Consignment Information


Non-Saddle Consignment Policy

Condition

  • All items must be clean, and in good condition or better.
  • We will not accept items that are rusty, moldy or smell like mothballs.
  • "Old-fashioned" items (such as non-stretch show coats, pull-on boots, etc.) may be accepted and must be in excellent condition.
  • Strafford Saddlery reserves the right to refuse any item that fails to meet these criteria or is deemed unlikely to sell.
  • Pricing

    Strafford Saddlery works with each consignor to determine the best price for their items. Price recommendations are determined by market research based on the style, model and condition of the item. We will work to find a price that is realistic based upon our experience, sales history and current market conditions. Consignor can determine a minimum acceptable price for their items. Strafford Saddlery will accept discounted offers up to 10% off listed price without notifying consignor. For offers discounted by more than 10%, the consignor will be contacted for acceptance or counteroffers.

    Commission

    The commission charged for all consignment items, other than saddles, is 25% of the selling price. The Consignor will receive a store credit of 75% of the selling price of their consigned items, when the product sells, which can be redeemed for any store products. Consignment credit cannot be used towards third-party services, such blanket cleaning and repairs or engraving, or consignment items (including saddles).

    Limitations

    Consigned items that are not sold within 1 year of intake may be returned to the consignor. If we are unable to reach you at that time, Strafford Saddlery reserves the right to donate the items to a local charitable organization.

    Disclaimer

    Consignor agrees that Strafford Saddlery will not be responsible for the loss of or damage to the items while on consignment with Strafford Saddlery.


    Saddle Consignment Policy

    Saddle Condition

  • All saddles must be clean, and in good condition or better.
  • Saddles must not have any rips or tears in the leather or any loose structural stitching.
  • Billets must be safe and not overly worn.
  • Trees must be sound and balanced.
  • Fittings are not accepted with saddles (but can be sold through non-saddle consignment).
  • Strafford Saddlery reserves the right to refuse any saddle that fails to meet these criteria or is deemed unlikely to sell.
  • Pricing

    Strafford Saddlery works with each consignor to determine the best price for their saddle. Price recommendations are determined by market research based on the style, model and condition of the saddle. We will work to find a price that is realistic based upon our experience, sales history and current market conditions. Consignor can determine a minimum acceptable price for their saddle or may choose to be informed of any offers that do not meet their preferred price.

    Commission

    For saddles sold for $500 or less, the commission charged is 20% of the selling price. For saddles sold for over $500, the commission charged is 25% of the selling price.

    Checks for the final selling price, less appropriate commission, will be mailed out approximately 2 weeks after final sale date.

    Limitations

    Saddles that are not sold within 1 year of intake may be returned to the consignor. If we are unable to reach you at that time, Strafford Saddlery reserves the right to donate the saddle to a local charitable organization.

    Disclaimer

    Consignor agrees that consigned items may be removed from the store for trial purposes and that some wear and tear may result. Consignor agrees that Strafford Saddlery will not be responsible for the loss of or damage to the items while on consignment with Strafford Saddlery, whether in the store or out on trial with prospective buyers.

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