The SECOND CHANCE Flashpoint Bloodstock November Online Auction for Sport Horses and Ponies
December 31, 2012 to December 31, 2012
sporthorseauctions.com by
Flashpoint Bloodstock, LLC
Charles Town, WV
(866) 652-7789
bidsflashpoint@comcast.net
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Welcome to the Second Chance!  This is your opportunity to make an offer for horses that did not sell in the November Online Auction.

Please read the Terms of Sale as you will be bound by them.  

 

Auction Dates/Times: Start: December 31, 2012 11:00 PM ET
Close: December 31, 2012 11:01 PM ET
Auction Description:

This is your Second Chance to make an offer for horses that did not sell in the November Online Auction. The price listed is the price the seller will accept. 

To buy the horse or pony at the listed price, click on the Make an Offer button and put in the price listed.  We will notify the seller and send you an invoice.  

Or you can make an offer,  click on the Make an Offer button and put in the amount of your offer.  We will forward the offer to the seller.  If they accept the offer you will be notified and will receive an invoice.  Offers of less than half of the listed price will not be considered. 

The Terms of Sale for the Auction apply.

Terms:
TERMS & CONDITIONS - ONLINE AUCTION PURCHASE CONTRACT
Flashpoint Bloodstock, LLC

PLEASE READ THE COMPLETE CONDITIONS OF SALE BEFORE BIDDING – A copy of this contract will be emailed to you following your approval to bid.  Please keep a copy for your records. You will be bound by these Conditions whether, or not, you have read them.

1. AGREEMENT: a) I represent and agree that I am of legal age to form a binding contract.  b) I (hereinafter, referred to as Buyer) agree to these terms and conditions, and swear that all the information furnished is true and correct. c) Buyer agrees to be responsible for any purchase made or actions taken by an Agent authorized by me to act on my behalf, d) Buyer agrees that this registration to bid is not assignable without the express written approval of Flashpoint  e) Buyer agrees to make any sale transaction for this entry through Flashpoint f) Buyer agrees that if they have the winning, final bid, or accepted bid in auction subject to Seller Confirmation, the Buyer has entered into a binding agreement to purchase the horse.

2.  REPRESENTATION OF HORSE: Seller is responsible for the correct representation of this entry in the entry form, including the description, disclosure form, horse information, riding and training sections of this submission, as well as in communication with potential or eventual buyers. Some representations on disposition and handling are the opinion of the Seller and given only as an indication of the horse’s capability.  Buyer should inspect, examine and research horse to their satisfaction.  Seller is solely responsible for the accuracy of all information that appears in the online sale catalog and previews. Buyer agrees to hold Flashpoint harmless from any claims arising out of any such inaccuracies or omissions.

3. BUYER’S RESPONSIBILITY: By placing a bid in this auction Buyer is indicating they have examined or researched a horse to their satisfaction. Prior to Bidding, Buyers may a) ask Seller for additional information, b) make an appointment with Seller to examine the horse at Seller’s property, c) arrange with Seller to have a veterinarian perform a pre-purchase examination, or d) hire an agent or equine professional to inspect and evaluate the horse.

4. Transportation from Seller to Buyer: Buyer is responsible for cost and arrangements for transportation of horse from Seller to Buyer.  Soon after purchase Buyer will contact Seller directly to schedule removal of horse.

5. RELEASE OF HORSE TO BUYER:  Seller shall not release a horse to a Buyer until Buyer has made full payment for the horse and funds have been verified. Once bidding concludes, and Flashpoint has collected payment from the Buyer, Flashpoint will send to Seller a Buyer Confirmation Form (BCF).  When Buyer or transporter arrives they will show Seller their copy of the BCF to confirm payment.  Buyer or transporter will sign Seller’s copy of the BCF and e-mail or fax it to Flashpoint

6. RISK AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR HORSE:  Buyer assumes all risk, responsibility and expense for the horse at the end of bidding or, if sold pending confirmation by Seller, upon confirmation of selling price by Seller.  Seller agrees to provide basic board and care for up to 5 days at no additional charge. Beyond 5 days, Buyer will be responsible to pay for board, at a cost determined by Seller, plus any other expenses that may be required to maintain the horse until Buyer takes possession or has the horse picked up from the seller. PAS, Inc. recommends the buyer obtain Full Mortality Insurance on horses immediately after purchase, however, this decision and risk rest solely with the buyer.

