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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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KRYSTAL ZUFELT, Plaintiff, v. ASHLEY OLLES, a/k/a ASHLEY C. BUSTER, AMANDA O’BRIEN, a/k/a AMANDA C. BUSTER and AMANDA BUSTER O’BRIEN, dba VALLEY VIEW RANCH, Defendants.

A suit alleges Amanda O'Brien of Valley View Ranch, in Texas, acted as the plaintiff's horse sales agent for two American Quarter Horses, but refuses to turn the sales funds over. Click to view the documents in the cas...
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Selling Your Horse On Trial? 5 Provisions for a Horse Sale & Trial Agreement

Selling Your Horse On Trial? 5 Provisions for a Horse Sale & Trial Agreement

Before you send your sale horse out on a trial, consider the potential legalities and how you can best protect yourself....
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CHRISTINA WELTZ, Plaintiff, v. STONY HILL STABLES, INC., ELIZABETH HOTCHKISS, AISHA ALI-DUYCK, Defendants.

Horse trainer Aisha Ali-Duyck, now of Oregon, is accused of selling a former client in New York a jumper with shivers for $130,000. She allegedly told the plaintiff the horse was suitable to compete at the Winter Equest...
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ANN S. REILLY Plaintiff v. Jennifer Brinkley and Jules Nyssen, Defendants.

North Carolina dressage trainer Jules Nyssen is being sued in federal court for more than $250,000 after he allegedly misrepresented a Dutch Warmblood when acting as his client's buyer's agent....
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MARIA CHUNGUNCO, Plaintiff, v. KIMBERLY STEWART and HOPE BATCHELOR, DVM., Defendants.

The owner of the coveted show pony, Spellbound, has filed suit against her child's former hunter/jumper trainer, Kim Stewart and veterinarian Hope Batchelor, DVM in Florida. The allegations include fraud and profession...
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Florida Horse Sales: Do You Know the Law?

Florida Horse Sales: Do You Know the Law?

Florida offers horse buyers additional protections when it comes to purchasing an equine. Do you know what a bill of sale must include in Florida? Do you know what information must be disclosed about the sale horse in Flo...
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Naamah M. Troutman, Plaintiff vs Melissa Thurston Briski, Defendant.

Naamah Troutman brought a civil claim against Melissa Thurston Briski alleging the defendant drugged a horse she attempted to sell her....
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Overcoming Consignment Horse Challenges

Overcoming Consignment Horse Challenges

Selling a horse is a dreaded experience for some riders who don’t have the required resources to get the job done on their own. Consignment farms can be a solution, although like anything else, not all are created equal....
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LISA WILLIAMSON Plaintiff/Appellant v. LAKE COUNTY SHERIFF MARK C. CURRAN, JR., ET AL. Defendants/Appellees.

A court's decision is appealed after a judge dismisses Lisa Williamson's suit. The original suit was brought after a horse trainer is unable to get a sale horse back from Lance Williamson Stables. The police get involved...
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Cesar Parra Pursued by Partner

NJ Appellate Ruling Affirms Importance of Contract Terms

The Georgia woman suing dressage trainer Cesar Parra for fraud, and other issues, may not get her day in court. A New Jersey Appellate Court reversed a lower court’s decision Monday....
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CHARLOTTE SCHICKEDANZ and GALTEN FARMS LTD, Plaintiffs, vs. DARREN CHIACCHIA, LISA MARONG and INDEPENDENCE FARM LLC, Defendants.

Charlotte Schickedanz and Galten Farms have filed suit in Marion County against event horse trainer and former Olympian Darren Chiacchia alleging he did not pay her the sales proceeds for horses she bred and he agreed t...
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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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PIAFFE PERFORMANCE, INC., and APEX STABLES, INC., Plaintiffs vs. EVERGLADES DRESSAGE, LLC, Defendant.

Dressage trainer Cesar Parra filed suit alleging he had not received all of $650K from the sale of the horse Don Ulrik. Everglades Dressage counter sued alleging the horse had a neck injury and misrepresented the horse's...
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IRMA RUBESA, PLAINTIFF, v. BULL RUN JUMPERS, LLC, AN ILLINOIS LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, DEFENDANT.

An amateur show jumping rider purchased a jumper for $235,000 then sued the seller, Bull Run Jumpers, alleging misrepresentation and fraud. Read the court's opinion in the case and find information on how to protect yours...
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BPA EQUINE INVESTMENTS, L.L.C., et al vs. MICHAEL J. McCORMICK dba MTM Farm et al.

A lawsuit accuses Texas horse trainer Mike McCormick of MTM Farm of selling his clients horse for $155,000 when they believed the horse was sold for $80,000. The client alleges they paid all of the horse's expenses whil...
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Douglas Wheeler v. Christina Bishop

The plaintiff alleges that he relied on defendant, who is a hunter/jumper trainer, prior to purchasing what was known by defendant to be a horse with issues for $175,000....
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JOHN R. NEAL AND LEA A. NEAL, PLAINTIFFS-APPELLEES, v. SJEF JANSSEN, DEFENDANT-APPELLANT.

The plaintiffs learned that the buyer had actually paid the defendant $480,000 for the dressage horse. Plaintiffs brought an action against defendant for breach of fiduciary duty and fraud....
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Christene L. Fancher v. Alta Benson and Jane Savoie.

Defendant Alta Benson of Georgia employed dressage trainer Jane Savoie of Vermont, as her agent to sell her mare with a known heart condition. Savoie told the Plaintiff that she had a horse that was not yet really "fit"...
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