Online sales conditions VDL Online Breeders Market

  1. VDL Online Breeders Market is organized by the VDL Stud, located at Bearsterdyk 14, 9025BR in Bears, The Netherlands.
  2. Participation in this online breeders market implies the explicit and unreserved knowledge and acceptance of these sales conditions.
  3. The Buyer must register via the VDL Online Breeders Market website before submitting bids.
  4. The horses / foals / embryos are sold in the condition they are in at the time of the video recording day.
  5. The seller accepts the terms and conditions (€ 100,- excl. VAT to be paid upon registration plus € 250,- excl. VAT when selling the horse via the website) and confirms to have understood them by completing the registration form of the VDL Online Breeders Market.
  6. Buyer only pays for the horse / foal / embryo, without additional purchase costs (except VAT - if applicable).
  7. The Seller gives the Bidder the opportunity, if desired, to view foals offered for sale prior to a sale, by appointment only.
  8. The sale is effected according to Dutch law by acceptance of the offer by the Seller and after payment of the invoice amount.
  9. Bids and payments are made in €.
  10. Buyer agrees to pay for the horse / foal / embryo if it is the highest bidder. It is not possible to withdraw a placed bid.
  11. The Seller has 24 hours to accept the offer or make a counter-offer. After these 24 hours, the offer will expire.
  12. An offer accepted by the Seller for a horse / foal / embryo will result in a binding agreement. The buyer undertakes to actually complete the purchase. By submitting a bid, the bidder undertakes to pay the invoice amount. The purchase price is calculated by multiplying the sales price with any applicable VAT. The total becomes the invoice amount.
  13. The purchase price is immediately due upon allocation of the horse / foal / embryo. As soon as the Seller has accepted the offer, the Buyer will receive an invoice with the amount to be paid and the details of the Seller.
  14. Any liability with regard to the sold horses / foals / embryos is transferred to the Buyer 5 days after acceptance of the offer. The legal agreement lies directly between the Buyer and the Seller, with due observance that vis-à-vis the Buyer, not the VDL Online Breeders Market, but the Seller is liable for any shortcoming that the animals may display after the sale.
  15. At the time of payment of the invoice amount by the Buyer to the Seller, the ownership of the horses / foals / embryos transfers to the Buyer.
  16. After the total invoice amount has been transferred to the Seller's account number, delivery will only take place in consultation with the Seller. Transport costs outside the Netherlands are at the expense of the Buyer.
  17. In principle, a foal is delivered after the foal has reached the age of 5 months. The Seller is obliged to leave a sold foal with the mother up to the age of 5 months without the Buyer being obliged to pay any compensation for this. Until the moment of actual delivery to the Buyer, the Foal remains at the expense and risk of the Seller.
  18. When a foal is delivered in consultation that is younger than 5 months, the risk immediately transfers to the Buyer upon delivery.
  19. Foals are at least good halter tame at delivery.
  20. If the horse / foal / embryo is sold abroad, it must be accompanied by export documents approved by an NVWA veterinarian. The VDL Online Breeders Market will provide these export documents. The costs are billed to the Buyer.
  21. Neither the Seller nor the Buyer can derive any rights from the fact that the VDL Online Breeders Market has selected the horses / foals / embryos and, if desired, they have been subjected to a veterinary examination.
  22. The information given about the horses / foals / embryos offered for sale is only intended to give an impression of the qualities of the horses / foals / embryos, without pretending to be complete and without making any guarantees. When describing horses / foals / embryos on its website, VDL Online Breeders Market depends on the information provided by a seller or third parties. VDL Online Breeders Market is not liable for (printing) errors and / or mistakes on its website and in the online sales catalog.
  23. In case of export within the current year, the buyer will submit a valid export document, under penalty of still charging the VAT due.
  24. In the event of a dispute between parties, the court of Leeuwarden has exclusive jurisdiction. Any dispute arising from this online breeders market and its consequences is exclusively governed by Dutch law.