equine insurance

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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THORN SONG’S ‘SECOND CHANCE’?

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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