

$75

Shipment request forms MUST be received by 1 pm EST to ensure shipment the same day. When a request is submitted late we will try our best to accommodate you if at all possible. However, a rush fee will apply. 

Client Owned Container with FedEx

$200 Domestic / $235 Canadian

Fee includes loading and handling and one-way FedEx Priority Overnight Delivery. Also included is recharging the container with nitrogen and testing the container to ensure it will hold the charge for a sufficient amount of time. 

Client Owned Container - No FedEx

$100

Includes tank check, loading and handling. Client pays FedEx fees directly. A signed waiver is required for client owned tanks.

Client Pick Up

$125

Applies to mare owners picking the tank up themselves from our Select Breeders Services Inc., office in Chesapeake City, MD. Semen can be picked up during normal business hours, preferably between 12-5 p.m. Excludes all FedEx fees, therefore mare owner is responsible for fees associated with returning tank.

Late Container Fee

$25 per day

SBS allows the mare owner to keep the shipping container for 10 days. If the shipping container is not returned by the due date printed on the frozen semen transaction report, the mare owner will be charged a daily late fee of $25 or ultimately forfeiture of the container deposit. SBS will not pay for expedited shipping or reimburse charges on client accounts. If the return air bill is missing from the shipment, please call SBS at 410-885-3202 for further instructions.

Service Description
Mare With Foal

$25.00

Includes stall, feed, teasing and turnout. Veterinarian and farrier fees not included.

Mare Without Foal

$22.50

Includes stall, feed, teasing, and turnout. Veterinarian and farrier fees not included.

Intensive Care

$30

Includes incubation stall, hourly feeding and medical supplies. Veterinarian and farrier fees not included.

Additional Charges

Additional charges may be incurred for any horses boarding.