Kentucky is the horse capital of the world, and at McBrayer, we are experienced in handling every aspect of the unique issues that equine law presents. Our attorneys represent major horse farms, owners and breeders, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, sale companies, bloodstock agents, breeding and racing syndicates, sport horse owners, sport horse associations, and numerous other individuals and institutions associated with the equine industry on a national and international level.
Equine law is held in especially high esteem at our firm because many of our attorneys not only practice equine law, but they participate in the equine industry on a personal level as race horse owners, breeders, sport horse owners and participants, and farm owners. These industry ties give McBrayer the unique firsthand knowledge necessary to provide clients with the finest and most comprehensive representation available.
McBrayer offers representation in equine law issues relating to:
- Stallion sales and syndication
- Partnership formation
- Equine litigation
- Administrative law
- Marketing and advertising
If you are considering to purchase a horse or need advice on any aspect of the equine business, contact the experienced legal team at McBrayer. With offices in Lexington, Louisville, Greenup, and Ashland, and a government relations office in Frankfort, we serve clients throughout Kentucky and the United States.
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Who We Serve
McBrayer lawyers serve a wide range of major breeding, boarding and racing farms and ranches and agricultural businesses across the country and internationally. McBrayer's clients include farm and ranch owners and operators, cattlemen and livestock and crop producers, breeders and trainers, bloodstock agents and consignors, and veterinarians. McBrayer lawyers also serve as outside legal counsel to state and local equine and agricultural agencies.
McBrayer provides comprehensive transaction and litigation services for its equine clients, including preparation of agreements for farm and ranch leases and sales, stallion syndications, racing and breeding partnerships, southern and northern hemisphere stallion leases, sales and purchases, co-ownerships, foal sharing agreements, mare leases, sales agency agreements, and advice on farm and ranch management, insurance coverage issues and financing matters. McBrayer provides representation for its equine clients in litigation in state and federal courts, in administrative proceedings and in arbitration proceedings.