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RELEASE, WAIVER, HOLD HARMLESS, DEFEND AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT THIS DOCUMENT AFFECTS YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING

The undersigned, as a Participant/Spectator/Visitor/Contractor/Sponsor/Camper/Working Student/Volunteer (collectively “Participant”), on his/her own behalf and, if applicable, as the Parent/Legal Guardian of a minor Participant, for good and valuable consideration, agrees to the terms and conditions of this Release, Waiver, Hold Harmless, Defend, and Indemnification Agreement (“Release”).

1. Assumption of Risk and Waiver: Participant understands and accepts the risks of engaging in Equine Activities, while mounted or unmounted, as well as merely being near a horse, pony, mule, donkey, or hinny (collectively “”), include, but are in no way limited to, faulty equipment or tack that cause injury or death, Released Parties’ failure to make a reasonable effort to determine the ability of Participant to engage safely in an equine activity or to safely manage the particular equine provided based on Participant’s representations of his or her ability, Released Parties’ failure to conspicuously post warning signs of a dangerous inconspicuous condition on the real property, as well as: (1) the propensity of an equine to behave in a way that may result in injury or death to a person on or near it (ex.: jump, run, kick, buck, bolt, spin, rear up, strike, bite, stumble, fall, etc.); (2) the unpredictability of an equine's reaction to a sound (ex.: doors opening and closing, snow and ice falling, rain, wind, thunder, voices, livestock, music, guns, planes, cars, trucks, etc.), movement, or unfamiliar object (ex.: machinery, equipment, obstacles, buggies, carts, barrels, ground poles, cones, flowers, flags, golf carts, mini-bikes, whips, construction material, etc.), person or animal (ex.: leashed or unleashed dogs, fowl, wildlife, bovines, goats, equines, etc.); (3) a collision with an object or another animal (ex.: mounted equine, loose equine, livestock, etc.); (4) the potential for a person participating in an equine activity to act in a negligent manner, to fail to control the equine or to not act within his or her ability; and (5) natural hazards, including surface and subsurface conditions (ex.: ground holes, uneven terrain, rocks, tree roots, slippery or deep footing, etc.). Participant agrees that engaging in Equine Activities under this Release includes, but is in no way limited to, those defined in the Washington Equine Activity Liability Statute, WA ST 4.24.530 et seq., as well as riding another’s equine, petting, guiding, leading, mounting, feeding, watching, and otherwise interacting with or merely being in the vicinity of equines (collectively “Equine Activities”). Participant understands the injuries, death, loss, and damage that may result from the inherent risks of engaging in Equine Activities or just being near equines, that equines are powerful and have the potential to be dangerous, even without warning, and that the risks listed in this Release is just a sampling and Participant is not relying on Released Parties (defined below) to list all possible equine-related risks. Participant understands that Brindle Ridge Farms, LLC requires the wearing of an ASTM/SEI-certified equestrian helmet (“Helmet”) by any Participant on an equine. Participant is not relying on Released Parties to provide a Helmet, check a Helmet or its harness strap for proper fitting, or monitor the wearing of a Helmet at any time now or in the future. Participant understands and agrees that Participant has other facilities to choose from, he/she has inspected the facility for the Equine Activities and is satisfied that the facility is safe for Participant’s intended use, he/she is voluntarily engaging in Equine Activities, he/she is directly and intentionally engaging in and assuming the risks of Equine Activities, and he/she agrees to at all times to be responsible for his/her personal safety. Participant agrees to purchase and maintain his/her health and liability insurance, remain responsible for his/her medical expenses, and waives his/her right to any claims arising from his/her participation in or observation of any Equine Activities, being near equines, or merely being present on real property owned, leased, rented, borrowed, visited, or otherwise occupied or utilized by Released Parties. The following are included as Released Parties hereunder: Brindle Ridge Farms, LLC, Colleen Peterson, Jim Peterson, the owner/tenant/lessor/user/occupier of the facility, equine, and/or real property related to the Loss, and their respective relatives, heirs, trustees, beneficiaries, related entities, members, managers, owners, officers, directors, agents, assigns, employees, working students, volunteers, contractors, trainers, clinicians, guests, visitors, invitees, partners, lessors, lessees, licensors, licensees, and others acting on their behalf (collectively “Released Parties”).

