Glebe Farm Trails - Insurance Disclaimer

As a condition of being allowed to participate in rides on routes recommended by Glebe Farm Trails ,

I hereby acknowledge and agree to the following:

  1. I am a competent adult aged 18 years or older and accept sole responsibility for my own conduct & actions / I confirm that I take full responsibility for the conduct of those young people when form is signed on behalf of rider(s) under the age of 18 years.

  2. I certify that I have no medical conditions or health concerns that make it dangerous to participate for myself or others.

  3. I confirm that my horse has been vaccinated for equine flu and has had a booster within the last year*.

  4. I confirm that I hold third party liability insurance.  I confirm that any rider under my responsibility under the age of 18 years is also covered by third party liability insurance.

  5. I acknowledge that this agreement will govern my actions and responsibilities whilst participating in rides. Further, that my involvement is voluntary and I am acting under my own free will.

  6. I consent and agree that photographs or digital recordings of me participating in rides can be used for promotional purposes and I consent that my identity may be revealed therein or by description, text or commentary. I waive any rights, claims or interest to inspect or approve the use of the photograph and/or recording, and understand that there will be no financial or other remuneration of any kind.

  7. I am aware that riding on public roads and bridleways carries risk.  I agree that whilst using the public roadways I will obey the law and observe the Highway Code at all times and when riding off road will keep to the Rights of Way and Bridleways as marked where riding is permitted.

  8. I can confirm that I have experience riding both on and off-road and can control my horse/pony at: walk, trot, canter and gallop and that I am comfortable riding at all four paces in open countryside.  I will ensure that I choose a suitable gait for the area being ridden, taking full account of any other users of the trail, mounted or on foot.

  9. I agree that near livestock I will ride at a slow/walk pace, taking account of the proximity of livestock to my horse/pony.  This includes livestock in fields adjacent to the trail routes as well as passing through fields containing livestock which may not have been previously advised.

  10. I acknowledge that participation in rides may be physically demanding and that there is risk of injury to myself or my horse/pony, including the potential for serious bodily injury, permanent disability, paralysis and loss of life. I acknowledge that such risks cannot be eliminated entirely and there is potential for risks and dangers that may not be obvious or reasonably foreseeable.

  11. I confirm that I am 100% liable for all medical or veterinary expenses incurred as a result of any injury to myself or my horse/pony or property damaged during my participation in rides and consent to receive medical treatment that may be deemed necessary in the event of injury, accident and/or illness whilst taking part.

  12. I agree, to the full extent permitted by law, to waive, release, and discharge Glebe Farm Trails from any and all liability for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft or actions of any kind which may hereafter accrue to me as a result of participating in the rides.

  13. I confirm that I have read, understand these terms and will follow the guidelines established for participation and reasonable instructions given to me by Glebe Farm Trails.

     

I CERTIFY THAT I HAVE READ AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THIS DOCUMENT.

Full name ______________________________________ Name of horse __________________________

Signature _______________________________________  Date ________________________________________

Mobile  _________________________ Email ____________________________ Vehicle reg _________________

In case of an emergency: Contact’s name ________________________ Contact’s phone____________________

 

In so far as this agreement is signed by me on behalf of a child who is under the age of 18 years I confirm that child's name and age is printed below and that I am the parent/guardian of that child or where I am not the parent/guardian of that child I certify that the parent/s of that child have granted permission for me to assume responsibility of that child ("Responsible Adult") and for me to have the right to sign this Waiver and Release of Liability Agreement on their behalf.

Checklist –

BHS approved skull cap or riding cap and suitable footwear – Essential (Non-negotiable!)

Gloves, high viz, mobile phone, Glasses to read the map! – Highly recommended

Back protector – Recommended

Mobile phone number for Glebe Farm Trails in case of emergency???

*Equine passport

 

Guidelines -

  • Be considerate when riding in company.

  • Please keep a horses’ length from the rider in front.

  • Put a red ribbon on your horses tail if he kicks or a green one if he is young/ inexperienced.

  • Please ride safely and responsibly at all times.

  • Note if the ride is led, the leader is simply a navigator - you are entirely and solely responsible for your own safety and that of any rider aged under 18 years and for whom you have accepted responsibility in relation to the trail ride.

  • Riders are advised to carry a mobile phone and to have the number of the ride leader/Glebe Farm Trails.