Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenges Application
Application for the Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge.

Non-Pro competitors (Foster and Youth) who are not currently BEHS members and approved foster homes will also need to fill out a fostering application found at http://www.bluebonnetequine.org/index.php/support/online-adoption-application and join the rescue.

Name *
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Address *
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City *
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State
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Zip
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Primary Phone Number *
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Alternate phone number
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For which Training Challenge are you applying? *
OCTOBER TC ONLY: If you're applying for OCTOBER: Pick your Challenge Division:
MAY TC ONLY: If you're applying for MAY: Pick your Challenge Division:
Email address *
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Date of birth *
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How did you hear about the Challenge?
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Have you ever been charged with or convicted of animal abuse?
If yes, please explain.
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Horse Information
Please answer the following questions in order to help us determine the best equine match/ assignment for you
What breeds do you prefer?
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Are there any breeds that you do NOT want to work with?
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Do you prefer:
Will you work with a horse that has been newly gelded?
What disciplines do you prefer? (Check all that apply) *
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Do you have a height preference for your horse? *
If you have a height preference, please describe your preference.
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Is there any other information on your preferences that can help us assign a horse to you?
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Describe your riding/ training history, including any competitive history, anyone you have trained with, how long you have been riding or training, etc: *
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For those in the Professional Division: Are you willing to take on a horse with behavioral problems that needs retraining? If so, what problems are you NOT comfortable working with?
Your answer
What is your T-shirt size? *
For Minor (under 18) Trainers Only
LIABILITY WAIVER


Liability Release: I AGREE THAT: In consideration of Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society allowing my or my child’s participation in the Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge and under the terms set forth herein, I, for myself and and/or heirs, administrators, personal representatives, or assigns, do agree to hold harmless, release, and discharge Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society, its owners, agents, employees, officers, directors, representatives, assigns, members, and Insurers, and others acting on its behalf (hereinafter, collectively referred to as "Associates"), of and from all claims, demands, causes of action and legal liability, whether the same be known or unknown, anticipated or unanticipated, due to Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society and/or ITS ASSOCIATES negligence; I shall not bring any claims, demands, legal actions and causes of action, against Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society and ITS ASSOCIATES as stated above in this clause, for any economic and non-economic losses due to bodily injury, death, property damage, sustained by me in relation to the activities or the horses of BEHS, to include handling, riding, or otherwise being near horses owned by or in the care, custody and control of Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society

SIGNER STATEMENT OF AWARENESS: I/WE, THE UNDERSIGNED, HAVE READ AND DO UNDERSTAND THE FOREGOING AGREEMENT, WARNINGS, RELEASE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK

Liability Waiver: I, the undersigned, have read and understand the following: Warning: Under Texas law (Chapter 87 Civil Practices and Remedies Code), an equine professional is not liable for any injury to or the death of a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risk of equine activities.

Signature of Minor Trainer
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Signature of Parent/Guardian
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Please type your address in full:
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For Professional Trainers Only
Please list two client references for us (people you have worked for/trained for in the past). We need name, phone number, email, and address for both references.
Your answer
For Professional Trainers who are not already approved to foster or adopt
Do you currently own any horses/equines? Do you currently own any horses/equines? If yes, how many?
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Are your horses current on their vaccinations?
What vaccinations do your horses receive?
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How often do you deworm your horses?
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Do your equines have current Coggins?
How often do your horses see a farrier?
Your answer
Please describe your facility (size, fencing type, type of shelter, how often horses are kept in stalls, etc.):
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If the horse will be kept at an address other than the address you listed above, please provide the facility name, owner/manager name, address of the facility, and contact information for the owner/manager of the facility:
Your answer
Please describe your feeding program. Are you able to accommodate special needs horses?
Your answer
For professionals who aren't already approved to adopt or foster: Please email the following photos of your facility to jenn@bluebonnetequine.org: Barn (outside and inside), Stalls outside and inside), Property entrance, Water source, Fencing (fencing type and fence posts must be visible), Feed and feed storage, Shelter (manmade or natural), Cattle guards (if there are any on the property), Other equines on the property
In consideration of Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society allowing my participation in this activity, under the terms set forth herein, I, the RIDER/PARTICIPANT, and the parent or guardian thereof if a minor, do agree to hold Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society harmless and release its officers, coordinators, judges, facilitators, premises owners, insurers, and affiliated organizations from legal liability due to Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society’s ordinary negligence; and I do further agree that except in the event of Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society’s gross negligence and willful and wanton misconduct, I shall not bring any claims, demand, legal actions and causes of action, against Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society and/or its associates, for any economic and non-economic losses due to bodily injury, death, property damage, sustained by me and/or my minor child or legal ward in relation to the premises and operations of Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society to include while riding, handling, or otherwise being near horses owned by or in the care, custody and control of Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society.
Signature
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Signature of guardian (if competitor is under 18)
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By signing the agreement below, I agree to the following terms:1. I agree and understand that Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society reserves the right to request a background check, including criminal records to verify personal information.2. That no one aside from me will handle my Training Challenge horse from June 15, 2018 through the Training Challenge date.3. I agree to trailer my Training Challenge Horse to the Training Challenge at the Bluebonnet Horse Expo at the Travis County Expo Center in Austin, Texas whether or not I compete in the Challenge.4. I agree to foster my Training Challenge Horse for the duration of the Training Challenge and for an additional two months after the Training Challenge unless my foster horse is adopted before then. (Note: This 2 month period does not apply to professional trainers).5. I agree to abide by the BEHS Minimum Standards of Care, Standard Veterinary Procedures and Veterinary Procedures Policies. 6. I understand that I am responsible for daily care of the equine(s) I foster, including (but not limited to) cost of grain, hay, shavings (if needed), and other costs incurred in routine care of the equine. Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society, Inc. will be responsible for vet care of the equine(s) in accordance with the Veterinary Procedures Policy unless injury to the equine is caused by my neglect or actions. BEHS will also be responsible for reimbursing for paste de-wormers and hoof trimming. BEHS will reimburse for corrective farrier work, supplements, and/or medications if pre-approved by the Foster Home Coordinator. BEHS will also pay a stipend of $40/month to be used to help (but not entirely cover) the cost of hay and grain for the equine. 7. I understand that my Training Challenge horse will be offered for adoption at the Bluebonnet Horse Expo. I understand that I may adopt my Training Challenge horse at the Expo for its current adoption fee only if I notify the Adoption Coordinator of my intention at least one week prior to the Training Challenge. Otherwise, my foster horse will be eligible to be adopted by someone else during or after the Training Challenge.8. By signing this application, I agree not to hold Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society liable in the event of injury, death, or damage to any human, animal or property as a result of activities or actions of the equine I am assigned for the Training Challenge.9. In addition, I, the undersigned, have read and understand the following warning:WARNING UNDER TEXAS LAW (CHAPTER 87, CIVIL PRACTICE AND REMEDIES CODE), AN EQUINE PROFESSIONAL IS NOT LIABLE FOR AN INJURY TO OR THE DEATH OF A PARTICIPANT IN EQUINE ACTIVITIES RESULTING FROM THE INHERENT RISKS OF EQUINE ACTIVITIES.
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Signature of guardian (if competitor is under 18)
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