Q: A horse hauler drove onto my property, ran over my dog and injured her. I have $1,200+ in vet bills.I want them to pay
I have no affiliation w/ horse hauler. I have a gated entrance and fully fenced property.
Horse Hauler drove onto my property following the owner of the horse they were picking up. They picked up the horse and left without even speaking with me.
I called and asked her to pay for the dogs vet bills, she does not want to take responsibility... she told me to file it on my homeowners insurance. She has told me she didn’t charge the lady to haul her horse and was just doing it as a favor. She stated she does not have insurance to be hauling. She said this was not business for her but the horse was moved to her property and is now boarded there. Ie she receives money for that horses care each month. So it was business.
My dog was imported from Russia. Is a registered AKC Cardigan Welsh Corgi, cost $5,000. Can no longer be shown again as it damaged her face and she will have a permanent limp on her right front.
I breed and show my dogs.
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