NOTE: If you are not the horse owner, or the entry is for a junior (sponsored or not), download form above and submit all signatures . Please still complete the release below.
Federation Release Form Download
NOTE: If you are not the horse owner, or the entry is for a junior (sponsored or not), Download Release for all signatures. Please still complete the release below.
I wish to enter and participate in the Fun In The Sun (FITS) Endurance Rides, to be held starting Weds February 27, 2019 through Sunday March 3, 2019 and 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 the rules of the sanctioning organization, 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) , and Southeastern Endurance Riders Association (SERA).
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, 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 involves certain inherent risks, which include, but are not limited to the following: (1) horseback riding 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; (2) that horses can behave in unpredictable ways which can result in accidents to anyone at anytime, 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 or have in camp. I will hold harmless the AERC, USEF, FEI, SEDRA 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 crosses, their representatives, successors and assigns, for any accident, injury or loss that might occur due to my participation in this ride, 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 Rides.
I hereby certify that my horse is not under the influence of medication and will not be treated with or given any medications prohibited by AERC rules. I also hereby give permission to AERC 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 rider's and horses' conditions and certifies that all information on this form is correct to the best of his/her knowledge.
I have read and agree to both of the above releases and I acknowledge that my electronic signature shall have the same validity, force and effect as if I affixed my signature by my own hand.
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