Policies and Rules
For safety reasons, parents are responsible for the supervision of any minor lesson students before and after their lesson times. When not participating in the lesson, parents are responsible for the supervision all minor children while at Misty Brae Farm. Siblings not participating in the lesson programs must also be supervised.
Please do not allow your children to chase after, grab, or play with the owner's dogs, this is for the safety of your children and the dogs.
At Misty Brae Farm, we are value a polite and courteous atmosphere. Students or guests displaying poor sportsmanship or rude or inappropriate behavior will be excused from their lesson and the property with no refund.
All services such as lessons taken or training provided at Misty Brae Farm are to be paid to Misty Brae Farm. Misty Brae Farm does not allow any outside trainers or independent instruction on the premises.
We require 24 hour notice before any missed lessons. Make up lessons are available when proper notice is given during the current semester. If you are ill please call and schedule a make up lesson. Misty Brae Farm will make every effort to accomodate your make up lesson needs, However, we do not provide refunds or credits for missed lessons. Please not that if you are a pay as you go student you are required to pay for the entire month. Make up lessons are available. Please note we do not provide refunds.
WARNING: Liability actions prohibited except as provided in 3.1-796.133, an equine activity sponsor or an equine professional shall not be liable for an injury to or death of a participant engaged in an equine activity.
The Client represents and acknowledges that the care, use, training and riding of a horse is inherently difficult and dangerous and involves substantial risk both to individuals, their property and their animals, including, but not limited to 1) the propensity of equines to behave in dangerous ways which may result in injury; 2) the inability to predict an equine’s reaction to sounds, movements, objects, persons, or animals; and 3) hazards of surface or subsurface conditions, both known and unknown. Therefore, the client agrees to assume all risks, direct or indirect, associated with the maintenance, care, use, training, or riding of any horse or of any equestrian facility involved in the training of the client or their horse(s).
The Client agrees to assume all liability and to indemnify and hold harmless Misty Brae for any and all injury, losses, or damages (including expenses, claims, actions or liabilities including attorneys fees) related to any person, animal , or property, to the persons or property of the Client or Misty Brae, their guests, agents or invitees or any other person or their property, including but not limited to the horse being trained or ridden by or for the Client or other horses and pets, which arises from, is connected with, or is in any manner related to or caused, directly or indirectly, by any action or omissions of Misty Brae, Client, their guest’s, agents’, or invitees’ training, handling, care, or use of the facilities or riding of any horse or other activity.