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Driven Terms and Conditions

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We are SK Horsebox Self Hire and Transport of North Perimeter Road, Liverpool L33 3AP To comply with article 14 of the Animals (Transport) order 1997 we require that the customer provides certain information, when booking equine transportation. A terms & condition form must be completed & signed by the customer prior to commencement of the journey.

  • Bookings will not be confirmed or guaranteed until a 50% non refundable deposit is received along with a booking form. The customer must agree & sign the terms & conditions and agree the travel itinerary. This is acceptance that you have read and agreed them and are liable for all costs quoted.
  • For all bookings cancelled less than 24 hours prior to the commencement of the journey, you will be liable to pay the full cost of the transportation as agreed on booking.
  • Waiting time is charged at £10.00 per hour. This will be broken down in to 15 minute segments after the first hour.
  • Loading & Un-loading of the equine is not the responsibility of the Transporter. (unless by prior agreement)
  • Equines MUST be accompanied by their passport at all times.Passports must be given to your designated driver before departure.
  • 20 minutes of loading time is included in your quote, should your horse take longer to load or unload an additional fee of £5 per 15 minutes will be charged.
  • In the event that your equine is unable to load, the customer will still be charged the call out fee plus waiting time and mileage travelled to the pick up location.
  • SK Horsebox Self Hire And Transport reserve the right to refuse transport if they believe the equine is too unsettled or unfit to travel.  In this event the customer will be charged the call out fee and the mileage travelled to the pick up location.
  • The customer is responsible for the animal during transit (unless by prior agreement)
  • We must be made aware if a horse is a first time traveller or a horse with little experience of travelling. If we feel we have been given any false information regarding the behaviour of your horse then SK Horsebox Self Hire And Transport have the right to cancel and full payment will be charged.
  • If the equine becomes unsettled or ill during transit then SK Horsebox Self Hire And Transport reserves the right to call out an emergency vet and the customer will be liable for all veterinary costs and any delays incurred to the travel will also be charged.
  • We highly recommend that your equine is travelled with suitable protection. (see our advice list)
  • Whilst our drivers take all reasonable precautions and we are insured to transport for Hire and Reward, in the event of an accident the customer is liable for the death, illness, injury or escape of your equine.  You are also liable for any damage, accidents, or injury caused by your equine.
  • In the event of an accident the customer remains liable for any damage caused to or by the equine.
  • The customer is responsible for ensuring they have adequate insurance for their equine and belongings.
  • SK Horsebox Self Hire And Transport is not responsible for any items that the customer brings with them on a journey.
  • The Horsebox will be inspected before & after a journey to identify any damage caused. The customer remains liable for all costs caused by them or the equine on the journey. A journey starts from loading to unloading.
  • In the case of a veterinary call out the customer should have authorisation by their vet to travel the equine.
  • Liability is not accepted by us for the loss of entry fees or any other related expenses, in the event of delayed of cancelled journeys.
  • We are not responsible for the weather conditions or cancellations of events.  Deposits are non refundable and will only be refunded by ourselves if we are responsible.
  • Please be aware it is your responsibility to clean the horsebox after your journey (unless agreed prior to journey)
  • Full payment is due on the day of transport by cash or if before the day of departure then we can accept bank transfers or card payments. Cheques ARE NOT accepted on the day of transport.
  • Please have your equine ready to load for the time your driver is due to arrive.
  • Please have all signed paper work and passports ready for your driver before departure.
  • If we are called out for an ‘out of hours emergency’ there is a call-out charge of £90 in addition to any other fees.
  • We hope you will enjoy your journey with SK Horsebox Self Hire And Transport.

Name: _________________________________________________

Address: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Contact Number: _________________________________________________

Horses Name/s: _________________________________________________

Passport No: _________________________________________________

Signature: _________________________________________________

Date: _________________________________________________

Travel details: _________________________________________________