Recent News for Business Management

Article

Toning Down Playtime

September 08, 2017

How can I make my horse a less attractive target for his pasturemate, who likes to tug at halters and fly masks?... Read More

Commentary

Equine Farm Workers: Employees or Independent Contractors?

August 22, 2017

Learn the difference between an employee and independent contractor and what that could mean for your equine operation.... Read More

Article

Understanding Equine Insurance Policies

August 11, 2017

Experts share frequently asked questions about the types and stipulations of equine insurance. ... Read More

Article

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Horse

August 09, 2017

Purchasing a horse is primarily about risk assessment. Here are some things to keep in mind. ... Read More

Article

Companion Horse Medical Coverage Options Expanding

July 31, 2017

Owners now have the option of purchasing insurance policies to cover some of companion horses' medical expenses.... Read More

Article

Summer Horse Health Tips

June 13, 2017

Remember these pointers to help ensure your summer riding season is fun and safe. ... Read More

Article

Prepurchase Exams: Not Just Looking for Lameness

May 25, 2017

Find out what conditions, beyond lameness, a veterinarian might uncover during a prepurchase exam. ... Read More

Article

Mixed Economic Outlook for Equine Industry in 2017

May 14, 2017

Some researchers and equestrians predict a rebound is coming, but not all horse industry members share the enthusiasm.... Read More

Article

Parasite Control Recommendations for Boarded Horses

April 21, 2017

Vets recommend a whole-facility-focused approach to parasite control, but what do you do when you don't manage the farm?... Read More

Article

Barr Introduces Equine Tax Bills

March 31, 2017

Congressman Andy Barr introduced three pieces of legislation aimed at benefiting the breeding and racing industries.... Read More

Article

Selecting a Horse Boarding Stable

March 06, 2017

Are you searching for a facility at which to board your horse? Here are a few things to consider.... Read More

Article

National Conference on Equine Law to be Held May 3-4

February 26, 2017

The conference will cover legal issues affecting breeding, buying, selling, and other horse industry businesses.... Read More

Article

A Vet's Perspective on Equine Insurance

February 09, 2017

A veterinarian explains the benefits of insurance and what to expect from your policy.... Read More

Article

Addressing Old Racing Injuries in Prepurchase Exams

February 01, 2017

How do I explain a retired racehorse's previous injury to a potential buyer?... Read More

Article

Hiring a Horse Broker? Get a Contract

January 05, 2017

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

Article

Three-Year Depreciation of Racehorses Not Extended to 2017

December 13, 2016

Congress adjourned without taking action on a tax extender bill, allowing three-year racehorse depreciation to expire.... Read More

Article

Poll Recap: Paying for Horse Health Care

November 29, 2016

Of the 743 respondents, 324 (44%) use cash from their savings or emergency funds to pay for their horses' health care.... Read More

Commentary

Building an Indoor Riding Arena? First, Do a Needs-Analysis

November 12, 2016

Horses for Clean Water's Alayne Blickle explains how she weighed the need for an indoor arena against the cost.... Read More

Article

The Buyer's Guide to Prepurchase Exams

November 09, 2016

He might seem perfect--but before you call him yours, determine if a horse is sound for his intended job.... Read More

Article

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

Commentary

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

Article

Rutgers to Host Equine Law, Business Seminar

September 15, 2016

The Symposium on Legal, Business, and Insurance Issues Impacting the Equine Industry will take place Oct. 10.... Read More

Article

Prepurchase Exams: Not a Yes or No Answer

August 05, 2016

Learn what a buyer and veterinarian need to be aware of when conducting an equine prepurchase examination.... Read More

Article

Poll Recap: Farm and Liability Insurance

August 02, 2016

Of the 325 respondents, 187 (58%) said they have a farm policy or extra liability insurance.... Read More

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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