Release Form


The undersigned acknowledges the inherent risk involved in riding and working around horses, which risks include bodily injury from using, riding or being in close proximity to horses among other risks, and further that both horse and rider can be injured in normal use or in competition and schooling.

In Consideration for the privilege of riding and working around horses at Serene Acres, the undersigned does hereby agree to hold harmless and indemnify Serene Acres LLC and further release them from any liability or responsibility for accident, damage, injury or illness to Undersigned or any horse owned by me or to any family member or spectator accompanying the Undersigned on the premises of Serene Acres LLC. I request permission to participate in activities at Serene Acres:

I fully understand that riding, cross country, trail riding and foxhunting (which includes riding over fences other obstacles and steep and rough terrain) are intrinsically dangerous activities. I fully understand that riding is an intrinsically dangerous activity with many inherent risks including but not limited to the following: (i) The propensity of an equine to behave in dangerous ways which may result in injury, harm, or death to persons, rider, trainer, groom or handler, (ii) The inability to predict an equine's reaction to sound, movements, objects, persons or animals, (iii) Hazards of surface or subsurface conditions and riding over unknown terrain where hazards may be hidden by vegetation or development, (iv) Collisions with other animals or objects, and (v) The potential of a participant (amateur or professional) acting in a negligent manner that may contribute to injury to the participant or others, such as failing to maintain control over the equine or not acting within the participant’s ability. I wish to participate in these activities knowing they are dangerous. I accept and assume all the risks of injury (including death) to me or my property.

In exchange for being permitted to participate in these activities for myself, my heirs, guardian, and legal representatives, I release and agree not to make or bring any claim of any kind against Serene Acres LLC, or its masters, officers, directors, members, employees, or guests or any landowners, landholders or the persons making property available for Serene Acres, for injury (including death), to me or any damage to my property whether from anyone's negligence or not, or any other cause, arising out of my participation in these dangerous horseback riding, fox hunting or related activities; and I also agree if anyone makes any claims because of any injury to me (including death), or for any damage to my property, I will keep all those released by this agreement free of any damages or costs because of those claims. My signature hereby indicates my agreement to wear a hard hat at all times while riding at Serene Acres and to obey all rules set forth by Serene Acres.