​BLUE ROSE RANCH, INC.

Horse Retirement Community Agreement
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​The Blue Rose Ranch Horse Retirement Community provides “retirement living” for horses. This program ensures peace of mind for the horse owner and a dignified, honorable, end-of-the trail experience for the horse. Horses who reside at Blue Rose Ranch will have the best possible care combined with a loving healthy horse environment for the rest of their days.  

HORSE RETIREMENT AGREEMENT is made between Blue Rose Ranch, Inc.

and _______________________________________________(OWNER).


DESCRIPTION OF HORSE(S)

Registered Name: _________________________________________________

Nickname: ______________________________________________________

Age: ___________

Color: _________________________________________________________

Registration/Tattoo: ______________________________________________

Sex: _________________________

Breed: _________________________________________________________


OWNER INFORMATION

Name: __________________________________________________________

Home phone: _______________________ Cell phone:______________________

E-mail: __________________________________________________________

Address: _________________________________________________________

City: ________________________________State: _________ Zip: ________

Emergency Contact Name: ____________________________________________

Emergency Contact Phone: _________________________________

Emergency Contact Address: ______________________________________________________


FEES

The cost of the program is $200.00 a month, paid quarterly or annually in advance. There are no minimum contract terms.  


CARE, FEED AND FACILITIES

Blue Rose Ranch agrees to provide the following care and handling to maintain the health and well-being of the horse:

Quality hay and fresh water
Pasture grazing on hundreds of acres of quality grass
Supplemental senior feed as needed
A “Natural Horse” environment for interaction with other horses
Access to covered shelter
Rotational worming
Hoof trimming and farrier care
All needed vaccinations
Yearly teeth check and floating as necessary
Treatment of minor injuries, and antibiotics when needed
Loving attention from volunteers and staff

EMERGENCY CARE

At Blue Rose Ranch, we have experience caring for most horse issues, including minor colic, cuts, infections. Blue Rose Ranch will to attempt to contact the horse owner should we feel that special medical treatment is needed. If we are unable to contact the owner we will use our judgment or your advance instructions to proceed with treatment required for the health and well-being of the horse.  The cost of such care will be reimbursed to Blue Rose Ranch by the owner of the horse.

Blue Rose Ranch does not take ownership of horses in the Retirement Community.  Horses in this program can stay with us until the horse’s natural or merciful death. We will consult with the owner about the end-of-life choices the horse is facing.


RISK OF LOSS

During the time that the horse is in the custody of Blue Rose Ranch, Blue Rose Ranch shall not be liable for any sickness, disease, theft, death or injury which may be suffered by the horse. The owner fully understands and hereby acknowledges that Blue Rose Ranch does not carry insurance on any horse.

HOLD HARMLESS

OWNER agrees to hold Blue Rose Ranch harmless from any claim resulting from damage or injury caused by said horse to anyone, including but not limited to legal fees and/or expenses incurred by Blue Rose Ranch in defense of such claims.

TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT

Blue Rose Ranch reserves the right to terminate this Retirement Community Boarding Agreement if:

***The Boarded Horse demonstrates dangerous or aggressive behavior that could cause risk to other horses or staff.

***Costly health issues for the horse arise that are beyond the scope of normal horse care.

***Failure to submit boarding payments.


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO BLUE ROSE RANCH:

In the event of serious or costly injury or disease, do the following:



Other instructions:







AGREEMENT EXECUTED


___________________________                         _____________
Blue Rose Ranch Executive Director                         Date



________________________________             ______________
Horse Owner                                                                  Date