USEF COMPLIANCE & DISPUTES

Compliance With USEF and Resolving USEF Disputes

Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP, advises and represents horse owners, breeders, trainers and competitors on a wide range of compliance issues with the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF). Our clients are based throughout the Eastern U.S. from New England to Florida, and we deliver client service in the context of both ongoing general counsel relationships and free-standing engagements involving complex disputes or rules interpretations.

Dependable Advice for USEF Rules Problems in New York and the Eastern States

Contact us in Walden or Monticello, New York, to work with an experienced equine law attorney whose familiarity with USEF rules and procedures can help you avoid mistakes, delays, missed deadlines or needless expense. Marcia A. Jacobowitz is an avid horsewoman and USEF member herself. Clients throughout the region benefit from her understanding of the business side of the equestrian world and the rights and responsibilities that go with horse ownership and competition.

Some examples of the kinds of problems we can help resolve with the USEF, often under the pressure of a registration deadline, travel schedule or events calendar, include:

  • Questions as to the eligibility of a horse, trainer or rider for a particular event
  • Medication and drug issues
  • Ownership, registration or pedigree issues
  • Credentials disputes at shows or competitions
  • Disputes as to transportation contracts
  • Disputes as to the timely payment of fees or fines

Jacobowitz and Gubits works with horsemen and women in all disciplines and breeds. Our lawyers also advise equestrian clients about the negotiation, performance and enforcement of horse breeding or sales contracts, with particular recent emphasis on rescission disputes based on an animal’s unsuitability after purchase.

Call 845-764-9656 (toll free at 866-303-9595) for an Equine Law Attorney’s Advice

For additional information about our law firm’s ability to keep your operation in full compliance with USEF rules while avoiding liability under contract relationships within the horse industry, contact an equine lawyer at the New York state law firm of Jacobowitz and Gubits.