Ranch Horse Versatility Events

Sonya Sokolow's MinMor Farms invites you to bring your horse and participate in the activities similar to those shown on the Internet and broadcast Community TV in Santa Cruz, California.   These fun events will give you and your horse an opportunity to use the training equipment shown on Sonya's local TV series The Urban Cowgirl Show, with the option of Sonya acting as teacher and facilitator.  You will ride your own horse.

These activities are scheduled in advance by mutual agreement.   Due to parking space, the maximum number that can be accommodated at one event is 6 horse trailers.   Activities start and end at mutually-agreed times.  In the case of rain on the scheduled day, the event will be rescheduled by mutual agreement.  Persons unable to attend the rescheduled date will be given full credit toward a future playday.  Riding helmets and proper equestrian footware are required of all riders.

The fee for an activity depends on whether you want to use your own helpers to do such things as pedaling the stationary cycle cow simulator or operating the switch on the motorized cow simulator.  Facilities rental is $15/hour. If MinMor Farms staff are used, the fee is as listed in the Shadrack Stables fee schedule (click here or go to www.thesokolows.com, click on Shadrack Stables and scroll down ) .   One rider may bring up to two horses.   Auditors (observers who don't ride) are not charged a fee.   If you plan to bring your horse trainer or horsemanship instructor, these professional people must in advance provide us with proof of professional liability insurance for this type of activity, such as the declarations page of their liability policy showing the coverages and effective dates.


To make a reservation, complete the form below and mail with your check made payable to "Sonya Sokolow" to
Sonya Sokolow, 301 Highview Ct., Santa Cruz, CA 95060.  
For questions, contact Sonya by email:  sonya@thesokolows.com or call her before 9:00 am any day at 831-423-1417.

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  EVENT RESERVATION AND RELEASE FORM

Rider Name _________________________________________________________________

Rider Address ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Rider Phone Number and Email Address ________________________________________________________________________________

Number of Horses ___________     Number of Riders  ______________  Number of Auditors ______________

Do you want a DVD?               [ ] Yes                      [ ]  No.

Enclose a check payable to "Sonya Sokolow" and mail to Sonya Sokolow, 301 Highview Court, Santa Cruz, CA 95060.

WAIVER, RELEASE AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT

The undersigned individual does hereby voluntarily and forever release and discharge the Released Parties (as described below) from any and all claims, actins, and/or liability of any type or kind (including, but not limnited to, damages for personal injury) that the Undersigned at any time may have or sustain as a result of participating in the Event and/or in any way receiving goods, services, instruction in any way or anything else connected with the Event or the premises on which it is held.  The Undersigned fully understands, acknowledges and agrees that by participating in the Event there is a possibility of accidental or other physical injury.  Nonetheless, the undersigned further agrees to assume the risk of personal injury, and any and all other risk or any loss or injury of any type or kind whatsoever, including loss of use and any other indirect or consequential damages which the undersigned may suffer, resulting directly or indirectly, wholly or in part, from the Event, and further agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all loss, cost or expense suffered, and claims, demands, actions, damages and judgments of any nature asserted against the Releaased Parties as a result of the Undersigned's participation in the Event.  The Released Parties are Sonya Sokolow, her family and employees and agents, and the owners of the premises on which the Event is held.

The undersigned individual does hereby irrevocably grant to the Released Parties, as additional consideration for being allowed to participate in the Event, a royalty-free license to use my images as recorded by video or still photography of the Event in any lawful manner, including but not limited to television broadcast or distribution on DVD disks.

If any provision of this Waiver, Release and Indemnity Agreement is found invalid or unenforeable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining provisions shall not be affected thereby and shall be enforced to the extent permitted by law.  IMPORTANT:   PARTICIPANTS UNDER AGE 18 CANNOT SIGN THIS FORM; ONLY THEIR PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN MAY SIGN ON THEIR BEHALF.    A SEPARATE FORM MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR EACH RIDER.

PARTICIPANT SIGNATURE AND DATE __________________________________________________________________________________

or PARENT/GUARDIAN SIGNATURE AND DATE _____________________________________________________________________________