Entries due 5 p.m. August 10
Performance Horse Sale Saturday, October
Consignments Due by 5 p.m. August 10th
I/We warrant title to each consigned animal
herein entered and agree to defend said title against all adverse claims. NILE
may act as my agent in the named sale at public auction of the named animal,
with full authority to transfer title thereon and to receive the proceeds of
such sale for my account. I covenant and agree to indemnify and hold harmless
NILE from any and all costs, liabilities and sundry expenses (including
attorney fees) incurred because of, or arising out of, any question of title or
defect to any or all consigned animals, or resulting from liens, attachments or
claims against the net proceeds from the sale thereof. All title to, interest
in, possession of and management of each consignment shall remain with me until
fall of the gavel or other such customary manner of announcement of completion
of the sale.
I, hereby for myself, my horse(s), my heirs,
executors and personal representative, waive and release any and all rights and
claims for damages against NILE, its Board of Directors, Staff, Membership,
Sponsors, and MetraPark, Yellowstone County, their representatives, successors,
and assigns for any and all damages, theft, death, or injuries incurred due to
my participation in this event.
I understand that a Selection Committee will
accept or decline consignments based, in part, on an application, video and/or
pictures provided by me. Once horse is cataloged, no other refunds of
consignment fees will be issued for any reason. If accepted and cataloged, I
authorize NILE to screen my consignment at an on-site, pre-sale screening
conducted by a licensed veterinarian and screening committee. Committee shall
have authority to accept or reject consignments at its discretion based on soundness,
health, and disposition. Soundness is considered: sight in both eyes, good in
the air, hit the ground sound on all four feet, no parrot mouth. Judged off
horse standing and trotting.
failing the on-site screening shall be removed from the sale and shall receive
no refund of consignment fee.
It is the consignor’s responsibility to
transport the consignment to the screening and sale facility and to remain in
control of the animal at all times before and during the sale. Consignments not
present at screening will forfeit consignment fee.
A consignment fee shall be paid to NILE at
the time of consignment for each horse entered in the sale, in the amount of
$100 for Weanling/Yearling Sale, $150 for Performance Horse Sale.
Must be paid by August 10th.
Sale Commission: NILE shall deduct and
retain a sales commission, exclusive of the nonrefundable consignment fee, of
seven percent (7%) of the selling price for each horse entering sale ring. In
the event of a deficit, consignor will pay NILE the balance due. Brand
inspection and horse will not be released until paid in full. There will be a
$50 charge per check returned for insufficient funds.
Any horse entered in the sale must go
through the sale ring unless screened out or excused from sale by NILE due to
injury or sickness. Each animal entering the ring will be sold to highest
bidder. It is the seller’s responsibility to protect themselves.
a. If seller retains the highest bid, he/she will
be responsible for paying NILE a pass-out fee of $100 (Weanling/Yearling Sale)
or $200 (Performance Sale). In the event any animal entered is unsold at the
conclusion of the sale, NILE shall have the right to hold the certificate of
registration of such animal(s) pending settlement of all charges or obligations
All horses (with no stated guarantees) sell
“as is” with any and all responsibilities and guarantees strictly between the
buyer and the seller.
horses will be sold in accordance with the auction laws of the State of
Montana. Consignors must return all sale horses to their original stalls after
proceeds will be issued to consignors after seven (7) banking days.
horses selling as registered must have registration certificates at the
screening. Consignors must deliver to NILE, at time of consignment, the
certificate of registration and a signed transfer for all horses not selling as
weanlings/yearlings, a copy of the registration application must be provided at
time of consignment.
must deliver to NILE (prior to on-site screening) a current negative Coggins
test report, a current health inspection certificate and a current brand
inspection. Seller must provide halter with horse to buyer.
shall have the power (1) to reject any entry at any time; 2) to limit number of
consignments and/or close consignments on or before entry deadline; (3) to
determine the order of sales of all entries; (4) to assign or charge stabling
facilities as it deems necessary; (5) to make any special announcements at time
of sale concerning any animal entered; and (6) to change sale location and/or
time without notice for scheduling or technical reasons.
