Category Archives: COVID-19 Updates

Information for Coaches & Instructors – 6th January 2021

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Information for Coaches & Instructors – 6th January 2021 We have seen a large increase in the volume of enquiries we are receiving from coaches and riding instructors following the latest updates to government guidelines and subsequent statements from the BHS and BEF. We are pleased to confirm that, providing government guidelines are being followed […]

Social Gathering Update

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Social Gathering Update – 14/09/2020 As a result of the latest update to government advice (09/09/2020) with effect from Monday 14th September 2020, we have been receiving an increased number of enquiries relating to how this impacts on your insurance cover. Our position remains as follows: Providing government guidelines are being followed and all legal […]

British Equine Veterinary Association Statement

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British Equine Veterinary Association Statement The latest advice (15 May 2020) from the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) is: “No equine veterinary procedures are automatically “off-limits” but every visit/procedure should be risk assessed and, only where the risks (to physical safety and/or disease transmission) can be sufficiently mitigated, should the visit/procedure go ahead. The safety of […]

Insurance Implications of Lockdown Easing in England

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Insurance Implications of Lockdown Easing in England Following the Prime Minister’s broadcast on Sunday 10th May announcing the first stage of easing lockdown restrictions in England, the British Horse Society and British Equestrian (formerly the BEF) have shared further advice on how this impacts on riders, coaches and yard owners in the equine industry. As […]

Joint Statement from Underwriters QIC Europe Limited and KBIS British Equestrian Insurance

Joint Statement from Underwriters QIC Europe Limited and KBIS British Equestrian Insurance In conjunction with our Leisure and Competition Horse Insurance Underwriters QIC Europe Limited, we have issued the following statement in response to the current restrictions in place as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic: “KBIS is aware of the concerns of our Policyholders […]

What is Essential Travel?

What is Essential Travel? We are all aware of the importance of following government guidelines during the Covid-19 outbreak. One of these guidelines is to avoid non-essential travel but as many of us are primarily responsible for the care and welfare of our horse(s), what do these travel restrictions mean and what is considered essential? […]