Even though there’s no current evidence COVID-19 is a direct threat to horses, as a concerned horse owner or professional you’re still probably wondering what you can do to care for your horses and your business during this uncertain timeThat’s why we’ve put together an easy-access page of resources for horse owners, caretakers, and equine-care professionals so you can arm yourself with the information you need to keep yourself, your animals, and your employees safe. Consider this your one-stop shop for everything relating to COVID-19’s impact on your equestrian lifestyle! 

Business and Economics 

An AAEP resource specifically for veterinarians, this page shows you how to avoid COVID-19-related business scams, business continuity tips, and how you can make telemedicine work for your practice during the pandemic and beyond.

Caring For Your Horse During COVID-19

A product of the Florida Department of Agriculture, this page outlines feeding and preparedness planning in case you become ill, essential care information to relay to caretakers, and disinfection protocols. It also contains information for veterinarians on how to keep equine facilities safe for clients, animals, and personnel. 

Staff and Client Safety

Geared towards veterinarians and horse owners with large operations, this page maintained by the American Association of Equine Practitioners is a treasure trove of information detailing coronavirus barn safety, how to keep client interactions safe, recommendations for ambulatory practitioners, and much much more.

COVID-19 and Animals

Another product of the AAEP, this page is a wealth of information about the virus that causes COVID-19 and how it interacts with animal populations. This is important information for all animal owners, as well as animal health professionals who may receive concerned inquiries from clients.

COVID-19 Financial Assistance Options For Horse Owners and Horse Businesses

This is a very important video for horse owners and equine professionals. Part of a webinar series hosted by Extension Horse, a collaboration of several land-grant universities, this video details how the CARES Act applies to horse owners and how horse operations can receive financial assistance during the pandemic.

As advocates to the Horse Capital of the World™, our agents know exactly what it means to Love Where They Live– we are owners, breeders, and equestrians ourselves.  And with even more safety procedures in place, we are here to help you buy and sell with confidence while staying healthy. Contact us today for more information on keeping you and your horses safe and healthy.