Equine Law

Equine Law - Lawyer For Horses

Equine Law - Lawyer For Horses

What Is Equine Law?

Equine Law is a specific area of law which focuses strictly on all matters relating to horses.  This can include all horse facilities, organizations, businesses, activities, charities and business transactions including purchases and sales.

Whether you are involved with horses professionally or as a hobby, you can rely on Hummingbird Lawyers LLP to assist you with all your equine-related legal needs, from advice to negotiation, through litigation if necessary.

Our team of professionals represent both plaintiffs and defendants in all types of horse-related equine Law – Lawyer For Horses business transactions and disputes. We’re happy to take you through every step of your journey.  From the start-up phase and beyond, Hummingbird Lawyers LLP is here to be your strategic partner and legal supporter.

Business Services

At Hummingbird Lawyers LLP, we advise clients on Equine business start-up services such as the following:

If you’re looking to start up a business and not sure where to begin, let us help advise, educate and guide you. We can help to ensure that your business is off to the best start possible, and avoid potential pitfalls which can lead to costly situations down the road.

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Contract Drafting and Negotiation

As experienced and skilled negotiators, we’re here to help you with the preparation of contracts and agreements to ensure that the agreements best represent and protect your needs and your rights.

We specialize in drafting and negotiating the following documents:

    • Purchase/Sale Agreements for Equestrian Properties
    • Real Estate Lease Agreements
    • Horse Ownership Agreements
    • Loan Agreements
    • Employment Contracts
    • Boarding and Training Related Contracts
    • Co-Ownership/Syndication Agreements
    • Breeding Related Contracts
    • Horse Purchase/Sale Contracts
  • Horse Leasing Contracts

Dispute Resolution and Litigation

At Hummingbird Lawyers LLP, we firmly believe in dispute resolution and negotiation is the first step whenever a dispute arises.  In the event that a reasonable and equitable resolution cannot be achieved without the involvement of the courts, then we are prepared to take your matter as far as necessary to ensure that you are best represented. Our litigation team isn’t afraid of a fight if that is our only remaining option.

Our areas of speciality include:

  • Horse Ownership Disputes
  • Purchase/Sale of a Lame/Ill Horse
  • Loan Collection
  • Landlord/ Tenant Issues
  • Liens
  • Defending Nuisance Complaints
  • Disagreements with Neighbors
  • Dealing with Government Agencies
  • Veterinary Negligence
  • Trainer Negligence
  • Negligence which results in injury
  • Nonpayment of Boarding/Training Fees
  • Defamation
  • Employment-Related Disputes
  • Horse Welfare Disputes

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Alicia Gale Windsor who heads up our Equine legal team is not only a capable lawyer but a knowledgeable horsewoman. Alicia started her riding career at age 8 in Ocala, Florida where she was born and raised. Please visit Alicia’s bio for more information on her qualifications.

If you’re looking for skilled and experienced lawyers in Vaughan or lawyers in Toronto, Hummingbird Lawyers LLP has offices at each location for your convenience.

When you hire Hummingbird Lawyers LLP for your equine legal needs, not only are you receiving top-quality legal services, but you’re receiving the added benefit of someone who is knowledgeable and passionate about the horse industry.

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    Alicia is an Associate Lawyer with Hummingbird Lawyers Civil Litigation practice. A native of Ocala, Florida, known as the Horse Capital of the World, Alicia has been an avid equestrian since the age of 8. She has owned, ridden and shown hunter/jumper horses for much of her life.

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