It was a wonderful relationship while it lasted. Now it’s time to leave. But what are your legal rights regarding leaving a stable, breaking a horse lease, or switching trainers? Sayonara Stable A stable’s primary obligation is to provide your horse with a reasonable standard of care, which is considered to be that which an ordinary and reasonable person would take toward the care of their own horse. Your primary obligation when boarding your horse at a stable is to pay the stable’s boarding fee. Your failure or refusal to pay this fee will likely result in the stable placing a statutory lien on your horse pursuant to the Innkeepers Act. In addition to paying your boarding fees, many stables will likely require you to have liability insurance for yourself and may require extended coverage to the stable. Some stables may even have their own list of rules and regulations…
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