Horse sharing agreements may seem a little too formal for arrangements that are primarily for enjoyment, but they do reduce the risk that the deal goes sour later on. These easy to edit agreements have been written by a lawyer with many years of equestrian experience and cover the matters that might lead to disagreement, for example: whose responsibility is it to call the vet, who stables the horse and when can each owner ride, and so on.
Horse sharing agreements
This is a shared ownership agreement for a sport horse, where one of the owners is a competition rider, and the other a financial backer. This document records the arrangement and the obligations of each owner to the other and to the care of the horse.
Many shared ownership arrangements break down because of arguments over how much each person contributes (either in money or time), who is responsible for a certain aspect of care (such as arranging for the horse to be shod) or when the horse can be ridden. Recording the arrangement in a written agreement like this one may seem overly formal, particularly between friends, but it can prevent and resolve arguments and upsets. This easy to edit horse share agreement is full of practical matters, some of which might have been overlooked without it.
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