The horse owner warrants that the horse is in a general state of good health and free from and infectious diseases at the commencement of the livery agreement and that the horse is of reasonable demeanor and temperament.
The owner is wholly and solely responsible for the welfare of the horse for daily inspection, feeding, watering, vaccinations and general care of their horse unless otherwise agreed with Common Farm Livery.
Common Farm Livery cannot accept any liability for injury or illness to either the horse or the owner/ rider, howsoever caused, while at livery and using the farm facilities.
Correct riding wear must be worn when using the facilities at Common Farm Livery; riders are solely responsible for ensuring all riding equipment is of the necessary, current BSI Standard.
In the event of an emergency, injury or illness, horses will be treated at the discretion of Common Farm Livery, either by a veterinarian of their choice or one nominated by the owner. Owners are directly responsible for paying all expenses incurred for veterinary visits, examinations, treatments and medicines.
The horse owner or representative is expected to be at Common Farm Livery for any visits from the farrier/ vet to ensure that your horse is handled correctly, unless otherwise arranged with Common Farm Livery.
Common Farm Livery reserves the right to terminate this agreement in the event of a justifiable cause , including payments being overdue.
All horse owners and their representatives are expected to abide by the yard rules whilst on Common Farm, a copy of which is available upon request.
A deposit of £50 is payable to reserve an upcoming vacancy for your horse.
All livery fees are payable monthly in advance, the first being due upon the horses arrival.
All other expenses, including bedding and feed, will be invoiced monthly and payable within 7 days of the invoice date.
All accounts must be paid up to date before the horse is allowed to vacate the yard.
A full months notice of leaving is required, horses maybe removed form the yard during this time but a full notice period must be paid in full.
Paddocks are to be expected to be cleared of manure at least once a month. The horse owner is responsible for the removal of manure and should ensure that it is taken to the designated muck pile unless there are other provisions available.
Hay is not to be fed in the paddocks.
There should be sufficient water supplied in each paddock via a sturdy water container. The horse owner should ensure that it is possible for Common Farm Livery to fill the container via a hose at all times.
Should a livery horse cause major damage to the property or equipment at Common Farm Livery and Common Farm Ltd, the cost of repair will be re-invoiced to the owner on the next monthly invoice.
Normal wear and tear will be covered by Common Farm Livery.
It is our recommendation that the owner/ rider seek appropriate insurance for their horse and personal equipment inclusive of tack.
Disclaimer: Common Farm Livery is located within Common Farm Ltd which is a working arable farm. Machinery and other equipment will be moving around the yard and surrounding fields. Care will be taken when the horses are being handled but we ask that you respect the movements of the proprietor and the day to day running of the farm. After the initial 6 weeks you remain a client of Common Farm Livery and it will be assumed that you have accepted all of the terms and conditions set out even if the disclaimer has not been signed and returned.