TRAINING AGREEMENT (the "Agreement") made this th day of 20 (year), by and between: _____________________________ hereinafter referred to as "Owner", and Dori Wade, assistants and Sheeder Mill Farm hereinafter referred to as "Trainer".
WITNESSETH that Owner owns the below described horse and covenants with Trainer to train said horse for the purpose and under the terms hereto agreed as follows:
Horse, delivery, and number of weeks horse is to be in training.
Trainer or owner agrees to arrange transportation to Sheeder Mill Farm on __________________ at Owner's expense the following described horse:
Length of training desired will be ______Weeks.
Name of horse Age Color Sex Breed Markings
2. Training and Terms of Payment
Owner shall pay a fee of _____________ dollars ($______) for two weeks, ________________ dollars ($_______) for three weeks, ($______) for four weeks.
Additional training days are at a rate of fourty five dollars ($45.00) per day. Boarding only fee per day = $15.00.
All payments are as follows:
(a) All payments paid in cash, money order, or personal ck w/a drivers' license.
(b) Fifty percent due on the day of arrival.
(c) The remaining balance is due on the last day of training or boarding . Last payment is due in cash or money order only.
(d) A late fee of any payment is charged @$5 per day.
We do offer trailering services @ eighty-five dollars ($85) for the first twenty (20) miles. Additional miles will be at the rate of $1.75-$2.25 per loaded mile + tolls (depending on fuel prices at the time.) No extra fee is charged if your horse does not load well. This is included in your cost of training/schooling.
3. Additional Expenses:
Owner shall be responsible for all costs directly related to this Agreement, included but not limited to transportation, veterinarian and farrier bills, feed, fly spray, special grooming and bathing fees (other than normal grooming prior to tacking or bathing after work), and necessary special equipment.
4. Owners Responsibilities:
(a) A current Coggins is mandatory
(b) A Necessity for our safety: Provide traction on 4 shoes in the way of Borium or drilltex on heels and toes.
(c) Provide hay and grain for your horse during their stay. Hay may be purchased from Sheeder Mill Farm, price is determined by hay weight and type of hay.
(d) Fill out two copies of this contract in full and sign both copies.
(e) Please bring along your horses headstall and full cheek snaffle bit, girth, and saddle pad.
5. Trainer Responsibilities:
(a) Trainer shall fulfill the duties in the best manner consistent with effective training practices. Every attempt will be made to fullfill the needs of all owners.
(b) Any extraordinary care over and beyond normal and regular maintenance requires prior written approval by Owner unless involving the most immediate emergency treatment.
(c) If you require the use of a particular vet please check with your vet to make sure that they will travel to SHEEDER MILL FARM
Owner's veterinarian name ___________________________ and phone number _________________________.
If you do not provide us with your vet's name and phone number you authorize us to use Dr. John Dunn V.M.D. PLEASE AUTHORIZE THIS WITH YOUR SIGNATURE_______________________________________________
Please list all goals below: This is to include goals for you, as well as your horse, please. If additional space is needed, please enclose additional page or writ on the back of this paper.
6. Term and Termination
(a) Either party may terminate Agreement given three (3) days written notice, provided a final accounting by the Trainer is presented and all payments have been made by Owner prior to taking possession of said horse.
(b) On termination, Trainer shall have a lien on said horse under Pennsylvania law for all unpaid charges on account. Payment must be made in full before said horse is released unless Trainer consents in writing.
(a) Owner shall bear all risk of loss from death of or any harm to said horse unless such loss is caused by gross negligence of Trainer, his agents, contractors, or employees, in which case Trainer shall bear such loss.
(b) If the Owner has an insurance policy Trainer must be provided with a copy.
1. I do have insurance for said horse (signature):______________________________________ date:___________________________
2. I do not have insurance for said horse (signature):___________________________________ date:___________________________
Owner agrees to indemnify Trainer unless otherwise provided by insurance against all liability or claims, demands, and costs for or arising out of this Agreement unless such are caused by the gross negligence of Trainer, his agents, contractors, or employees.
9. Binding Effect
(a) The parties hereto agree that this Agreement shall be binding on their respective heirs, successors, and assigns.
(b) Failure of either party to abide by and perform any and all other terms, covenants, conditions, and obligations of this Agreement shall constitute a default and shall, in addition to any other remedies provided by law or in equity, entitle the wronged party to reasonable attorneys' fees and court costs related to such breech.
10. Governing Law
(a) This Agreement shall be governed by and in accordance with the laws of the state of Pennsylvania. Any legal action must be brought in Chester County.
(a) The parties to this Agreement mutually agree that any and all disputes arising in connection with this Agreement will be settled and determined by binding arbitration conducted in accordance with the then existing rules of the American Arbitration Association by one or more arbitrators appointed in accordance with said rules. Said arbitration shall take place in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
12. Entire Agreement
This constitutes the entire Agreement between the parties. Any modification or additions MUST be in writing and signed by all parties to this Agreement. No oral modifications or additions will be considered to be part of this Agreement unless reduced to writing and signed by all parties.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this agreement on the day and year first above written.
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TRAINER PRINT _ ____TRAINER'S SIGNATURE________________________________________
Please use this space to provide a history of your horse, including any prior training: