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Printed Catalog can be viewed online after May 1, (may take awhile to upload due to size of file)
Or Go to "Mules For Sale" after January 1, mules will appear as consignors enter them.
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Buying a MULE - Need a Ride or Can Haul
Equine Transporters: The internet has a number of equine transporters (Licensed and Bonded). You should be able to locate those that travel to your location. Be sure to check their credentials.
We will have a number of consignors that will be here and they are always glad to make some extra travel money for their trip home.
The MAIN OFFICE will have a "Need a Ride" sign up sheet if you will fill it out when you arrive if you may need a ride for a mule if purchased at Auction.
The MAIN OFFICE will have "Can Haul" if you will have room to haul a mule as you head home.
See the Buyer Drop Down: Transportation of Your Mules Page. Individual Lists are shown on this page.
Live Streaming, Online & Phone Bidding & Making Payment
BIDDING (we reserve the right to refuse to accept bids from anyone)
Please REGISTER as a "New Bidder" on the above link, (Online Bidding and Live Streaming Page.)
Be sure you have Registered not only on the www.myequineauctions.com website but REGISTER as a bidder with Jake Clark's MULE DAYS Auction.
All Buyers must be prequalified in order to bid.
There will be a 6% Buyers Fee charged for all Internet Bidding.
Internet/Phone BIDDING OPTIONS
- REQUIRED FROM ALL Bidders: A photo of you holding your Driver's License must be emailed per Myequineauctions.com requirements..
- Must provide Credit Card info to be approved to bid up to $6,000, complete when Registering ONLINE.
- Bank letter needed for bidding higher than $6,000 maximum approval. See below.
REQUIRED: BANK LETTER for BIDDER APPROVAL:
BANK must provide one of the following types of verification from your financial institution/bank:
- State that you are a customer in Good Standing which provides you to bid amounts at your discretion,
- They state they will Guarantee your payment up to a specified total amount,
- Provide us with a Letter of Credit.
Your bank MUST email one of the above Bank verification's directly to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 888.684.5929
- These must come directly from your bank.
BIDDING BY PHONE:
Phone Bids Must Be Pre-approved by Thursday prior to the Auction by completing the Requirement Above: Bank Letter for Bidder Approval and complete the PHONE BID FORM.
- There is a 6% buyers fee for all phone bid purchases
BIDDING IN-PERSON AT AUCTION:
Must be present at MULE DAYS for Day of Sale. Valid Drivers license is required to issue a bid number.
- IN PERSON Payments accepted:
We accept checks, money orders or cash the day of the sale or Credit Card with 3 % Credit Card Convenience Fee (See acknowledgement requirement)
PAYMENT FOR ONLINE & PHONE BIDDING
PAYMENT requires a Bank Wire due MONDAY prior to NOON immediately following the sale.
You will be sent an invoice advising you of the balance due along with wiring instructions.
We are glad to email directly to your contact at the bank if you have made arrangements to have them handle the wire. Provide your bank contact's name & email.
Credit Card Payments will be accepted through your paypal account. You will sign an acknowledgment stating that you waive the right for a return of the mule, refund of monies paid, etc in conjunction with your purchase at this sale from Clark Management Company. Clark Management Company is a pass-through agency and does not hold funds for guarantees, returns or refunds of monies paid on animals purchased at auction.
For All other auction information, please contact Jake (cell) 307-272-6635 (consignor info) or Kay 307-754-4320 (payments or paperwork)
ABSOLUTELY "NO" Private Sales
Absolutely no private sales with Jake Clark's MULE DAYS attendee's either prior to the Sale or after the auction. Consignors have given Clark Management Company Exclusive Rights for selling the consigned Mule(s). Management feels this is unfair to the consignors and buyers who have traveled to attend the sale. All mules brought to the sale to be sold during Jake Clark's MULE DAYS must be consigned and go through our auction ring. The GUARANTEES only apply if the sale is run through the AUCTION. Be sure to come to the office to let us know you have made arrangements to purchase one of the mules that did not sell in the Ring to insure all sale GUARANTEES go with the mule.
After the Sale, we continue to try to sell the mules and will post them to Facebook and other area's to let potential buyers know what mules are still available. We do leave it up to the integrity of the seller to forward any commission on mules that go through the ring as no sales, but are sold because of the advertising and efforts of the Jake Clark's MULE DAYS. We work hard to do right for both our buyers and our consignors and want to thank those consignors and buyers that possess the integrity to know that we have done a great job and will pay us according to their contract.
Transportation Requirements After the Sale
We pride ourselves on the quick and efficient turn-around time in providing our Buyers the required items for transport by our Brand Inspectors and Veterinarian. We have been to numerous sales and we believe ours is by far one of the best!
Fees for Mule Auction
Brand Inspection: Required: All Auction mules will incur a $10.50 brand inspection fee by state law per animal.
Health Certificate: Required: Any Auction mule Transported out of state or through Yellowstone National Park will incur a $10.00 per animal fee, International Health is $150 Additional.
Coggins are REQUIRED for transport OUT of Wyoming:
All mules consigned to Jake Clark's MULE DAYS Auction are required to provide a coggins test current within six months of sale date.
Following Payment obtain Coggins from the brand inspector using your Paid Receipt.
Brand Inspections are REQUIRED and charged for all Sale Mules: A Brand Inspection (AKA Ownership Papers) MUST BE OBTAINED from the Brand Inspector once you have paid for your mule using your Paid Receipt as your fee will show on this Receipt.
Health Papers are REQUIRED for transport OUT of Wyoming: A Veterinarian will be on the grounds to provide all mules going out of state a current Health Inspection once you have paid for your mule using your Paid Receipt as your fee will show on this Receipt.
BRAND INSPECTOR and VET are located just inside the north door on the Big Barn during and immediately after the Auction.
Payment for all purchases must be paid before animals will be released from the grounds with the proper paperwork.
Each Mule sold at Jake Clark’s MULE DAYS must be guaranteed sound by the consignor. If the mule is not considered sound, the buyer has until Tuesday following the Auction, at 12 noon to have Jake Clark and Jake's veterinarian inspect the mule. Jake Clark will make the final determination as to soundness of the mule. If the mule is considered unsound, the buyer will be returned his purchase price, less fees.
Each consignor will be totally responsible for guarantees they make on their animals & guarantees will be made only from the auction block while the animal is being sold. Absolutely no guarantee or warranty will be expressed or implied by the auctioneers or ring men.
SOUNDNESS does not guarantee a vet check. If the buyer wishes to have a vet check prior to the Sale, please contact the consignor and make arrangements with a vet near them or make an appointment with a vet here in Cody or Powell for a Vet check. Mules are stalled at Jake Clark's MULE DAYS Arena & Barn and vet should contact the consignor to make arrangements for a vet check with a specified mule at this location.
Jake Clark’s MULE DAYS Soundness Guarantee is:
- See out of both eyes clearly and correctly
- Will be correct in the air
- Will not crib
- Will beat on all 4 feet soundly.
There is no implied or explicit guarantee of any mules sold at this auction that extends to replacing a mule or refunding of any monies after the Tuesday following the Auction deadline. In other words, do not contact us 1 month later, 6 months later nor 1 year later and say there is a problem with the mule and you expect compensation, it won't happen.
Mule Ownership, Feeding & Pick Up
BUYERS OWNERSHIP & RESPONSIBILITY
The buyer assumes full ownership of the animal from the time it is sold in the sale ring and is responsible for proper feed and care.
BUYER'S will be responsible to pick up purchased mule(s) the day following the Auction, or daily charge of $10 for stall and feed costs will be due. Please notify Jake (307) 272-6635 or the Mule Days office if mule will need fed and stalled following this date.
Warranty & Conditions
Jake Clark's MULE DAYS, Clark Management Company & its associates act as agents only and are not responsible for buyer/seller error or misunderstanding. All guarantees are strictly between the buyer and seller.
In further consideration of this purchase, I agree to indemnify and defend the Clark Management Company, Jake and Kay Clark and the Jake Clark's MULE DAYS Committee, their agents and associates, from all injury, loss of equipment, loss of animal or damages to myself, my animals or damages or injury to others or lien property from my animals, by attending this Mule Sale at Ralston, Wyoming. The undersigned by executing this instrument receives said property from the Clark Management Company and declares himself/herself owner or legal agent and acknowledges the purchase thereof at public auction for his/her account according to its usual custom.
By purchasing a mule at the Jake Clark's MULE DAYS, I verify that I have read the above Information and hereby agree to be bound by it. I verify that after the guarantee deadline date as stated in the GUARANTEE Section, I have no recourse to expect any type of refund, any type of repayment or any type of exchange as all sales are final.