STALLION CONTRACT



ROMANY RIVER TALISMAN

STALLION CONTRACT FOR TRANSPORTATION OF SEMEN

Standing at:
Willow Hill Equestrian
Tommy Doyle
Springfield Farm
19240 Springfield Road
Gordonsville, VA 22942
540 832-0100


As of the date below, this contract is by and between Grand Central, Inc. and ______________________________ ("Mare Owner").

WITNESSETH:

By their signatures to this contract, Mare Owner confirms a reservation to breed the
Mare:   _________________________
Reg #:  _________________________
Sire:     _________________________
Dam:    _________________________
TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1.  Mare Owner shall pay a non-refundable booking fee of $250.00. The booking fee is due and payable to Grand Central, Inc. on the execution of this contract. Mare Owner shall pay a stud fee of $600.00. Mare Owner shall pay to Willow Hill Equestrian ("Willow") collection fees of $225 (Monday - Friday) or $300 (Satruday - Sunday) per collection. Before any shipment can be made, Mare Owner shall pay Willow all shipping fees which will be taken from a deposit of $300.00. The deposit shall be paid prior to the first shipment. Any remaining deposit will be returned at the end of the breeding.

2.  Mare Owner shall be entitled to re-breed until the mare delivers a foal that stands and sucks. This guarantee shall apply only if a letter is received by Grand Central, Inc. within 6 weeks of breeding, stating insemination dates and signed by the inseminating vet, stating that the mare did not conceive. Should the mare abort, or the foal does not stand and suck, a letter stating dates of insemination, and date of loss of foal, signed by a licensed vet, must be received before rebreeding. IF THESE REPORTS ARE NOT RECEIVED BY GRAND CENTRAL, INC. AS INSTRUCTED, ALL GUARANTEES ARE NULL AND VOID.

3.  If a licensed veterinarian determines that the mare is unsuitable for breeding, Mare Owner may substitute a new mare, subject to acceptance of a new breeding mare by Grand Central, Inc. This substitute mare shall be bred under the same terms and conditions as the original mare.

4.  In the event of breeding by transported semen, Mare Owner shall give Grand Central, Inc. as much advance notice of request for shipment as possible, and such request must be received no later than 10 a.m. the day prior to shipment. In addition to the booking and breeding fees, Mare Owner shall pay all reasonable and actual cost of transporting the semen from Willow to Mare Owner, as well as insemination by Mare Owner's veterinarian.

5.  Mare Owner shall reimburse Willow for all semen shipment expenses. There will be a $50.00 late fee if semen container is not returned to Willow within five (5) days of shipment or is not received in reusable condition. The booking fee confirms the mare's reservation to breed to the stallion for the PRESENT SEASON, which shall extend from April 1 until August 1 of the current year.

6.  Grand Central assumes responsibility only to deliver live semen in viable condition at time of delivery to Mare Owner or Agent. Mare Owner shall assume all responsibility for the condition of the mare and shall bear all risk of loss or damage to the mare whether by death, disease, injury, infection or otherwise, and by any cause whatsoever, including inappropriate, untimely, or negligent insemination or failure of insemination, and therefore releases, discharges, indemnifies and holds harmless Grand Central, Inc., its employees, agents, officers and directors, from any liability for any and all damages associated therewith. Mare Owner hereby agrees to pay all expenses and attorney's fees incurred by Grand Central, Inc. in defending any claims for which Mare Owner has agreed to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Grand Central, Inc., its agents, employees, officers and directors.

7.  Mare Owner agrees to use the shipped semen only on the mare named above in this Contract and shall have a licensed veterinarian verify in writing that the shipped semen has been used only to inseminate the mare named above in this Contract.

8.  The live foal guarantee mentioned in paragraph 2 above is expressly contingent upon Mare Owner properly caring for the pregnant mare. Proper care shall include, but shall not necessarily be limited to proper feeding and nutrition, regular deworming with products approved for pregnant mares, and vaccinations that are customary in Mare Owner's geographical area.

9.  Mare Owner may not assign any rights or delegate any duties under this Contract without the prior written consent of Grand Central, Inc.

10.  No delay of failure by Grand Central, Inc. to exercise any right under this Contract shall be deemed a waiver of any right of remedy otherwise available to Grand Central, Inc.

11.  This Contract contains the entire understanding of the parties and may be modified only by a writing signed by both parties. The invalidity or enforceability of any term or provision of this Contract shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any remaining provisions hereunder. This Contract shall be constructed and governed by the laws of New York and the parties expressly agree that jurisdiction and venue for any and all disputes arising under this Contract shall be proper only in Brewster, New York. In the event that Grand Central, Inc. incurs attorney's fees and/or legal costs in securing or protecting any right available to it under this Contract or under the laws of New York, the Customer agrees to pay said attorney's fees and costs.



Date: ____________________ Date: ____________________
 
 
______________________________ ______________________________
Mare Owner Grand Central Inc.
  Robin and Paul Greenwood
______________________________ P.O. Box 500
Address North Salem, NY 10560
  914 277-4418
______________________________ 914 277-1112 Fax
City, State, Zip Code 914 282-9898 Cell
  845 279-3636 Barn
______________________________
Telephone Number