TERMS OF ADOPTION
1. This horse may not be raced or sold at an auction for the remainder of its life.
2. This horse will never be sent to a slaughter facility. If the horse
needs to be euthanized, it must be done in a humane way by lethal
injection administered by a licensed veterinarian. FLTAP requests to be
notified before, if possible, if not, immediately after death of the
adopted horse. A death certificate must be provided, such as a
veterinarian’s invoice or written statement from a veterinarian.
3. This horse may need additional training for discipline or riding that Adoptive Owner may be interested in pursuing. It is highly recommended by FLTAP staff that the adopted horse has at least one week to become acclimated to its new home before beginning any training.
4. If the horse is deemed to be unsuitable at any point in time, the horse must be returned to FLTAP at the expense of the Adopter. FLTAP needs at least a 30 day notice before they can take a horse back. No refunds will be given.
5. If the horse is returned to FLTAP, the horse MUST be returned in the same or better condition as when adopted or the Adoptive Owner is responsible for any costs associated with the horse’s ailment(s). Ailments can be, but are not limited
to: cuts and abrasions, respiratory illnesses or other ailments received while in the possession of the Adoptive Owner.
6. FLTAP requests the right to visit said horse at any unannounced time. Please note that if the horse is found to be either in poor condition, such as extremely thin with prominence of ribs, covered with visible open or healing wounds or other visible signs of poor care or mistreatment, or living in a squalid environment such as a stall clearly packed with feces or in a paddock clearly inundated in manure or water, FLTAP retains the right to repossess the horse without notice.
7. This contract will follow the horse for the remainder of its life.