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Originally established in 1986 as Kershaw Bloodstock Insurance Services, a specialist bloodstock insurance , the company become known as KBIS in 1991 when the business was acquired by current owners Guy and Liz Prest and moved into the competition and leisure insurance market.
Over the years KBIS has developed into one of the leading independent insurance providers for the riding and competition horse, with a number of policies and veterinary cover options to suit every level of horse and budget.
Today we can provide not only horse insurance but also insurance for your complete equestrian lifestyle, whether a one horse owner, livery yard owner, instructor or an equestrian business proprietor – we have the policies and staff to guide you through the process to ensure that you have the appropriate insurance cover.
KBIS is renowned for its efficient and friendly service, whether arranging your insurance or dealing with a claim. All of the staff at KBIS have either worked with horses, have veterinary experience or have over 15 years experience in the insurance industry and so with their in depth knowledge can clearly advise you on the different types of cover available. Many of the staff also own and compete their own horses and so understand how important your horse is to you.
Using only approved underwriting sources; KBIS hold exclusive contracts to provide you, the client, with all of the advantages of direct insurance while maintaining an independence to look after your best interests.
KBIS has a range of policies to include:
Mortality & Theft
Choice of vet fee cover up to £500
Colic Cover up to £7500
Permanent loss of use
Tack and Trailer Cover
Third Party Fire & Theft
Riding Schools or Livery yards
Competition & Training yards
Shows & Events
Bespoke policies with the equestrian property owner in mind
All buildings and contents
Saddlery & tack
Hay, straw and feed
Flat or jumping
Mares & Foals
Prospective foal cover
Major medical option available
Personal Accident Insurance
24/7 worldwide cover for yourself
All cover is subject to KBIS Standard Terms of Business