Resource articles

Tips to stop slip and falls

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

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.

Lessons learned to avoid a traffic accident

Ways to avoid being involved in traffic accidents.

Common Q&As about insuring a foal

Markel answers common questions about insuring a foal.

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?

Protecting your business personal property: A crisis averted

Key guidelines for loss control strategies.

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.

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.

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?