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?

Determining the insurance value of your horse

Horses are an investment and establishing the value is important to protect this investment.

Common Q&As about insuring a foal

Markel answers common questions about insuring a foal.

General liability horse insurance Who needs it? Why and when?

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?

Electrical surge damage

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

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.

Doorway hazards

Studies have shown that when a door closes, it can generate around 40 tons of pressure per square inch at the hinge area.

How long do smoke detectors last?

Next time you change the battery in your smoke detectors, be sure to check its age, as well. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, most alarms have a life span of 8-10 years.

Tips to stop slip and falls

Simple and cost effective ways of stopping slip and fall accidents.