BREEDING CONTRACT AND
This stallion breeding contract for the breeding season of 20_____, is made and entered into on this _____ day of _____________, 20_____, by and between Freisinger Warmbluts (hereinafter designated as breeder), represented by
_____________________; and ________________________________, hereinafter designated as mare owner.
The _________________ mare, ________________________________
(breed) (registered name)
Reg. #_________________ is hereby booked to the Trakehner Stallion, Inselkonig, Reg. # OSB-E-S227, for a fee of $500.00 (five hundred dollars) per straw, subject to the following conditions:
1. The stud fee includes a non-refundable booking fee of $200.00 which is payable with this contract.
2. The fee is charged per straw and a maximum of 7 straws will be sold per mare.
3. The balance of the stud fee must be paid upon the mare's arrival, or before semen will be shipped, whichever is applicable.
4. Mare care fees will be billed to mare owner on a monthly basis, unless otherwise noted below.
5. Mare will be examined by breeder's veterinarian for breeding soundness, and a uterine culture taken during active heat to screen for possible infection. Alternatively, mare owner may bring written report of the above examination and culture from his/her own veterinarian, dated no more than two months prior to the mare's initial insemination.
6. This contract does NOT guarantee a live foal.
7. Under certain circumstances this contract is transferable to another mare who must meet the necessary standards of quality and health.
8. The mare owner is responsible for all vet fees for the insemination of the mare,and all vet fees related to the health of the mare and, if applicable, her foal(s).
9. All fees, including stud fee, and deposit on the container must be paid
BEFORE the shipment of the frozen semen. A fee of $150.00 will be charged
for collecting, PLUS shipping and handling, to cover one container of frozen
semen per heat cycle, with any remainder, including a separate $500 deposit on the
liquid nitrogen container(which we will hold), to be returned when container is returned in good condition.
10. I have read and understand the procedures for breeding with
transported semen. If applicable, I have read and understand the procedural
requirements for registration of resulting foal, and that it is my responsibility
to fulfill these requirements.
11. I understand that my mare must be examined by a licensed
veterinarian between 18 and 60 days after the last day bred and Freisinger
Warmbluts notified by the veterinarian in writing as to per pregnancy status
at that time. Live foal guarantee is per the standard breeding contract if
these conditions are met. If conditions are not met, all guarantees are null
12. Freisinger Warmbluts assumes responsibility only to deliver frozen
semen in viable condition at the time delivery to the mare owner's farm. Mare
owner is responsible for picking up container at airport or bus terminal and
delivering it to farm. The semen MUST be administered by a licensed
veterinarian, or Freisinger Warmbluts will be considered to have fulfilled its contractual obligations and any
guarantees shall consequently not apply. Accidents to the container and or semen at the hands of the Mare Owner or their veterinarian will mean guarantees shall consequently not apply
13. I understand that the mare owner shall assume all responsibility for
the condition of the mare and shall bear all risk of loss or damage whether
by death, disease, injury, infection or otherwise, and by any cause
whatsoever, and therefore agrees to hold stallion owners (or any person
employed by or associated with Freisinger Warmbluts) harmless for any and
all damages associated therewith.
14. Due to the nature of insemination process, it is imperative that the mare
owner and veterinarian read and understand the insemination process. We
take no responsibility for the improper handling or administration of the
semen, or spilling, dropping or other accidents to, or involving the semen
The mare owner is responsible for all vet fees for the insemination of the mare,and all vet fees related to the health of the mare and, if applicable, her foal(s).
Deliquencies under this agreement are subject to and settled as provide for in Wisconsin Statutes;
Continued delinquency, particularly amounts due more than 60 days will be dealt with according to Wisconsin Statutes at the discretion of the management. and will include any court costs, reasonalble attorney's fees, sheriff's fees, bond premiums and other similar costs including interest at the rate of 12% simple interest, are paid in full. If such costs and fees go unpaid for more than 10 days after any seizure by sheriff or by other notification as provided for in Wisconsin Statutes, or date court judgment is awarded (if necessary), the horse(s) will be sold to recover such moneys.
Breeding certificates (necessary for foal registration) are issued after completion of the breeding season, and will be sent with instructions to the mare owner.
Breeder strongly suggests that mare owner carry full mortality insurance on mare and foal at side. Freisinger Warmbluts, stallion owners, property owners and their agents assume no responsibility for injuries sustained by mares and foals.
The Mare Owner agrees to save and hold harmless the management, employees, Freisinger Warmbluts its agents and assigns from all costs and damages arising of the horse(s) covered by this agreement for damage or injury to persons, and property including the boarders horse(s). This includes all consequential damages that may also occur as a result of that damage or injury. The Mare Owner agrees to reimburse the afore mention parties for any such costs or damages incurred. The Mare Owner agrees to maintain liability insurance in a reputable company to protect the Mare Owner against such claims and costs. Damages caused to property of the management or other boarders or owner's by the Mare Owner's horse(s) is the responsibility of the Mare Owner.
The sole exemptions to this agreement are deliberate injury or injurious act caused by or at the direction of the management, or gross negligence by the management.
NOTICE: A PERSON WHO IS ENGAGED FOR COMPENSATION IN THE RENTAL OF EQUINES OR EQUINE EQUIPMENT OR TACK OR IN THE INSTRUCTION OF A PERSON IN THE RIDING OR DRIVING OF AN EQUINE OR IN BEING A PASSENGER UPON AN EQUINE IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE INJURY OR DEATH OF A PERSON INVOLVED IN EQUINE ACTIVITIES RESULTING FROM THE INHERENT RISKS OF EQUINE ACTIVITIES, AS DEFINED IN SECTION 895.481 (1) (e) OF THE WISCONSIN STATUTES.
This liability immunity extends to all equine activities (including people assisting in the activities) as defined in the statute including, but not limited to: Boarding of equines; Equine training or teaching; Riding, inspecting or evaluating an equine belonging to another, regardless of whether the owner receives monetary or other consideration for the use of the equine or permits the riding, inspection or evaluation of the equine; Riding, training or driving an equine or being a passenger on an equine. The law also applies to injuries to, and death of, the equine.
Horses are dangerous animals and all activities involving horses are inherently dangerous.
I (we) the undersigned Mare Owner, have read this contract and release and understand all its terms. I (we) execute it voluntarily and with full knowledge of its contents and significance.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS (Must be initialed by both parties):
(Signature of mare owner)
(Signature of Breeder)
Booking fee of ________ received by ____________ on ________.