Terms & Bidding

Terms & Conditions

Sale order: Horses will sell in consecutive catalog order.

Bidding: You MUST be registered in the office for a buyer’s number before bidding. Each horse will be sold to the highest bidder, with the exception of reserved prices. The decision of the auctioneer will be final if any questions arise during the sale. The auctioneer also reserves the right to reject any bid.

Horseman’s Mission Select Sale & its associates act as agents only and are not responsible for buyer/seller error or misunderstanding. All guarantees are between the buyer and seller, except as provided in our soundness guarantee, all horses are sold “as is” without any express or implied warranties. (Consigner has the privilege to no sale or pass out his horse).

Buyer’s Payment: Buyer shall pay for all horses at the conclusion of the sale and shall pay the full price by one of the following:cash, money order, cashier’s check, or personal check (with picture ID) Wire transfer for phone or online bids.

Catalog: Every effort has been made to assure correctness of the catalog, however, the seller,sale management and auctioneer are not responsible for errors or omissions. All statements and corrections announced
at the time of the sale shall supersede the catalog. All comments stated in the catalog are as stated from the consignors and not the sale management. Again, we have made every effort to assure the catalog is correct.

Announcements: Announcements from the auction block take precedence over any printed material.

Health: Horses will all have current negative Coggins Test and Health Certificate.

Rideability: It is the buyer’s responsibility to make sure the horse is a good fit. We are not responsible for your inability to ride the horse.

Soundness Guarantee: All horses are guaranteed sound unless stated otherwise from the auction block. We represent and warrant to the buyer the following for 48 hours after being sold: The horse is sound of eyes and wind. The horse will hit the ground sound on all 4 feet. The horse is not a cribber and has not been nerved. This soundness guarantee will apply only to horses with problems existing prior to sale time and not to problems caused after the sale by the buyer’s hauling or use of the horse. Soundness does not guarantee pass of a check by your vet following the sale.

ALL vet exams should be done PRIOR to buying the horse, NOT after. Please examine horses prior to the sale ring. The sale staff is not responsible for announcing scars or blemishes. All horses’ heights are approximate.

Ray Raber & Maynard Miller have the final say over any controversy. Neither the auctioneer, HMSS, any representative thereof, nor their consultants shall be responsible for any liability whatsoever, including, but not limited to, the loss, damage, injury, death, or illness of any horse, person, or property before, during or after the sale.

The Rocking T Ranch is a NO smoking facility as well as NO alcohol on the grounds. No alley trading will be allowed. All horses must go through the sale ring, and all transactions must go through the sale office.

Online Bidding Information

We recommend you register by November 19, 2021 for online bidding or Phone Bidding. For phone bidding call to register with Ray at 330-275-2877 or Maynard at 330-275-4015. Click here see our event on dvAUCTION’s website.

We are pleased to offer The Horseman’s Mission Select Sale broadcast “Live” over the Internet through DVAuction Services. To bid from your computer at home during the sale, complete this simple two-step process:

1- Visit the DVAuction website at www.dvAUCTION.com. Register by entering a Username and Password. Then Enter your personal information on the next screen.

2- Click on “Apply for Bidding”, Select the Horseman’s Mission Select Sale from the list of sales and click “Apply.” Complete the process by filling out the Banking and Lending information requested.

3- A 3% Buyers Premium will be charged on all online and phone bids. This is added to cover costs of care and stabling of horses until shipping can be arranged by remote bidders.

DVAuction will contact you to let you now that you have been approved to bid and buy at the sale “live” for your computer at home. We will provide you with a buyer number for the sale.

After the sale you will need to contact HMSS to make arrangements for your payment of your online purchases. You will need to contact the HMSS to make arrangements for pick up or delivery of your purchases through the
DVAuction broadcast.

Note: You must have high-speed Internet access (DSL, T-1, or Broadband) to be able to bid during the sale.

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