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RIDER’S RELEASE AGREEMENT
WHEREAS, THOMAS R. CADIER and CAROLYN C. CADIER d/b/a CRF Equestrian – NC LLC (hereinafter “CRF”) has made available to the undersigned, or to the child of the undersigned, or both, all or a portion of the property, equipment and facilities of CRF including, but not limited to, riding areas, stables, equipment and horses, the undersigned hereby assumes full responsibility for the safety of the Rider.
The term Rider shall mean not only the undersigned, but also, any minor of the undersigned, and also any person who uses any portion of the property, equipment, horses or facilities of CRF with permission of the undersigned.
Undersigned hereby releases THOMAS CADIER, CAROLYN CADIER, CRF, any landowner, their agents, employees, successors, assigns, legal representatives, heirs, executors and administrators from any and all claims, causes of action, demands, obligations and liabilities – which are now existing or hereafter mature or accrue at any time – arising out of or related in any fashion to Rider’s use of CRF property, equipment or facilities, except for CRF’S gross negligence or CRF’S intentional acts.
The undersigned acknowledges and fully understands that the Rider uses the property, equipment and facilities of CRF at his or her own risk. The undersigned hereby agrees to hold and save CRF, THOMAS CADIER, CAROLYN CADIER, any landowner, their agents, employees, successors, assigns, legal representatives, heirs, executors and administrators harmless from each and every claim, demand, liability, or other obligation which may arise out of or be connected in any fashion with loss, injury or damage to the Rider or to the Rider’s property. The undersigned hereby agrees and covenants not to bring any action at law or in equity against THOMAS CADIER,
CAROLYN CADIER, CRF, any landowner, their agents, employees, successors, assigns, legal representatives, heirs, executors or administrators on behalf of the undersigned or on behalf of Rider, whether minor or adult, arising from or relating in any fashion to any injury, damage, or other loss suffered by Rider and connected in any fashion with Rider’s use of CRF property, horses, equipment or facilities; and the undersigned shall further defend THOMAS CADIER, CAROLYN CADIER, CRF, any landowner, their agents, employees, successors, assigns, legal representatives, heirs, executors and administrators against any such actions brought by Rider or on Rider’s behalf with respect to the Rider’s use of CRF property, horses, equipment or facilities, and the undersigned shall indemnify CRF, their agents, officers, directors, employees, successors, assigns, legal representatives, heirs, executors and administrators for anything for which Rider is responsible either alone, jointly or severally.
The undersigned hereby acknowledges and understands that THOMAS CADIER, CAROLYN CADIER, CRF, their agents, employees, successors, assigns, legal representatives, heirs, executors, and administrators do not represent or warrant the quality of character of any horse furnished to Rider. Furthermore, the undersigned
acknowledges and understands that horseback riding or another participation in activities at CRF may involve substantial risk of bodily injury, property damage and other dangers including, but not limited to, bodily injury or death resulting from kicks and bites, falling off horses or horses falling on Rider, being dragged by a foot caught in stirrups, Rider being thrown by horse, equipment failure or collision with horses or vehicles or other inanimate objects.
The term “Rider” shall also include: (child or children’s names):_________________________________________________________________________________________
In the event Rider or any of the designated individuals is a minor, the undersigned, or behalf of said minor, does hereby consent to any x-ray, anesthetic, medical or surgical diagnosis or treatment and hospital service than may be rendered to said minor under the general or specific instructions or any physician or hospital. The undersigned
acknowledges that this consent to medical treatment is given in advance of any specific diagnosis or treatment which may be required, but is given to encourage CRF, any hospital staff and physicians to exercise their best judgement as to the requirements of such diagnosis or treatment. The undersigned hereby agrees to pay all fees and expenses of doctors, hospitals, ambulances and other medical expenses reasonably and necessarily incurred.
READ CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU SIGN. THIS DOCUMENT RELEASES CRF EQUESTRIAN – NC LLC (CRESCENT RIDGE FARM) FROM ANY LIABILITY RESULTING FROM THE USE OF CRF PROPERTY, EQUIPMENT OR FACILITIES.
UNDER NORTH CAROLINA LAW, AN EQUINE ACTIVITY SPONSOR OR EQUINE PROFESSIONAL IS NOT LIABLE FOR AN INJURY TO OR THE DEATH OF A PARTICIPANT IN EQUINE ACTIVITIES RESULTING FROM THE INHERENT RISKS OF EQUINE ACTIVITIES, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 12 OR TITLE 4 OF THE OFFICIAL CODE OF NORTH CAROLINA ANNOTATED.