EQUINE RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT
I hereby enter into this agreement in acknowledgement of my ability and permission to ride OR use any horse owned by Mangold Ranch Versatility at address 4870 Upper Mountain Rd. Lockport, NY 14094.
IMPORTANT NOTICE BY SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT YOU ARE GIVING UP CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO RECOVER DAMAGES IN CASE OF INJURY, DEATH, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, ARISING OUT OF YOUR RIDING OR USE OF THE OWNER’S/RANCH HORSES AND/OR PARTICIPATION IN EQUINE ACTIVITIES AT Mangold Ranch Versatility, INCLUDING INJURY, DEATH, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE ARISING OUT OF THE NEGLIGENCE OF YOU OR MANGOLD RANCH VERSATILITY, INCLUDING STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS.
READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING IT. YOUR SIGNATURE INDICATES YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF AND AGREEMENT TO ITS TERMS.
By signing this form, I hereby acknowledge on behalf of myself that I have familiarized myself with the activities that I will be allowed to participate in, and that I do hereby acknowledge and agree that I will participate in these activities without restriction or limitation. I recognize the inherent risks involved in riding and working with horses, including but not limited to: bites, kicks, abrasions, or contusions from horses. Being thrown or bucked off by horses. Scratches or other injuries from stalls or enclosures. Scratches or other injuries from grooming tools and other equine equipment and tack. Allergic reactions to animals, hay, or other allergens. Tripping in holes or on materials or equipment. Slipping, falling, or otherwise being injured in the barn, in stalls, or on the grounds, which can be slippery, muddy, wet, or contain or present other hazards.
Mangold Ranch Versatility (4870 Upper Mountain Rd. Lockport, NY 14094) is privately owned and operated, YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE AT YOUR OWN RISK WHILE ON THE PROPERTY AT ALL TIMES.
I hereby specifically forever waive and release Mangold Ranch Versatility and its principals and agents from any liability for injury arising out of the inherent risks from riding, working, or participating in a stable environment and/or with horses, as well as from the active negligence of Mangold Ranch Versatility, its principals and agents. By signing this agreement I hereby acknowledge that although there may be supervision during my time spent at Mangold Ranch Versatility, there will not be a nurse on the premises and Mangold Ranch Versatility, and its principals and agents bear no responsibility for my health or medical care. I agree to indemnify, save and hold harmless Mangold Ranch Versatility, and its principals and agents from and against any loss, liability, damage, attorneys’ fees, or costs that they may incur arising out of or in any way connected with either my presence or participation at Mangold Ranch Versatility or any acts or omissions of Mangold Ranch Versatility, principals or agents. By signing this Agreement, and by initialing the paragraph below, I hereby acknowledge my complete understanding, agreement, and consent to my presence and/or participation in the activities at Mangold Ranch Versatility, without restriction, without liability to Mangold Ranch Versatility, its principals or agents, and with full knowledge and understanding of the disclosures, waivers, and releases herein.
If I am present and participate in the activities at Mangold Ranch Versatility, I do so at my own risk and I hereby acknowledge and agree that Mangold Ranch Versatility and/or any of its principals and agents shall bear no responsibility or risk associated with injuries that could arise from my presence or participation.
ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18 MUST HAVE A PARENT OR GUARDIAN SIGN & UNDERSTAND THAT WHILE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF STAFF & VOLUNTEERS AT MANGOLD RANCH VERSATILITY, MINORS ARE AT THEIR OWN RISK AND RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN ACTIONS.
Mangold Ranch Versatility
4870 Upper Mountain Rd
Lockport, NY 14094