Equine Lease Agreement - DOC by hLuYC1X


									                                       LEASE AGREEMENT

                                    516 Yorktown Road
                                    Yorktown, VA 23693
           PH (757) 291-3207 Fax (757) 594-0504 E-mail: info@yorktownstables.com

This Lease Agreement (hereinafter "Agreement") is made this ______ day of ________,
20____________, by and between Yorktown Stables (hereinafter "Lessor") and __________________
(hereinafter "Lessee").

In consideration of the mutual obligations expressed herein, and for other good and valuable
consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereby agree as

1.    The term of this lease shall be for a period of ______ month(s) from ________________ (starting
date) and terminating on ____________________ (ending date, inclusive).

2.   Description of Horse. The horse covered by this Agreement, referred to hereinafter as "the Horse"
is more particularly described as follows:

NAME: _______________________________ BREED: ____________________________
AGE: ______ HEIGHT: ______     SEX: ______    COLOR: ______

      Partial lease agreement: Monday- Saturday $400.00 per month, includes 1-2 private lessons per
week, all tack and equipment. Stable is responsible for all regular veterinarian, farrier and worming
expenses. Lessee has first option for use of horse for shows, clinics and camps.
      Lessee understands and acknowledges that the Horse may be used by Lessor in its lesson program
and may be ridden by owner during the term of the Lease.
      Lessee covenants, warrants and agrees not to use the horse for any purpose other than those set
forth below:
     All riding must be within the limits and scope of riding done in lessons with Yorktown Stables.
     All riders under age 18 must be accompanied by a Yorktown Stables Instructor or parent/ legal

    The title and ownership of the leased horse shall be and remain in the name of the Owner. Lessee
shall not sell, mortgage, or encumber this leased horse in any manner whatsoever. Lessee shall not
assign this lease nor sublease the horse covered hereby.
    Owner shall not hold Lessee liable for any serious injury or death of the horse arising from events
not resulting from negligence on the part of the Lessee or the Lessee's agents. Lessee shall hold the
Owner harmless for any injury to persons or damages to any property caused by the leased horse.

          No modification of this lease shall be binding unless in writing and executed by the parties
       The undersigned Owner and Lessee accept the terms and conditions of this lease and
acknowledge a copy thereof. The Undersigned agrees to give a 30 day notice to Yorktown Stables to
terminate the lease.

Owner: ______________________________________________ Date: ___________

Lessee: ______________________________________________ Date: ___________

                         Equine Activity Release and Hold Harmless Agreement

1. I,_______________________________ the undersigned have read and understand, and freely and
voluntarily enter into this Release and Hold Harmless Agreement with Kristen Paster, Yorktown, VA
understanding that this Release and Hold Harmless
Agreement is a waiver of any and all liability(ies).

2. I understand the potential dangers that I could incur in mounting, riding, walking, boarding, feeding
said horse; including, but not limited to, any interactions with other horses. Understanding those risks I
hereby release that
Yorktown Stables, its officers, directors, shareholders, employees and anyone else directly or indirectly
connected with Yorktown Stables from any liability whatsoever in the event of injury or damage of any
nature (or perhaps even death) to me or anyone else caused by or incidental to my electing to mount and
ride a horse owned or
operated by Kristen Paster, Yorktown, VA.

3. I understand and recognize and warrant that this Release and Hold Harmless Agreement, is being
voluntarily and intentionally signed and agreed to, and that in signing this Release and Hold Harmless
Agreement I know and understand that this Release and Hold Harmless Agreement may further limit the
liability of equine
professionals to include any activity, whatsoever, involving an equine, including death, personal injury
and/or damage to property.

4. I recognize and agree that I know which equine professional(s) I will be working with, and
acknowledge that I agree said equine professional(s) has/have made reasonable and prudent efforts to
determine my ability to engage in the equine activity, and has/have sufficient knowledge of my equine
and horseback riding
skills as to relieve, release and hold harmless said equine professional(s) from any continuing duty to
monitor my equine activities.

The Participant fully understands and acknowledges the inherent risks associated with equine activities
as stated in the Code of Virginia as amended during the 1991 session of the Virginia General Assembly.
(Code of Virginia Equine Activity Liability Act, Title 3.1, Chapter 17.5, Section 3.1-796.132: “An
equine activity sponsor or an equine professional shall not be liable for an injury to or death of a
participant engaged in an equine activity”).

The Participant further agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Yorktown Stables and its owners,
agents, operators and employees and release them from any and all liability or responsibility for any
accident, injury, damage or death to any family member, guest, visitor, spectator or other person(s)
accompanying the Participant while on the premises of Yorktown Stables.

Participant Name (print) ______________________________

Participant Signature    ______________________________

Signature of Parent or Guardian (if Participant is under 18 years of age)

Date _______________________

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