Horse Show and Clinic Registration Form
Pre-Entries Close June 19th @11:59pm
The 2022 WCRH Ranch Horse Celebration will be held at:
The Los Angeles Equestrian Center
480 West Riverside Dr.
Burbank, CA 91506
WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT
For and in consideration of West Coast Ranch Horse (“WCRH”) allowing me, the undersigned, to participate in any capacity (including as a rider, driver, handler, vaulter, longeur, lessee, owner, agent, trainer or volunteer) in a WCRH sanctioned, licensed or approved event or activity, including but not limited to equestrian clinics, practices, shows, competitions and related or incidental activities; for myself, and on behalf of my spouse, children, heirs and next of kin, and any legal and personal representatives, executors, administrators, successors, and assigns, hereby agree to and make the following contractual representations pursuant to this Agreement (the “Agreement”):
A. RULES AND REGULATIONS: I hereby agree to be bound and abide by the rules, regulations, and policies of WCRH as published on the WCRH website, as amended from time to time.
B. ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RISK: I knowingly, willingly, and voluntarily acknowledge the inherent risks associated with the sport of equestrian and know that horseback riding and related equestrian activities are inherently dangerous, and that participation in any WCRH Event involves risks and dangers including, without limitation, the potential for serious bodily injury (including broken bones, head or neck injuries), sickness and disease (including communicable diseases), trauma, pain & suffering, permanent disability, paralysis and death; loss of or damage to personal property (including my mount & equipment) arising out of the unpredictable behavior of horses; exposure to extreme conditions and circumstances; accidents involving other participants, event staff, volunteers or spectators; contact or collision with other participants and horses, natural or manmade objects; adverse weather conditions; facilities issues and premises conditions; failure of protective equipment (including helmets); inadequate safety measures; participants of varying skill levels; situations beyond the immediate control of the WCRH Event organizers and competition management; and other undefined, not readily foreseeable and presently unknown risks and dangers (“Risks”). EQUINE ACTIVITY LIABILITY ACT WARNING: CAUTION: HORSEBACK RIDING AND EQUINE ACTIVITIES CAN BE DANGEROUS. RIDE AT YOUR OWN RISK. Under the laws of most States, an equine activity sponsor or equine professional is not liable for any injury to, or the death of, a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risks of equine activities.
C. ASSUMPTION OF RISK: I understand that the aforementioned Risks may be caused in whole or in part or result directly or indirectly from the negligence of my own actions or inactions, the actions or inactions of others participating in the WCRH Events, or the negligent acts or omissions of the Released Parties defined below, and I hereby voluntarily and knowingly assume all such Risks and responsibility for any damages, liabilities, losses, or expenses that I incur as a result of my participation in any WCRH Events. I also agree to be responsible for any injury or damage caused by me, my horse, my employees or contractors under my direction and control at any WCRH Event.
D. WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY, HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNITY: In conjunction with my participation in any WCRH Event, I hereby release, waive and covenant not to sue, and further agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the following parties: WCRH, WCRH-sanctioned show clubs, members, Event participants (including athletes/riders, coaches, trainers, judges/officials, and other personnel), the Event owner, licensee, and competition managers; the promoters, sponsors, or advertisers of any WCRH Event; any charity or other beneficiary which may benefit from the WCRH Event; the owners, managers, or lessors of any facilities or premises where a WCRH Event may be held; and all directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, and volunteers of any of the aforementioned parties (Individually and Collectively, the “Released Parties” or “Event Organizers”), with respect to any liability, claim(s), demand(s), cause(s) of action, damage(s), loss, or expense (including court costs and reasonable attorney fees) of any kind or nature (“Liability”) which may arise out of, result from, or relate in any way to my participation in the WCRH Events, including claims for Liability caused in whole or in part by the negligent acts or omissions of the Released Parties.
