Some Benefits of Having Your Horse Business Insured

For those for whom horses are their business, you know that you want to take every precaution to ensure that your enterprise thrives for years to come. It pays big dividends to cover your animals and property with appropriate levels of horse insurance so that you never face an accident or emergency without it.

Horses

Safeguarding for your valuable show animals, as well as breeding stock, is well worth the investment. This type of insurance comes into play if your horse faces a major medical emergency. It also can cover long-term issues that arise from not being able to use your horse as intended as a show or breeding animal. Should the animal die, insurance is also available for this unfortunate event as well.

Stables

If you are a professional horse trainer and offer riding lessons on your land, then insurance coverage is paramount to your business’s financial safety. When boarding animals or teaching riders, there is a certain amount of risk involved with combining inexperienced horse handlers with large and unpredictable animals. Should an accident happen to a horse or rider while under your care at your stables, horse business insurance provisions are available to handle these and …

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5 Types of Horse Jumps

Show jumping provides horses with opportunities to demonstrate their speed, obedience and agility and riders to reveal their horsemanship and form. Although the decor and jump designs and combinations may vary significantly among competitions, Olympic and other equestrian games have strict jump construction rules. These are a few interesting jump types.

Roll Tops

Consider horse jump roll tops to challenge your riders. The tops of these jumps are shaped like a wide half barrel. These jumps are for experienced riders because they may appear larger to horses. Although some say these jumps may scare horses, they typically result in a good jump.

Water Jumps

Open water jumps test the width of a horse’s jump rather than the height. These obstacles may be marked by fences, but they typically have a rectangle pool of water that the horse must clear. The horse cannot touch the water or pool edge with its foot without affecting the competition score.

Liverpool jumps have a fence positioned before, before and after, or in the middle of a pool of water and are not as wide as the open water variety, but the horse must clear the water and the fences.

Walls

Although they may look …

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