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What You Should Know When Buying a Horse

The purchase of a horse is likely one of the most exciting acquisitions you will ever make, but it can also be one of the most expensive. In order to avoid any nasty surprises before purchasing a horse, you should obtain a pre-purchase examination fr...

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Horses & Dogs and the Law

How courts apportion liability in situations where dogs and horses interact negatively...

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Legal – Limiting Liability

Protecting Yourself Against The Unexpected...

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Vets and the Law

If a veterinarian causes injury to a horse, he or she may be liable for breach of contract and negligence. ...

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The Burdens of Responsibility

On May 30, 2012, the United States Equestrian Federation suspended trainer Bruce Burr for violation of Chapter 4, GR409 of the Federation Rules. ...

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The Legalities of Leasing

Foresight (and a written agreement) can prevent a dream arrangement from becoming a nightmare...

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The Law and Wills: Over My Dead Body

The importance of having a valid will in place, especially if you own horses....

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Taking a Leap on a Syndicate

Syndicates are becoming a popular method of buying a nice horse without having to ‘sell the farm.’ From a legal standpoint, there are important considerations to keep in mind, whether you are embarking on a simple partnership or forming a registe...

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Farm Employees and the Law

There is a right way and a wrong way to establish employer-employee relationships with barn help, whether they are casual seasonal staff or full-time employees...

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Legal – Deal Or No Deal

Legal Guidelines for Buyers and Sellers...

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