Reproduction & AI Services at Lisadell

Stud and AI Services

From our ambulatory stud services to infertility investigations, Frozen and Chilled semen AI and Embryo transfer we can offer you a range of options to get your mare in foal 

In addition to a comprehensive range of ambulatory stud services, our vets are experienced in the following range of reproductive services:

  • Mare (and foal) boarding for examinations and treatment: Stabled or pasture livery available
  • Chilled semen AI (including semen from Europe)
  • Frozen semen storage in fully serviced liquid nitrogen tank
  • Frozen semen insemination including deep uterine insemination as standard
  • In-house culture of cervical/endometrial swabs
  • Investigation and management of problem mares
  • Synchronisation of donor and recipient mares for embryo transfer

AI services at Lisadell

All of our Vets have extensive experience in Stud work and reproduction. Our hospital AI and Reproduction services are led by Emma Chedgey MVB MRCVS CertAVP(ESM). Emma has undertaken extensive further studies in the area of Reproduction and has been awarded a Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice in Equine Stud Medicine. 

See below or contact us to find out about our AI packages and assisted reproduction services.

Frozen Semen Packages

We offer boarding of mares for the purposes of breeding with frozen semen. Your mare will be managed by a vet with expertise in assisted reproduction and a comprehensive package is available. 

Package includes:
  • Keep in an individual grass paddock while in season
  • Storage of straws until your mare is ready
  • Prebreeding examination and swabbing
  • Ultrasound every 4-6hours until ovulation
  • Deep uterine insemination as standard
  • Standard post-AI lavage and treatment

Chilled semen packages

We can take the stress and expense out of breeding your mare by boarding her here for her cycle. 

All reproductive examinations and treatments your mare needs, when she needs them
Semen can be delivered directly to us from anywhere in Europe
Board in individual grass paddocks, stabling subject to availability if required

Assisted reproduction and problem mares

iSperm Semen Analysis

We can assess and record the concentration and motility of both chilled, fresh and frozen semen using iSperm Analysis.

Investigation of problem mares

Struggling to get your mare in foal? We offer comprehensive fertility investigation and treatment options including hysteroscopy, uterine biopsy and advanced surgical techniques. 

Embryo Transfer and Assisted Reproduction

Contact us to speak to a vet about Embryo Transfer and other assisted reproduction procedures. 

See our Reproduction services T&Cs