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Equine Expert Witness Equine Appraisals Farm Consultant Equine Consultant Equine Retirement and Layup Boarding Equine Insurance Bridget Brandon

ValueMyHorse LLC offers years of experience in the equine industry as a leading expert witness in equine valuation and liability cases. Bridget Brandon has been riding since she was a young girl and has been showing, breeding, boarding and managing her own farms since 1992. Bridget has been an appraiser since 2001 and has been Senior Certified since 2010. She is a leading expert witness, consultant and also sells equine insurance.

As both a consulting and testifying expert witness for plaintiff and defense, Bridget Brandon’s expert knowledge of equine industry standards include and extend beyond the following areas of horse valuations, buying and selling, equipment appraisals, horse related accident reconstruction and analysis, equine accident prevention, degrees of negligence, stable management, abuse and neglect, riding instructions, trail riding, horse training, equine behavior, safety procedures, equipment, boarding and rental stables, show horses, breeding, standards in horse showing and training, equine liability, and attorney education regarding the equine industry.

As a consulting expert for both plaintiff and defense, Bridget is available for case review, assistance with deposition questions, attorney education regarding the horse industry, opposing opinion review, suggestions for discovery, assistance with locating experts and so much more. As a testifying expert, her well-written and thoroughly researched opinions often lead to the case settling in favor of her client and a trial avoided. Bridget has been qualified in a Court of Law as an Equine Expert.

  • The American Society of Equine Appraisers in Twin Falls, Idaho recommended Bridget Brandon to prepare an appraisal of my Brandenburg warmblood horse.  Bridget determined the purpose for which I needed the appraisal. It quickly became apparent that she was a good horsewoman as well as a caring and decent human being. She was extremely thorough in her examination of my horse, which included an in-depth investigation of his USEF record, pedigree and physical condition.  She was careful to base her appraisal on comparable sales.   When the appraisal was complete, I felt confident that Bridget had arrived at a well justified opinion of his value which would hold up under any scrutiny. 

    In the process of the appraisal, Bridget and I discussed the type and level of insurance I was maintaining on my horses.  She counselled me about appropriate ways to cover medical needs for my horses and help my budget!  I am very grateful to have met Bridget Brandon and to have become familiar with all the services ValueMyHorse LLC offers.  She is very competent both as an equine appraiser and insurer.  I would recommend her to anyone who asked.

    • Rita Junker
    • - Law offices of Rita Junker
  • I used to board my mare with Bridget and I can tell you she is one of the most knowledgeable people I've ever met in the horse field! She is very organized and knows how to run a barn efficiently and effectively. I've also consulted with Bridget on stallions when it came time to breed my mare. Bridget is the reason why I have a fabulous homebred Eventer that is unstoppable! I would trust her with anything horse related or otherwise and will definitely use her expertise as an Equine Appraisers.

    • Marta Marks
    • - Eventer
  • I had considered buying a couple of horses for hunting and occasional ranch work for the past 5 years, but knew I needed assistance in locating the appropriate horses as well as guidance through the buying process.  With Ms. Brandon’s astute eye and expertise in the equine industry, she walked me through the process and we narrowed down my purchase to two horses that met my needs perfectly. 

    Additionally, I consulted with Ms. Brandon on a design and set-up of appropriate holding facilities at my hunting lodge for my horses during the hunting season.  As an extra perk, Ms. Brandon had some awesome redecorating ideas for my hunting lodge! I find Ms. Brandon to be refreshingly honest, very cost conscious and a strategic thinker for both my short and long-term needs.  Not only will I use her services again, I will recommend her to others wanting to get involved in horses for pleasure or business.

    • Greg Morse
    • - CEO, Worthington Bank
  • Ms. Brandon was retained as an expert witness for a very high-profile client of mine with respect to equine expenses, values and showing. She was at all times professional, thorough and added tremendous value to the case by going beyond what was asked of her and providing information critical to settling the case.

    Ms. Brandon's professional skills are excellent and she is an articulate writer and speaker. I highly recommend her. She was instrumental in achieving a very favorable settlement for my client.

    • Erika N. Wyatt
    • - Partner at Schillar DuCanto & Fleck LLP
  • Bridget Brandon and ValueMyHorse LLC is a joy to work with from start to finish. She is competent, thorough and did a proper appraisal to increase my horse's insured value based on his recent accomplishments at shows. She not only looked at the information I provided to her, but also researched my horse's bloodlines. I will absolutely use her again for future appraisals.

    • Devon O’Leary
    • - Dressage Rider
  • I’ve boarded my filly at Bridget Brandon’s farm for the last three years and couldn’t be happier with the care and attention she receives. I travel often and am not able to come out as much as I would like and she keeps me updated with photos and text updates on how she is doing. I love that I don’t feel like I need to worry about her when I’m traveling as Bridget treats her as if she is one of her own. My filly has lots of room to run and play and the farm is kept up beautifully. When the weather gets severe I know she will get the extra attention she needs. Bridget is on top of her care and I couldn’t be happier with my decision to keep my horse at her farm!

    • Aruna Thiruvengadam
    • - DFW Tack Exchange
    • - Equus Studio

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