March 1st, 2017

Plan on attending this “Best of the Best” Conference scheduled March 18-19! Truly phenomenal speakers have been lined up to take part in this one-of-a-kind event. Experts will conduct sessions on veterinary care, dentistry, equine behavior, training, nutrition, pasture management, and more. (more…)

Care, Custody or Control: Horse Trailer Safety

February 23rd, 2017

We have published numerous blogs on disaster preparedness, accident prevention in and around the stable, on maintaining a healthy, safe environment for the horses in your care and for the people who visit your property. In addition, we must not overlook the importance of safety in trailering horses in your care. Insurance for the peril of transporting non-owned horses can be included in the *Care, Custody or Control (CCC) policy endorsement. (more…)

Equine Insurance: Carrier Ratings

February 14th, 2017

When you are seeking equine insurance, an agency’s product knowledge, experience and prompt personal service will no doubt rank at the top of your priorities. This is also where trust enters the equation. (more…)

Equine Insurance – Liability

February 2nd, 2017

Protective Headgear – Helmet Use Saves Lives
From an insurance standpoint, company underwriters may decline an application for commercial equine liability insurance if instructors do not require students under the age of 18 to wear a helmet when riding (or driving) a horse. (more…)

Horse Show Liability Insurance

January 26th, 2017

Horse Show Season!

Many organizations all over the country are now preparing for the 2017 horse show season. You are looking forward to your first competition! For show managers and show committees, it also means paying attention to horse show insurance requirements. (more…)

Farmowners Insurance: Snow/Ice Damage

January 12th, 2017

Most famowners insurance policies cover damage to the home and contents resulting from broken pipes due to freezing. Coverage is provided on what is commonly referred to as an all-risks type of policy. Damage due to ice and snow is also covered. So if there is roof damage due to the weight of snow or if an “ice dam” causes roof leakage, these perils are covered.

Be aware, however, that these perils are usually not covered on your scheduled farm barns, buildings and structures unless you choose to (more…)

Farmowners Insurance: Valuable Articles

January 6th, 2017

Alert! Will your farmowners insurance policy cover the high value gifts that you may have received during the Christmas holidays? If your home is burglarized, damaged or destroyed, are these gifts covered under your policy? It depends. (more…)

New Year Resolutions for Equestrians

December 30th, 2016

Are you determined to make and not break your 2017 New Year’s resolutions? If you are like so many, the good intentions often fade away as the year progresses. There are some things on your list, however, that should not be ignored! You do have a list, don’t you? And topping the list let it be resolved that you will: (more…)

Happy Holidays From Blue Bridle

December 22nd, 2016

All of us at Blue Bridle join in wishing the equestrian community a Very Merry Christmas, a Happy Holiday Season and a New Year filled with Peace, Joy and Prosperity! No matter how we celebrate the holidays, it is a time for sharing, not just the gifts we exchange, but the warmth of our relationships with family and friends. Stay safe and enjoy!

Note: The Blue Bridle office will be closed at noon on Friday December 23rd, through December 26th and on noon December 30th, through January 2nd. As always, you can access our contact information on this website. In the event of a claim, and you need to speak to an adjustor, the carrier’s contact phone numbers can be found on our website’s Claims page.

Farmowners Insurance: Holiday Fire Safety Tips

December 15th, 2016

Home_Fire_SafetyThe holiday season directs our attention to the hazards we face in our homes as fires are more apt to occur in the winter. Christmas and New Years Day are the most dangerous times of the year for household fires. Property loss and the number of fatalities soar. We addressed this in previous blogs but it bears repeating. What can you do to reduce the risk of a tragic loss? (more…)