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Facilities and disease control

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

Common Q&As about insuring a foal

Markel answers common questions about insuring a foal.

Homeowner's vs. commercial equine insurance? What is covered (or not convered)?

Many homeowner policies include exclusions which could affect a horse owner. Review your current policy and have a conversation with your insurance agent to be sure you are adequately covered when owning a 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.

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.

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.

How long do smoke detectors last?

Fire alarm maintenance tips.

Adjust to weather and road conditions

As part of your defensive driving program, you must know how to adjust to weather and road conditions.