Free lease – what should you expect?

A “free lease” describes an arrangement where a horse owner “leases” all (or part) of their horse to someone who helps cover their expenses. For example, if you do a half lease, the person leasing the horse pays half the board, farrier and other expenses in exchange for riding three days per week; a full […]

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Get it in Writing! The Importance of Contracts

Every few weeks I read about an equine-related transaction gone wrong: someone free leases their horse and later finds the horse (and the lessee) is gone with no forwarding address; a leased horse is injured requiring thousands of dollars in vet bills and several months of layup and the lessee wants to return it; someone […]

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