Equine Activity Statutes: 1 of 4

In one form or another, equine activity statutes have been enacted in about 35 states. The goals of these enactments are to more clearly define the duties of horsemen to the public and to tip the scales of justice in favor of the horseman.In one form or another, equine activity statutes have been enacted in about 35 states. The goals of these enactments are to more clearly define the duties of horsemen to the public and to tip the scales of justice in favor of the horseman.

Liability Insurance
Better Safe than Sorry,
Part II

Anyone that operates their horse operation as a business needs to seriously consider obtaining a liability insurance policy. Because of the inherent dangers present when interacting with horses, the liability insurance policy will protect the equestrian from ...Anyone that operates their horse operation as a business needs to seriously consider obtaining a liability insurance policy. Because of the inherent dangers present when interacting with horses, the liability insurance policy will...

Legal Aspects of Horse Sales – Part IV:Using Contracts

Many people wish they still lived in a horse world where a horse sale could easily be done on a handshake. For the safe buyer or seller, those days are over. Whether you blame it on me - the attorney - or on the changing world, the fact is that contracts are now necessary to protect people when selling ...Many people wish they still lived in a horse world where a horse sale could easily be done on a handshake. For the safe buyer or seller, those days are over. Whether you blame it on me - the...

The successful lease

Leases are a common part of the equine industry. People lease horses for all different uses, including breeding, showing and pleasure, just to name a few. Like many horse transactions, leases often go undocumented, without addressing many of the critical ...Leases are a common part of the equine industry. People lease horses for all different uses, including breeding, showing and pleasure, just to name a few. Like many horse transactions, leases often go undocumented, without addressing many of...

Equine Activity Statutes: 2 of 4

When I last wrote a HorseLaw article on Equine Activity Statutes, it was 1995, there were statutes in 35 states, and there were almost no law opinions interpreting and applying them. Now, there are statutes in 44 states (Oklahoma added its statute in June of 1999) and there are at least a dozen cases dealing with one or another aspect of them.When I last wrote a HorseLaw article on Equine Activity Statutes, it was 1995, there were statutes in 35 states, and there were almost no law...