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Evaluating Conformation

Equine enthusiasts are always evaluating the horse’s appearance, particularly if they are considering purchasing the animal. Conformation is the...

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How Perceptions Change

When I was starting my veterinary practice 14 years ago, I wanted to do something important with my degree. So I contacted a tiny therapeutic riding...

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Animal Survivor Q

Trainer Julie Blacklow thought Q’s quiet demeanor and willing attitude had to do with her team’s excellent training skills at Rosebud River Ranch...

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Unattended Children at Boarding Stables

At Equine Legal Solutions, our boarding stable clients often ask about parents dropping off their children and leaving them for hours at a time. As...

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Evaluating the Enforceability of a Liability Release

At Equine Legal Solutions, we receive a lot of calls about injuries to horses and people. The callers usually want to know whether they have any...

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Why Individual Horse Owners Need Liability Insurance

As an equine attorney, I'm often asked to give presentations on equine liability. It's a very broad topic, of course, so I try to tailor it to the...

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Equine Activity Statutes: Fact and Fiction

As of 2013, only four states--California, Maryland, Nevada and New York--do not have equine activity statutes. Do equine activity statutes offer real...

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Liability Releases: Not Worth the Paper They’re Written on? Think Again!

Many boarding stables and other equine businesses require customers and guests to sign liability release forms. But we’ve all heard that...

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Should You Breed Your Mare? Add Up These Costs First!

This time of year, you might be considering breeding your mare in the spring. Maybe you’ve even found the perfect stallion to cross on your...

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Selling a Horse on Trial: 10 Tips to Lower Your Risk

A trial period can ensure a horse fits into his new family. Photo: Photos.com In certain segments of the horse industry, it is fairly common for...

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