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Breeding Contract
Collections are done from March 1st thru June 30th. To reserve your mares' spot please mail or email the breeding contract and booking fee at least two weeks prior to collection date desired. 

Please note: Breeding is only available until June 30th. 
It is best to breed your mare(s) during the cooler spring and 
early summer months for a higher conception rate and for your 
future foal(s) to flourish well. 

Breeding Fees

$250 Booking Fee
$850 Stud Fee
$400 Collection/Shipping Fee (FedEx Overnight Shipping) 

$400 Recollection Fee (if needed).

Method of Cover: artificial insemination (AI) Please CONTACT US
 to book your mare(s). 

Payment needs to be paid in full TWO WEEKS prior to collection. 
We accept all major credit cards thru PayPal or by phone. If you choose PayPal, please send payment to carol@liveskinnynow.com. 

Click the link to the right to download Apollo's breeding contract.

Ordering Fresh Chilled Semen

The following information will assist you in understanding 
the process of ordering fresh chilled semen.  

To reserve your mare, a breeding contract must be signed in addition to the $250 booking fee (paid in full) to secure mare(s) for breeding. All fees must be paid in full two weeks prior to the collection date. Collection is available Monday through Friday.  

A 48 hour advance notice needs to be made to schedule a date for collection to confirm mare is ready for AI and another notification needs to be made the day before to confirm collection date.  

Please have your mare checked by an equine vet that specializes in reproduction prior to collection. Mare(s) must be in good health. If your mare needs to be rechecked a few days before collection, please let us know a day in advance. If by chance your mare is not ready the day scheduled for collection please call us the day before to reschedule. If you cancel after our stallion has been collected there will be a cancellation fee of $200.

Method of Payment

Please note that booking and collection fees are non-refundable. Payment can be in the form of a cashier's check and mailed or paid by credit card or cash via Paypal. 

Method of Shipment

The vet will package two doses consisting of over a billion sperm in each. The cooled semen will be shipped overnight via FedEx to the address on the signed contract. 

 Awards

 Harold v.R. FSHR Stallion Description -

Harold (aka "Apollo") is a ster stallion imported from Holland. He is a most amazing stallion -- a fairy tale come true. You will be immediately awed by his unbelievable long hair and statue. He is extremely relaxed and well tempered -- a natural in dressage and show driving. Harold is a spectacular Friesian that only comes along one in a lifetime! 1.37% inbreeding co-efficient. Exhibited in Holland and named Grand Champion pulling a carriage, he is one of those rare stallions that is equally talented in dressage. Harold is a FPS/FHANA registered Friesian stallion sired by an approved stallion Sape 381. Harold is an outstanding, modern type Friesian out of the Age line. This line is very small and the breed needs more like him.

Accomplishments

Grand Champion Keuring In-Hand & Driving in Holland, US & Canada.

Apollo was Grand Champion at the Santa Rosa CA Keuring in 2007 and was top four Friesian to go to Keuring in the USA first time in history.

Apollo was invited by the KFPS to participate in their Stallion Approval Keuring to become an Approved Stallion; unfortunately, the cost was too high to ship him back to the Netherlands, but it was quite the honor!

Attributes

Apollo is the epitome of a fairy-tale Friesian with movie-star looks and a long wavy mane and tail with a high knee and hock animation. He has an extended trot to die for! He has an uphill conformation, gorgeous chiseled head, big bright eyes, long legs, short back, tons of hair and is highly athletic. Apollo has the most amazingly loving and energetic personality, he loves to show off! He has a phenomenal work ethic, he's bombproof and loves going on the trails.

Apollo passes along to his offspring his gorgeous looks, awesome personality, sport modern built conformation, floating gaits, big expressive eyes, beautiful head, long flowing hair, long legs, athleticism and high knee action. His foals are breathtaking!

Apollo has a phenomenal full papered pedigree. He carried on his sire’s (Sape 381 Sport) incredible talents, gentleman-like personality, suspension, impulsion, and extended trot with explosive energy and high knee action. 

Sape 381 is a KFPS World Champion and a two-time KFPS Reserve Champion. Apollo's dam is MAAIKE WIMKE K., Ster + Preferent. Apollo has an incredible full paper pedigree with Ster+Preferent, Ster, Preferent, Preferent.

Thank you for considering Apollo as your stallion of choice for your breeding program.  Please contact us for more information and to receive a breeding contract. 



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