equine insurance

Ask Your Insurer: Does It Cost More To Insure A Broodmare Prospect Over A Veteran Mare?

Equine insurance experts answer your questions about insuring Thoroughbreds for the breeding and auction realms. Email us at [email protected] if you have a question for an insurer. QUESTION: How do the process, options, and rates differ for insuring a broodmare prospect compared with a veteran broodmare? BRYCE BURTON: The process of having a broodmare prospect […]

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PR Special Keeneland November: California Chrome’s First Foals

The Keeneland November Breeding Stock sale begins a 12-day run today in Lexington, Ky., with the first horse scheduled to enter the ring at noon EST. Subsequent sessions begin at 10 a.m. Once again, the Paulick Report is pleased to offer its printed newsletter, the PR Special, distributed on the sale grounds and digitally at […]

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Insurance Company To Offer Companion Horse Coverage

Crum & Forster Pet Insurance Group announced recently that they have started offering veterinary care insurance to companion horses. The policies will be underwritten by the United States Fire Insurance Co. The company, which also offers coverage for dogs, cats and small animals, says companion animals will be covered like any other companion animal, providing […]

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Do Pre-Purchase Exams Put Vets At Risk?

Pre-purchase exams (PPE) are common in the sale of horses; a veterinarian is asked to do a thorough health analysis on a horse that is being sold to ensure it is healthy enough for the intended career with its new owner. However, though these exams are common, they may place the veterinarian examining the horse […]

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Arthritis, Colic Top Claimed Conditions For Equine Insurance Company

A recent survey by equine insurance carrier Petplan Equine finds that illnesses are a more common occurrence among insured horses than injuries or accidents, per a report in the Horse and Hound magazine. A review of insured horses inside and outside Petplan’s network found that the top five reasons for payouts were arthritis, colic, laminitis, […]

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Protecting A Legend: Insurance Costs Behind A Triple Crown Winner

As American Pharoah rests in his stall at Churchill Downs, recovering from his Triple Crown victory, his connections will be mapping out the horse’s next moves. Trainer Bob Baffert and owner Ahmed Zayat have already said the colt will continue to run this year, and the declaration has some wondering—how expensive is it to insure […]

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Ownership Insights presented by OwnerView: By the Numbers

Ownership Insights presented by OwnerView is a weekly series examining different aspects of Thoroughbred ownership. A more detailed presentation on these subjects will be made during the Thoroughbred Owner Conference at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky., Oct. 13-16. Click here for more information. Over the last two months we’ve to talked to experts in the Thoroughbred industry that can […]

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Jason Shandler of the Blood-Horse wrote today about Thorn Song’s apparent second chance at life. Quoting an unknown source that he had ‘an almost zero chance’ at survival, Shandler goes on to describe the recovery ‘thanks to breakthrough stem cell therapy’. This comes on the heels of the revelation that Ahmed Zayat had cashed […]

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