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RIDING WAIVER

Anyone riding an animal at or from Parish Ridge Stables will be asked to sign the
following waiver.
ASSUMPTION OF RISKS, RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS, AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT BY SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT YOU WILL WAIVE CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!
TO: Parish Ridge Stables (Owned and operated by Parish Equestrian Management Group Limited Partnership (referred to in this agreement as the “Provider”)
AND TO: ALL PROPERTY OWNERS (PRIVATE, FEDERAL, PROVINCIAL, REGIONAL AND MUNICIPAL)
On my behalf, and on behalf of any minor children participating in these activities for whom I am legally responsible, I______________________, agree to the
following:
(Name Please Print)
Please Read and Sign Back of Form Complete
ASSUMPTION OF RISK
I acknowledge that the “Sport of Horses‟ is a high-risk sport and that as a parent and/or legal guardian my child will be participating at his/her own risk and I am in full knowledge that there is some element of risk and that an accident could occur and result in injury or death to the rider or their mount.:
1. Horses, which are powerful and potentially dangerous animals, may change their behaviour at any time and may without warning, jump, run wildly, buck, kick, bite, or step on people or things;
2. Horses may collide with other horses or objects to trip, stumble or fall even if being lead, ridden or driven or attended to;
3. Negligence (which means, in general terms, a failure to exercise ordinary or proper care) of other riders or drivers, my or my child’s own failure to ride safely, within my or my child’s ability or within designated areas and trails;
4. Equipment may fail,
5. Weather conditions can change and can sometimes be dangerous,
6. The nature of the terrain can change and has certain risks associated with it including, but not
limited to, exposed natural objects, trees, streams and creeks;
7. The activities can sometimes be in remote areas and injuries or illness may occur and it may be a considerable distance to doctors, hospitals, or any other type of assistance; and
8. Negligence on the part of A PROPERTY OWNER AND/OR THE PROVIDER OR THEIR STAFF. I am also aware that the risks, dangers and hazards referred to above exist throughout the trails, stable, practice and other areas and many are unmarked. I understand and acknowledge that no amount of caution, experience or instruction can eliminate all of the risks involved and I freely accept and fully assume all such risks, dangers and hazards and the possibility of personal injury, death, property damage and damages or loss resulting there from. INITIALS________
RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT
In consideration of the Provider providing me or my child with their horse or sleigh riding or carriage driving and other services and permitting my or my child’s use of their equipment, and other facilities and Property Owners providing me or my child with the use of their property (hereinafter collectively referred to as “the Services”), I hereby agree as follows:
1. TO WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS that I or my child have or may in the future have against a Property Owner or the Provider, and their directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives and volunteers (all of whom are hereinafter collectively referred to as “THE RELEASEES”) and TO RELEASE THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any loss, damage, injury or expense that I or my child may suffer, or that my or my child’s next of kin may suffer as a result of my or my child’s use of the services or due to any cause whatsoever. INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR BREACH OF ANY STATUTORY OR OTHER DUTY OF CARE INCLUDING ANY DUTY OF CARE OWNED UNDER THE “OCCUPIERS LIABILITY ACT” ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES;
2. TO HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any damage to the property of or personal injury to any third party resulting from my or my child’s us of the services;
3. This agreement shall be effective and binding upon my or my child’s heirs, next of kin, executors administrators, assigns and representatives in the event of my or my child’s death or incapacity;
4. This agreement shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario; and
5. Any litigation involving the parties of this Agreement shall be brought within the Province of Ontario.
PROTECTIVE HEAD GEAR AND RIDING BOOTS(Please Initial each item)
1. Proper riding footwear is required by all persons, regardless of age, participating in any horse
related activities;Initials______
2. ALL Riders (horseback riders of all ages) are required to wear protective head gear in the form of a
high impact helmet and proper footwear; Initials______
I am entering into this Agreement, I am not relying upon any oral or written representatives or
statements made by my Releasees other than what is set forth in this Agreement.
I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT AND I AM AWARE THAT BY SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT, FROM THIS DAY FORWARD, I AM WAIVING CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS WHICH I, MY CHILD, MY HEIRS, NEXT OF KIN, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, ASSIGNS AND/OR REPRESENTATIVES MAY HAVE AGAINST THE RELEASEES.
Signed this ___________________day of _______________________ 2019
Date: ________________________ Signature of Parent or Guardian ____________________________