In the Magazine: What If You Don’t Get a Live Foal?

Excerpt from the November 2017 issue of Heels Down Magazine.

By Jessica Sutcliffe

Many of you may have heard the phrase “live foal guarantee,” but what does that really mean?

A live foal guarantee is a fairly standard provision in an equine breeding contract between the owner of a mare and the owner of a stallion. The purpose is to provide some level of insurance in case the mare doesn’t become pregnant, or aborts the foal, or the foal dies during or shortly after birth. Thus, if your contract doesn’t have one, put it in. If you are about to sign a contract without this provision, consult an equine attorney in your state or request the provision be inserted.

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