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...
Posted on Dec 13, 2021
Trainers are an important part of the horse world but seem to be the first to blame when a student is injured, a horse sale goes badly, or there is an injury to a client's horse in their care, custody, and control. The better you document what you...
Posted on Nov 8, 2021
What is liability insurance and do I need it? Liability insurance is insurance designed to protect a policyholder against claims alleging that one’s negligence or inappropriate action resulted in bodily injury or property damage to another.
Posted on Nov 1, 2021
If you perform any of these activities on rented or owned premises, you need a Commercial Equine Liability policy, even if you have other coverage that protects you for general liability exposures.
Posted on Oct 25, 2021
Is your property insured to its current value? This comes up often when clients receive their farm renewal packets in the mail. The premium has gone up, as well as the values of the buildings.
Posted on Oct 11, 2021
Aging is a natural process however our horses and ponies are now generally living longer and longer. Regular veterinary care, in addition to good feeding, management, farrier care, and dentistry, means our much-loved horses can maintain an excellent quality of life well into there 30’s.
Posted on Aug 23, 2021
Interested in an immediate insurance quote? Ready to purchase instant coverage online? I am a horse owner: Our online application will guide you step by step through the insurance process, and provide you with a quick quote to get your horse(s)...
Posted on Jul 19, 2021
2020 was a banner year for our agency with a large growth in writing farm and liability coverage, and we hope to continue that trend in 2021. As an experienced horse farm agent, knowledgeable about the horse industry and the types of operations in our sport, we are here to help you with the coverage that is so important.
Posted on Jun 28, 2021
2020 was a banner year for our agency with a large growth in writing farm and liability coverage, and we hope to continue that trend in 2020. As an experienced horse farm agent, knowledgeable about the horse industry and the types of operations in...
Posted on Apr 26, 2021
Thank you for your interest in working with me as your Markel Equine Insurance Specialists. As a competitor, farm owner, organizer and sponsor, in the horse industry, I understand the needs and concerns of my clients and friends on many levels. Tracey Scharf and I are here to provide the personal service and attention you and your equines deserve.
Posted on Mar 17, 2021