Recent News for Business Management


The Liability of Leasing a Horse to a Kid

November 27, 2015

Have you considered leasing a horse? To a minor? An equine lawyer explains the risk. ... Read More


Choosing an Ex-Racehorse

November 11, 2015

Before you take the plunge, learn what to be wary of as well as what to expect when choosing an ex-racehorse.... Read More


November KENA Meeting to Focus on Building Equine Businesses

October 29, 2015

The meeting will be held Nov. 17 at Fasig-Tipton and is open to both equine professionals and horse owners.... Read More


On the Move With Your Horse

September 17, 2015

Before you hit the asphalt trail, consider these expert tips to make sure your horse arrives healthy and happy.... Read More


10 Insurance Resources on

August 20, 2015

Find out how insurance can help you deal with unexpected happenings at your farm, major horse health issues, and more.... 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


Hoof Radiographs: More Than Meets the Eye

August 12, 2015

Something on the X rays looks a bit off--is it significant or of no consequence? It depends on what you find.... Read More


My Horse Has a Fever. Now What?

August 04, 2015

Learn to recognize the signs of various temperature-raising conditions.... Read More


The Conformationally Challenged Athlete

July 20, 2015

No horse is perfect, and many with conformational flaws go on to compete successfully. What can you live with and how?... Read More


UK Equine Law Conference Held in April

June 26, 2015

Discussion topics ranged from medications in racing and sport horse fields to equine insurance provisions, and more.... 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


Liability Releases for Equine Businesses

June 11, 2015

These waivers are worth far more than the paper they're written on. Find out what you need to know. ... Read More


12 Tips for Selling a Horse

April 29, 2015

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


Poll Recap: The Organized Horse Owner

April 14, 2015

Of the 664 respondents, 387 (58%) said they keep hard copies of their horses' records in a folder.... Read More


Cracking the Tax Code

April 09, 2015

Having trouble interpreting taxspeak as it applies to the horse industry? Read on. ... 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


Prepurchase Exams Can Reveal Cardiac Problems

December 31, 2014

Learn about the cardiac abnormality one veterinarian identified during a prepurchase exam and if it was a deal breaker.... Read More


Racehorse Tax Break Passes Congress

December 20, 2014

A provision that retroactively extends three-year tax depreciation for all racehorses was passed Dec. 16.... Read More


House Extends Tax Provisions Favorable to Horse Industry

December 05, 2014

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the bill that would extend several favorable tax provisions on Dec. 3. ... Read More


Poll Recap: Thanksgiving Horse Care

December 03, 2014

Of the 1,096 poll respondents, 748 (68%) said they stay home at Thanksgiving and care for their own horses.... Read More


The Buyer's Guide to Prepurchase Exams

December 01, 2014

He might seem perfect--but before you call him yours, determine if a horse is sound and serviceable for the job at hand.... Read More


State Travel Requirements

November 20, 2014

Find out who to call and what papers to gather before heading out-of-state with your horse. ... 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


Poll Recap: Horse Sale Selections

November 11, 2014

Of the 738 respondents, 440 (60%) said they prefer to sell horses using online or print classifieds and flyers.... Read More


From Incident to Outbreak

November 06, 2014

Proper planning can help prevent a disease episode on your farm from becoming a full-blown outbreak.... Read More