WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY,ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT FUN IN THE SUN
I, ______________________________________ (print full name here), wish to enter and participate in the Fun In The Sun Endurance Rides/Drive, to be held from March 2–March 4, 2023. I have read the rules, conditions, and regulations of the event and will comply with them. As a participant in the event, I agree to abide by all the rules of the American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC) and the aforementioned ride and with the addition of the other sanctioning organizations (if applicable), including, US Equestrian Federation (USEF), Federation Equestrian International (FEI), Southeastern Distance Riders Associations (SEDRA) , Southeastern Endurance Riders Association (SERA) and Arabian Horse Association (AHA). I understand and agree that if there is an unintentional mistake on the part of the ride management through a clerical error or misrepresentation on my part of my entry into the ride/drive, which concerns the distribution of prizes that I will agree to return the prizes if contacted by the ride management within 30 days of the results being published in Endurance News (the official publication of AERC). I agree that my participation in the ride/drive involves certain inherent risks, which include, but are not limited to the following: (1) horseback riding/driving involves being in remote areas for extended periods of time, far from communications, transportation, and medical facilities, that these areas can have many natural and man-made hazards which ride management cannot anticipate, identify, modify, or eliminate, these hazardous surfaces/subsurface conditions including such things as rocks, trees, puddles, streams, fences, jumps and/or other hard objects and/or holes, divots, ledges which could cause an equine to trip and/or fall and/or could strike a participant who falls from or is thrown from an equine/carriage; (2) that horses can behave in unpredictable ways which can result in accidents to anyone at any time, resulting in injury, severe injure, or death; (3) that an equine’s reactions to sound, movements, objects, vehicles, persons, animals, scents, or insects cannot be predicted. I agree to take full responsibility for myself/my child or children, and the animals(s) I/my child or children is/are riding/driving or have in basecamp. I will hold harmless the AERC, USEF, FEI, SEDRA,SERA, AHA and its officers and all individual members of Fun In The Sun Endurances Rides, Gold Medal Farms, Goethe State Forest, Larry and Valerie Kanavy, all ride personnel, and all property owners over whose land the ride/drive crosses, their representatives, successors and assigns, for any accident, injury or loss that might occur due to my participation in this ride/drive, and free of liability for such injury or loss, including that due to negligence not caused by wanton or willful misconduct of the Fun In The Sun Endurance Ride/Drive. I hereby certify that my horse is not under the influence of medication and will not be treated with or given any medication prohibited by AERC, USEF, FEI, SEDRA, SERA, and AHA rules. I also hereby give permission to AERC, USEF, FEI, SEDRA, SERA, and AHA or its duly appointed agent to take any appropriate action deemed necessary to check for possible administration of drugs to my horse. The undersigned verifies acceptance of risks and responsibilities for riders/drivers/passengers/groom and horses’ conditions and certifies that all information on this form is correct to the best of his/her knowledge.
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