This section is dedicated to litigation (where the case has been closed) involving horse related accidents when the cases turned on factual considerations. It is offered to help professionals understand what happens when the lawsuit is filed and, hopefully, will help them avoid lawsuits.
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Dude Ranch Trail Ride
Children's Camp Accident
Reading the Appellate Opinions
A Barrel Racing Case
Give Us Your Opinion
The Draft Horse
The No Good, No Duty Defense
The Release of Liability--Educating the Lawyer
Why a Loose Cinch Is Not an Inherent Risk
Large Lesson Barns Can Be Management
A Runaway Pony
Multi-Use Facilities Revisited
The Effect of Altering the Equine Activity -- The Altered Risk Level
Will the Remedy Cost More than the Problem Itself is Worth?