By entering a
Federation-licensed Competition and signing this entry blank as the Owner,
Lessee, Trainer, Manager, Agent, Coach, Driver, Rider, Handler, Vaulter or
Longeur and on behalf of myself and my principals, representatives, employees
and agents, I agree that I am subject to the Bylaws and Rules of The United
States Equestrian Federation, Inc. (the “Federation”) and the local rules of
Kentucky Spring Premier. I agree to be bound by the Bylaws and Rules of the
Federation and of the competition. I will accept as final the decision of the
Hearing Committee on any question arising under the Rules, and agree to release
and hold harmless the competition, the Federation, their officials, directors
and employees for any action taken under the Rules. I represent that I am
eligible to enter and/or participate under the Rules, and every horse I am
entering is eligible as entered. I also agree that as a condition of and in
consideration of acceptance of entry, the Federation and/or the Competition may
use or assign photographs, videos, audios, cable - casts, broadcasts, internet,
film, new media or other likenesses of me and my horse taken during the course
of the competition for the promotion, coverage or benefit of the competition,
sport, or the Federation. Those likenesses shall not be used to advertise a
product and they may not be used in such a way as to jeopardize amateur status.
I hereby expressly and irrevocably waive and release any rights in connection
with such use, including any claim to compensation, invasion of privacy, right
of publicity, or to misappropriation. The construction and application of
Federation rules are governed by the laws of the State of New York, and any
action instituted against the Federation must be filed in New York State. See
Release, Assumption of Risk, Waiver, and Indemnification
document waives important legal rights. Read it carefully before signing.
I AGREE in consideration for my
participation in this Competition to the following:
I AGREE that “the Federation” and
“Competition” as used herein includes the Licensee and Competition Management,
as well as all of their officials, officers, directors, employees, agents,
personnel, volunteers and Federation affiliates.
I AGREE that I choose to participate
voluntarily in the Competition with my horse, as a rider, driver, handler,
vaulter, longeur, lessee, owner, agent, coach, trainer, or as parent or
guardian of a junior exhibitor. I am fully aware and acknowledge that horse
sports and the Competition involve inherent dangerous risks of accident, loss,
and serious bodily injury including broken bones, head injuries, trauma, pain,
suffering, or death. (“Harm”).
I AGREE to hold harmless and release
the Federation and the Competition from all claims for money damages or
otherwise for any Harm to me or my horse and for any Harm of any nature caused
by me or my horse to others, even if the Harm arises or results, directly or
indirectly, from the negligence of the Federation or the Competition.
I AGREE to expressly assume all risks
of Harm to me or my horse, including Harm resulting from the negligence of the
Federation or the Competition.
I AGREE to indemnify (that is, to pay
any losses, damages, or costs incurred by) the Federation and the Competition
and to hold them harmless with respect to claims for Harm to me or my horse,
and for claims made by others for any Harm caused by me or my horse while at
the Competition. I have read the Federation Rules about protective equipment,
including GR801 and, if applicable, EV114, and I understand that I am entitled
to wear protective equipment without penalty, and I acknowledge that the
Federation strongly encourages me to do so while WARNING that no protective
equipment can guard against all injuries. If I am a parent or guardian of a
junior exhibitor, I consent to the child’s participation and AGREE to all of
the above provisions and AGREE to assume all of the obligations of this Release
on the child’s behalf. I represent that I have the requisite training, coaching
and abilities to safely compete in this competition.
I AGREE that if I am injured at this
competition, the medical personnel treating my injuries may provide information
on my injury and treatment to the Federation on the official USEF
accident/injury report form.
SIGNING BELOW, I AGREE to be bound by all applicable Federation Rules and all terms and
provisions of this entry blank and all terms and provisions of this Prize List.
If I am signing and submitting this Agreement electronically, I acknowledge
that my electronic signature shall have the same validity, force and effect as
if I affixed my signature by my own hand.
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Rider/Driver/Handler/Vaulter/Longeur is a minor
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