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The Stallion Incentive Program was developed to promote the
Barrel Daze Futurity and Maturity held the second weekend of April
in Walla Walla, Washington by the Valley Girls Barrel Racing
Association. The Annual Stallion Service Auction runs January 2nd
through January 31st each year and will be held over the internet.
The Auction will be advertised in horse publications and on the
internet. All stallions shall be listed on the VGBRA Web site.
- New stallions will be accepted until December 1st (30 days
prior to the start of the auction). No stallions located outside
the United States or Canada will be accepted into the program.
- Stallion services will be sold at auction to the highest
bidder. Stallion owners who choose to list their stallion(s) as
a Reference Sire will pay ½ their current advertised fee not to
exceed our maximum cap of $1000. If a stallion’s service does
not sell through the auction the stallion owner will be required
to pay the”guarantee amount” ($300 minimum to $1000 maximum).
The bidding will start at one-half the annual advertised fee or
$300.00, whichever is greater. Stallion owner/farm may require
special breeding requirements. Mare care, vet fees and chute/
farm fees are extra and are not included in the auction bid. The
highest bidder is responsible for these costs.
- The successful bidder of a stallion service must use the
breeding during the current breeding season. All fees associated
with boarding, mare care, collection, shipped semen charges and
chute/farm fees are between the successful bidder and the
stallion owners. The VGBRA is not responsible for any other
business conducted between the stallion owner and the purchaser
of the breeding and once the contract is signed between
purchaser and stallion owner our (VGBRA) responsibility ends. No
- The mare owner shall make all necessary arrangements with
the stallion owner as to when the mare will arrive for breeding
or make arrangements for the shipping of semen. Stallion owners
have the right to refuse any mare. Mare owner must make the mare
available for breeding during the stallion owner’s normal
breeding season or may risk forfeiture of all monies paid and
breeding rights. Mare must be halter broke and fit for breeding.
- In the event that death should occur to a stallion or he
becomes permanently non-serviceable before the mare is bred, the
stallion service auction fee shall be refunded to buyer. If a
stallion is sold or leased before mare is settled in foal,
contract is still binding unless stallion moves outside a five
hundred (500) mile radius from the original advertised location
or the new buyer refuses to honor the contract. In such case,
the purchaser of the service may have the option to request a
RULES AND CONDITIONS:
- All bids will be held
- Payment of account by
the successful bidder shall be required immediately following
the conclusion of the auction. Any bill not paid within 30 days
will be turned over to collection.
- Winning bidders need to
contact Stallion Owner for breeding contract.
- Refunds shall be
available ONLY if the stallion becomes permanently
non-serviceable before the mare is covered during the current
- All stallion services
are sold in concurrence with the conditions and procedures of
the farm at which the stallion stands, and the purchaser shall
agree to abide by these conditions. Stallion contracts may be
available for inspection by contacting the individual stallion
owner/farm. Chute/farm fees are not included in the auction bid.
- The bidding will start
at one-half the advertised fee or a minimum of $300, whichever
- The proceeds from the
Stallion Service Auction shall be used as follows:
shall go towards the added purse for the VGBRA Stallion
Incentive Futurity sidepot and will be split between the
owners/riders of eligible offspring with the fastest times of
each go and the average.
2. 30% shall be split between the
stallion owners whose eligible get have the fastest times in
each go and the average in the Stallion Incentive Futurity and
maturity sidepots. To be split 20% to Futurity and 10% to
3. 25% shall go towards the added purse for the
VGBRA Barrel Daze Open Futurity.
4. 20% shall be used for
advertising, promotion, awards, and Stallion Incentive Maturity
- Bidding is in USD.
- Any stallion of any
breed is eligible for nomination to the Stallion Incentive
Program. Stallion must be registered with a breed association.
Nomination consists of one donated breeding per year or paying
one-half the current advertised fee to list the stallion as a
Reference Sire. Reference sire payments being due when contract
is returned. If the service does not sell at the annual auction
the stallion owner shall be responsible to pay the VGBRA the sum
of one-half of the advertised fee (with a minimum of $300 up to
a maximum of $1000) whichever is greater, by February 15th of
that year. Stallion owner agrees to keep their stallion in the
program for a minimum of three years.
- Once a stallion is
nominated and paid into the SIP program he becomes eligible for
his own stallion incentive payoff money and his sire will not be
eligible to collect stallion incentive monies on him as an
- Stallions’ service must
sell, or the appropriate Reference Sire fee paid, each year for
the stallion owner to receive any of the purse from offspring
that place in the Stallion Incentive Portion of the Barrel Daze
Futurity. Once a stallion is removed from the SIP program he
will not be allowed to return unless a change of ownership has
occurred. If a guarantee or stallion reference payment is not
received by April 1st, the stallion will automatically be
dropped from the VGBRA Stallion Incentive Program. No exceptions
unless special arrangements have been made with SIP Board of
- Acceptance into the
program is subject to approval of the Stallion Incentive Program
Committee and/or VGBRA Board and their decision shall be final.
Any disputes will be resolved by the committee or board.
- All registered
offspring by Stallions in the Incentive Program are immediately
eligible to compete for the purses as long as they meet the
entry requirements of the VGBRA Futurity or Maturity.
- Owners or riders of
eligible foals must nominate and pay a onetime fee of two
hundred dollars ($200) on or before March 1st of the year
competing and must also be entered in the Barrel Daze Open
Futurity. A one time fee of one hundred dollars ($100) must be
paid prior to March 1st for those entering the Maturity and they
must also be entered in the Barrel Daze Open Maturity. (The
Stallion Incentive Program classes are not a separate race, but
are handled as a side pot.)