Horse Riding & Volunteer Release

This is a General Release and Hold Harmless Agreement entered between you and Jan Brubacher, North Road Farm, 370 North Road, Fremont NH
  • Each individual horseback rider must complete this form.
  • How would you describe your level of fitness?
  • I hereby agree to, in exchange for the use and enjoyment of Jan Brubacher's property, horses, dogs and cats, facility, equipment, services, instruction, training for today and all future dates, whether for fee or no fee, you and parent/guardian of you and your heirs, assigns hereby release, hold harmless and indemnify Jan Brubacher, her agents, employees and assigns for any and all activity in any way related to equine activities, including but not limited to any activity for which you and parent/guardian may be present on Jan Brubacher's premises, including as a volunteer or spectator. 1. Signature(s): If only one parent signs this agreement, that parent represents that she or he have the authority to sign on behalf of and hereby bind both parents. 2. Rules & Regulations are agreed to and abided by you, parent/guardian, other family members and friends. 3. Health and Personal Insurance is carried by you or parent/guardian and is in enforce for your physical self and personal property. 4. Horses, Horseback Riding and Volunteering are dangerous activities and you or parent/guardian agree to participate. Perils that may or may not happen to you while on foot include: stepped on, bitten, shoved, knocked over. Perils while mounted include: sliding or falling off, shock or trauma associated with breathing, concussion to head and/or injury to body that may or may not require professional medical treatment. While Jan will make sure you feel and are prepared, you or parent/guardian are solely responsible for your health and safety. Should Jan need to call an ambulance for emergency service, you give Jan permission to do this: Yes No 5. Horseback Riding challenges that you may or may not be exposed to include: mount and dismount, ride walk, trot/jog, canter/lope, gallop, jump, cross roads, trails, water, wood, stone, tunnel and other naturally occurring obstacles. 6. Volunteer Participation: You are under no compulsion to volunteer and yet choose to do so. You understand that any work done on Jan Brubacher's property is done without monetary compensation and does not make you and employee or agent of Jan Brubacher. 7. Assumption and Acceptance of All Risk is made by you or parent/guardian by your involvement in or in any way arising from your use of, or presence upon, the property, facility and services of Jan Brubacher including but not limited to bodily injury, death, property damage, the unavailability of emergency medical care or any other loss or damage, even if the method of injury or loss or the nature and extended thereof are not contemplated at the time of the signing of this agreement. 8. New Hampshire Equine Law RSA 508:19 is acknowledged by you or parent/guardian and that those rights extent to and beyond to greatest extent permitted by New Hampshire state law. 9. Claims of Any Kind will not be brought by you or parent/guardian against Jan Brubacher, her agents or employees out of any and all activity in any way related to horses, riding or volunteering on or off Jan Brubacher's property including those but not limited to activities for which parent/guardian have chosen to leave Jan Brubacher's property and are NOT present on during activities. 10. Negligence: Notwithstanding anything contained with, you or parent/guardian understand that this agreement is intended to and does extend to claims of any kind, including negligence of Jan Brubacher, her agents and employees, whether allegedly due to their actions or the actions of third parties. By signing this, you or parent/guardian understand that Jan Brubacher, her agents or employees will not be responsible for the consequence of their own negligence. 11. Contract: A contract is constituted by this agreement and entered into the State of New Hampshire and shall be enforced and interpreted under the laws of this state. Should any clause be declared invalid by a New Hampshire court, all other clauses shall remain in full force and effect.
  • I hereby agree to: • Not hand feed horses without permission & supervision. Please use the small pan here to give the treat, saving your fingers along the way. Bring carrot, apples or horse treats, no sugar please. • Wear helmet while mounted. If borrowing a helmet, please return it at end. If it's yours, please take it home. • When in doubt, ask, we are here to help. There are no dumb questions. • No jumping without permission. • Please give 24 hour notice if unable to keep your lesson time. There is no charge to reschedule a lesson. • If weather is uninviting, we may rent an indoor arena for an additional fee. • Fee is due at time of ride. Pre-payment of future rides is paid at this time to receive discount. Cash or check preferred. Gift certificates available. • Practice rides for children require an adult to be present on the premises. • Tidy up grooming area of poop, pee, dirt. Find a nearby pitch fork & muck bucket. • Sponge-off bridle bit with water & towel dry. Wipe down dirt on bridle, saddle, girth • Put dirty saddle pads or other items needing washing in the laundry hamper.
  • On Saturday mornings 8-10 am or a pre-arranged time, I agree to participate in Horse Apprentice time regardless of sun, rain, snow. I will team-up with younger and older kids or adults to work and fit in. I will let Jan know at least one day before that I plan on attending. I will not drop in unannounced. I will: • Start a time sheet and record start & end times. I am responsible for tracking my time. • Pair up with a person who knows the routine and participate in everything we do and make new friends. • Wear work gloves with a grip for strong, clean hands or be OK with getting my hands dirty and smelly 🙂 • Wear muck boots, jeans and weather appropriate clothing and footwear. • Bring a snack for myself if I am hungry. • Use the trash and recycle containers for my debris, soda, coffee, tea, juice, water bottles. • Leash new dogs not familiar with horses. • Take my personal items home or look in the lost & found bins for my missing stuff. • Not wear bare feet or open toes shoes or sandals when working in the barn. • If I smoke, do it by my automobile or truck and not the barn.