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This area consists of articles on a variety of legal topics related to horses, horse people, the horse industry and horse accidents.

The views expressed in those articles remain solely those of the authors.

Many of these articles have previously appeared in the American Association for Horsemanship Safety's quarterly newsletter, Caution:Horses, and are posted here with the permission of the authors and of AAHS.

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How Good is Your Release Form?  
Dealing with Accidents with Children

Equine Activity Statutes: What They Do and Don't Do
Horses and Highways: A Tragic Mixture
Land Occupiers' Liabilities

Dangerous Propensities and Your Liability
What to Do When There Is an Accident
Mounted Accidents--A Quiz
Fencing Laws
Are Your Horse Expenses Tax Deductible?

Feral Horses and Tort Law: Adopting BLM Mustangs
Insurance and the Horseman
The Volunteer Protection Act of 1997
Liens for the Care of Horses
Hey, Mister, Is This Your Manure Pile?

Your Horse, Equine Infectious Anemia, and the Law
To Rescue a Starving Horse
Enacting a Helmet Ordinance
Equine Activity Statutes: Part One of An Update
Equine Activity Statutes: Part Two of An Update

Equine Activity Statutes: Part Three of An Update
Equine Activity Statutes: Part Four of An Update
Riding Instructor's Legal Liability for Injuries to Students During Lessons: Part One
Riding Instructor's Legal Liability for Injuries to Students During Lessons: Part Two
Riding Instructor's Legal Liability for Injuries to Students During Lessons: Part Three

Dear, What Will Become of Ol' Dobbin After We've Gone?
What Do You Mean Written Notice?  I Posted the Sign!
Equine Activity Statutes: The Spectator Rules

Watch Your Fences: A Horseman's Guide to the Law of Adverse Possession

Equine Activity Statutes: The Capsule Evaluation
The Uneasy Relationship Between Equine Activity Statutes and Releases from Liability