Name of Stallion:
Breeding Contract, entered into on this _______ day of _______________, 200___
between J.D. Stevens Stables, hereafter referred to as “Stevens Stables,” and
the undersigned mare owner, hereafter referred to as “Owner,” is subject to the
following terms and conditions:
- The terms of this
agreement shall be good for one year from the date the mare is first bred.
- Half of the breeding fee,
of _______________ hundred dollars ($ _________.00), shall be paid upon
breeding, with the remaining half to be paid when the mare is declared
safe in foal.
- Once the designated mare
has been declared safe in foal at least 60 days following breeding, the
live foal guarantee becomes effective. After this point, if the mare does
not produce a live foal—one that stands and nurses—Stevens Stables will
rebreed the mare, or a substitute, at no additional cost to Owner. The guarantee period shall not exceed
twelve (12) months from the original due date.
- Mare shall be bred
- Mare shall be in good
physical condition and free of disease and infection, or she may be
rejected by Stevens Stables, at its sole discretion. Owner shall present
Stevens Stables with a negative Equine
Infectious Anemia (EIA), Coggins test, not more than one year old
upon the arrival of the mare at Stevens Stables. If a Coggins test is not
provided, one will be prepared at Owner’s expense. If the designated mare
is determined to be unfit for breeding, a substitute may be used upon
approval of Stevens Stables during the contract period. Stevens Stables may require an examination
or culture from a licensed veterinarian at the expense of Owner. Mares left at the farm shall have
current vaccinations and de-wormings or such will be done, also at Owner’s
- Stevens Stables shall not
be liable for death, sickness, and/or accident, including consequential damages
caused to the mare and/or foal.
- Should the stallion to
which Owner breeds become unfit for service, or is sold, Stevens Stables
shall be released from this agreement, thereby making it null and void,
and Owner shall be entitled to no cash refund. In the event of this circumstance, Owner will be given
credit for fees already paid toward another stallion at Stevens Stables,
if the designated mare is not in foal.
- Board bills, veterinarian
bills and other necessary expenses for mare care are not part of the
breeding fee and shall be paid by Owner.
It shall be understood that Stevens Stables may utilize the
services of an in-house veterinarian, whose services will be billed to the
- A finance charge
computed at a periodic rate of 1.5% per month (18% Annual Percentage Rate)
is applied to past due accounts over 30 days. Owner is, by signatory
affirmation of this contract, liable for all legal and collection fees.
- Stevens Stables reserves
the right to determine availability and distribution of stallion
semen. Distribution is contingent
on: (a) an approved breeding contract on file with Stevens Stables and (b)
advance notice to Stevens Stables of desired delivery date. Owner shall be responsible for
furnishing the full and correct name and registration number of the mare
to be bred.
- Owner is bound by the
normal rules, regulations, and policies of Stevens Stables, which are
incorporated herein as part of the contract.
- The stud fee is
transferable only with prior approval from Stevens Stables
terms of this contract have been read and agreed upon by:
_____________________________________Registration #: _______________________
Mare Owner: __________________________Address:________________________________________
Home Phone: (_____)______________________Office Phone:
Website, if applicable: