Equine Use Waiver

Please submit your signed Equine Use Waiver below.
Optionally download and print the Equine Use waiver here (PDF).

Last Updated January 26, 2023
Please note that the waivers are in effect until December 31st of the year signed.

  • Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims and Indemnity Agreement: (Please read carefully)

    WARNING: By signing this document, you waive certain legal rights, including the right to sue. Please read carefully.

    Competitors, spectators, exhibitors, owners, volunteers, agents and all other participants in activities at the Beaumont & District Agricultural Society Fairgrounds must carefully read this document before signing. Participants will NOT be allowed to use Fairgrounds facilities without a signed waiver form (by Parent/Guardian if competitor is under 18 years of age).

    There are many inherent risks resulting from dangers and conditions that are an integral part of participating in various activities at the Fairgrounds. These risks include but are not limited to:

    1. 1. the unpredictable behavior of horses, livestock, and dogs, however caused;
    2. 2. the unpredictable reaction of animals to their environment, including sounds, sudden movement, objects, persons or other animals;
    3. 3. natural hazards such as uneven footing, rocks, holes, or trees;
    4. 4. man made hazards such as storm water ponds;
    5. 5. collision with objects, persons or other animals;
    6. 6. the failure of equipment, however caused;
    7. 7. the action or inaction of other participants; and
    8. 8. health issues arising from any pandemic state (e.g. COVID-19) as declared by Alberta Health Services.
  • I understand and acknowledge:

    These risks may result in INJURY, HARM OR DEATH to the Participant or to other persons or may result in damage to property, including injury or death to the Participant’s animal(s), and that these risks exist regardless of the skill level of the Participant. I also understand that the failure to wear or use proper equipment increases the possibility that these risks may result in injury or death to the Participant. Proper equipment, are mandatory for competitors under the age of eighteen (18) and strongly recommended for those eighteen (18) and older.
  • In consideration for participating in activities at the Beaumont & District Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, I agree as follows on behalf of myself, or as parent or guardian of minor Participants:

    1. 1. to hereby waive any and all claims that I have or may have in the future against Beaumont & District Agricultural Society, any organizing committee(s), the City of Beaumont, Leduc County, or the employees, agents, volunteers, or contractors of the above named organizations (collectively, the “Parties”);
    2. 2. to hereby release all of the Parties from any and all liability for any loss, damage, injury or expense that I may suffer, or that my next of kin may suffer, as a result of participation in activities at the Beaumont & District Agricultural Fairgrounds by any Participant, including minor Participants, due to any cause whatsoever, including negligence, breach of contract, breach of any statutory or other duty of care, including any duty of care owed under the Occupier’s Liability Act, R.S.A. 1980 c.O-3 as amended from time to time, on the part of any of the Parties;
    3. 3. to hereby hold harmless and indemnify all of the Parties from any and all liability for any damage to the property of, or personal injury to, any third party resulting from participation in equine activities by any Participant, including minor Participants;
    4. 4. to be cognizant of operational policies and procedures pertaining to the use of Beaumont & District Agricultural Society facilities, namely the Abusive Patrons Policy and the Cross-Country User Policies;
    5. 5. to take on the responsibility of following AHS public health orders regarding physical distancing, personal hygiene and protection, and sanitizing any equipment and access points when under threat of a pandemic; and
    6. 6. that this Agreement shall be effective and binding upon my heirs, next of kin, executors, administrators, assigns and representatives in the event of my death or incapacity.
  • I have read and I understand this Agreement. I am aware that by signing this Agreement I am waiving certain legal rights that I, my children, or our respective heirs, next of kin, executors, administrators, representatives, and assigns may have against anyone or all of the Parties.

    This waiver is in effect until the 31st day of December, 2024.

    SIGNED in the City of Beaumont, or adjacent municipalities, in the Province of Alberta,

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  • Parent or Guardian if participant is less than 18 years of age
  • If participant is less than 18 years of age
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