Does Immunity of Owner for Injury to ‘Equine Event Spectator’ Apply to Onlooker Injured In Unloading of Horse From Trailer?
Roshel Smith v. Donald E. Landfair et al., Case no. 2011-1708
Ninth District Court of Appeals (Summit County)
ISSUE: Does a provision of state law that confers general immunity on an “equine event participant” for injuries suffered by a “spectator at an equine event” apply to an incident in which a bystander at a horse barn was injured by a horse while its owner was unloading the animal from a trailer?