Riders under the age of 18 will be required to have a parent or guardian review and accept this waiver form.
I am the Parent and/or Legal Guardian of the minor participant named above and am executing this form on behalf of the minor Participant in my capacity as parent and/or guardian and with the intent that this form be binding on myself and minor Participant for all legal purposes.
The Lethbridge Therapeutic Riding Association will be referred to as “LTRA”.
The Participant or legal guardian, (hereafter referred to as the Participant) acknowledges that activities undertaken at LTRA facilities and/or any offsite sanctioned event has inherent risks. LTRA will endeavour to provide reasonable services and to act reasonably, although LTRA is not able to assure that the services it provides will meet all needs or provide a trouble free or risk free experience.
The Participant releases LTRA, its directors, agents and employees from all liability and waives, as against LTRA, its directors, agents and employees all recourse, causes of action or claims of any kind for loss or damages, including any consequential loss or damage, and voluntarily accepts the legal risk, therefore expressly giving up any right of action from the physical risk arising from any actions initiated by the undersigned or, by anyone who is not affiliated with LTRA, who is acting on the undersigned’s behalf.
The Participant further acknowledges and agrees that:
The Participant nevertheless, freely and voluntarily assumes all possible risks, and hazards and acknowledge that their riding in this event while participating in or observing any activities, shall be entirely at their own risk, or at the risk of those for whom they are a guardian or caregiver. The Participant understands that LTRA, its directors, agents and employees do not assume any responsibility or liability whatsoever for their actions while observing or engaged in any of the activities in any way.
By signing this Release, Waiver of Claim and Assumption of Risk Warning, the Participant is FOREVER PRECLUDED FROM SUING OR OTHERWISE CLAIMING AGAINST LTRA, its directors, agents and employees for any loss or damage or injury or death they may sustain from their own actions.
The Participant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless LTRA, its directors, agents and employees from any and all 3rd party claims initiated as a result of any act or omission of the undersigned or anyone for whom the undersigned is a guardian, for events alleged to have occurred at this event.
The Participant understands that LTRA intends that all users or observers of LTRA activities sign this Release, Waiver of Claim and Assumption of Risk Warning. The Participant has carefully read and accepts the terms of this Release, Waiver of Claim and Assumption of Risk Warning and acknowledges that no representation of fact or opinion, threat or inducement has been made or given by LTRA, its directors, agents or employees to induce the signing of this Release.
This Release, Waiver of Claim and Assumption of Risk are binding upon me, my heirs, my executors, administrators, personal representatives, and assigns.