By entering a WE United-licensed Competition and signing this entry blank as the Rider and on behalf of myself and my principals, representatives, employees and agents, I agree that I am subject to the Bylaws and Rules of The Working Equitation Rules for the United States of America and the local rules of the competition. I agree to be bound by the Bylaws and Rules of WE United and the competition, including the WE United Code of Conduct. I will accept as final the decision of the competition officials on any question arising under the Rules, and agree to release and hold harmless the competition, WE United, their officials, directors and employees for any action taken under the Rules. I represent that I am eligible to enter and/or participate under the rules, and every horse I am entering is eligible as entered. I also agree that as a condition of and in consideration of acceptance of entry, WE United and/or the competition may use or assign photographs, videos, audios, cable-casts, or other likenesses of me and my horse taken during the course of the competition for the promotion, coverage or benefit of the competition, sport, or WE United. Those likenesses shall not be used to advertise a product and they may not be used in such a way as to jeopardize amateur status. I hereby expressly and irrevocably waive and release any rights in connection with such use, including any claim to compensation, invasion of privacy, right of publicity, or to misappropriation. The construction and application of WE United rules are governed by the State of Oregon, and any action instituted against WE United must be filed in Oregon.
WE United Release, Assumption of Risk, Waiver, and Indemnification
This document waives important legal rights. Read it carefully before signing.
I AGEE in consideration for my participation in this Competition to the following:
I AGREE that I choose to participate voluntarily in the Competition with my horse, as a rider, owner, or as parent or guardian of a junior exhibitor. I am fully aware and acknowledge that horse sports and the Competition involve inherent dangerous risks of accident, loss, and serious bodily injury including broken bones, head injuries, trauma, pain, suffering, or death (“Harm”).
I AGREE to release WE United and the Competition from all claims for money damages or otherwise for any Harm to me or my horse and for any Harm caused by me or my horse to others, even if the Harm resulted, directly or indirectly, from the negligence of WE United or the Competition.
I AGREE to expressly assume all risks of Harm to me or my horse, including Harm resulting from the negligence of WE United or the Competition.
I AGREE to indemnify (that is, to pay any losses, damages, or costs incurred by) WE United and the Competition and to hold them harmless with respect to claims for Harm to me or my horse, and for claims made by others for any Harm caused by me or my horse at the Competition. I understand that I am entitled to wear protective equipment without penalty.
If I am a parent or guardian of a junior exhibitor, I consent to the child’s participation and AGREE to assume all of the obligations of this Release on the child’s behalf.
I AGREE that “WE United” and “Competition” as used above includes all of the officials, officers, directors, employees, agents, personnel, volunteers and affiliated organizations.
I AGREE that if I am injured at this competition, the medical personnel treating my injuries may provide information on my injury and treatment to WE United on the official WE United accident/injury report form.
I represent that I have the requisite training, coaching and abilities to safely compete in this competition.
BY SIGNING ABOVE, I AGREE to be bound by all applicable WE United Rules and all terms and provisions of this entry blank.
I further state that my typed name / electronic signature above shall be considered my legal signature for the purpose of this liability waiver / entry agreement.