In consideration of services provided by Katherine Ludewig and Blazing Star Stables I agree to release and discharge Katherine Ludewig, employees, and Blazing Star Stables on behalf of myself, and heirs.
- Statement of Inherent Risks: The Rider and Parent/Guardian understand and recognize that activities involving horses (including but not limited to their handling and riding/driving) involves inherent risks and can result in injury to the horse, rider, and bystanders. These risks include but are not limited to, the following: (i) The propensity of horses to behave in ways that may result in injury, harm, or death to persons on or around the horse. (ii) The unpredictability of a horse’s reaction to such things as sounds, sudden movements and unfamiliar objects, persons, or other animals. (iii) The potential of other riders to act in a negligent manner that may contribute to injury to the owner and/ or agent or to others, such as failing to maintain control over the horse or not acting within his or her abilities. Rider understands and acknowledges that one’s presence upon the premises of a farm or horse stable and horseback riding bear known and unknown risks. These risks could result in injury, death, illness, disease, emotional distress, or damage to self, property, or to third parties. Owner understands that these risks simply cannot be eliminated without jeopardizing the essential qualities of the activities. Rider has adequate insurance to cover any injury or damage that Rider, or Riders horse may cause or suffer while participating in this activity; or else Rider agrees to bear the cost of such injuries or damage themselves. Further Rider has no medical or physical conditions that could interfere with safety in this activity, or Rider has discussed this and made Katherine Ludewig aware of the situation.
WARNING Under Maine law, an equine professional has limited liability for an injury to, or the death of, a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risks of equine activities. §4103-A. Liability for equine activities
- I agree with the Cancellation, Inclement Weather, and Missed Lesson Policy. (Lesson Agreement Section C)
I have read this page and clearly understand and accept the entire document. I also understand that it affects my legal rights and agree to be bound by its terms.