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April 08, 2020 The Modern Law Library

How to develop your horse sense with equine law

By Ashley Alfirevic

Julie Fershtman has developed a niche practice helping people who love horses deal with the particular joys and challenges that come with equine businesses. She is one of the nation's best-known lawyers serving many facets of the horse industry.

Fershtman is the author of Equine Law and Horse Sense, produced with ABA Publishing. In this new episode of the Modern Law Library podcast, Fershtman introduces Ashley Alfirevic of ABA Publishing to the world of horse sense and the liabilities of pony rides.

She also discusses what it means to have horse sense and how lawyers and clients can benefit when equine-savvy attorneys blend their personal passion and their practice.

Find more about Equine Law and Horse Sense, including where it can be purchased, at

In This Podcast:

Ashley Alfirevic
Julie Fershtman is a shareholder and a vice president of the law firm Foster Swift Collins & Smith in its Southfield, Michigan, office. Her practice includes business litigation, insurance defense, insurance coverage, and equine law. She is a past president of the State Bar of Michigan. She was a recipient of the ABA-TIPS Excellence in the Advancement of Animal Law Award in 2017. She is the author of Equine Law and Horse Sense and a co-author or chapter contributor in Litigating Animal Law Disputes: A Complete Guide for Lawyers; The Road to Independence; and Marketing Success Stories, First and Second Editions. Fershtman also blogs at Equine Law Blog.