Noteworthy

Jay'me Stevens 815-861-5505

4826 Inmans Way, Ringwood IL 60072
noteworthy@noteworthystallion.com

 

Stallion Service Contract

This contract is made by and between Jay’me Stevens, here to fore known as Stallion Owner, and ________________________________,here to fore known as Mare Owner/Lessee, for breeding the Mare named: _______________________________ to the Stallion named: Noteworthy for the 2014 breeding season, subject to the following terms and conditions:

  1. THE MARE:  The mare to be bred is (registered with): _________________________Reg. number:___________________;

    foaled in the year _____________, Approved by the following Registries: ________________________________________

 

Color _________________ Markings _____________________________________________________________________

Mare’s Sire:_________________________ Mare’s Dam:____________________ Dam’s Sire:________________________

The Purchaser may not substitute another mare for breeding without prior consent. Embryo Transfers
are prohibited without an Embryo Transfer agreement.   

  1. FEES: The Purchaser agrees to pay the Stallion Owner the booking fee apon signing the contract and the remainder of the stud fee before the mare is inseminated.

 

  1. RESERVATIONS FOR SEMEN: Fresh chilled semen is available for collection most days of the week.  A conversation with Jay’me Stevens (815-861-5505) before 5pm EST the day prior to the need for collection is a must.  Notification and communication as to the progress of your mares cycle is greatly appreciated.   
  1. VIABILITY: Fresh chilled semen shall be shipped when available and in a timely manner as per the semen order conversation. The semen will be determined viable by an on-staff technician at the time of packaging, and that the container will be properly packaged at the time of shipment as to reasonably guarantee the semen will remain viable for up to 48 hours after collection, so long as the container has not been opened, radiographed, or tampered with in any way.  However, we’re not responsible for any form of delay in delivery or improper handing of the container after shipping.  This guarantee of viability refers only to the collection and packaging of the semen. 

 

  1. PRIORITY OF ORDERS: All semen orders will be filled as received, subject to the availability of the stallion. If there are insufficient doses of semen to fill orders on a given day, the Vet has sole discretion in determining which orders will be honored. For Farm-bred Mares this decision will be based on palpation results; for Mares bred off the Farm, this decision will be based on the information provided by the Purchaser’s veterinarian. Additional considerations in any case may include, but are not limited to, breeding history of the Mare, shipping schedules, client history and the availability of shipping containers.
  1. SHIPPING CONTAINER: The Purchaser agrees to return the shipping container having been postmarked within 3 days of receipt, with all the parts and pieces included and in good condition. The Purchaser understands that failure to do so will result in a $25 penalty per day. If the container has not been returned within 14 days, it will be considered the property of the Purchaser at that time, subject to the full purchase price ($350.00) of the container.  If additional shipments of semen are required by the purchaser, shipments will not be made until any and all fees are paid in full.

 

 

  1. CONDITIONS: The Purchaser agrees that the Mare to be bred is healthy, in sound breeding condition, and able to bear foals, as determined by a licensed veterinarian prior to breeding.
  1. RETURN OF SERVICE: The Purchaser is not entitled to a refund of fees for any reason, except for those listed in 9, below. However, the Purchaser may have the right of return for stallion service for no more than a total of three (2) breeding seasons, including the season in which the contract was signed, and only in the following circumstances:

 

  1. REFUND OF FEES: Should the Stallion die or become unfit for service prior to serving the Mare in the current breeding season, the Purchaser will be entitled to a full refund of the stud fee.
  1. PENALTY: By participating in this agreement, the Purchaser agrees to accept responsibility for the legitimate use of any and

all semen provided by Noteworthy. Any unused Semen should be discarded.  If it is discovered that an unauthorized foal is produced by a mare using the semen originally provided by Noteworthy, any and all parties participating in such fraudulent activities, including breeder, mare owner, veterinarian, breeding technician, or similar agents or staff of, will be subject to fees and prosecution, including the
following, for each incident:
a.    Assessment of fees no less than Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000 USD) to be paid to the Stallion Owner by each
individual involved
b.    Criminal charges.
c.    Repossession of the foal by the Stallion Owner
d.    Reimbursement to the Stallion Owner for any and all court and attorney fees necessary to initiate a civil action,            as well as reimbursement for acquisition fees, costs to determine paternity, and/or recover livestock.

