speak-to-an-attorenyColorado Equine Law Resources

Our Colorado equine lawyer, Marc Patoile, has literally “written the book” on Colorado equine and equestrian law issues.  There is a vast number of Colorado equine law and equestrian law articles that have been published by Marc Patoile of Folkestad Fazekas Barrick & Patoile, P.C., who is a seasoned Colorado equine law lawyer, among his other areas of practice.  We are in the process of posting all of the articles by our attorneys or staff, or featuring them, here:

Marc C. Patoile, “Mallets for Melanoma Raises Awareness.” Horse Connection Magazine, Spring 2015: 40-45.

Marc C. Patoile, So I Sold My Horse Now What?” —Article on Bill of Sale and Brand Inspection for Transfer of Sale of Horses.” Horse Connection Magazine – Legal Lead Column, July 2005.

Marc C. Patoile, Trouble Getting Paid an Agister’s Lien May Help .” Horse Connection Magazine – Legal Lead Column, August 2005.

Marc C. Patoile, What’s Your Sign—Colorado Revised Statute 13-21-119—Equine Activity Liability Laws—warning signs on the equine professional liability.” Horse Connection Magazine – Legal Lead, September 2005.

Marc C. Patoile, “New U.S. E.F. Helmet Rule goes into effect December 1 ,2005—United States Equestrian Federation, Rule GR318, Use of Approved Safety Helmet—FEI Rule—Astmnsei Testing Standards for Helmets.” Horse Connection Magazine- Legal Lead Column, October 2005.

Marc Patoile, “Seventy Seventh Opening Day at the Arapahoe Hunt.”  Horse Connection Magazine, November 2005: 22-26.

Marc C. Patoile, “Fencing Out—Colorado Fencing Statute—Open Range Statute—Fence Out Statute—Colorado Fence Law.” Horse Connection Magazine – Legal Lead Column, December 2005. 

Marc C. Patoile, “Instead of Selling the Farm Consider a Conservation Easement—Conservation Easements—Douglas Land Conservancy—Tax Breaks for Conservation Easements.” Horse Connection Magazine – Legal Lead Column, February 2006.

Marc C. Patoile, “Horse Divorce.” Horse Connection Magazine – Legal Lead Column, March 2006.

Marc C. Patoile, “Horse Sale Commissions Revealed—Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association created a sales and integrity task force on an undisclosed profit taking by trainers —Horse Sale Disputes—Written Agency Agreement for Horse Transactions— Written Agency Agreement for Training Horses.” Horse Connection Magazine – Legal Lead Column, April 2006.

Marc C. Patoile, “Got Papers – Bill of Sale—Breeding Paperwork—Brand Transfer In Colorado for Equines or Horses.” Horse Connection Magazine – Legal Lead Column, May 2006.

Marc C. Patoile, “Animal Cruelty—Colorado Humane Society—Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals—Code of the United States Hunter Jumper Association—Code for Conduct of the Welfare of the Horse.” Horse Connection Magazine – Legal Lead Column, June 2006.

Marc C. Patoile, “You Can Lead A Horse To Water, But Can you Let Them Drink? —Colorado Water Law—Prior Appropriation—Water Rights For Equines—Water Rights for Horses—Purchasing a Ranch or Horse Property—Water Issues—Well Uses for Horses—Well Uses for Irrigation/Hay.” Horse Connection Magazine – Legal Lead Column, July 2006.

Marc C. Patoile, “Going to the Dogs—Colorado Leash Law—Dogs Running at Large—Douglas County Animal Control Laws—Vicious Dog—Monetary Damages from a Dog Bite.” Horse Connection Magazine – Legal Lead Column, August 2006.

Marc C. Patoile, “Getting it in Writing—Written Contact For Horse Sale— Horse Purchase Put the Terms in Writing.” Horse Connection Magazine – Legal Lead Column, September 2006.

Marc C. Patoile, “LaMee Provides a Graceful Lead, MFHA Centennial Field Hunter Competition, Rocky Mountain District Results.”  In and Around Horse Country, October/November 2006: 30-31.

Marc C. Patoile, “Who’s Right – Article on C.R.S. 424-109 Regarding Riding Horses In Traffic And Right Of Way Horses vs. Motor Vehicles.” Horse Connection Magazine – Legal Lead Column, November 2006.

Marc Patoile, “Paired Up for a Good Time.”  Horse Connection Magazine, November 2006: 30-31.

Marc C. Patoile, “Good Weather for Scenting at Opening Day of the Arapahoe Hunt.” Horse Connection Magazine, November 2006: 34-39.

Marc C. Patoile, You Thought You Bought A Pet, Which Turned Out to be a Lemon.” Horse Connection Magazine – Legal Lead Column, December 2006.