7. NO IMPLIED WARRANTIES: There is no warranty expressed or implied by the sales company, sponsors, or Seller, as to the performing soundness, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose of any horse offered in this sale, other than those made specifically by the Seller.  ALL HORSES ARE SOLD “AS IS” WITH ALL EXISTING CONDITIONS AND DEFECTS.  ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR REPRESENTATIONS LIES BETWEEN THE Seller AND THE BUYER.

8. BIDDING ERRORS: You should make sure to review all bids before and after submitting. If you mistakenly increase your own bid, place your bidder number in the bid field, or make a gross error you must immediately contact the Flashpoint office by email (we must have your request in writing). We may not be able to reverse your bid. You must remain the high bidder. Be aware of increasing your own bids.... some bidders increase their own bid to price an item out of reach of other bidders.  We will not reverse bids that have caused another bidder to be outbid. If you bid on the wrong item we will not reverse your bid.  Please make sure to immediately review your bid. We will not reverse bids after the auction has begun to close, there will be NO exceptions.

9. SALES TAX: Buyers residing in Virginia will be required to pay Virginia Sale Tax of 5%, unless exempt and appropriate forms have been completed.

10. Buyer transaction Fee: Buyers of horses in this auction will pay to Flashpoint in the amount of 5% of the total price of any horse purchased.  This fee covers costs for electronic financial transactions and providing services for Buyer accounts.

11. PAYMENT BY BUYER - Once bidding is closed an invoice will be emailed to Buyer. Terms of sale are cash and payment in full must be made within (3) banking days after the sale is closed. Pay Flashpoint Bloodstock, LLC in all cases. ALL SALES FINAL. Payment may be made in the form of MasterCard, Visa or American Express credit cards, cash, bank wire transfer, personal or business check with proper identification, cashier’s or official bank check, or valid traveler’s checks. Checks must be made out to FLASHPOINT BLOODSTOCK, LLC In no case may any part of the purchase price be paid directly to the Seller by the Buyer, as such payment shall not be valid or entitle the buyer to obtain the horse. A charge of $50.00 will be made on any check that is returned. Buyer agrees not to stop payment on check for any reason.

12. DEFAULT ON PURCHASE: If any person shall purchase a horse and not pay for it as prescribed above, Flashpoint or consignor shall have the right to resell the horse or at their option bring legal action in which event buyer agrees to pay all cost of such suit together with reasonable attorney fees as fixed by the court. In the event of resale the defaulting buyer agrees to pay all costs of resale and price deficiency, if any. Interest of 1-1/2% per month will be charged on the unpaid balance of any account not paid for as set forth in these conditions.

13. REGISTRATION PAPERS: All registration papers will be withheld by the Flashpoint until all checks clear the bank (21 days) at which time they will be mailed to the buyer. NOTE: If any buyer desires to obtain papers immediately, the horse or horses must be paid for with bank wire, cash, cashier's or Official Bank check.

14. COGGINS REPORT: Seller must provide a copy of a Negative Coggins report drawn within 12 (twelve) months of the closing date of the sale.

15. HEALTH CERTIFICATES:  Buyer will be responsible for obtaining the Interstate Health Certificate for transportation.

16. DRUGS AND MEDICATION: Seller agrees that this entry will not be given any drugs to alter soundness or temperament.  If the entry must receive any medication as a result of an injury or illness, to protect the welfare of the entry or maintenance of any condition, this information must be provided to PAS, Inc. and be stated in the description and included in the Online catalog.

17.  BROODMARES: All mares selling as bred, must be checked for pregnancy by a veterinarian within ten (10) days prior to listing for this sale and a statement of this examination must be provided to Flashpoint  If a mare is known to be carrying twins, it must be disclosed.  Any purchaser of a broodmare sold in this sale may have the mare examined by an acceptable veterinarian before the horse leaves the seller’s premises. Any broodmare so examined whose pregnancy status is found not to be as represented in the sale catalog, may be returned to the Seller as unsold, and the seller shall pay veterinarian’s fee for examination.  Any Seller offering mares as being bred with a live foal guarantee or return privileges must furnish Flashpoint, or Buyer, with written acknowledgement of this agreement signed by the stallion owner (or an authorized agent) that such privileges will be honored.  If the breeder’s certificate is withheld by the stallion owner until the foal is born, the Seller must furnish a letter, signed by the stallion owner (or an authorized agent), that such certificate is free of any additional costs and indicate how the mare owner will obtain the certificate.

