Your Equine Lawyer in WV, PA, and OH

From their  central location in the heart of Appalachia's horse country, your equine lawyer and Jenkins Fenstermaker's Equine Legal Team serve equine industry clients in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio from the firm's newest office in downtown Clarksburg, West Virginia.

What to Expect from Our Equine Legal Team

While the firm’s Clarksburg office opened in 2017, the attorneys and professionals working in North Central West Virginia continue to carry on the firm's century-long tradition of excellence. Founded by the legendary John Jenkins, Sr. in Huntington, WV in 1923, Jenkins Fenstermaker is a full service law firm with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to solo operations spread across the United States.

Our team brings the experience and quality representation for which Jenkins Fenstermaker has long been known to the field of equine law for the benefit of clients throughout West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.

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Equestrian Resources for WV, PA, and OH

Jenkins Fenstermaker’s Clarksburg, WV equine attorneys provide responsive, customized legal solutions for horse owners and related businesses and organizations throughout West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.

The Mane Point

08 Dec
Image of a girl sitting backward on an English-saddled horse, representing how Allison J. Farrell can answer “what is equine law” and how it can help you protect your investment and passion going forward.

What Is Equine Law?

When I tell people that I am an equine attorney, they seem incredulous that "equine law" is a field of practice. The first question I get is, "Really? What is it that you DO?" The answer is, I help horse owners and equine entrepreneurs protect the operations they have built as labors of love.

05 Oct
Image of a horse lying down in a corral, representing how equine insurance is necessary to protect your investment, as explained by WV equine attorney Allison J. Farrell of Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC.

Sometimes People Act The Fool

I get asked all the time: why do I need commercial liability insurance for my equine business? Savvy business owners know that Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and the majority of all other nearby states have an equine “shield” law that essentially says horseback riders ride at their own risk. But that does not completely protect your equine investment.

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When You Need an Equine Lawyer, Our Equine Legal Team Is Ready to Help

What is equine law, and why are legal matters related to horses and the industry around them best handled by an equine lawyer? Because the equestrian world is unique and specialized, and your equine attorney should have “horse sense.” You wouldn’t hire a plumber to train your horses; likewise, you shouldn’t hire an attorney without equine experience for legal matters related to your horses or horse-related business. Whatever your equine legal needs, reach out to the Clarksburg, WV Equine Legal Team of Jenkins Fenstermaker today by calling (304) 399-9763 or completing our online contact form.