At a time of significant change in the legal field that is equine law, we are determined to continue leading the market by finding new and original ways of thinking to the complex legal challenges that our clients face.

To offer our clients an excellent service in their international equine transactions European Horse Lawyers has built what is called the Network of European Horse Lawyers (NoEHL). With its focus on quality rather than quantity the NoEHL provides an effective platform to seamlessly address and meet global client needs thanks to a personal and collaborative relationship among selected and high quality firms throughout the world. Such constantly evolving network makes us one of the largest and most connected law firms in the field of equine law, with a global reach and local depth that is simply unrivalled. Global coverage in today’s horse market allows us to combine our international resources and sector expertise to work on cross-border transactions directly in the markets and regions important to our clients.


Founder of the Network of European Horse Lawyers


Avery S. Chapman of the Chapman Law Group, PLC and the Equine Law Group, PLC and an attorney since 1991, and also the principal of The Equine Law Group and an equine law practitioner.

Beyond the law practice, Avery coaches interscholastic equine athletes, is Vice-Chair of the Animal Law Committee of the Florida Bar, is a nationally-recognized speaker on Equine Law issues and serves on several committees of a national equine sport organization.  He has recently written two chapters of the Florida Bar’s Business Litigation Manual and publishes articles frequently.’


Having studied at the University of Münster, Germany, Mr. Klaus Metzner has specialized himself in German equine law. Mr. Klaus Metzner has been active as Lawyer since 1986 and notary public since 1992. Beyond the law practice, Mr. Klaus Metzner is an enthusiastic horse breeder.





Weda en Wensing Law Firm
Parallelweg 45
7741 KA Coevorden
The Netherlands

Phone: 0031 - 524 - 76 90 21
Fax: 0031 - 524 - 76 90 24