Ashland Equestrian LLC

8563 Lee Highway

Warrenton, VA 20186

 

BOARDING CONTRACT

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

 

Date: _________________________________     Horse Owner:  ____________________________________________

Horse(s) Name:______________________________________  Color:_________________________ Sex:___________ 

Address: ________________________________________________________________________________________________

Home Phone: ___________________________________    Work Phone: ____________________________________            

Cell Phone: ______________________________   Email:__________________________________________________

Veterinarian: _______________________________________________    Vet’s Phone:__________________________

Vet’s City, State, Zip: ________________________________________________________________________________________________

Emergency Contact Information: ___________________________________________   Phone:___________________________

Is this horse insured?    ____ Yes ____No

If so, list insurance company: __________________________________________   Phone: ______________________

Policy#: ___________________________________                        Estimated value of horse(s): ___________________

I, _______________________________________, hereby agree to enter training boarding agreement with Ashland Equestrian LLC, for the purpose of housing my horse(s) on their property. I agree to pay a monthly rate of $                , payable in advance. This board contract is on a monthly basis, starting this (day of) _________, (month)___________, (year)__________ and ends when said horse is permanently removed from the property.

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I understand that this boarding agreement is for full care board, including field and stall space, for my horse(s). I do understand and agree that I shall make payment for the lease of said facilities on the 1st day of each month.  If that said payment is not made within 5 days, a late fee of $25.00 will be due and legal actions against the lessee may be taken.  Ashland Equestrian LLC has the right to place a lien on the horse(s) as set forth in the State of Virginia for the amount due.  I also understand and agree that my possession of the horse(s) can only be re-obtained when I have paid in full to Ashland Equestrian LLC the sum that is demanded by them for services rendered. I understand that failure to pay may result in termination of this agreement.  All costs incurred collecting delinquent charges, attorney’s fees and court costs shall be the responsibility of the owner of the horse(s).

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I understand that Ashland Equestrian LLC Management will provide my horse up to 10 pounds of feed per day and up to a bale of hay every two days. I agree my horse will be turned out at the discretion of Ashland Equestrian LLC Management. I agree to participate in the de-worming program established by Ashland Equestrian LLC Management.

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Amenities included in board: up to 10 pounds of feed per day, up to a bale of hay every two days, Blanket changes according to the weather, vet and farrier holds set up by Ashland Equestrian LLC staff between 7am-7pm Monday through Friday, oral supplements given with feedings.

 

Amenities not included in board: stall rest (additional $5/day), special medical treatment of wounds/injuries (additional $10/day), additional medical supplies (bute, banamine, vet wrap, magic cushion, ichthemol, etc. - billed on a case by case basis).

 

I understand and agree that if I intend to terminate my lease that I will give a minimum of 30 days notice to Ashland Equestrian LLC of said termination date.  I also understand and agree that if my horse(s) is (are) removed from the premises in the middle of the month that a full month’s board is still owed and no refund will be made.  I understand and agree that if my horse(s) is (are) removed for any length of time (for show purposes, training, breeding, etc.) that said lease is still in effect and that no refund shall be made for said time the horse(s) is (are) removed. I understand that Ashland Equestrian LLC holds the right to terminate this agreement, for any reasons they see fit, and that I will be given 30 days notice to remove my horse(s) from their facility. 

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I understand and agree that I will make payment to Ashland Equestrian LLC for any damages done to their property, incurred by myself or by my horse(s), beyond reasonable wear and tear.

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I do understand and agree that I will not hold the property owners responsible for any disease, illness, injury or death to my horse(s) or myself or to my friend(s), riding student(s), visitor(s), relative(s), or acquaintance(s) on the property incurred by water, electricity, snow, ice, hail, fire, building structure, building structure default, wind, act of carelessness, negligence, vandalism or misjudgment, or any other act of God.