2. Release, Hold Harmless, Defend, Indemnify: Participant agrees to release, hold harmless, defend, and indemnify Released Parties for any illness (including allergic reaction, communicable disease, etc.), injury, death, damage, or other loss (collectively “Loss”) incurred by Participant or to Participant’s property and/or equine, even if such Loss is caused in whole or in part by negligence or other fault of Participant or Released Parties (except gross negligence, or reckless or willful and wanton conduct). This Release shall not expire and shall remain in full force and effect in perpetuity regardless of change in Participant’s Equine Activities.

3. Governing Law, Jurisdiction, Time/Liability Limitation, Attorneys’ Fees, Jury Waiver: This Release shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington. All disputes relating to the interpretation and enforcement of this Release shall be resolved by the state court in Clark County, Washington. Participant agrees that any and all claims for Loss by Participant against Released Parties must be brought within one (1) year of the date accrued and any surviving claim for personal property Loss is limited to two hundred and fifty dollars ($250). Participant agrees to reimburse Released Parties for any and all attorneys' fees and costs incurred by Released Parties in enforcing the terms of this Release and/or in defending or prosecuting any claims or causes of action involving or relating to Participant. Participant agrees to waive a trial by jury in any action with Released Parties.

4. Severability, Modification: If any provision ofthis Release is deemed invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent of the law. The Release can only be modified if signed by Participant and Colleen Peterson. 5.Certification: Participant certifies he/she read this Release and understands that signing this Release is required for Participant to participate in Equine Activities with Released Parties, knows that he/she has other instructors, facilities and/or horses to choose from, and voluntarily intends on his/her own behalf, and on behalf of minor Participant, and Participant’s spouse, parents, family members, heirs, agents, trustees, beneficiaries, representatives, successors, and assigns, to be bound by the terms and conditions contained herein.

Date: January 22, 2022
Participant’s Signature (on my own behalf and for minor):

Please initial here understanding that you must give 30 days notice to stop any billing of lessons/lease or board and training.

First Rider's Name

First Name*

Last Name*

Phone*
First Rider's Date of Birth*
I certify that I am 18 years of age or older
First Rider's Signature*
Second Rider's Name

First Name*

Last Name*
Second Rider's Date of Birth*
Third Rider's Name

First Name*

Last Name*
Third Rider's Date of Birth*
Fourth Rider's Name

First Name*

Last Name*
Fourth Rider's Date of Birth*
Fifth Rider's Name

First Name*

Last Name*
Fifth Rider's Date of Birth*
Sixth Rider's Name

First Name*

Last Name*
Sixth Rider's Date of Birth*
Seventh Rider's Name

First Name*

Last Name*
Seventh Rider's Date of Birth*
Eighth Rider's Name

First Name*

Last Name*
Eighth Rider's Date of Birth*
Ninth Rider's Name

First Name*

Last Name*
Ninth Rider's Date of Birth*
Tenth Rider's Name

First Name*

Last Name*
Tenth Rider's Date of Birth*
Rider's Address
Address Line 1:*
Street address, P.O. box, company name, c/o
Address Line 2:
Apartment, suite, unit, building, floor, etc.
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Parent or Guardian's Email Address

Email*

Confirm Email*
Emergency Contact

Emergency Contact's Name*

Emergency Contact's Phone Number*
Parent(s) or court-appointed legal guardian(s) must sign for any participating minor (those under 18 years of age) and agree that they and the minor are subject to all the terms of this document, as set forth above.
Parent or Guardian's Name

First Name*

Last Name*

Phone*
Parent or Guardian's Date of Birth*
I certify that I am 18 years of age or older
Parent or Guardian's Signature*
Electronic Signature Consent*
By checking here, you are consenting to the use of your electronic signature in lieu of an original signature on paper. You have the right to request that you sign a paper copy instead. By checking here, you are waiving that right. After consent, you may, upon written request to us, obtain a paper copy of an electronic record. No fee will be charged for such copy and no special hardware or software is required to view it. Your agreement to use an electronic signature with us for any documents will continue until such time as you notify us in writing that you no longer wish to use an electronic signature. There is no penalty for withdrawing your consent. You should always make sure that we have a current email address in order to contact you regarding any changes, if necessary.


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