|Proving again that the truth is stranger than fiction...
I’ll be picking out a specific case out of the hundreds
I’ve worked on in the past years and give you a brief
rendition of the facts and outcome.
Taking advantage of situations that have occurred to others may lead
you to say things to yourself like, “Boy I’m glad
that didn’t happen to me!” Anyway, for sheer entertainment
value, you’ll like them.
After reading the Case of the Month, please
feel free to call or e-mail with any questions or comments. Although I will not be taking comments on this blog, your feedback is welcomed. Archived Blogs available at this link.
NAES BLOG - Case of the Month for January 2017...
The following is super important so pay attention!
The necessity of counting on a specific term in describing the ability of a person to be a horse appraiser is important. Because we often hear that a person is “certified” does not mean anything more than that person has achieved a certain status within a specific company.
That appraiser is then “certified” within that company and nowhere else. That appraiser is then authorized to create a “certified” appraisal after achieving the necessary “qualifications” in performing a horse appraisal and has been given “certified” status from a specific company, group or association.
Qualification means that the horse appraiser possesses the fundamental abilities coupled with background which would make that person eligible to become certified in performing a horse appraisal. That person in all likelihood could create appraisals “certified” by the specific group or company because they possessed the qualifications necessary to evaluate a specific breed.
That “certification” from the group should apply to the specific horse breed and discipline. As an example, North American Equine Services, NAES, grants “certified” status to horse appraisals which encompass the largest and most complete array of specifics applicable to the subject horse.
Certification comes from the company and the appraiser is “qualified” which is no mean feat owing to the number of important areas covered and, where possible, the largest number of specifics available. In addition, because there is a great deal of subjective evaluation involved, the appraiser needs to have a solid and broad range of practical horse experience as possible....Archived Blogs - at this link
|NAES is the leader in multiple breed equine appraisals. We can give you the most accurate and professional qualified appraisal in the industry. more...
|David D. Johnson operates North American Equine Services,
LLC as its President and CEO. The company, based in Phoenix,
Arizona specializes in litigation consulting, related activities
and horse appraisals for the legal and insurance communities
and has been doing so for the past 30 years throughout North
|As the premier financial appraisers and evaluators of the equestrian sport in the United States and North America and because we operate in the public spotlight, we are expected to conduct our affairs in a manner consistent with the great trust that has been placed in us. more...
|As a licensed official with the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), Mr. Johnson fully supports and promotes the organization’s efforts with the safety and welfare of horses and riders. The USEF has instituted a Safe Sport Policy available at this link.
Questions and answers regarding the USEF Policy are available as FAQ’s at this link. NAES has had similar policies in place since its inception.
NAES clients expect absolute confidentiality in their dealings with our firm. more...
It certainly is that time of year again when all horsemen need to get current with our show horse’s insured valuation plus get an appointment with your insurance person and your farm’s attorney.
|Current & Past Tips
|NAES, while not giving legal advise of any kind, provides a full range of services to horse owners, and the legal and insurance communities. Check our Legal Services page for more.
- FREE phone discussion for however long it takes to discuss anything horse-related.
- NAES can then guide you in the areas of standards & practices, accident investigation and anything involving horse activities.
- We also provide expert witness testimony for settlement conferences, arbitrations, mediations and at trial.