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8 Pre-Purchase Exam Tips Before Buying a Horse

8 Pre-Purchase Exam Tips Before Buying a Horse

The prospective buyer should ensure that the vet selected to perform the exam is free from any conflicts of interest and/or undue influence and it will be an “independent examination”. If there are affiliations, those s...
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Lawsuit: Jules Nyssen Sells Client Rogue Horse Posed as Dressage Investment

Lawsuit: Jules Nyssen Sells Client Rogue Horse Posed as Dressage Investment

North Carolina dressage trainer Jules Nyssen is accused of selling his client a dangerous and unrideable mount instead of the investment horse she thought she purchased. Plaintiff Ann Reilly, Ph.D. is seeking monetary d...
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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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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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Kim Stewart is Spellbound

Kim Stewart is Spellbound

Fliers littered the 2014 Pony Finals announcing the sale of the highly sought after pony, Spellbound, at public auction by Kimberly Stewart of Glennwillow Farm Inc....
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GLENWILLOW, INC. v. MARIA CHUNGUNCO

A billing dispute with her child’s trainer, Kimberly Stewart of Glenwillow Farm, Inc. in Maryland has turned into a horse owner’s nightmare. Maria Chungunco’s highly sought after pony, Spellbound, is scheduled to ...
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SUSAN RACHAEL STEIN, Plaintiff, vs. LEFT BANK EQUINE, INC., JAMES BELDEN, DVM, DARREN GRAZIANO dba DG VENTURE, Defendants.

Susan Stein sued Dr. James Belden and show jumper trainer Darren Graziano after the $200K jumper she bought wasn't as described or vetted....
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Heritage Farm Motion to Dismiss Denied in Alleged Pony Sale Cover-Up

Heritage Farm Motion to Dismiss Denied in Alleged Pony Sale Cover-Up

Barbara Tichner-Dildabanian can file a separate lawsuit against the sellers, Bibby Farmer, Lane Change Farm, Larry Glefke and Kelley Farmer in Florida, for their failure to disclose, since the sales transaction took p...
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How to Buy a Horse and Not Get Taken for a Ride

How to Buy a Horse and Not Get Taken for a Ride

A lawsuit filed against Heritage Farm in New York alleges the stable and co-defendants, who were working on a pony mom's behalf, withheld key info. The $325K claim is a good reminder that equine sales agents have a duty ...
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BARBARA TICHNER, Plaintiff, -against- GOLDENS BRIDGE INC. d/b/a HERITAGE FARM, PATRICIA GRIFFITH and CHRISTOPHER B. MILLER, DVM. P.C., Defendants.

Pony mom Barbara Tichner-Dildabanian alleges the defendants withheld key information from a pre-purchase exam. She is suing Heritage Farm, which is owned by Andre Dignelli, their former trainer, Patricia Griffith, and ...
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Pony Mom Sues Heritage Farm for Alleged Pre-Purchase Cover Up

Pony Mom Sues Heritage Farm for Alleged Pre-Purchase Cover Up

Andre Dignelli’s Heritage Farm may produce national hunter and equitation champions, but a lawsuit filed last week calls into question the stable’s sales methods regarding a pony for sale....
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ANDRONICKI MICHELLE SHAH, Plaintiff, vs. VALERIE RENIHAN and MELINDA (MINDY) DARST, Defendants.

Pony trainer Mindy Darst and another top hunter jumper trainer, Val Renihan are being sued for allegedly making fraudulent claims, through their agent, Sarah Doyle, in order to sell a lesser pony for $100,000 at the 2011...
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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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