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I understand that Ashland Equestrian LLC shall not be liable for any injury to the horse(s) or damage to any property should the said horse(s) escape from the enclosure or while on the property. I understand that Ashland Equestrian LLC may have horses, dogs, and livestock on the property, and understand that individuals and property owners of Holtzclaw Road and Lee Highway shall not be held liable for any injury or damage to myself, my property or my horse(s). 

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I do hereby give permission to Ashland Equestrian LLC to call the above, designated veterinarian if need arises.  I also understand that I will be contacted, if possible, in the event that Ashland Equestrian LLC feels that a veterinarian is necessary, due to accident, injury, disease or illness and I also understand that all services rendered by the veterinarian will be at my expense, and that an extra charge will be added to the board if extra attention or care is necessary for my horse(s).

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I understand and agree that I am responsible for the health and wellbeing of my horse(s), which includes, but is not limited to, keeping health care plan(s) current, and muzzling as needed.  I understand that if I fail to provide the necessary and required care of my horse(s) that Ashland Equestrian LLC has the right to terminate this boarding/leasing agreement and I will have no more than 30 days to remove my horse(s). I agree to provide health care documentation to Ashland Equestrian LLC.

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I understand that I am not to bring in “outside” services or professionals, IE: instructors, trainers, exercise riders, Initial Here: _______

 

I understand that Ashland Equestrian LLC is a teaching and show facility. I agree to participate in no less than 4  lessons per month with an LRS approved instructor.

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I understand that Ashland Equestrian LLC has the right to isolate my horse if deemed necessary. I understand that I may request Special Accommodations for my horse. Ashland Equestrian LLC reserves the right to charge for additional services. I understand that Ashland Equestrian LLC holds the right to determine placement of my horse(s) on the property, as necessary, for herd and pasture management.  I understand that my horse(s) will/may be in sacrifice areas and/or stalls if needed and that their grazing pastures will/may be rotated.  I understand that herd and pasture management changes will be posted by Ashland Equestrian LLC within the barn. I understand that these changes may affect the care of my horse(s).

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I understand that Ashland Equestrian LLC may hold events on the property and agree to abide by all event rules. I am aware that these events may affect the use of certain facilities on the property, IE: riding ring, round pen, pastures. I understand that events will be posted by Ashland Equestrian LLC in the community tack room, within a reasonable time prior to the event. 

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Equine Health Care Plan - PAPER COPIES OF VET RECORDS ARE OKAY

 

Name of Horse(s): ______________________________________________________________________

Breed(s):__________________________________________ Sex(s):______________________________   

Color(s):______________________________________________________________________________

Farrier (must be done no less that every 8 weeks)

Last done: ___________________ Next Due: ___________________

 

Dental (must be done no less than once a year)  

Last done: ___________________ Next Due: ___________________

 

Worming (must done no less that every 8 weeks)  

Last done: ___________________ Next Due: ___________________

 

-Note: health care requirements are based on an average healthy horse’s needs. If for some reason your

equine’s needs are different please specify below: 

 

Shots – Required Yearly or As veterinarian recommends 

 

Coggins-Last:

Rabies – Last:      

EWT – Last:

Rhino – Last: 

Flu – Last: 

WNV 1– Last:

WNV2- Last:

PHF –1 Last:  

PHF –2 Last:

 

Medical Issues:   

 

Current Feed Plan:

 

List Medications:

 

Behavior/ Disposition of horse (I.E.: kicks, bites, cribs, horse aggressive...): 

 

Other information: 

 

Barn Rules

 

1. The hours of operation are from 6 am till 9 pm. If you need access to the property outside of operational hours please notify Ashland Equestrian LLC.

 

2. Children should be monitored at all times.

 

3. ALL RIDERS NEED TO SIGN WAIVERS - THIS INCLUDES ANY FRIENDS OR FAMILY!!!!

 

4. Please make sure that all activities are done with respect to horse behavior.....I.E.: loud noises, running through the barn, etc.

