Q: How can I reduce my risks when transporting my horse? A: As a horse owner, transporting your horse is a task you will be faced with at some point, whether it’s a long haul to a show or a short commute for a vet appointment. Maintaining and...
Posted on Jul 6, 2020
Markel Specialty horse farm and ranch coverage is the property and liability insurance you’ve been looking for. Many standard insurers don’t fully understand the ins-and-outs of the horse business. That’s why your current policy may be insufficient...
Posted on Jun 29, 2020
For anyone that lives in the Eastern, South Central or Southern part of the Country the months of June through October have significant meaning to them; Hurricane season. An above-normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is expected, according to...
Posted on Jun 8, 2020
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
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