Catherine Willson

Articles by Catherine Willson - 8 results

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Equine Ownership

Animal Welfare – Legislation in Canada

Catherine Willson reviews the animal welfare legislation in Canada.

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Law

What You Should Know When Buying a Horse

This article gives readers advice when it comes to buying a horse, explaining what a pre-purchase exam is and anything else buyers may need to know.

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Law

The Law and Wills: Over My Dead Body

Without a will, the laws on “intestate succession” will apply and the court will be required to choose an administrator for your estate.

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Law

Farm Employees and the Law

Many stable operations hire barn staff in the form of casual help to maintain and operate the barn, care for the horses, give riding lessons, and more.

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Law

Horses & Dogs and the Law

How courts apportion liability in situations where dogs and horses interact negatively

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Law

The Legalities of Leasing

Leasing a horse gives individuals an opportunity to enjoy all the pleasures of riding without the responsibility of ownership.

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Farm Management

Blueprint for Disaster: Construction Law

From holdbacks to owner liability, knowing the ins and outs of construction law can mean the difference between a successful project or a nightmare.

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Equine Ownership

Exit Strategies

What are your legal rights regarding leaving a stable, breaking a horse lease, or switching trainers? Keep reading to find out.