While equine law may not be the most exciting part of owning a horse, it is important that you brush up on your equine law knowledge to avoid headaches down the line and keep horse ownership fun and rewarding.
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Do you have a scenic or unique property? Or a picturesque space for events? So beautiful that people might pay to use it? Turning your space into a venue is a great way to start a business or simply make some extra cash, but it does come with its risks. Today, we are breaking down […]
As a horse owner, I’ve always known to keep an eye out for potentially poisonous plants to horses because their GI system is incredibly sensitive. It’s also precisely why I nearly had a panic attack when Elvis recently snuck through an open gate and ate my 3’ by 3’ provencal lavender plant to the nub. […]
Here in Oklahoma, we experience some scarily powerful storms. Thunder and lightning, tornadoes and hail, we see it all. And while we can cozy up inside and wait these storms out, our horses are not so lucky. So, what should you do with horses during a storm? What are the best ways to keep horses safe […]
As your equine business grows, you could quickly find yourself needing some extra help to keep up with day-to-day operations. Below you will find helpful tips you can use when hiring for your horse farm. Hiring for your horse farm legally is critical for your equine business, both from a tax and legal standpoint. Hiring […]
Is your horse business eligible for tax deductions? Yes! Here’s how: IRS Rules for Horse Businesses When building Fairway Stables, one of the first questions I looked into was whether or not our horse business would constitute tax deductions under IRS laws. If you’re like me, you may have wondered: Does the IRS think about […]
I’ll be the first in line to say: taxes are boring. Reading about taxes is boring, filing for taxes is annoying….etc, etc. BUT when a little bit of research can help you save money, taxes get a little more interesting, don’t they? Read on to find out what farm tax advantages you may be eligible […]
When it comes to planning out horse stalls for your horse barn, strategy is king. Owning horses is a big responsibility and can require quite a bit of work. A little strategizing at the outset can save you some trouble down the line. When you are making building plans for your horse stalls, there are […]
When it comes to equine law, one of the most important things equestrian facilities should do is require their riders to sign equine liability waivers before allowing any horseback riding. At the end of the day, their purpose is as simple as it is critical. Equine liability waivers or releases are meant to protect the […]
Taking a boarder into your horse stables can be a great way to socialize your own horses. It can even bring in some extra cash. It can also be a huge favor for friends needing a place to board their horses. But should you board your friend’s horses? And if you can, is there a […]
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