Name "(My name)"
Equine location "(my home address not horse's location)"
City"home address city" state "CA" zip "home address zip"
home phone "My Cell phone number" "my cell phone number"
email "My email"
THIS AGREEMENT is made on this "___" day of "___", 20"17" By and between "My Name", herinafter referred to as the "adopter" and (name of person selling horse). Adopter agrees to pay the adoption fee of $"650".
Adopter understands and agrees that the equine identified in this contract may not be sold, given away, lent, leased, sold for slaughter, removed from Adopter's personal supervision and control or removed from the address described herein, except for emergencies, shows, trail rides and other temporary situations.
Adopter agrees to meet the standards of care for said equine, maintaining good nutritional health, vet care, vaccinations, worming, dental care and hoof care.
Should the Adopter decide that the equine is no longer wanted for any reason, Adopter understands that (Seller name) will take back the equine, no questions asked.
Adopter agrees that (Seller name) may enter the property where the said equine resides during normal business hours and without notice to determine if all conditions of this adoption contract are being complied with completely. Adopter understands that should a violation of any of these terms found in this agreement be found or conditions represent a danger to the health and welfare of the equine, Adopter hereby authorizes (Seller name) to enter the property at any time and without cause or warrant upon the land where said equine resides and take immediate physical possession of said equine without recourse from Adopter.
Adopter further agrees that, Adopter will accept any responsibility for any action or lien resulting from any action, directly or indirectly involving said equine while it is in Adopter's possession and under Adopter's care and control. Therefore, Adopter agrees and understands that (Seller name) will not be liable for any damages or injury caused to Adopter or any third person by the equine once Adopter receives delivery of the equine, including but not limited to damages or injuries caused by the fact that the equine does not behave or perform in the manner Adopter expected. Further, if any third party makes a claim against (seller name) as a result of any conduct of the equine after Adopter has taken possession of the equine, Adopter agrees to indemnify and hold (Seller name) harmless from any such claims, including costs and attorney's fee resulting in such claim.
Adopter may personally return the equine to (Seller name) or Adopter may arrange for their return to (Seller name) if Adopter so desires at anytime during the equines life. In the event of the Adopters death, and if Adopters heirs are unable to maintain the equine, Adopters heirs must also return the equine to (seller name) as provided above.
Adopter agrees never to breed the above-described equine for the duration of the equines life. If the equine is bred, the resulting offspring of the equine automatically becomes the property of the Organization and must be returned to the Organization once it is old enough to be weaned.
Adopter represents that they have read and agree with all statements and agree to be bound by all conditions contained herein and signed by Adopter
"My signature" Date "_____" "seller signature" Date "____"
I inquired about some of these expectations to the seller, who was a friend of mine, and she told me it was standard for adoptions and that I would own him, she also mentioned she wouldn't follow through with these standards. Of course, I understand written overides oral.