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.
Everything a homesteader needs to know, to legally run a homestead.
This website is the one I've been searching for, for years; a compilation of knowledge on all things horsemanship, including practical advice on how to start an equestrian business.
No matter your experience level with horses or homesteading, I hope this is a place you can get lost in, and learn something along the way - we welcome everyone from vets, to lifelong ranchers, trainer, to nonprofits contributing.
Following up on this post…. Starting a homesteading website or blog can be a great way to drive traffic to your existing homesteading business. It can also be a perfect foundation for launching a brand new one. How to start a homesteading blog (legally) When it comes to keeping your homesteading blog or website legal, […]
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 […]
Colic is one of every horse owner’s nightmares, but it’s something that every horse owner will experience at some point. That’s why horse owners need to know the basics of dealing with colic in horses. I first learned about colic when I was about 8 years old, and my beloved Shetland pony mistook a trailer full […]
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 […]
Everyone from horse farm and farmette owners to homesteaders needs to know about this aspect of equine law: trademarking. Should you trademark your business name and logo together? If you haven’t read our article Trademarking Your Homestead Business, that’s the best place to start. If you have read our first trademarking article, then you know […]
If you want to make money homesteading, there are two things you need to know about protecting your brand: You need to brand your animals correctly (register your literal brand), and You need to register a trademark for your business name and logo When we think of branding and homesteads, our minds usually go to […]
What is the best business structure for a horse farm? What about for a farmette or hobby farm? Well, there are several reasons to incorporate- most of which being that incorporating a farm can save a farm owner quite a bit of tax money, and most importantly, separates the farm owner’s farm liability from their […]
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