Hobby Horse Equestrian Plantation 828-635-1400
2998 Teague Town Road Fax 828-635-1488
Taylorsville NC 28681 www.hobbyhorseplantation.com
Under North Carolina law, an equine activity sponsor or equine professional is not liable for an
injury or to the death of a participant in equine activities resulting exclusively from the inherent
risks of equine activities. Chapter 99e of the North Carolina General Statues.
WAIVER & RELEASE OF LIABILITY
Please read the following statements carefully and indicate your understanding and agreement by
I,_______________________________________________________________________ understand and
believe that the use, handling, and riding of a horse, or presence in or around a facility where horses
are present, involves a risk of physical injury to any individual involved in such activities. I also
understand that any horse, regardless of past behavior or training, can act unpredictably at any time.
WIth full awareness of the above, I am participating in classes taught by Hobby Horse Equestrian
Plantation instructors and I voluntarily engage in such activity. I accept the possibility of injury to
myself or my horse(s) as an inherent risk of working on and around horses. I understand that
horseback riding and training are rigorous activities requiring both physical and mental alertness at all
times. I certify that I am in good health, and free from injury, illness, or other defect which might
impair my ability to engage in this activity.
I expressly and voluntarily assume all risks attendant to horseback riding and related activities,
including but not limited to those discussed above. I do hereby fully and forever release, discharge, and
hold harmless Hobby Horse Equestrian Plantation, its owners, riding instructors, assistants, and
coworkers, as well as other participants and assigns of same from any and all claims which I, or my
assigns, may assert as a results of physical injury to horse or rider, or loss or damage to property,
incurred while a participant using, handling, or riding a horse while a participant of Hobby Horse
I also understand that Hobby Horse Equestrian Plantation has instructed me to always wear a safety
helmet and boots with a heel while riding, and I agree to wear these items whenever I am at Hobby
Horse Equestrian Plantation.
DATE & SIGNATURE OF PARTICIPANT
DATE & SIGNATURE OF PARENT IF PARTICIPANT IS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE
PHONE NUMBERS WHERE YOU CAN BE REACHED