Recreational Use Statute: 895.52

Recreational Use Provisions: Standard

Will a fee destroy protection: Yes if total exceeds $2,000 in the year of the incident; donations are not “payments.” The $2,000 per year limit includes payments of money, goods and services, but see 895.52 (6) for exemptions. Contributions, payments for use by a non-profit organization or government entity are not considered “payments.”

Effects of government involvement, government lessor/owner of land: Payment from a government body does not destroy protection, government liability not limited if admission fee has been charged for spectators.

Equine Liability Limitation Statute: 895.481

Exception for Dangerous Latent Condition: Known, no warning signs

Willful or Wanton Misconduct Exception: Yes

Specific Language Required for Signs, Waivers and/or Contracts: Yes 985.481 (4) and (5)

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