Loading and unloading safety

Guidelines to help prevent accidents and injuries.

Property insurance: Who needs it? Why and when?

I run training and boarding business from my barn and also give lessons to non-boarders. What type of coverages do I need to be fully protected?

When to call your insurance company

My horse is lame after competing in a horse show this weekend! Do I need to contact my insurance company? How will my coverage be affected?

Lessons learned to avoid a traffic accident

Ways to avoid being involved in traffic accidents.

Fire safety in your facility

Protecting your facility from fire can be complex. There are a number of actions you can take to reduce the chances of a fire at your school.

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.

Obey traffic rules and use common sense

When it comes to defensive driving, obeying traffic rules and using common sense are essential.

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.

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.