Farm safety

Over 50 ways to protect people, horses, and property on your farm. Besides saving lives and protecting property, using these guidelines can help you qualify for lower insurance premiums.

What is equipment or mechanical breakdown coverage?

Markel answers questions about how equipment or mechanical breakdown coverage can be beneficial to horse and farm owners.

Transporting your horse

How can I reduce my risks when transporting my horse?

Common Q&As about care, custody and control insurance

Markel Specialty answers common questions about care, custody and control insurance coverage.

Protecting your business personal property: A crisis averted

The loss of business personal property due to disaster or theft can result in significant replacement and lost opportunity costs.

Facilities and disease control

What trusted-source, best practices should I consider for disease control?

Fire safety for barns -are your prepared?

Measures you can take to prevent fires or lessen their impact.

Homeowner's vs. commercial equine insurance? What is covered (or not covered)?

Many homeowner policies include exclusions which could affect a horse owner. Review your current policy and talk with your insurance agent to be sure you are adequately covered when owning a horse.

Safety communications

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.

Electrical surge damage

Claims involving lightning damage can be significant and impact your ability to operate effectively.