HILL COUNTRY EQUESTRIAN LODGE (HCEL) HORSE BOARDING POLICY
Guests may bring a horse or horses with them to HCEL under the following conditions:
- Only overnight guests of HCEL may bring horses with them to HCEL, for the time frame covered by their reservation only.
- Stallions are not allowed.
- Guests bringing horses to HCEL must provide a current, (within 1 year previous), negative Coggins Certificate for each horse. Certificates may be emailed to email@example.com before arrival, or an original may be presented, as well as a copy to be left with HCEL owners, upon guests' arrival.
- Guests acknowledge that use of HCEL guest horse facilities does not constitute a traditional care, custody, and control agreement. Guests are responsible for all handling, feeding, care of, and behavior of the horse or horses they have brought to HCEL while on HCEL property or in Hill Country State Natural Area (HCSNA).
- Guests responsible for horses they have brought to HCEL assume all responsibility for any damages to HCEL facilities or property of HCEL, or of its guests, caused by the horses they have brought to HCEL. Such guests also assume responsibility for any injury to or death of any person or animal on HCEL property or in Hill Country State Natural Area, caused by the horse or horses for which they are responsible.
- Guests bringing horses to HCEL shall hold HCEL owners and staff, their heirs and assigns, harmless from any legal action relating to any injury to or death of the horses they have brought to HCEL.
- Guests agree to read and sign HCEL DISCLAIMER upon arrival and before unloading horses.
- Guests are allowed to ride at will, with free access to HCSNA through HCEL's private entrance while they are overnight guests of HCEL, except for those days in which the park is closed due to weather issues or public hunts.
- HCEL will provide fresh bedding for guest horses' stalls or paddock shelters, and HCEL staff will clean their areas daily.