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Understanding Equine Liability in Connecticut

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Northeast Utilities, Newington, CT

Location: Connecticut Horse Council Meeting Northeast Utilities Building 3333 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT, 06111

Sponsored by: UConn Department of Animal Science, UConn Extension, Connecticut Horse Council, and Connecticut Farm Bureau Association

RSVP to: Dr. Jenifer A. Nadeau ( or 860-486-4471 or Stacey Stearns ( or 860-486-9228)

Presentations Include:

Doug Dubitsky Esq., Equine and Agriculture Law. Doug will cover the recent Supreme Court decision regarding equine liability and the state statute responding to the Court’s decision.

Ron Hocutt, Farm Family Insurance, Ron will discuss insurance options and what every horse owner and equestrian business needs to know.

Henry Talmage, Connecticut Farm Bureau Association, Henry will discuss how a bill becomes a law and what horse owners in Connecticut need to do moving forward.

The program will include ample time for Q&A and discussion of specific liability concerns of equestrians.

Ice cream from the UConn Creamery will be served!


Stacey Stearns,

Extension (primary), Animal Science Department, College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, Office of Public Engagement, UConn Master Calendar, Year of Engagement

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