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Electrical surge damage

Claims involving lightning damage can be significant and impact your ability to operate effectively.

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?

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.

Fire safety for barns -are your prepared?

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

Common Q&As about insuring a foal

Markel answers common questions about insuring a foal.

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.

How prepared are you for severe weather catastrophe

Markel answers common questions about how horse and farm owners should prepare for catastrophic weather events.

Common Q&As about care, custody and control insurance

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

Facilities and disease control

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

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.