 

  1. NON-ASSIGNMENT: This agreement is non-transferable by the Purchaser without written consent.

 

  1. WARRANTY: To responsibility for the condition and quality of the semen once it has left the premises.  ALL WARRANTIES FOR MERCHANTIBILITY AND FITNESS FOR PURPOSE ARE HEREBY EXCLUDED, WAIVED AND ABANDONED WITHOUT RECOURSE IN THE EVENT THE SEMEN HAS LEFT THE PREMISES.

 

  1. LIABILITY: The Purchaser solely accepts any and all responsibility for the health, soundness and condition of the Mare, and releases the Stallion Owner from any liability associated with the Mare. The Purchaser agrees to hold the Stallion Owner harmless for any long or short term damage to the Mare, including but not limited to illness, injury, death, infection or loss of any subsequent foal beyond the stated 48 hours from birth.

IN NO EVENT SHALL JAY’ME STEVENS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT

 

         
Signed,

Agent, _____________________________________________(print name) _____________________________________________(signature)

Purchaser:__________________________________________(print name) _____________________________________________(signature)

Purchaser Address:____________________________________________________

City, State, Zip:     ____________________________________________________

Home Telephone:  (                 ) __________ - ________________

Work Telephone:   (                 ) __________ - ________________

Cell Phone:             (                 ) __________ - ________________

Email address: ____________________________________@________________________

 

Mare Owner information (if different than Purchaser):

Address:____________________________________________________

City, State, Zip:     ____________________________________________________

Home Telephone:  (                 ) __________ - ________________

Work Telephone:   (                 ) __________ - ________________

Cell Phone:             (                 ) __________ - ________________

Email address: ____________________________________@________________________25

 

Mare location and  shipping information.:

Name of Farm or clinic  __________________________________________________________

City, State,  Zip,     _______ _______________________________________________________

Name of  Vet  ___________________________________________________________________

Contact  # _____________________________ email___________________________________

Mare Information Checklist
Please send in prior to requesting a shipment:

 

 

 

 

Mare Health Form and Checklist
For Dr. Andrew Schmidt
Wisconsin Equine Clinic

Mare Information:

Mare Name:

DOB:

Owner Name:

Registry & #:

Telephone:

Color and Markings:

 

Approved by:

Address:

Breeding History: 

Mare is Currently:
q Maiden Mare (has never been bred)
q    Mare (has previously had _____foal(s), but is not nursing now)  Date of Last Foaling:_____________
q Foal by Side (currently nursing, has had ____ foal(s) previously)  Date of Last Foaling:_______________

Previous Breeding Complications (if any), please check all that apply:

q Irregular Heat Cycles
q Prior Caslicks
q Prior Abortion
q Past Uterine Infections (describe):

q Foaling Damage or Difficulty
q Early Fetal Loss – at what gestation: _____days
q Retained Placenta:
q Prior Abortion (describe):

Please note:
Declaring complications will not exclude your mare from eligibility to breed. We simply want to have all the information possible to give you the best service.

Reproductive Soundness Check:

Result of Uterine Culture/cytology:              Date:                      Presiding Veterinarian:
(If applicable)                                                                                                  Clinic Name:
Phone:

Result of Uterine Biopsy:                              Date:                      Presiding Veterinarian:
(If applicable)                                                                                               Clinic Name:
Phone:

Date of Last Equine Rhinopneumonitis vaccine: (Equine herpes 1)

 

 

Mare location for semen shipping purposes: 
Name of farm or clinic ______________________________________
City,  State, zip,  ___________________________________________ 
Name of Vet. ______________________________________________
Contact phone # 1.__________________________________________
Contact phone # 2.__________________________________________

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule of Fees

 

Noteworthy Stallion 2014 Service Fee:                                                                         $ 1500.00

Non-refundable booking fee (included in stallion service fees):                                       $  250.00

Collection and handling fee (in addition to the cost of shipping):                                      $   251.00

Shipping                                                                                                                @ cost (Average $66.50)

Container Fee                                                                                                                           $    15.00

 

 

 

Andy Schmidt DVM, MS, DACT
Wisconsin Equine Clinic and Hospital
39151 Delafield Rd.
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
262-569-1550
aschmidt@wiequine.com
Website: www.wisconsinequineclinic.com

 

  

 

 

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