Making it Legal: Equine Lease, Sales, and Boarding Contracts

October 27, 2016

Getting any horse agreement in writing can help you avoid a trip to court. Here's what you should know. ... Read More


10 Horse Sales Fraud Warning Signs

October 21, 2016

Learn how to protect yourself when buying your next horse with these tips from an experienced equine-industry attorney.... Read More


August KENA Meeting to Focus on Horse Buying

July 19, 2016

Woodrow Friend, DVM; Melissa Moore; and Laura D'Angelo will discuss what buyers should consider when purchasing a horse.... Read More


I'm Selling My Horse. What Should I Disclose?

July 16, 2016

Misrepresenting a horse could land you in some serious legal trouble. Here are tips on how to protect yourself.... Read More


12 Tips for Selling a Horse

June 02, 2016

Experts share their suggestions for marketing horses and ensuring a smooth and legal transaction.... Read More


Tax on Horse Sales Proposed in Oklahoma

May 13, 2016

Oklahoma currently levies a sales tax of 8.357% on livestock, but horse sales are exempt.... Read More


Breeze Times, Sale Prices, and Racetrack Performance

March 26, 2016

Researchers recently investigated factors that impact prices paid for 2-year-old Thoroughbreds sold at undertack sales.... Read More


Rehoming Your Horse? Remember These Tips

January 13, 2016

Finding a safe home for a horse is not an easy process. Do your homework to ensure your horse lands in a good place.... Read More


Keeping Records

August 20, 2015

Always err on the side of keeping more records than you think you actually need, but keep them organized.... Read More


What You Need to Know about Horse Sale Commissions

June 12, 2015

Learn how to protect yourself from undisclosed profit-taking when buying or selling horses with a trainer's help.... Read More


Rights of First Refusal: What You Need to Know

January 21, 2015

Find out why rights of first refusal can be difficult to enforce and how to ensure such rights are honored.... Read More


Hiring a Horse Broker? Get a Contract

November 19, 2014

A good contract describes what is required of involved parties and what happens if they don't fulfill their obligations.... Read More


The Sales Yard

October 27, 2014

Horses sold by the pound at low-end auctions throughout the United States are a reality of our industry. ... Read More


Culture Shock at a South African Thoroughbred Sale

February 03, 2014

What cultural differences have you seen or experienced with horses in different countries? ... Read More


Equine Guelph to Offer Equine Business Management Course

August 10, 2013

Learn what makes a properly planned business stand out with an online course on equine business management.... Read More


Kentucky Farm-Level Equine Receipts Increase in 2011

September 30, 2012

After declining for three straight years, Kentucky farm-level equine receipts increased in 2011.... Read More


Biosecurity Agreement

March 13, 2012

Show or event managers might want to include an agreement requiring a signature on a compliance agreement.... Read More


Selecting a New Horse

January 01, 2012

Important factors to consider when buying a horse include use, conformation, temperament, health, and history.... Read More


2012 Equine Business Conference Scheduled

December 14, 2011

Topics covered include equine insurance; law; tax and finance; and promotion, marketing, and advertising.... Read More


Kentucky Equine Receipts Might Stabilize in 2011

October 23, 2011

Strong cash receipts will likely propel Kentucky's agricultural sector, including equine, forward in 2011.... Read More


Horse-Sitting 101: Legalities to Consider

October 05, 2011

Eliminate some of the anxiety of leaving your horse with a sitter by preparing for the trip in advance. ... Read More


The Prepurchase Exam

March 01, 2011

A prepurchase examination or "vet check" of a potential horse purchase can identify any physical problems. ... Read More


Financing a Horse Business

November 01, 2010

Outside capital is needed to buy big-ticket items or deal with bills in the face of an erratic cash flow.... Read More


Benefits for Horse Industry in Small Business Stimulus Bill

September 28, 2010

The American Horse Council reports that President Obama signed the Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010 into law on September 27, 2010. The bill is intended to help small businesses and create new jobs. The bill continues the bigger write... Read More


Congressional Bill Impacts Horse Buyers

September 27, 2010

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the amended Small Business Jobs Act (H.R. 5297) by a vote of 237 to 187, affirming changes made to the bill by the U.S. Senate on Sept. 16 when the Senate passed the measure. President Obama is expected ... Read More