Kjirsten Lee

Kjirsten Lee

Equine Law: Pony Rides For All! (After You Sign A Release)

Warmer weather means the possibility of sharing your horses with friends and family — but regardless of a rider’s relationship to you, a release form is still important. Kjirsten Lee explains why.

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Equine Law: The Clone Wars

Our equine law columnist, attorney Kjirsten Lee, reports on the legal questions arising from the growing world of equine cloning, specifically focusing on a 2012 AQHA lawsuit.

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Equine Law: Jet-Setters of the Equine World

Curious about international travel with your horse? Equine law columnist Kjirsten Lee highlights all of the fascinating legal facts about flying first class with your equine friend.

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Equine Law: Keeping Your Barn ‘Stable’ With Rules

Contrary to popular belief, barn rules don’t exist to try to take all the fun out of riding, but to keep horses and humans safe. Kjirsten Lee details the what, why and how of barn rules.

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Equine Law: Protection When You’re Out of Town

A lot of us might ask a friend to keep their horse in work while they’re traveling for work or on vacation — are you taking the best steps to make sure you’re legally protected in case something goes wrong?

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Equine Law: Never Look a Gift Horse In The Mouth

Actually, do. Kjirsten Lee explains.

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Equine Law: Transferring Ownership Is More Than Just a Bill of Sale

Kjirsten Lee, HN’s equine law columnist, outlines the ownership transfer process for a few of the major breed and show organizations — it’s not as simple as just a bill of sale!

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Equine Law: Agricultural or Stablemen’s Liens, or ‘My Barn Owner Can’t Sell My Horse … Right?’

Our equine law columnist Kjirsten Lee brings us the scoop on the agricultural or stablemen’s lien, detailing in what circumstances a horse becomes collateral for unpaid board or other fees.

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Equine Law: Donating Your Horse To a College Program

Kjirsten Lee breaks down the process.

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Equine Law: Power of Attorney for the College Rider

Kjirsten Lee, HN’s equine law columnist, details why a Power of Attorney is a critical consideration for parents of college-bound riders.

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Equine Law: When & Why Do You Need a Contract?

In an industry in which a firm handshake is still often the norm for doing business, equine law attorney Kjirsten Lee outlines exactly when and why a written contract is a good idea!

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Equine Law: Considerations for Lease Agreements

Equine law attorney Kjirsten Lee describes the lease agreement as “more of a work of art than a legal document” — and details here some of the many considerations when creating such a document.

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Equine Law: Presenting the Liability Release

Equine attorney Kjirsten Lee explains why presentation is as key as content.

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Equine Law: Sales Agreements for Special Cases

Each horse is as unique as the person buying or selling him — so what do you do with a sales contract for horses with special considerations? Equine attorney Kjirsten Lee explains.

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Kjirsten Lee

Equine Law: Horses & Divorce

No one ever plans to have a divorce — but when there are horses in the picture, it may not be a bad idea to plan ahead. Equine attorney Kjirsten Lee describes why.

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Equine Law: 5 Reasons to Perform a Legal Audit

Tax season is fully upon us! This is a great time of year for a legal audit of your horse business — equine lawyer Kjirsten Lee explains five good reasons why.

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Equine Law: Insurance for Horse Owners

A basic guide for liability, medical and mortality policies.

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Equine Law: 2016 Vaccine Requirements

Kjirsten Lee, both a lawyer specializing in equine law and a horse owner/competitor, introduces the new 2016 changes in vaccine requirements. Keep on top of the new rules!

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Equine Law: Basic Wills for Horse People

It’s never too early to start planning for the future, and the new year is a good time to start looking forward. Kjirsten Lee, J.D. has some legal advice for horse and equine business owners regarding estate plans.

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Equine Law: Considerations Before Hitting the Trail

Autumn is a great season for trail riding! Before you saddle up, however, there are a few considerations to keep in mind for your physical and legal safety. Kjirsten Lee, J.D. offers some advice.

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Equine Law: 2015 Legislative Update

Kjirsten Lee, J.D. breaks down two equine-related bills currently in Congress to help us stay up to date.

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Equine Law: ‘Buying & Selling,’ Equestrian Edition

When it comes to selling horses both the buyer and the seller have certain legal rights and duties. Do you know what they are? Attorney Kjirsten Lee, J.D. gives it to us straight.

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Equine Law: Liability & Employment

What’s the difference between an employee and an independent contractor and, when it comes to liability, why is it an important distinction? Attorney Kjirsten Lee, J.D. explains.

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Equine Law: Dogs and Horses

What happens if a dog comes after your horse in the pasture? Kjirsten Lee, J.D. offers advice from a legal perspective.

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