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Amlin offer thoroughbred racing and breeding insurance and are specialists in high value sport horse insurance.

Our thoroughbred account is the largest part of our portfolio by value and size. In addition to the standard mortality and theft coverage, David Ashby, our leading class underwriter, has developed bespoke policy wordings for stallion insurance. We also have policies covering:

  • Prospective foal
  • Unsoundness of wind
  • Life Saving surgery
  • Stallion loss of income.

We provide sport horse cover for horses valued from £15,000 to £4 million. Our policies cover all the risks associated with the class and we offer a variety of different insurances tailored to our clients’ individual needs. In addition to all risks of mortality and theft we offer:

  • Veterinary fees
  • Loss of use
  • Life saving surgery and/or colic costs
  • Stallion incapacity
  • Embryo transfer
  • European/worldwide cover

Our policy coverages for care, custody and control and public liability (third party liability) are part of an integral approach to the risks of equine and livestock business. Coverages are available to:

  • Studs
  • Transporters
  • Racehorse trainers
  • Veterinarians
  • Individual owners.

Many of the world’s leading riders, studs and trainers involve us prior to purchase and we work in partnership to provide bespoke policy packages.

Business is sourced worldwide from Lloyd’s brokers at box number 54 on the ground floor of Lloyd’s and via our service company Amlin Plus, whose website can be found by clicking on the link here:

Our underwriters and a global network of experienced veterinary surgeons are on call 24/7 to offer advice and support to our clients.

“The bloodstock, equine and livestock underwriters are thoroughly immersed in the classes they write. The professional team is comprised of horse owners and farmers with many years’ hands on experience of the classes of cover. Our specialty in the risks of mortality, infertility and associated risks including liability coverages, and our any one animal and location aggregates are amongst the highest in the market.

Many clients have been with us for extended periods of time and our commitment to continuity and client loyalty is central to what we offer.” David Ashby, Leading Class Underwriter.

Leading Underwriter

David Ashby

Principal Underwriter, Bloodstock & Livestock

T: 0207 746 1870

United Kingdom