18.  NO GUARANTEE OF SERVICE: Flashpoint, and EDJEAuctions.com (EDJE Technologies, Inc.) do not guarantee or covenant that the Auction technology, the EDJEAuctions.com site or any related services will meet Buyer’s requirements or be uninterrupted or error-free. EDJEAuctions.com (EDJE Technologies, Inc.) does not guarantee real-time performance of any service or that it will execute all online or absentee bids.

19. WITHHOLDING FUNDS: Buyer agrees that Flashpoint shall not be required to remit to Seller or Buyer, the net proceeds of the sale of any entry which is the subject of a dispute or claim by the buyer, for misrepresentation, fraud or breach of warranty, until such dispute or claim is resolved and the proceeds of the sale have been received by Flashpoint  The responsibility to resolve such a claim lies between the Seller and the Buyer.  Notwithstanding any other provision hereof, should a dispute arise between the Seller and the Buyer, Flashpoint may retain its fees and costs and may hold in escrow the balance of any proceeds of sale in its possession, as well as any titles or registration certificates, pending a resolution of the dispute.  Any and all legal fees and costs incurred by Flashpoint may be deducted by Flashpoint from the net proceeds of sale still in their possession.  Otherwise, the Seller and Buyer shall be jointly and severally liable for the same upon demand.

20.  DISPUTED CONDITION & BINDING ARBITRATION: In the event of a dispute between the parties, a claim to enforce this Agreement or the allegation of a default, which is not resolved by agreement, the parties waive the right to litigate the issue and agree the matter shall be submitted to binding arbitration, pursuant to the Code of Virginia, using a single arbitrator to be selected by the parties.  If the parties cannot agree on the selection of the arbitrator, they shall allow the arbitrator to be designated by Flashpoint  The arbitration shall take place in Clarke County, Virginia, unless mutually agreed otherwise.  In any procedures arising out of, regarding or related to this Agreement, the defaulting party shall pay to Flashpoint Bloodstock, LLC, Flashpoint Bloodstock, LLC's costs, expenses and attorney's fees incurred in such proceeding, in addition to any amounts awarded in such proceedings in the event Flashpoint Bloodstock, LLC substantially prevails.  Buyer or Seller may bring no action, regardless of form, including arbitration, more than one year after the cause of action has accrued.  Should either party fail or refuse to cooperate upon a demand for arbitration, the non-cooperative party shall automatically be declared the defaulting party by the arbitrator.

21.  INDEMNITY: Buyer releases Flashpoint, Sale Managers, Auctioneers, employees and its representatives, from any and all responsibilities, liabilities, obligations, claims, law suits, or legal proceedings arising from the sale of this entry.  If legal action is initiated against Flashpoint involving this entry, the Seller agrees to fully indemnify Flashpoint from such suit, including legal fees and costs incurred by Flashpoint Seller agrees that Flashpoint may publish sale results including information concerning this sale transaction.

22. LIMITS OF LIABILITY:  Flashpoint shall not be liable for lost profits or any incidental, special or consequential damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with any sale or transaction.  In NO event will the total liability of Flashpoint from all damages, losses, and causes of action resulting from Seller’s use of Flashpoint’s website or service exceed the largest amount of funds held for your benefit.

23.  ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: The Terms and Conditions for the use of EDJEAuctions.com and Flashpoint Conditions Of Sale for buyers as stated on the auction web site, are hereby incorporated by reference and made part hereof as though fully set forth herein.

24.  INTERFERENCE: Seller agrees not to use any device, software or routine to interfere with or attempt to interfere with the functioning of this online auction.

25.  PRIVACY POLICY: By registering as a bidder for this auction, Buyer agrees to the use of Buyer’s information by Flashpoint.  Buyer’s information will be used by Flashpoint to contact Buyer and for record keeping. Flashpoint will not sell or give Buyer’s information to any entity, except for sponsor or company that provides special services to Buyer. Buyer grants permission for PAS, Inc. to share contact information with it’s sponsors.  In the future we may use email lists to contact Buyers.  We may do custom email promotions for customers, advertisers or organizations through our Constant Contact account. If Buyer wishes to discontinue receiving these emails, contact our office or unsubscribe through Constant Contact.

26.  SEVERABILITY: If any provision or portion of a provision of this agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, such provision or portion of a provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.
Delivery Options:

The buyer is responsible for pickup and transportation of the horse or pony. 

A Confirmation of sale is required before the animal can be picked up. 

Contact: Flashpoint Bloodstock.com
Charles Town, WV
866-652-7789
info@flashpointbloodstock.com