Equine Lawyer Question and Answer
Steve Tarshis, equine lawyer, answers questions regarding the practice of equine law. The question discussed is
“As an equine lawyer, what is the most interesting or exciting case that you have worked on?”
Ownership Partner and Equine Lawyer
Steve plays two roles in the case he discusses as both an equine lawyer and as a participant. This particular case involved a standard breed racing stallion. Steve was part owner of this stallion. Steve purchased the stallion as a yearling in 2011 with three other partners. With the partnership, the standard breed sales happened in Lexington, Kentucky for a total forty thousand dollars.
One of the participants of the of the partnership of four was a professional standard bar trainer and he trained the horse and over the years. This is where the case gets interesting. The reason Steve explains it’s his most exciting is because the horse won 2.6 million dollars! This turned the groups investment of forty thousand into a large amount of money. This is why it was Steve’s most interesting case as an equine lawyer.
The horse has been retired he is standing as a stud in Ohio. Steve hopes that the stallion is making little babies that will win a million dollars as well. The chances for that happening are small but Steve remembers the stallion as being a very special horse.
Equine Lawyer Case Summary
This case was certainly one of the most exciting experiences Steven has had as an attorney of equine law because he was the equine lawyer for the partnership and he was a participant in the case as a part owner of the horse.
In founding EquiLaw, Lawyer Steven Tarshis Esq. has united his decades of experience as a highly regarded business and real estate attorney, community leader, and public servant with his passion for horses. As an equestrian competitor, owner, and sponsor of three-day event horses, show jumpers, dressage horses, and standard bred race horses, Steven is uniquely qualified as an equine lawyer to confidently guide and advise the buyers, sellers, boarders, and breeders of horses on the legal ramifications of equestrianism.