I have a beautiful four-stall barn, an outdoor ring, and several spacious paddocks at my home where I’ve kept my two horses for the past few years. I would l love to make a little extra income by boarding an additional horse or two.
Posted on Oct 12, 2020
This has been coming up a lot more lately - What is required of you as an insured, when you decide to have your stallion gelded? BEFORE having your horse gelded, you need to first contact your insurance agent.
Posted on Oct 5, 2020
A certificate of insurance (COI) is issued by an insurance company or broker. The COI verifies the existence of an insurance policy and summarizes the key aspects and conditions of the policy.
Posted on Sep 28, 2020
I run a training and boarding business from my barn, and also give lessons to non-boarders. What type of coverage is general liability horse insurance and do I need to be fully protected? As part of your insurance risk management plan you do need...
Posted on Sep 21, 2020
Equestrian facilities present their own unique hazards. With a multitude of equipment and machinery, there are endless ways for injury to occur on the farm. As we know, there are basic facility safety items that should not be overlooked, like proper fencing, working and well maintained gates and equipment..
Posted on Aug 31, 2020
Markel is the innovator of horse farm insurance. Ever since Markel brought our first package to market about 50 years ago, we’ve enhanced our products and services to meet your changing needs. Markel offers you more than superlative protection; you...
Posted on Aug 25, 2020
I get asked this question all of the time…doesn't my homeowner's policy protect me against any losses that might be caused by my horse? Probably not. Many homeowner policies have at least one of three exclusions which could affect a horse owner.
Posted on Aug 17, 2020
Insurance can be a very expensive product. When the premium bill comes, it is easy to get into "that won't happen to me" mode and not adequately insure. But a little cost benefit analysis can help you make a rational choice as to what types of...
Posted on Jul 27, 2020
I get this question all of the time…"To what age does Markel insure to?" Markel insures horses with full Mortality AND Medical/Surgical benefits through the age of 18. (not yet approved in WA and AK) However the rates for the Mortality coverage will...
Posted on Jul 13, 2020