Equine Expert Witnesses

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Equine expert witnesses specialize in a variety of fields, including veterinary medicine, equine sports, animal behavior, horse breeding, and equestrian safety. Some of the most common specialties also include equine nutrition, horse training techniques, equine facility management, and horse appraisal. They have provided opinions on the effects of improper horse care, faulty riding equipment, accidents at equestrian events, disputes over horse value, and allegations of professional negligence in equine veterinary care.

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Horse Training and Riding Instruction Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile


Horse Training and Riding Instruction Expert Witness | Georgia

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This expert is an internationally acclaimed clinician, presenting horsemanship and riding clinics in many areas of the US and in Europe. He has worked with horses all his life, being involved in diverse fields including the ranching, motion picture and horse training industries.

Hippotherapy Expert Witness | New JerseyView profile


Hippotherapy Expert Witness | New Jersey

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New Jersey

This New Jersey licensed occupational therapist received her Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from Philadelphia University and a Bachelor's of Science in Equine Studies from Averett University. She is a board certified Hippotherapy Clinical Specialist (HPCS) and teaches other therapists about the field via fieldwork student supervision, national conference presentations and her extensive...

Equine Therapy and Natural Horsemanship Expert Witness | New JerseyView profile


Equine Therapy and Natural Horsemanship Expert Witness | New Jersey

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New Jersey

This expert is certified by the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) as an Equine Specialist in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. She has operated a Parelli Natural Horsemanship approved facility in New Jersey for more than 15 years, accumulated a wealth of experience in the rehabilitation of horses, donkeys, ponies, and mules. She is adept in the observation of herd behavior and...


Horses Expert Witness | North CarolinaView profile


Horses Expert Witness | North Carolina

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North Carolina

This expert has been in the equine industry for over 40 years and has developed a custom riding program that she has applied to thousands of students and horses of all styles and breeds. She has offered headline presentations at the Certified Horsemanship Assn. International Conference for Riding Instructors, the International Society of Rider Biomechanics, the World Equestrian Games, the US Pony...


Horse Expert Witness | New YorkView profile


Horse Expert Witness | New York

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New York

This highly qualified expert is an USHJA certified equestrian trainer and clinician with 40+ years of experience as an equine specialist. She holds an USEF "R" judges' license in the divisions of hunter, hunter seat equitation, jumper and hunter breeding. She is also a certified senior equine appraiser at the American Society of Equine Appraisers. She is a life member of various equestrian...


Equine Veterinary Medicine Expert Witness | ColoradoView profile


Equine Veterinary Medicine Expert Witness | Colorado

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This expert earned her BS in animal science at Cornell University and her DVM at the University of Illinois. She is currently pursuing her PhD in veterinary forensics through the University of Florida. This expert is a licensed veterinarian and active in her field as a member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners and the American Veterinary Medical Association. She has 20 years of...

Equine Expert Witness FAQs

What is an equine expert witness?

An equine expert witness is a professional with extensive knowledge and experience in the field of horses. They can provide testimony on issues related to horse behavior, training, breeding, and care.

In what types of cases might I need an equine expert witness?

Equine expert witnesses are often needed in personal injury cases involving horse-related accidents, disputes over horse sales or breeding, animal cruelty cases, and insurance claims.

What subspecialties exist within the field of equine expertise?

Subspecialties can include equine nutrition, veterinary medicine, horse training and behavior, equestrian safety, equine reproduction, and more.

How can an equine expert witness assist in a case involving a riding accident?

An equine expert can analyze factors such as the horse's behavior, rider's skill level, equipment used, and conditions at the time of the accident to determine liability.

Can an equine expert witness testify about the value of a horse in a dispute?

Yes. Equine experts can assess a horse's breed, age, health condition, training level, and pedigree to estimate its market value.

How does Expert Institute select its Equine expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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