LAND, PLANNING AND PROPERTY

Our land and legal page covers everything you need to know from insurance, equine related injury, to property news, all written by experts in their field. If you have a question for our team email us info@eventingworldwide.com

HorseSolicitor.com – Dealing with untraced driver claims

In her second informative article for EWW Horse Solicitor Hanna Campbell talks about riding injury resulting from an untraced driver and how to make a claim if you are injured. If you have an equine accident related question for Hanna please email us at  hello@eventingworldwide.com At HorseSolicitor we are passionate about increasing access to justice for injured riders and one of the ways that we do this is through education. It is a common misconception that it is not possible to pursue a claim for injury if the driver responsible ... Read More

PETPLAN EQUINE QUIZ REVEALS RESPONSIBLE RIDERS

According to early results of a Responsible Riders  quiz www.petplanequine.co.uk/responsibleriders being conducted by specialist equine insurer Petplan Equine, UK horse owners and riders are, principally, a responsible lot. Respondents to the quiz in most instances chose the most conscientious answer demonstrating a high level ofunderstanding about what is important when it comes to their horses’ health and wellbeing. But that’s not to say they always get it all right all of the time as the results - some of which are surprising - show. Petplan Equine, one of the UK’s leading specialist equine insurance providers, has been providing cover for horses ... Read More

WELCOME TO HORSESOLICITOR OUR RESIDENT EQUINE LAW FIRM.

HorseSolicitor was founded with a view to increasing access to justice for injured horse riders. There was a gap in the market for an equine law firm specialising in personal injury and road traffic accident claims. Equine law is a specialist field and riders’ needs were not being met by firms that were not devoted to the area and whose lawyers had no understanding of horse behaviour. Through combining my passion for horses with my love of the law, HorseSolicitor, has grown to 6 lawyers and is at the forefront of equine accident and injury law in the UK. In addition ... Read More

WHAT TO DO IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT

At HorseSolicitor, as specialist equine lawyers, we deal in a variety of horse related accident injury claims. The majority of the hacking related injury claims arise as a result of road traffic accidents (including hit and run untraced claims), dogs that fail to respond to recall, or scrambler bikes off-roading. In all of the above mentioned hacking cases, the below steps should be taken immediately following the accident, to provide the rider with the best prospects of pursuing a successful claim for injury and any associated financial losses. - It goes without saying but in case of serious injury then someone needs ... Read More

BEN WAY’S EWW Equestrian Property Market Update

Butler Sherborn is a regional firm based in around the Cotswolds, with offices in Cirencester, Burford, Stow on the Wold, Oxford and Wantage. The area we cover is hugely desirable for event riders with the great communication links free draining soils and proximity to events and training centres.  Demand from people looking to buy and rent equestrian property can, in most cases, be split into two parts. Firstly there are those looking to keep horses for pleasure, and then there are those professionals looking for a property in order to run a commercial equestrian business. Interestingly, we experience greater demand from those ... Read More

FIVE WAYS TO ADD VALUE TO AN EQUESTRIAN PROPERTY

Louise Elliott, Associate Director with Savills looks at how equestrian property owners can add value to their properties. Since 2008, property markets have been recovering but at different rates, whilst some property owners have seen record growth in their areas, others are wondering how their property is still worth less than it was at the peak, in 2007. That said, whatever position you are in, as a property owner, you will always be thinking of ways to add value to your house or yard. Owners often ask me if their investment into equestrian facilities ... Read More

PET PLAN – TRY BEFORE YOU BUY

In their first article for EWW as part of a new series Petplan Equine talk about their unique ‘try before you buy’ scheme. If you have any equine related insurance questions you would like to ask Petplan please email jess@eventingworldwide.com with Petplan Question as the subject. ‘Try before you buy’  The eventing season is well underway, a sport that engages all ages and levels, but have you stopped to check you have adequate insurance in place to cover you in case of injury to your horse, yourself or a third ... Read More