Strides Horsemanship LLC
RELEASE, WAIVER, HOLD HARMLESS, AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT
As a Participant/Spectator/Visitor/Guest/Client (collectively “Participant”), on his/her own behalf and, if applicable, as the Parent(s)/Legal Guardian(s) of a minor Participant (minor included as “Participant”), for good valuable consideration, agrees to the following terms and conditions of this Release, Waiver, Hold Harmless, and Indemnification Agreement:
ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND WAIVER: Participant acknowledges there are inherent risks associated with equine activities such as described below, and hereby expressly assumes all risks associated with participating in such activities. The inherent risks include, but are not limited to the propensity of equines to behave in ways such as running, bucking, biting, kicking, shying, stumbling, rearing, falling or stepping on, that may result in injury, harm or death to persons on or around them; the unpredictability of equine reaction to such things as sounds, sudden movement, and unfamiliar objects, persons or other animals; certain hazards such as surface and subsurface conditions; collisions with other animals; the limited availability of emergency medical care; and the potential of a participant to act in a negligent manner that may contribute to injury to the participant or others, such as failing to maintain control over the animal or not acting within such participant’s ability.
Participant acknowledges that horses, by their very nature are unpredictable and subject to animal whim. Participant assumes all risks in connection therewith, and expressly waives any claims for any injury or loss arising therefrom. Participant agrees to abide by and follow Manager’s rules and regulations which, shall be posted and/or available from time to time. Rider further acknowledges that the behavior of any animal is contingent to some extent upon the ability of Participant. Participant assumes all risks there for and warrants a full and fair disclosure of Participant’s abilities has been made to Manager.
Participant expressly releases Manager from any and all claims for personal injury or property damage, even if caused by negligence (if allowed by the laws of this State) by Manager or its representatives, agents or employees.
WARNING. You are advised that there are inherent risks including the risk of serious injury or death, while engaging in equine activities. By engaging in equine activities and in accordance with the terms of this agreement you hereby assume all risks of injury or death.
RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS, INDEMNIFICATION Participant agrees to release and hold Released Parties harmless for any illness, injury, death, damage, or other loss (Collectively “Loss”) incurred by Participant or Participant’s property. Participant agrees to indemnify Released Parties against any Loss sustained or suffered by any third party, whether caused by Participant directly or indirectly, through negligence or wrongdoing, and Participant agrees to indemnify Released Parties for Released Parties’ incurred attorneys’ fees for pursuing or defending against any such Loss.
Governing Law and Time Limitation: This Agreement shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington. All disputes relating to the interpretation and enforcement of this Agreement shall be resolved exclusively by the state court in Cowlitz County Washington
I hereby authorize Strides Horsemanship LLC to use pictures of me (or my child/ward) taken in a photograph, digital image, videotape, motion picture, and/or testimonial (written words). The undersigned hereby releases Strides Horsemanship LLC, its agents or employees, as well as any and all users and exhibitors of said pictures, from any and all claims, demands, accountings, and causes for which the aforesaid videotape, testimonial, motion picture, digital image, or photograph likeness may be used pursuant to this Consent and General Release.
It is also my understanding that I will receive no compensation for my likeness or testimonial.