RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY
RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY I am aware that horseback riding, hunting, riding to hounds, and other equine activities are athleticevents that pose potentially serious risks of injuries or death to their participants. I understand thatmy horse(s) or I may be injured or die because of my negligence, the negligence of others, or throughno fault of myself or anyone else, because of the nature of the activity in which I am going to beengaged. I also understand that horses, even the most well trained, are often unpredictable and areoften difficult to control. With this waiver, I accept notice of the provisions of the Equine Activity Liability Act 3.1-796.130through 3.0-796.133 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, which state in part: “ (i)the propensity ofan equine to behave in dangerous ways which may result in injury to the participant; (ii)the inability topredict an equine’s reaction to sound, movements, objects, persons or animals; and (iii)the hazards ofsurface or subsurface conditions. The waiver shall remain valid unless expressly revoked by theparticipant or parent or guardian of a minor, in writing, with receipt acknowledged by a representative ofLocke Meadow a division of Shirley Shah Farm, LLC. Furthermore, with this waiver, I expressly assumethe risk of injury or death due to negligence by Locke Meadows LLC and its owners, for my own safetyor for the safety of my minor child. With the knowledge of the foregoing, and as an inducement for Locke Meadow a division of Shirley ShahFarm, LLC to allow me to ride or participate in events on their property, I hereby agree to waive orrelease any and all rights that I or my heirs may have to make a claim against Locke Meadow a divisionof Shirley Shah Farm, LLC, their employees, and participants, arising from any damages, injury, or deathwhich I might sustain or which might occur to any horses. I further agree to indemnify and hold harmlessall of the foregoing from any claims which I might make, or which might be made on my behalf byothers, or which might be made against me by others, arising from riding on Locke Meadow a division ofShirley Shah Farm, LLC property. Furthermore, I agree to indemnify Locke Meadow a division ofShirley Shah Farm, LLC, their employees, or participants, for any injury, death, loss, or damage to anypersonal property that might occur during an equine activity as defined by 3.1-796.130 of the Code ofVirginia, 1950, as amended, or social functions sponsored by Locke Meadow a division of Shirley ShahFarm, LLC or held in our behalf or for our benefit, when such injury, death, loss or damage occurs ontheir property. BY SIGNING THIS WAIVER AND RELEASE, I UNDERSTAND THAT I AM GIVING UP,(WAIVING AND RELEASING) ANY RIGHT I MIGHT HAVE TO SUE OR MAKE A CLAIMWHICH I MIGHT HAVE OR WHICH MIGHT SUBSEQUENTLY ARISE OR OCCUR AGAINSTLOCKE MEADOW A DIVISION OF SHIRLEY SHAH FARM, LLC, AND PARTICIPANTS, OREMPLOYEES OVER WHOSE LAND I RIDE, FOR ANY INJURIES I MIGHT SUSTAIN WHILEHORSEBACK RIDING OR PARTICIPATING IN AN EQUINE ACTIVITY, AND THAT I AMINDEMNIFYING AND HOLDING HARMLESS, LOCKE MEADOW A DIVISION OF SHIRLEYSHAH FARM, LLC, AND EMPLOYEES OVER WHOSE LAND I RIDE, FOR INJURING ANYONEELSE OR ANY HORSE RIDDEN BY ANOTHER WHILE SO ENGAGED, IT IS MY INTENT TOGIVE UP THOSE RIGHTS AND PROVIDE THE HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT, AND I DO SOKNOWINGLY AND VOLUNTARILY.