Waiver for horse riding and associated activities


 

WAIVER

For horse riding and associated activities at Sherwood Little Rides Pty Ltd

  • As a condition to my accepting to participate in horse/pony riding, a pony party, school holiday camp or any other related activity at Sherwood Little Rides Pty Ltd, I acknowledge that I participate at my own risk and that I am aware that activities involving horses can be hazardous and that the servants, agents, representatives or volunteers accept no responsibility or liability for any injury or loss that I might sustain as a direct or indirect consequence of participating whether such injury is a consequence of any act or omission by the servant, agent, representatives or volunteers.
  • I acknowledge that the safety precautions undertaken are not a guarantee of safety.
  • I understand that horses are unpredictable by nature, that when frightened, their instincts are to jump or move sideways, to move away from danger, kick, rear up, bite or buck.
  • I declare that I am in sound condition and undertake participation with the knowledge of the physical demands required. I consent to receiving any medical or first aid treatment, including ambulance attendance where Sherwood Little Rides Pty Ltd deems it necessary.
  • I acknowledge that use of any outdoor play equipment can be hazardous and that the servants, agents, representatives or volunteers accept no responsibility or liability for any injury or loss that I might sustain as a direct or indirect consequence of using outdoor play equipment whether such injury is a consequence of any act or omission by the servant, agent, representatives or volunteers.

Participant’s Duties:

  • I agree that I participate at my own risk.
  • I agree that while staff may inspect the riding equipment, I will ultimately be responsible for checking all my equipment.
  • I agree to follow staff members’ instructions and to notify them if I have any concerns for my safety.
  • I agree to wear a helmet, long pants and closed in shoes.
  • I agree that I take responsibility for any injuries to the horses, the premises, property owned by others, injuries to any riders or pedestrians which I may cause by negligent, reckless or irresponsible conduct.
  • I agree to report all accidents, injuries, loss or damaged property to Sherwood Little Rides Pty Ltd.

All minors must have a parent or guardian read this form and indemnity for them.