Until the CDC lifts COVID-19 social distancing restrictions, fees for necessary transfers and cancellations relating to COVID-19 will be waived, as long as these requests are received 10 days prior to the beginning of the course. We need this time in order to attempt to fill the spot. If a COVID-19 related request is received less than 10 days prior to the course, our normal cancellation policy, listed below, applies.
You may transfer to another course at any time. A $100 fee will be charged for this transfer. Customers receive only 1 transfer privilege. You must use your transfer privilege within 12 months.
Customers who notify us anytime up to 14 days prior to the scheduled course date will receive a refund of HALF of the registration fee.
Any cancellation AFTER the 14-day period is non-refundable.
In the rare event that Masterson Equine Services needs to cancel a workshop, we will notify you at least 30 days prior to the first day of the scheduled workshop and immediately refund any tuition paid. Please do not purchase airline tickets or make non-refundable deposits on lodging that cannot be canceled 30 days ahead of time. We will not be responsible for non-refundable airline tickets or lodging reservations.
Inclement Weather Policy for Masterson Method Courses:
If you have registered for a Masterson Method course and traveling becomes hazardous the day of the workshop, please use your own judgment when deciding to attend. Those who cannot attend a workshop because of inclement weather should contact the Masterson Equine Service office at (641) 472-1312 the following Monday and refund decisions will be made on an individual basis.
WAIVER AND RELEASE
Masterson Equine Services, Inc.
123 N. Main Street, #5, Fairfield, IA 52556
I, the undersigned, understand that this information, methods, processes and techniques that I may learn or be exposed to during The Masterson Method™ Seminar/Workshop and any courses by Masterson Equine Services, Inc. including without limitation, any consultation and/or any treatment that may be recommended are not a veterinarian and/or medical evaluation and are different from and not a substitute for modern veterinarian and/or medical diagnosis,evaluation, and treatment. I understand that Masterson Equine Services, Inc., Jim Masterson and its teachers and instructors are not licensed veterinarians and/or health practitioners and will not be providing veterinarian or medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
I agree to not modify, change or suspend any prescription medication or veterinarian treatment that my horse is now receiving based on this consultation without first consulting the veterinarian or health care practitioner who has been prescribing the medication or treatment program. I understand that it is not within the scope of this consultation for Masterson Equine Services, Inc., Jim Masterson and its teachers and instructors, to assume responsibility for the medical/health treatment of specific health problems.
I acknowledge that no claims or guarantees of any nature have been made to me regarding specific benefits or improvement in my horses’ overall state of health and/or condition(s) as a result of consultation with Masterson Equine Services, Inc., Jim Masterson and its teachers and instructors, and/or methods, processes and techniques that may be recommended. I further acknowledge the inherent risks associated with handling horses and equestrian sports, and the increased and/or heightened risk of participating in activities involving more than one horse.
ON BEHALF OF MYSELF AND MY HEIRS AND REPRESENTATIVES, I HEREBY RELEASE AND WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS THAT I AND/OR MY HEIRS AND REPRESENTATIVES MAY HAVE AGAINST MASTERSON EQUINE SERVICES, INC., AND ITS OWNERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, INSTRUCTORS, TEACHERS AND AGENTS, ALL EQUESTRIAN PARTICIPANTS, ALL HORSE OWNERS, AND ALL SEMINAR/WORKSHOP PROMOTERS, FOR DEATH, PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, IN CONNECTION WITH OR ARISING OUT OF THE SEMINAR/WORKSHOP OFFERED BY MASTERSON EQUINE SERVICES, INC. AND/OR ANY METHODS, PROCESSES AND TECHNIQUES UTILIZED AND/OR RECOMMENDED TO ME, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY NEGLIGENT ACTIVITY BY MASTERSON EQUINE SERVICES, INC., ITS OWNERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, INSTRUCTORS, TEACHERS OR AGENTS. I AGREE THAT THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER IS A NECESSARY PART OF CONSIDERATION TO MASTERSON EQUINE SERVICES, INC. IN AGREEING TO PROVIDE THE SEMINAR/WORKSHOP AND ANY CONSULTATION TO ME, AND BUT FOR THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER, MASTERSON EQUINE SERVICES, INC. WOULD NOT PROVIDE A THE SEMINAR/WORKSHOP AND ANY CONSULTATION TO ME.
AUDIO AND VISUAL CONSENT AND RELEASE
I, the undersigned, hereby consent that any audio and/or video recording and/or images of me may be used by Masterson Equine Services, Inc., Jim Masterson and their assigns or successors, for educational, promotional and entertainment purposes, including television, digital, electronic and internet use, with no compensation to me.
