Hoosier Equine Express

 

Fully Licensed and Insured Horse Transportation Services - USDOT # 1549085

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Hoosier Equine Express
Joe Humes, owner
188 Cindy Lane

Kings Mountain, NC  28086

Tel: (812)595-1904___Fax:
Email: hoosierexp@yahoo.com

This agreement for the transport of horse(s) is made and entered into this day of , , by and between:

Name_______________________________________________________

Address_____________________________________________________

City & State_________________________________________________

TELEPHONE: Home __________________Office ________________Cell ___________________ , hereinafter designated as ¡§Owner¡¨, and Hoosier Equine Express, hereinafter designated as ¡§Transporter¡¨.

I. This Agreement covers the transport of:
HORSE INFORMATION (*M=Mare S=Stallion G=Gelding F=Filly C=Colt)

Breed Sex* Age Color, markings, brand, etc. Name






Commencing on or about the day of , and arriving on or about the day of ,
.

PICKUP INFORMATION: (if different than owner)

Name_______________________________________________________

Address_____________________________________________________

City & State_________________________________________________

TELEPHONE: Home __________________Office ________________Cell ___________________

DELIVERY INFORMATION: (if different than owner)

Name_______________________________________________________

Address_____________________________________________________

City & State_________________________________________________

TELEPHONE: Home __________________Office ________________Cell ___________________
II. The owner agrees:

A. He/she will make all arrangements for the following and assume the costs thereof-

1. Health Certificate (Required)
2. Negative Coggins (EIA) Test (Required)
3. Brand Inspection (If required)
4. Halter (Required) Shipping boots (Optional)
5. One bale of hay per horse (Required for long distances) so we can keep his/her diet the same.
6. Other arrangements: .

B. Owner will:
(1) pay the Transporter the sum of $ U.S. Dollars for the transport of the
aforementioned horse(s) from/to the location indicated above; and
(2) reimburse Transporter for all veterinary services, drugs and other medical supplies in the
event of an emergency or as the Transporter deems necessary for the well-being of the
aforementioned horse(s).
(3) make checks payable to Joe Humes

E. A deposit of at least 10% of the shipping fee must be received upon agreement in advance to reserve your stall(s). The remainder of 50% should arrive to the transporter at least 7 days prior to the trip¡¦s departure date. We accept cash, money orders, certified checks, cashiers checks, and business or personal checks. Deposit checks must clear our bank before the trip¡¦s departure date. The balance must be paid at pick-up or delivery PRIOR to unloading any horses. No exceptions to this. Only cash or a cashier¡¦s check will be accepted. Balance will be paid at: Pick-up  or Delivery  (mark one)

Other Charges:
The rate you are quoted is for door to door delivery and care of your horse(s). However, surcharges may apply for any of the following:
„P A change of pick-up or delivery location from that quoted may be subject to a surcharge after review.
„P Waiting time at a barn for the pick-up or delivery person will be charged at a rate of $50 per hour after the first 30 minutes of waiting.
„P A ¡§hard loader fee¡¨ of $50 per hour will be applied after the first 30 minutes of attempted loading or unloading.
„P A fee of $75 will be applied for any returned checks.

Cancellations:
„P More than 72 hours prior to the scheduled departure - $50 processing fee.
„P Less than 72 hours but more than 24 hours of the scheduled departure - 25% of the total shipping fee.
„P Within 24 hours of the scheduled departure - 50% of the total shipping fee.



III. The Transporter agrees:

A. Transporter will use due diligence to safely transport, feed and care for the aforementioned horse(s), but makes no guarantees as to the health or physical condition of the horse(s) upon departure or arrival.
B. Transporter will feed the horse(s) as follows:
Check all that apply: Hay .
Morning Noon Night .

C. In the event the horse(s) require the services of a veterinarian, the Transporter will immediately notify the Owner. In the event the Owner cannot be reached, the Transporter is hereby authorized to call the first available licensed veterinarian of his/her choice. All fees charged by said veterinarian shall be the sole and exclusive responsibility of the Owner, with no liability whatsoever on the Transporter for such fees.

D. Transporter agrees to insure each horse up to $2,000 in the event of accidental death due to the truck or trailer being involved in an automobile accident.

RELEASE:

Owner hereby voluntarily releases and forever discharges the Transporter and it¡¦s agent from any and all liabilities, claims, demands, actions or rights of actions, which are related to, rise out of, or are in any way connected with the transport of the aforementioned horse(s). Owner further agrees, promises and covenants not to sue, assert or otherwise maintain or assert any claims against the Transporter or it¡¦s agents or employees, for any injury, death, disease, or damage to the aforementioned horse(s) arising from or in connection with the transport, care or feeding of said horse(s) or from any claims asserted by other third parties.

Owner hereby holds harmless the transporter for any liability that would incur for property damage or bodily injury to any horse(s) and/or owners/passengers while loading, transporting, unloading or handling the aforementioned horse(s) with the exception of the above stated agreement (Section III. D.).

MY SIGNATURE BELOW INDICATES THAT I HAVE READ THIS ENTIRE DOCUMENT, UNDERSTAND IT COMPLETELY, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS IN ITS ENTIRETY

Owner¡¦ Signature .

Date .