EQUESTRIAN RISK DISCLAIMER
The state of Connecticut has a large number of horses which are used for a variety of purposes, including racing, breeding, showing and trail riding. Participation in equine activities carries a certain amount of risk, as horses can sometimes be unpredictable.
The state of Connecticut has an Equine Limited Liability Law, which reads as follows:
Chapter 52, Title 925 Sec. 52-557p. (Formerly Sec. 52-577p).
Assumption of risk by person engaged in recreational equestrian activities, when.
Each person engaged in recreational equestrian activities shall assume the risk and legal responsibility for any injury to his person or property arising out of the hazards inherent in equestrian sports, unless the injury was proximately caused by the negligence of the person providing the horse or horses to the individual engaged in recreational equestrian activities or the failure to guard or warn against a dangerous condition, use, structure or activity by the person providing the horse or horses or his agents or employees.