I hereby consent that such video, audio mediums, and/or images of me may be used free and clear of any claim whatsoever on my part, including without limitation any claim for compensation due me.
I hereby release Masterson Equine Services, Inc., Jim Masterson and their assigns or successors, from any claims or liability regarding any use that may be made of the recording in accordance with this Consent and Release.
Dear Masterson Method Student,
I’m so glad you’re able to attend our Masterson Method Weekend Seminar Workshop, especially given the current situation we’re experiencing with the Covid 19 virus. We look forward to providing you as safe and educational an experience as possible. I know you won’t be disappointed.
At Masterson Method courses we normally ask students to sign a standard equine activities liability waiver. Given the current situation we will also be asking you to sign a Covid waiver acknowledging that you understand the risks involved with working around others in the current Covid-19 environment.
Your Instructor will have copies of the attached the waiver for you to sign at your course, but I wanted to give you a chance to look at it in advance.
This is new territory for all of us. It’s not in my optimistic nature to make a big deal of things but we want everyone to be aware of the risks of Covid and to know that we take concerns about this seriously.
Now let’s get on to the important part. Enjoy your course! Very Best Regards,
COVID WAIVER AND RELEASE
Masterson Equine Services, Inc.,
123 N. Main Street, #5, Fairfield, IA 52556
THIS AGREEMENT MUST BE SIGNED BY ALL ADULTS AND EACH PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF ALL
MINORS BEFORE PARTICIPATING IN A MASTERSON METHOD™ SEMINAR-WORKSHOP OR COURSE
(“hereinafter referred to as “the Course”) OFFERED BY MASTERSON EQUINE SERVICES.
I, the undersigned, acknowledge the contagious nature of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 and that the CDC and other public health authorities may still recommend practicing social distancing.
I understand that the Masterson Method is a hands-on method of equine bodywork, that the purpose of the Course I am attending is hands-on training in the Masterson Method.
I agree to comply with any and all measures that Masterson Equine Services or the Course Instructor has put in place to reduce the risk of the spread of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 at my Course.
I further acknowledge that Masterson Equine Services cannot guarantee that I will not become infected with the Coronavirus/Covid-19, and that the risk of becoming exposed to and/or infected by the Coronavirus/COVID-19 may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself and others on the Course.
I attest that:
- I am not experiencing any symptom of flu or illness such as cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, fever, muscle ache, headache or sore
- I have been following recommended local health guidelines as much as possible to limit my exposure to the Coronavirus/COVID-19.
- I have not tested positive nor to my knowledge been exposed to someone with the Coronavirus/COVID-19 within the two weeks immediately prior to this
I understand that if for any reason it is deemed by the Course Instructor that my participation may create a health risk to myself or other participants on the Course, I may be asked by the Instructor to cease participation in the Course, and that if asked I agree to comply with this request.
ON BEHALF OF MYSELF AND MY HEIRS AND REPRESENTATIVES, I HEREBY RELEASE AND WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS THAT I AND/OR MY HEIRS AND REPRESENTATIVES MAY HAVE AGAINST MASTERSON EQUINE SERVICES, INC., AND ITS OWNERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, INSTRUCTORS, TEACHERS, ASSISTANTS AND AGENTS, ALL EQUESTRIAN PARTICIPANTS, ALL HORSE OWNERS, AND ALL SEMINAR/WORKSHOP HOSTS AND PROMOTERS, FOR DEATH, ILLNESS AND/OR PERSONAL INJURY IN CONNECTION WITH OR ARISING OUT OF THE SEMINAR/WORKSHOP OFFERED BY MASTERSON EQUINE SERVICES, INC. AND/OR ANY METHODS, PROCESSES AND TECHNIQUES UTILIZED AND/OR RECOMMENDED TO ME, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY NEGLIGENT ACTIVITY BY MASTERSON EQUINE SERVICES, INC., ITS OWNERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, INSTRUCTORS, TEACHERS OR AGENTS. I AGREE THAT THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER IS A NECESSARY PART OF CONSIDERATION TO MASTERSON EQUINE SERVICES, INC. IN AGREEING TO PROVIDE THE SEMINAR/WORKSHOP AND ANY CONSULTATION TO ME, AND BUT FOR THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER, MASTERSON EQUINE SERVICES, INC. WOULD NOT PROVIDE THE SEMINAR/WORKSHOP AND ANY CONSULTATION TO ME.