Resource articles

Fire safety for barns -are your prepared?

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

Common Q&As about insuring a foal

Markel answers common questions about insuring a foal.

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.

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?

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?

How long do smoke detectors last?

Fire alarm maintenance tips.

Tips to stop slip and falls

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

Transporting your horse

How can I reduce my risks when transporting my horse?

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.