Resource articles

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.

How long do smoke detectors last?

Fire alarm maintenance tips.

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?

Common Q&As about insuring a foal

Markel answers common questions about insuring a foal.

Fire safety for barns -are your prepared?

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

Facilities and disease control

What trusted-source, best practices should I consider for disease control?

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?

Determining the insurance value of your horse

Horses are an investment and establishing the value is important to protect this investment.

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?