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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?

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.

Fire safety for barns -are your prepared?

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

How long do smoke detectors last?

Fire alarm maintenance tips.

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.

Common Q&As about care, custody and control insurance

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

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.

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?