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In the waiver text, you can provide specific examples of potential risks that inform participants of the specific risks for which they are registering. It also offers more protection if an accident or injury occurs, and the participant decides to sue. These waiver declarations inform participants of the specific risks associated with the activity you are proposing and serve as legal protection against claims for negligence or violation. In order to guarantee the rights of negligence, equine companies should always apply a release of equine activities and an agreement without damage or a waiver of equine liability. Even if equine activities are the responsibility of the EALA, these waiver declarations still contribute to the protection of your business. While the EALA facilitates the operation of an equine activity, this does not mean that owners should work without waiving waiver declarations, such as an exemption for horses or a declaration of waiver of conduct at their own risk. Despite the fact that EALA offers protection against the risks associated with horse riding and other equestrian activities, it does not cover everything. These include injuries or deaths resulting from regular interaction with horses, not just riders. Some good examples are being thrown by a horse or being hit in a barn. These incidents are part of the inherent risk of participation in equine activities. If you introduce new riders, children or just people bowling in the mix, the risk of accidents and injuries increases exponentially. Despite their beauty and grace, horses are considered a rather dangerous activity. Horses are intelligent animals, and even the best trained rider can be thrown or injured by a horse.

While ensuring that professionals and business owners are not responsible for certain situations that may arise when riding or riding with horses, the EALA does not excuse them in cases of proven negligence or wilful non-compliance with the safety of the participant. Equine liability laws are called the Equine Activity Liability Act (EALA). It has been adopted in all U.S. states except California and Maryland.