EQUINE ACTIVITY LIABILITY RELEASE, WAIVER OF RIGHT TO SUE, AND ASSUMPTION OF ALL RISKS
This document waives important legal rights. Read carefully before signing.
I AGREE in consideration for my participation in this Competition Whitestone Farm to the following:
I AGREE that I choose to participate voluntarily in the Competition with my horse, as a rider, driver, handler, vaulter, longueur, lessee, owner, agent, coach, trainer, or as parent or guardian of junior exhibitor. I am fully aware and acknowledge that horse sports and the Competition involve inherent dangerous risks of accident, loss, and serious bodily injury including broken bones, head injuries, trauma, pain, suffering, or death (hereafter collectively called "Harm").
I AGREE to release the Competition from all claims for money damages or otherwise for any Harm to me or my horse for any Harm caused by me or my horse to others, even if the harm resulted, directly or indirectly from the negligence of the Competition.
I agree, expressly stated herein, to assume all risks of Harm to me or my horse, including Harm resulting from Negligence of the Competition.
I AGREE to indemnify (that is, to pay any losses, damages, or costs incurred by) the Competition and to hold them harmless with respect to claims for Harm to me or my horse at the Competition. I have read the Show Rules about proper headgear while understanding that no protective helmet can guard against all injuries.
I AGREE that as a parent or legal guardian of a junior exhibitor (called "children" or "child" herein), I consent to the child's participation and AGREE to assume all of the obligations of this Release on the child's behalf.
I AGREE that the "Competition" as used above includes all of their officials, officers, directors, employees, agents, personnel, volunteers, and affiliated organizations.
I AGREE, authorize and consent to any emergency medical care which may at the time appear reasonably appropriate under the circumstances as a result of injury or sickness caused by or incurred in the course of an equine activity.
I AGREE that I represent that I have requisite and necessary training, coaching, and abilities to safely compete in this competition. This Agreement is given under the Virginia Equine Activity Liability Law, Code of Virginia, Sections 3.1-796.130, 3.1-796. 132, and 3.1-796.133.