HORSE ACTIVITIES WAIVER AND RELEASE FORM
Warning: Horseback riding and associated activities are potentially dangerous. Horses are large, strong animals, which are unpredictable. You may fall off, be kicked, bitten, stepped on, or otherwise injured by a horse, or while engaged in horse related activities. Please do not sign this form unless you are prepared to assume the risk of possible injury to yourself and/ or your family, or property.
In consideration of the use of the facilities as a boarder, guest, visitor or rider (hereinafter “Rider”) in connection with boarding, horseback riding lessons, recreational riding activities (hereinafter “Horsemanship activities”) the undersigned Rider (and if under 18 years of age, Rider’s parent or guardian), intending to be legally bound, hereby waives and releases any and all rights and claims which may accrue to the Rider against Hegewisch Stables, Karla Hegewisch, Iker Hegewisch, Staff and its employees and agents, for any injury or property damage which may be sustained or suffered by Rider in connection with such horsemanship activities occurring on or off the premises.
This Waiver and Release form is intended to discharge Hegewisch Stables, its employees and agents forever from any liability to Rider, Rider’s personal representatives, heirs, successors or assignees arising out of Rider’s participation in such horsemanship activities, and shall be binding upon the personal representative, heirs, successors and signees of Rider.
Rider states that he/she is physically fit to participate in horsemanship activities, is of lawful age, and legally competent to sign the Waiver and Release form, or that it has been signed on behalf of Rider by Rider’s parent of guardian, with whom Rider has discussed his/her proposed horsemanship activities.