EquineLegalSolutions.com - Full Article
At ELS, we have received a steady stream of questions from barn owners related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The original version of this article, published on March 30, 2020, received more views than any other article ELS has ever published. Based upon the feedback and questions ELS receives, we are continuing to update this article as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves.
Many equine facility owners who closed their barns to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are under intense pressure from their customers to reopen. These customers point to the many equine facilities that stayed open (often in violation of state stay-at-home orders), as well as those that have reopened and are now conducting activities at pre-pandemic levels. This pressure from customers, coupled with the grim financial reality of remaining closed, is causing many equine facility owners to reopen and resume their businesses.
Here’s the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic:...
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