Zippy Equestrian center

The Horse Riders code of conduct

  • I understand that riding at any standard has inherent risk and that all horses may recent unpredictably on occasions.
  • I may fall off and could be injured. I accept that risk.
  • I understand that instructions are given for my safety and agree to follow instructions given to me by staff and instructions of riding academy.
  • I reserve that wearing an appropriate riding helmet and body protector may reduce the severity of injury should an accident happen and agree that I will always wear a riding helmet while riding. Leading and grooming at riding academy.
  • I understand it is my choice whether or not I wear a body protector if I am adult-over 18. I understand that if I am riding in the cross-country fields I must wear a body protector. Young people, under 18, must wear body protectors at all times while riding.
  • I understand that my riding instructor will make decisions based on information I give them and agree to always be honest and volunteer information about:
  • My abilities and riding
  • Any previous riding accidents
  • Any medical condition(s) that may affect my ability to ride.
  • I understand that children are at particular risk around horse and agree that I will keep children that I am responsible for under close supervision when the riding academy is not instructing them.
  • I understand that the riding academy may refuse my request to ride for safety and operational reasons.
  • I understand that competing carries enhanced risk over and above general riding and agree that if I choose to participate in any competition or event, it is up to me to ensure that I have the experience and ability to undertake the ridden tasks including any jumps which form part of it. I am in any doubt, I will use my judgment and experience and not enter.
Note : Amount once paid shall not be refunded but could be transferred to any other person with an additional cost of 3500.