Bringing and defending equine claims

Disputes relating to horses can be expensive, protracted and often result in irreparable damage to personal relationships.

However, if legal assistance is sought at an early stage, disputes can often be resolved amicably and before matters escalate.

Disputes relating to horses

Our lawyers provide sensible, cost effective and commercial advice on the different options available to you to resolve your dispute. From the outset we will explain, as far as possible, the cost of each option so that you are not left with any nasty surprises.

The sorts of disputes that we regularly deal with are as follows:

  • Horse purchase and auction disputes
  • Assisting buyers who purchase a horse sold with an injury
  • Resolving disputes that arise between joint owners of horses, or between owners and trainers
  • Obtaining injunctions for clients to prevent one party from acting in a certain way e.g. removing a horse from its stables
  • Professional negligence claims against vets, trainers, farriers etc.
  • Employee disputes
  • Sale of goods disputes, for example relating to the sale or purchase of equine equipment or equine vehicles
  • Personal injury claims of any type, such as relating to riding accidents or other types of work related injuries
  • Equine contract disputes
  • Insurance disputes
  • Debt recovery
  • Regulatory disputes for example, actions brought under the Animal Act 1971, defending claims brought by the Health & Safety Executive & actions brought by the British Horseracing Authority
  • Slander and liable claims

Why choose Furley Page for horse disputes

We have extensive experience in advising clients on the varied and specialist disputes that arise in relation to horses.

We understand that the law and legal issues can seem complex and we do all we can to explain them to you in a straightforward and down to earth way.

How can we help you

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0333 331 9877

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Key Contacts

Deborah Geering

Senior Associate