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Gina Gregory Law Offices _ CA AG Case Scam Charities

$8+ Million Verdict Against Gregory Family for Horse Rescue Scam Charities: California AG

California's top attorney announced a jury verdict of almost $8.8 million in favor of the state against equestrian turned lawyer Gina D. Gregory and her immediate family for scam charities. It comes after they fraudulentl...
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5 Considerations before Filing Equine Lawsuit

Before Filing an Equine Lawsuit: Ask Yourself These 5 Things

Anyone can file a lawsuit. The question is can you file an equine lawsuit, win, and collect? If you're thinking about taking your equine law case to the courthouse, you need to ask yourself an important question. Does my e...
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6 Considerations of a Lease-to-Buy Horse Sales Agreement

6 Considerations of a Lease-to-Buy Horse Sales Agreement

Lease-to-purchase horse contract tips. Make sure your lease-to-buy or installment equine sales agreement may is a “win-win” situation for both the horse buyer and seller....
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The Truth: Horse Sales and Undisclosed Commissions

The Truth: Horse Sales and Undisclosed Commissions

In 1997, the Neal family engaged internationally known dressage trainer Sjef Janssen to sell their horse. Janssen told the Neals that he could only get $312,000 for Aristocrat, but unbeknownst to the Neals, Janssen actu...
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Equine Sales Contract Essentials

Equine Sales Contract Essentials

The horse industry is often a handshake business, and even high-end horses are often purchased and sold without the benefit of a contract. What is essential in an equine sales contract to protect yourself?...
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Norsire Farm Owner Vindicated by Court

UPDATE: Ebersole v. Kline-Perry et al

Horse breeder Bridget Kline-Perry of Norsire Farms owes just a quarter of the $60,000 judgment entered against her for statements she made against Russell Ebersole, a Virginia dog trainer she accused of being abusive, a...
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FEI, Global Champions League End Legal Battle

Global Champions League FEI-Series The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) and the Global Champions League (GCL) reach an accord after a hard-fought legal battle. FEI, GCL and the Longines Globa...
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Archie Cox Challenges USEF’s GABA Science in Court

Archie Cox Challenges USEF’s GABA Science in Court

California hunter/jumper trainer Archibald (Archie) Cox, III, of Brookway Stables, and horse owner Meredith Mateo are challenging USEF's GABA science in a New York court....
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FEI Vet Sued for Allegedly Withholding Horses’ Records

FEI Vet Sued for Allegedly Withholding Horses’ Records

A Georgia couple has filed suit against Dr. Greg Staller alleging the New Jersey veterinarian failed to provide them with their horses’ vet records for more than 6 months. The plaintiffs are asking the court for injunc...
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A Taxing Question: What Deductions Can You Take for Your Horse Hobbies and Businesses?

A Taxing Question: Your Horse Hobby and Business Deductions

Before taking those horse hobby expenses as deductions, you may want to consider the following factors, (since the Internal Revenue Service does) to determine whether your deductions will withstand scrutiny later....
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USEF's 12 Hour Rule Takes Effect December 1

Understanding Care, Custody or Control Insurance in Equine Industry

A review of certain master policies reveals that care, custody or control (“CCC”) is expressly excluded from coverage. Further, CCC policies only cover damage to the horse and not damage to third parties....
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You're not alone if you've been the victim of horse sales fraud.

Decoding Horse Sales Fraud

The scenario is repeated all too-often in the equine industry. A private individual or entity purchases one or more horses, only to find later the horse has some sort of veterinary or behavioral defect that was not disclose...
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Why your horse business' llc may not protect your personal liability across state lines

LLCs: Considerations when Doing Horse Business Out-of-State

In the highly transient equine industry, many create and utilize limited liability company (LLC) entities in their home state. What happens to the protections and advantages of your LLC, formed in one state, when you con...
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Cesar Parra Pursued by Partner

Feature Story: Pursuit of Parra

The Morgans found one of the most difficult things about the suit was pursuing Cesar Parra’s associates, including Dr. Greg Staller, DVM in New Jersey. In Germany, the couple sued Arnd Eben and Mathieu Beckman in ...
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Florida Horse Trainer Charged with Giving Minors Alcohol prior to Accident

Child's Riding Injury Stems from Alcohol, Horse Trainer's Negligence: Suit

A thirteen-year-old horseback rider's injuries were allegedly caused by a Florida equine professional's negligence involving horses and alcohol, according to a recently filed lawsuit. Horse trainer and riding instructor Gi...
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USEF Back to Court for Drug and Medication Policy

USEF Back to Court for Drug and Medication Policy

The United States Equestrian Federation is facing an administrative hearing arising out of the association's anti-doping provision for therapeutic substances. Petitioners connected to the hunter/jumper mare Fonteyn, are ...
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No Penalty for Equestrians Competing in Global Champions League

No Penalty for Equestrians Competing in Global Champions League

The Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) is now in compliance with provisional measures imposed on the governing body of international equestrian sports. The FEI's exclusivity clause is no longer in effect and the ...
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Legislators voted to temporarily repeal the state veterinarian rule requiring a vet license in order to offer equine massage services.

Tennessee Legislation Allows Equine Massage Therapists to Work Legally

Tennessee law now allows equine massage therapists to massage their customer's horses without a veterinarian license....
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Absolute Insurer Rule for Trainers Unconstitutional: Kentucky Court

Absolute Insurer Rule for Trainers Unconstitutional: Kentucky Court

A Kentucky court finds that the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission's absolute insurer rule for trainers is unconstitutional. The totality of the ruling could impact future drug and medication guidelines and due process fo...
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Donor Rights and Horse Rescues

Donor Rights and Horse Rescues

Fundraising is an activity and established profession guided by standards of conduct, and is regulated by state and federal law. When donating your gift to a equine rescue or any horse charity you have rights, do you know w...
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