from the block will take precedence over the printed matter in the sale catalog
and all other announcements. Every effort has been made to assure the
correctness of catalog, but NILE, sale management/auctioneer, or sellers are
not responsible for errors/omissions and assume no liability as to statements,
verbal or written, regarding horses sold.
of the sale are U.S. currency, cash, approved bank check, cashier’s check,
certified check, travelers check, or credit card (subject to 3% fee), payable
within one hour of completion of sale. Upon full payment, cashier will issue a
passes to the purchaser at the fall of the auctioneer’s hammer, at which time
the purchaser shall assume responsibility for and risk of injury to horse. Any
injury to horse or change in horse’s condition occurring after the fall of the
hammer, but before making final settlement or taking delivery as set forth
herein, shall not be grounds for rescission of the sale by the purchaser. The
purchaser or his agent may take care, custody and/or control of the horse
immediately at the fall of the hammer, but such taking shall not constitute
delivery. Delivery shall be made only after the purchaser presents himself to
the cashier and makes settlement by tendering the purchase price in full.
All persons who attend the sale do so at their own risk, and NILE, the facility
and the sale management assume no responsibility, legal or otherwise, for any accidents
to persons or animals.
horses that were screened out, or “no-saled,” or “bought back” are sold on the
grounds during NILE dates, seller is required to pay commission fee to NILE.
The following items MUST accompany this contract: 1) Registration
certificate 2) Signed transfer 3) Consignment Fee 4) Pictures. Consignor is responsible for the accuracy of
this information. All fields must be
completely filled out. Incomplete entries will not be presented to selection
committee until all components have been received.
Weanling/Yearling Halter Jackpot: Friday, October 18, 9 a.m. Rimrock Auto Arena
All consigned weanlings/yearlings eligible. $25 entry fee. Pays three
(3) places. Weanling class and yearling class separate. All sexes shown
together. Horses judged on conformation, condition, and gentleness. Sign up at
Performance Horse Preview: Saturday, October 19, 8 a.m.
Rimrock Auto Arena
You may preview your horse in1 category. Must sign up at time of consignment to be entered in preview.
Working Ranch Horse (with cattle)
Barrels (2 runs)
Heading (Sale Horses ONLY)
Heeling (Sale Horses ONLY)
Required Paperwork/Items to
bring to NILE:
- Current Health Certificate
- Current Coggins Test
- Current Brand Inspection
- Halter to go with buyer
for scratched horses after August 10
*consignment fees refunded if horse not in catalog
Check, Cash or Credit Card
Consignment/Catalog fee must be paid by
- Weanling/Yearling $100
- Performance Horse $150
Stalls provided for sale horses. Bedding and feed available for purchase.
Special stalling requests (No guarantee requests fulfilled)
ADDITIONAL INFO/HELPFUL HINTS
More information announced in consignor acceptance letter and on NILE
Thursday, October 18, *4 p.m. Outside of Super Barn (priority to
Friday, October 19, *4 p.m. Outside of Super Barn
*Times subject to change, depends on end time of horse events that day
Call, e-mail, text, Facebook message, write, visit the office.
(406) 256-2497 firstname.lastname@example.org
(406) 256-2497 facebook.com/NILEHorseSales
PO Box 1981 | 308 6th Ave.
N. Billings, MT 59101
Not required. Video of horse to demonstrate ability. Video viewed by
selection committee, and for promotion on NILE social media. Label video
clearly with horse’s name, and/or consignor’s name. Maximum of 5 minutes.
Digital format required (YouTube link, MPG, MOV) send via e-mail to
email@example.com or submit flash drive.
Online viewing/bidding available with: To Be Determined
Phone bids must call in 24 hours in advance.
Fill out form at: https://forms.gle/9yMoP7Kheng5XyQL6
Label photos clearly with horse’s name, and/or consignor’s name.
Digital format preferred (jpeg, gif, png) send via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or submit flashdrive.
Photos must be clear, high resolution, and good quality.
- Front of horse (top of head/ears to ground)
- Rear of horse (top of croup to ground)
- Left side
- Right side
- Catalog Photo
Make them clear and memorable.
Highlight unique, positive attributes of your horse. Be honest.