Markel Specialty is taking this pandemic very seriously, and our top priority remains taking appropriate measures to ensure the health and safety of our employees and their families, our trading partners and communities, while continuing to serve our valued policyholders.
Posted on May 18, 2020
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 May 11, 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 May 4, 2020
It's every horse owners worse nightmare...having a sick or injured animal, and then having to deal with the claims process. One of the reasons we are so proud to represent Markel Insurance Company is there knowledgeable & friendly claims staff. They...
Posted on Apr 21, 2020
As a longtime Markel Equine and Farm Insurance Specialist, I am here for you, along with my assistant and Customer Sales Representative, Tracey Scharf, to provide the personal assistance and services needed in our industry.
Posted on Apr 20, 2020
Have questions about insuring a foal? You're in luck, Mary Phelps office of Markel has the answers!
Posted on Apr 13, 2020
2019 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 6, 2020
Horses are an investment and coverages are available to protect your investment. It is a standard condition of all equine mortality and medical/surgical policies that the insurer be notified in the event of any illness, disease, lameness, injury, accident, or physical disability of the horse.
Posted on Mar 30, 2020
One of the major concerns of equine facilities is disease control. An outbreak can wreak havoc on your horse population and your reputation. It is wise to do a risk assessment and have a protocol in place at your facility. You can be found legally liable for failing to provide reasonable care to horses in your custody. It is highly recommended to consult with your veterinarian when developing this protocol, and to consider following:
Posted on Mar 24, 2020
Quick Facts: Breed/discipline specialties: Dressage, Combined Driving, Hunters, Jumpers, Combined Training, Pony and Sport horse breeds 35 years in the equine industry Memberships: International Alliance of Equestrian Journalists (IAEJ), United...
Posted on Mar 24, 2020