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Good Fences, Good Neighbors

There was a terrible mishap on a Kentucky back road a few days ago. A sport utility vehicle struck a loose horse that was wandering on the highway, knocking the horse into the other lane, where the unfortunate animal was hit a second time by an on-coming auto. That vehicle veered back into the lane where the horse first was struck and collided head-on into a third vehicle. One driver was killed and...

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Equine lawyers don’t sue horses—but what, exactly, do they do? And why does it matter? Horses and the Law brings you an in-depth look at the important legal issues affecting horse owners and exhibitors today, including liability, sales and bloodstock agents, contracts and other business concerns, taxes, the animal rights vs. animal welfare debate, and legislation. If you agree with something, or even if you don’t, feel free to comment. Just keep it tasteful. And remember that Horses and the Law does not—and cannot—address your specific legal problems, and is not a source of legal advice. For that, you should contact your own attorney.