Rein In Your Herd Podcast Appearance

I had a great time talking with Laura and April over at Rein In Your Herd Podcast. On Episode 36, Legal Considerations for Horse Businesses with Jo Belasco, We discussed trademarks, liability, and business formation – all for equine businesses. Take a listen, and be sure to check out their other podcasts! Thanks Laura and April for having me on the show! Read More

Equine Business Consulting

When it comes to horses, you know that you can’t do everything yourself.  You rely on other professionals, such as vets and farriers and trainers, to help you and your horses be the best you can be.  The same should be true when it comes to equine business matters, but it can be hard to find someone who understands the unique challenges of the equine industry. I provide you with outstanding equine business consulting because I have the right combination of business and equine industry knowledge. As an attorney who has spent almost two decades working as a horse professional,

COVID19 Legal Issues for the Horse Community

Click HERE for the free e-book. Are you concerned about the legal issues surrounding COVID19 and your horse business or personal horses? I have written an e-book entitled “Horse People, Don’t Panic: COVID19 Legal Issues for the Horse Community.” It’s a free PDF download, and you are encouraged to share it in its entirety and let others know they can download it here. You will learn about legal issues concerning liability, horse care if you get sick, equine estate planning, and contracts during these difficult times. This is an educational service of Windhorse Legal, PLLC, and does not constitute legal Read More

Brand Your Company

You know that the reputation of your business can mean the difference because success and failure. In this blog entry, I am going to explain how registering your trademark is an important way to protect your professional reputation. If you don’t protect your brand, someone can use your name, logo, or slogan, and you can’t stop them. Someone could also use your name, logo, or slogan and hurt your business by doing disreputable business. Two Trainers, One Stolen Logo I once knew someone – we’ll call her Sally – who moved cross country after riding with a trainer – we’ll Read More

Nonprofit Property Purchase

Depending on your mission, you may have a nonprofit that needs property to run its programs. For example, if you are a horse nonprofit, you invariably run into the issue of where to hold your programs. Having horses means there is a need for land to house those horses as well as having a safe, secure place where you can run programs with them. I have seen several scenarios where equine nonprofits have leased property and then run into difficulty when the lease ends. I have read Facebook posts from horse nonprofit leaders desperately seeking land for horses that need Read More