Marc C. Patoile, “How to Shoe Your Horse Properly for Winter Conditons.”  Horse Connection Magazine, January 2007:  62-64.

Marc C. Patoile, “Searching for the Perfect Foal.” Horse Connection Magazine—Legal Lead Column, February 2007: 16.

Marc C. Patoile, “Honorary Trusts for Animals.”  Horse Connection Magazine—Legal Lead Column, March 2007: 18.

Marc C. Patoile, “The Best Hunt I Ever Had.”  The Chronicle of the Horse, March 16, 2007: 29-30.

Marc C. Patoile, “Are you Covered? —Horse Riding Insurance—Traveling Abroad—Additional Rider To Homeowners’ Policy For Horse Riding Coverage—Personal Liability Coverage for Equestrian Activities—Umbrella Policies for Equestrian Activities.” Horse Connection Magazine – Legal Lead Column, April 2007.

Marc C. Patoile, “Hunting with the Rough Riders and Special Forces.”  The Chronicle of the Horse, April 13, 2007: 28-30.

Marc C. Patoile, “Mortality and Loss of Use Insurance Issues—Repurchase Inspection on Horse—Major Medical Expenses on Horse—Mortality Insurance Horse—Loss of Use Horse Insurance—Full Mortality Horse Policy—Accidental Loss of Use Horse Policy—Full Loss of Use Horse Policy.” Horse Connection Magazine – Legal Lead Column, May 2007.

Marc C. Patoile, Are You At Risk?” Horse Connection Magazine – Legal Lead Column, June 2007.

Marc C. Patoile, Into Virginia Horse Country—A Tour of Nirvana.” Horse Connection Magazine – Legal Lead Column, June 2007: 38-42.

Marc Patoile, et al., “Centennial Trials Spotlight Top Performing Hounds.”  Covertside, July 2007.

Marc C. Patoile, “Sanders and Sputnik Orbit into First At Centennial Field Hunter Championships.”  The Chronicle of the Horse, June 22, 2007: 8-9.

Marc C. Patoile, “2007 Arapahoe Hunt Cross Country Pace Event at Plum Creek Hollow Farm.”  Horse Connection Magazine, September 2007: 36.

Marc Patoile, “Julia Campbell-Spatt Diversifies to Win at Arapahoe Hunter Trials.”  The Chronicle of the Horse, November 9, 2007:  54-55.

Marc C. Patoile, “Cowboy Cubbing with the Arapahoe—Cattle roundup and coyote hunt: an ecumenical meeting of cowboys and foxhunters.”  Covertside, March 2008: 48.

Marc C. Patoile, “Into the Land of the Horse-Ireland.”  Horse Connection Magazine, April 2008: 48-52.

Marc C. Patoile, “From 7000 to 8000 Feet—Opening Day with the Woody Creek Hounds.”  Horse Connection Magazine, November 2008: 38-39.

Marc Patoile, “Bijou Springs Hunt Opens on the Lazy K 11 Ranch.”  Horse Connection Magazine, November 2008: 40-41.

Marc Patoile, “This is Not the Slow Pack.”  Horse Connection Magazine, November 2008.

Marc C. Patoile, “This is Not the Slow Pack.”  The Chronicle of the Horse, December 26, 2008: 36.

Marc C. Patoile, “This is Not the Slow Pack: The 80th Opening Day of the Arapahoe Hunt.”  In and Around Horse Country, December 2008/January 2009: 8.

Marc Patoile, “George Morris—Back to Basics, A look inside a clinic from the founding father of hunter seat equitation.”  Horse Connection Magazine, May/June 2009: 44-49.

Marc C. Patoile, “Riding the Waves of the Tsunami at Maui’s Oldest Rodeo.”  Horse Connection Magazine, May/June 2010:62-68.

Marc C. Patoile, “Denver Polo Classic.”   Horse Connection Magazine, Summer 2011:58-65.

Marc Patoile, “In the Right Spot.”  Covertside, Fall 2011:  14-15.

Marc C. Patoile, “The Stories A Hunt Coat Could Tell.”  The Chronicle of the Horse, September 9, 2011: 30-35.

Our attorneys, staff, and the firm have been featured in:

Brian Malnes, “Big hats, big hearts, droves attend a charity polo match that benefit kids.”  The Denver Post, July 14, 2008.

“Sponsors Section-Folkestad Fazekas Barrick & Patoile, P.C.” Denver Polo Classic Magazine, published by the Denver 20-30 Active Club, July 2011.

Geoff Young, “Clipped Manes & Champagne Showers.”  Horse Connection Magazine, July/August 2010: 61-69.

One of the Oldest Firms in DougCo.”  The Denver Post, Business Focus, Your Hub, July 7, 2011: 6D.

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