 

5. Please make sure that you secure the chain latches and the double end clips upon entry and exit of all fields.

 

6. Smoking is prohibited in the barn areas and all places on the premises.

 

7. Personal pets, other than horses, are not permitted on the property.  DUE TO INSURANCE REASONS, ALL DOGS MUST BE LEFT AT HOME.  PERSONAL PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED ON THE FARM AS ANY INJURY CAUSED BY A PERSONAL PET MAY MAKE THE PROPERTY OWNER’S LIABLE.

 

8. Please put ONLY manure and bedding in the manure pile.  Remember, what goes in the spreader is going on the fields where our horses live.

 

9. ASTM-SEI CERTIFIED HELMETS are required for all mounted sessions.

 

10. Please return what you use to where it belongs (i.e. – muck buckets, wheelbarrows, pitch forks). 

 

11. If you are grooming, riding, or training a horse, clean up after yourself. If manure happens, please pick it up (especially in the ring and around the property).

 

12. Throw away all hay twine in a trash can when giving hay to the horses (please do NOT throw it in the manure spreader.  They are not biodegradable).

 

13. Please do your best to keep the farm looking clean and orderly.  Throw away all trash, put things back where they belong, and try to remember to take all belongings with you when you leave.

 

14. Please do not leave mucking tools unattended (muck buckets, forks, rakes, wheelbarrows) in horse stalls/paddocks.  This is a very easy way for a horse to get injured.

 

 15. HAVE FUN!!! The horses appreciate your love and dedication and so do we!  

 

I and any of my guests, invitees and agents do knowingly assume the inherent risks of farm activities and do assume all risks and do generally release Ashland Equestrian LLC and/or any of their agents or employees from any liability of negligence or act of God which results in death, disease or injury to myself or my horse(s) while boarding, riding or taking lessons, or any other act while on or off the premises. 

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I assume the risk of personal property loss and I have the option of the responsibility of providing insurance on my horse(s), my equipment, tack, property, trailer, in case of accident, theft or fire. I relieve any adjoining property owners from liability. In case of injury to my horse, the farm will make adequate effort to reach the owner, but if unable, the farm will have the authority to notify a qualified veterinarian.  In case of severe injury and it is in the animal's best interest to be relieved of suffering and the owner cannot be reached, the farm will follow the veterinarian's instructions.

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I am responsible for the actions of all my guests, invitees and agents and must have any riding guests sign an assumption of risk and release form prior to mounting any horse on the property and obtain the prior consent from management.

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WAIVER AND INFORMED CONSENT 

 

NOTICE: Please read this document before signing. Signing this document affirms that you have read it and understand it in its entirety.

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NOTICE OF INHERENT RISKS: 

 

Equines have the propensity to behave in ways that may result in injury, harm or death to persons on or around the equine; have unpredictable reactions to such things as sounds, sudden movement and unfamiliar objects, persons or other animals; are susceptible to certain hazards such as surface or subsurface conditions, collisions with other equines or objects; propensities include kicking, biting, stamping, stumbling, rearing, and others; tack equipment can fail resulting in falling or loss of control; and activities have the potential of a participant to act in a negligent manner that may contribute to injury to the participant or others, such as failing to maintain control over the equine or not acting within the participant’s ability. Equine activities are INHERENTLY DANGEROUS.

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I UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IS A LEGAL DOCUMENT. I HAVE READ, AGREE, AND UNDERSTOOD THIS RELEASE AND I AGREE TO ALL ITS TERMS. I EXECUTE IT VOLUNTARILY AND WITH FULL KNOWLEDGE OF ITS MEANING AND SIGNIFICANCE. I HEREBY ASSUME ALL OF THE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH FARMING AND EQUINE RELATED ACTIVITIES. 

 

Additional Notes: ________________________________________________________________________________________________


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Horse Owner Name (please print): __________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Horse Owner Signature:____________________________________________________________________________     Date:________________________

 

Ashland Equestrian LLC Signature:__________________________________________________________________     Date:__________________________