Release from Liability
Liability Release form for Individual parents or Event host to sign for pony rides. The signee will be assuming responsibility for riders and attendees.
RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, AND IMDEMNITY AGREEMENT READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING IT. YOUR SIGNATURE INDICATES YOU UNDERSTAND IT AND AGREE ON ITS TERMS. BY SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT, YOU AND YOUR CHILD ARE GIVING UP CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE OR RECOVER DAMAGES IN CASE OF INJURY, DEATH OR PROPERTY DAMAGES, FOR ANY REASON, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE NEGLIGENCE OF A ZOO FOR YOU, EMPLOYEES AND HELPERS (“THE RELEASEES”).
In consideration for allowing me, minor children I am responsible for and/or guests to participate in Pony rides and petting zoo activities. I HEREBY:
Acknowledge that a horse, pony and/or animals may, without warning or any apparent cause, buck, stumble, fall, rear, bite, kick, run, make unpredictable movements, spook, jump obstacles, step on a person’s feet, push or shove a person, saddles or bridles may loosen or break – all of which may cause the rider to fall or be jolted, resulting in serious injury or death.
ACKNOWLEDGE THAT HORSEBACK RIDING IS AN INHERENTLY DANGEROUS ACTIVITY and involves risks that may cause serious injury and in some cases death, because of the unpredictable nature of horses/ponies, regardless of their training and past performance.
Voluntarily assume the risk and danger of injury or death inherent while engaging in any and all activities involving the animals associated with A Zoo for You.
RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND PROMISE NOT TO SUE any individual associated with A Zoo for You, for any loss, liability, damages caused by any employees or animals.
The Undersigned expressly agrees that the foregoing release and waiver of liability, assumption of risk, and indemnity agreement is governed by the State of Missouri and is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by Missouri code 537.325, and that in the event any portion of this Agreement is determined to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the balance of the Agreement shall not be affected or impaired in any way and shall continue in full legal force and effect.
Acknowledge that this document is a contract and agree that if a lawsuit is filed against the Stable or its owner, agents, employees, or guides for any injury or damage in breach of this contract, the Undersigned will pay all attorney’s fees and costs incurred by the Stable in defending such an action.
IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT ALL RIDERS WEAR PROTECTIVE HELMET AND CLOSED TOED SHOES.
If the person who is to enter into this Agreement is less than eighteen (18) years of age, his/her parent or guardian must read this Agreement and sign below.
I have read this entire Release of Liability Document. I understand it is a promise not to sue and to release A Zoo for You, It’s owners, employees and agents for all claims. I have made a free and deliberate choice to sign this Release and Waiver. I have concluded that the risks involved and the release and waiver of liability is worth the risk.