Release and Waiver


In consideration of equine and other recreational activities offered by the Big Horn Polo Club arising out of my attendance at or use of the facilities of the Big Horn Equestrian Center the undersigned agrees and acknowledges as follows: 

  1. Acknowledgement of risk. Equine activities are inherently dangerous. Equine activities and can and do result in serious bodily injury, even death, and other property damage. The risk of death or injury cannot be eliminated even by taking the most care. I understand that the Big Horn Polo Club, its employees, agents, and representatives are not required to identify, eliminate, alter, or control the inherent risks, or other risks, including those resulting from negligence or fault, associated with the recreational, equine, and other activities associated with the Big Horn Polo Club.
  2. Assumption of risk. I hereby knowingly and voluntarily, for myself, my dependents, heirs successors and assigns, voluntarily assume all risks, including those resulting from negligence or fault, including the risk of death, serious bodily injury, or other property damage associated with or resulting from equine activities and other recreational activities of the Big Horn Polo Club. I assume all risks without regard to negligence or fault. I understand that the Big Horn Polo Club is not a guarantor of my safety.
  3. Waiver and release of liability. I conditionally waive and release and also agree to hold harmless and indemnify the Big Horn Polo Club, and all of its agents, employees, representatives, shareholders, directors, successors and assigns, with respect to all actual or potential liabilities or claims of any kind, including, but not limited to, claims or liabilities arising from death, serious bodily injury or property damage, related to or resulting from any activities in connection with the Big Horn Polo Club, whether foreseeable or unforeseeable, including those resulting from negligence or fault, without regard to any hazards that may exist, whether hidden or obvious, and without regard to behavior and or condition of horses or other animals, vehicles, other persons, or natural or man-made facilities or hazards. I will look solely to my own assets to satisfy all expenses arising from any injury or loss I may sustain I hereby release and waive all subrogation rights against the Big Horn Polo Club and/or its insurance carriers.
  4. Acknowledgement of voluntariness. Any activities I undertake are done so voluntarily and solely for recreational purposes. I acknowledge that the activities are recreational in nature, and that no one has required me to participate in any such activities. I understand and acknowledge that the risks inherent in the activities and elect to participate despite such risks. I am aware that I am releasing certain legal rights that I, my minor child(ren), dependent(s), or others for whom I am responsible might have. I enter this contract on behalf of myself and if applicable on behalf of my minor child(ren) or dependent(s), of my own free will.
  5. Compliance with Wyoming Recreational Safety Act. The terms of this release and waiver are intended to comply with the Wyoming Recreational Safety Act ( Wyoming stat. ann. ss 1-1-121 through 123). This release and waiver are intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the state of Wyoming.
  6. Personal property. I understand that I am responsible for all personal property which I have in my possession on the premises. The Big Horn Polo Club is not responsible for the loss, damage, or theft of any of my personal property.
  7. Binding effect. I represent that I am an adult and legally competent to sign this release, or that I am the legal guardian of the minor child or children or dependent(s) on whose behalf the release is signed; That the terms of this release are contractual; And that this release shall be binding on me, my minor child or children, dependent(s), personal representatives, heirs, successors and assigns.

I have fully informed myself of the contents of this acknowledgement, release, and waiver by carefully reading it and I signed this release voluntarily.

Minor Release

In the event recreational activities will be engaged in by any minor (being a person under the age of 18 years) the undersigned executes this release on behalf of the minor child, as the parent or guardian of said minor.