CHAPTER 20. NATURAL RESOURCES.

§20-4-3. Duties of horsemen.

Every horseman shall:

(1) Make reasonable and prudent efforts to determine the ability of a participant to safely engage in the equestrian activity, to determine the ability of the horse to behave safely with the participant, and to determine the ability of the participant to safely manage, care for and control the particular horse involved;

(2) Make known to any participant any dangerous traits or characteristics or any physical impairments or conditions related to a particular horse which is involved in the equestrian activity of which the horseman knows or through the exercise of due diligence could know;

(3) Make known to any participant any dangerous condition as to land or facilities under the lawful possession and control of the horseman of which the horseman knows or through the exercise of due diligence could know, by advising the participant in writing or by conspicuously posting warning signs upon the premises;

(4) In providing equipment or tack to a participant, make reasonable and prudent efforts to inspect such equipment or tack to assure that it is in proper working condition and safe for use in the equestrian activity;

(5) Prepare and present to each participant or prospective participant, for his or her inspection and signature, a statement which clearly and concisely explains the liability limitations, restrictions and responsibilities set forth in this article.

Bills Affecting §20-4-3

2007 Regular Session: SB654
2015 Regular Session: HB2835
2015 Regular Session: SB508
2016 Regular Session: SB485
2017 Regular Session: HB2697
2017 Regular Session: SB28
2018 Regular Session: HB2697
2018 Regular Session: HB4431
2018 Regular Session: HB4431
2018 Regular Session: HB4488
2018 Regular Session: SB285
2019 Regular Session: HB2420
2019 Regular Session: HB2484
2019 Regular Session: SB15
2019 Regular Session: SB15
2019 Regular Session: SB132
2019 Regular Session: SB132
2020 Regular Session: SB36
2020 Regular Session: SB36