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?

Protecting your farm personal property: A crisis averted

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

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?

Common Q&As about care, custody and control insurance

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

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.