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.
It can take many forms, but at its core, a homestead is a self-sufficient lifestyle. This can mean growing or raising your own food – all or in part – to producing your own energy. Whether you’re dreaming of farm life in the city or you have a decent amount of land in the country, […]
At some point in your homesteading journey, you may get a desire to bring animals into your homestead. Homestead animals aren’t around to look cute, however – they all have a job and purpose. Not all homesteads have animals, but you can raise some of your own livestock to make your homestead more self-sufficient. Animals […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
And other legal tips to protect your land! If you have farm animals on your homestead, farmette, ranch, or property, homesteading laws may require you to have warning signs. Here is a breakdown of: What landowners need to know about warning signs on their property, When a homestead, farm, ranch, etc., needs to have warning […]
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 […]
Naming a horse farm, for me at least, was one of the trickiest steps in starting up a homesteading-related business! If you’re struggling with how to name your horse farm and wondering how the most elite horse farms in the world find names with lasting prestige, this article is for you! How do prestigious horse […]
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