Headquartered in Wellington, Florida, the home of the winter Equestrian Festival, Barbuto Law Firm, P.A. has acquired substantial legal experience in the area of equine law.  As a stakeholder and legal advisor in a community with a thriving equestrian industry, the firm is constantly immersed in horses - in not only the legal aspects, but also the recreational side.  The firm's Equestrian clients range from Olympic show jumping and dressage riders, trainers, breeders , veterinarians, farriers, professional polo players, equestrian clothing/product lines, and a plethora of horse owners, professionals, investors and enthusiasts from around the world. The firm handles equine matters including but not limited to the following:

  • Purchase Sale Agreements

  • Lease Agreements

  • Trainer Liability

  • Contracts Review and Preparation (boarding, training, breeding, etc.)

  • Liability Releases

  • Horse Litigation

  • USEF Administrative Hearing Representation

  • USPA Administrative Hearing Representation

  • Syndication

  • Business Organization Formations

  • Horse Insurance Advice

  • Agricultural Tax Exemptions

  • Horses as part of Equitable Distribution in Divorce

  • Drug and Medication Rules Violations

  • Equine liens

  • Import / Export Issues

  • Premises Liability.

  • Horse bequests, including horse trusts; and

  • Distribution of horses as part of estate administration.