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We sell 3 types of agistment contracts to suit the most common arrangements used in Australia. They are sold as email versions. You pay once and have ongoing use of the contract. We badge the contract with the agistor’s name, business details and logo at no extra cost. After your order is placed, we send you a form to complete with your details to include in the contract. We send you a draft and make any changes to content that you require. Due to the risk of copyright infringement, our contracts must not be displayed on any website or reproduced on social media.

AGISTMENT

Purpose of this contract – to manage the relationship between an agistor (land owner or occupier) and an agistee who is paying the agistor a fee to keep a horse on the land, care for it and use facilities such as a riding arena, horse walker etc.

Under this contract, the agistor can legally detain, impound or sell a horse to recover money owing. It also deals with issues like insurances, veterinary fees, harm to the horse, bush fire threat, co-operation and courtesy towards the agistor and other agistees, ending the agistment term,

If horse riding is to occur on the property, our Risk Warning & Waiver will legally exclude liability for harm to an agistee caused by the negligence of the agistor.  It should be used in conjunction with any agistment arrangement except for spelling.

SPELLING

Purpose of this contract – to manage the relationship between an agistor and an agistee who will be paying the agistor to keep the horse on the land and look after it. The agistee may occasionally visit the horse, but will not use any facilities or ride the horse.  Similar terms to the ones in the Agistment Contract are contained in the Spelling contract for the protection of the agistor.

LICENCE TO AGIST

Purpose of this contract – to manage the relationship between an agistor and an agistee who is paying the agistor for use of some land to keep a horse and to use facilities such as a riding arena. The agistor is not obliged to look after the horse in any way which is the responsibility of the agistee. Similar terms to the ones in the Agistment Contract are contained in the Licence to Agist for the protection of the agistor.