E. COMPLETE AGREEMENT AND SEVERABILITY CLAUSE: This Agreement represents the complete understanding between the parties regarding these issues and no oral representations, statements or inducements have been made apart from this Agreement. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS DOCUMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY, UNDERSTAND ALL OF ITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS, AND KNOW IT CONTAINS AN ASSUMPTION OF RISK, RELEASE AND WAIVER FROM LIABILITY, AS WELL AS A HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFICATION OBLIGATIONS. By signing below, I (as the participant or as the Parent/Legal Guardian of the minor identified below) hereby accept and agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement in connection with my (or the minor’s) participation in any WCRH Event. If, despite this Agreement, I, or anyone on my behalf or the minor’s behalf, makes a claim for Liability against any of the Released Parties, I will indemnify, defend and hold harmless each of the Released Parties from any such Liabilities as the result of such claim. The parties agree that this agreement may be electronically signed. The parties agree that the electronic signatures appearing on this agreement are the same as handwritten signatures for the purposes of validity, enforceability, and admissibility.
F. SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES
The Horse Show Participant is responsible for his or her own safety and the safety of any Group members he or she brings with him or her while engaging in any and all equine activities during the Session. Furthermore, WCRH (and its employees, agents, and independent contractors) is/are NOT liable for any injury of horse or handler during the horse show time or while Services are rendered. HORSE EVENT PARTICIPANT HAS READ, UNDERSTOOD AND RELEASES WCRH AND IT’S PARTNERS/ CONTRACTORS FROM ALL RELATED CLAIMS OF EQUINE ACTIVITY AND ORDINARY NEGLIGENCE IN THE COURSE OF THE HORSE EVENT AND RELATED SERVICES.
G. COVID RELEASE
Due to the ongoing special circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting federal, state, county and municipal orders and guidelines I acknowledge, agree and consent to the following:
I am aware of the public health and safety orders and guidelines currently in effect by the federal and state governments, and by the local county and municipal jurisdictions including 1) observing social distancing, 2) wearing a face covering (except when on horseback), 3) washing or disinfecting hands frequently, 4) staying home if sick or if exposed to someone who is sick, 5) reporting to show management and going home if becoming sick at the event.I declare that I have not exhibited any of the known COVID-19 symptoms and I am not aware of any contact with anyone exhibiting known COVID-19 symptoms in the past 14 days.I understand that this event is open to pre-entered exhibitors and essential support staff and closed to the public.Attendees over the age of 65 or with underlying health conditions acknowledge that they are considered to be at high risk by public health officials and assume full responsibility for that risk if they choose to attend this eventBy my signature on this document I agree to all of the above terms for attendance at and participation in this event.
H. PHOTOGRAPHY RELEASE:
Future Use: Photographer may publish or submit for publication any photograph s/he owns that is produced in the course of fulfilling this Agreement for any reasonable and related purpose of Photographer’s business, such as, but not limited to publication in: Photographer’s own blog; third party blogs; magazines; publications; advertisements; stock photography sales; and any other reasonable commercial purpose.
Notification of Use: Photographer is not obligated to notify Horse Show Participant or anyone in photographs of Photographer’s publication or other use of any image or images.
Model Release: Horse Show Participant releases her/his image and likeness for use in any of Photographer’s images and understands these images may be used for any purpose of or relating to Photographer’s business.
Horse Show Participant agrees and understands as signed at the end of this document.
I. VIDEO RELEASE
The undersigned enters into the following agreement (“Agreement”) with West Coast Ranch Horse (WCRH). I have been informed that WCRH is capturing footage and that my name, likeness, image, voice, appearance and/or performance is being recorded and made part of the recording in which I appear (product).
I grant WCR and its designees the right to use the Product in any format, now known or later developed. I grant, without limitation, the right to edit, mix or duplicate and use or re-use Product in whole or in parts as Producer may elect. Producer or its designees have complete ownership of the Product, including copyright interests.
I grant WCRH and its designees the right to broadcast, exhibit, market and otherwise distribute the Product, in whole or in parts, and alone or with other products, for any purpose WCRH or its designees determine. This grant includes the right to use Product for promoting or publicizing.
I have the right to enter into Agreement and am not restricted by commitments to third parties.
WCRH has no financial commitment or obligations to me as a result of Agreement.
In consideration of all the above, I hereby acknowledge receipt of reasonable and fair consideration from Producer. By signing this document, I acknowledge that I have read, understand and agree to all of the above and that the rights granted Producer herein are perpetual and worldwide.