A Booking fee of $350.00 is payable when this contract is signed
and returned. This fee is applied to the total breeding fee but is not
refundable except under Condition No. 8. The balance of the fee plus all
other charges will be due and payable when your mare is picked up.
The mare shall be in a healthy and sound breeding condition and a
veterinarian certificate shall accompany all dry mares. Failure to
furnish this certificate will be authorization to have the mare examined
by a veterinarian at the mare owner’s expense. The mare owner hereby
gives permission to have the mare treated by a licensed veterinarian and
have normal veterinarian services performed for anything which might
insure the mare’s well being, including as many pregnancy examinations
as deemed necessary by the veterinarian.
The veterinarian agrees to diligently try to settle the mare. If,
however, she does not settle, the stallion owner nor the attending
veterinarian will be held responsible.
If for any reason the mare is unable to be settled in a
reasonable period of time another mare may be substituted.
I understand that no one associated with Percott Company or the
attending veterinarian will be held responsible for accident, sickness,
or death to mare and/or foal. I agree to accept full responsibility for
any veterinary expense incurred by my mare and foal. I also understand
that my mare will be bred by any method which is believed best by the
attending veterinarian. A foaling fee of $300.00 will be charged for
foaling out mares. Expenses will be billed at the end of the month and
are due upon receipt of statement. Such charges shall be paid whether or
not the mare is settled. Veterinarian charges will be billed directly to
It is agreed that a live foal is guaranteed from this mating.
Should the foal not stand and nurse, I shall be entitled to return
privileges. This will apply only if the stallion owner is notified
within one week from the foaling date. This notice must be accompanied
by a veterinarian’s statement. Under the foregoing circumstances and
upon receipt of the specified notice and the original stallion service
certificate, it is agreed:
Stallion owner shall give to mare owner a free season to the
stallion the following year only and to the same mare originally booked
(unless otherwise mutually agreed in writing between mare owner and
If mare owner fails to deliver the mare (or a substitute mare if
mutually agreed as stated above) for rebreeding the following year, then
any and all fees paid shall not be refundable; the right to rebreed is
thereby canceled and stallion owner is released from any further
The Stallion Service Certificate will be issued only if the foal
stands and nurses and same is reported to the stallion owner.
It is further agreed that should the above names stallion die or
become unfit for service the fee will be returned if requested by mare
owner. If the mare dies or becomes unfit to breed then another mare may
be substituted if approved by the stallion owner.
All mares must have a negative coggins test within the last six
months and must be vaccinated against Equine Viral Abortion (Rhinopneumonitis).
Mare care is: wet $15.00 per day; dry $14.00; and outside lot is
$12.50 per day.
A vet package is available at $250.00. It must be paid at time of
booking by separate check to Strathman Veterinary Service.
All breeding and board fees must be paid when mare departs; 24
hours notice prior to pickup of mare is requested.