Stallion Breeding Contract
This contract made between The Driving
Training Center (Don and Lisa Eckhardt) and
breeding the mare__________________.
Mares Breed Registration
Breeding Fee: $1000 to pure Friesians, $850 to other
breeds which includes a non-refundable booking fee of $250.00, due upon
execution of this contract. Discounts
may apply to multiple mares. The
balance, plus all other costs are due and payable upon confirmation of the
mare’s pregnancy at 30-45 days. Any
balance due that has not been paid within 60 days may be subject to a service
charge of 12% interest each month. We do not offer live cover.
Breeding Season: Breeding
season starts March 1 and ends August 31 of each year. It is understood that shipped semen is to be
used only for the mare specified in this contract. If the stallion should die or become unfit
for breeding, the stud fee and booking fee less expenses shall be refunded to
the mare owner.
24 hours notice is required. The
mare owner is responsible for all costs involved.
charges will be handled and paid by the purchaser through the DTC veterinarian,
Dr. Paul Haffner 360-568-3972. Second
day return on any shipping container is also required; please inform your vet
clinic. Replacement cost of the
Equitainer is $400. It is advisable to
obtain insurance on the return shipment.
veterinarian must certify that the mare specified in this contract was the
recipient and that any unused semen was destroyed. This contract is non-transferable without
written approval from the Driving Training Center and Don and Lisa Eckhardt. Please make sure you have an experienced
veterinarian for artificial insemination.
Live Foal Guarantee
contains a “live foal” guarantee: defined as a newborn foal that stands and
suckles without assistance. If the mare
does not produce a live foal, the mare owner will receive a return breeding
privilege for the following season provided the mare owner notifies the breeder
within 15 days of loss and sends confirmation of death signed by a licensed
veterinarian. Collection and shipping
fees will apply.
The mare should
be healthy and in sound breeding condition.
A veterinarian health certificate and uterine culture are highly
recommended prior to the shipping of semen.
If the mare fails to settle in foal after two cycles, the farm may
require the mare owner to obtain a current reproductive exam/uterine culture
prior to further shipments.
The mare owner
is responsible for obtaining a pregnancy confirmation exam at 30-45 days and
forwarding the results to the farm.
The mare owner
shall assume all responsibilities for the condition of the mare and shall bear
risk of loss or damage to the mare, including but not limited to death, injury,
and infection or by any cause whatsoever, including inappropriate or negligent
insemination or failure of insemination.
The mare owner holds harmless the farm, its owners, employees and agents
from any liability for any and all damages.
When the mare
owner and the Stallion owner sign this contract, it will then be binding on
both parties, subject to the above terms and conditions.
Please return contract
signed and include the following:
- $250 Booking fee
- Copy of Mare’s papers and photograph
- Mare owners veterinarian information
contract copy will be returned to you.
Checks Payable to Don