Please check off each item to acknowledge that you have read and understand the followingpolicies:
Application process:The following application process MUST be completed prior to the student’s first ride: 1) Application form completed and submitted 2) Additional medical forms completed and submitted (atlanto-axial verification for riders with Down's syndrome) 3) Acknowledgement of Risk Form read, signed and submitted 4) Post-dated cheques submitted for the full riding session, dated for the first of every month & made payable to Equilibrium Therapeutic Riding. For individuals who rely on funding through an outside agency, the individualized payment plan must be clearly outlined by email to email@example.com prior to the first lesson. Applications are only valid for one riding session and must be resubmitted each spring and fall in order to continue riding at Equilibrium Therapeutic Riding.
Attendance at lessons:Equilibrium Therapeutic Riding offers consistent, individualized and holistic programming. Inorder to best serve individuals, lessons are offered on a weekly basis. Therapeutic gains, andsuccess with any program for any individual, take time and commitment. Therefore, faithfulattendance at the weekly riding lessons is absolutely required! A total of 2 absences/10 monthriding session for any reason not discussed prior to acceptance into the riding program could leadto dismissal from the program and the student will not be permitted to ride at EquilibriumTherapeutic Riding for the remainder of the riding session. (Extenuating circumstances such assurgery/medical procedures will be taken into consideration.)
I acknowledge the risks and potential for risk, of horseback riding. However, I feel that the possible benefits to myself / my son / my daughter / my ward are greater than the risk assumed.
I hereby, intending to be legally bound for myself, my heirs and assigns, executors or administrators, waive and release forever, all claims for damages against Equilibrium Therapeutic Riding, its owner, Instructors, Therapists, Aides and employees for any and all injuries and / or losses I / my son / my daughter / my ward may sustain while participating in Equilibrium Therapeutic Riding.