Horse & Rider Insurance – Cover Available
The following cover can be purchased under both a KBIS Leisure Policy and KBIS Competition Policy (with the exception of Permanent Loss of Use which is only available under our Competition policy)
Please note the information below outlines the cover available, if you have a policy with KBIS your exact cover will be specified on your certificate of insurance.
Death,Theft and Straying
Death,Theft and Straying is the starting point of your insurance. It is the benefit paid following the death or euthanasia of the horse or if the horse is lost or stolen and not found. This benefit will be the sum insured/market value of the insured horse
Vet Fee Cover
Vet fee cover provides the insured horse with cover for non routine veterinary procedures. Vet fee cover can be extremely beneficial and will help you to make sure your horse receives the veterinary attention required in the event of an injury without you, the horse owner, having to worry about the cost.
We offer a range of different vet fee cover options for you to choose from, depending on your horses age and the activities you are participating in.
Our Competition cover provides more comprehensive cover with incident limits up to £6,000, and cover for complementary treatment and hospitalisation.
You can view the vet fee cover available under each policy below:
Competition Vet Fee Cover
Leisure Vet Fee Cover
Permanent Loss of Use
(Available under our Competition cover only)
Permanent Loss of Use (PLU) will provide cover if your horse sustains an injury or condition which in the opinion of both your own vet and the Underwriters vet means that the horse will no longer be able to fulfil the activity for which he is insured as stated on your certificate of insurance. You can choose to insure your horse for 100% PLU or 75% PLU
Public Liability is one of the most important areas to consider taking out cover. It provides the policy owner with cover against their liability to a third party, for example, if you were out hacking and your horse spooked and kicked a car causing an accident on the road. You can choose between three levels of cover, up to £1,000,000, £2,000,000, or £3,000,000.
Personal Accident insurance covers you if you sustain a bodily injury through riding, handling, mounting or dismounting the insured horse. We can offer two levels of cover to choose from: Scale 1, which offers a benefit of £10,000; and Scale 2, which offers a benefit of £20,000.
Saddlery & Tack
We can provide cover for the physical loss or damage and theft of your tack in respect of the actual value at the time of loss but not exceeding the sum insured. Cover can be included for sums insured up to and including £10,000, with the excess £100 for each and every loss
Trailer/Horse Drawn Vehicle
You can insure your trailer (up to a value of £10,000) against physical loss or damage whilst immobilised and whilst being towed. The excess on this section is £100.
We can also provide stand alone trailer insurance for values up to £20,000
Horse & Rider Insurance – Claim Forms
Online Claim Forms:
Downloadable/Printable Claim Forms:
Should you need to make a claim on your policy it is important that you notify KBIS as soon as possible.
Please note that if you are intending to make a mortality claim, it is a condition of the policy that a post mortem examination is carried out and the report sent to KBIS.
The following guide will help to ensure that you have complied with the terms of your policy with regards to claims notification. It is important to adhere to these conditions as failure to do so may result in your claim not being paid.
1) Initial notification
Contact KBIS as soon as possible. You can contact KBIS by:
UK Telephone No: 0345 345 2323
Outside UK: +44 (0) 1635 247474
View our office opening times.
2) Obtain a Claim Form
You can download the relevant claim form from the list above or alternatively if you have contacted our offices we can arrange for a form to be sent by post, including a free post envelope for the return of your form and documentation
3) Collate all necessary information
In order for us to process your claim in the most efficient manner it is important that we have all of the relevant documentation, as requested, to enable us and the underwriters to consider the claim in its entirety.
4) Send the completed claim for and documentation to KBIS
Please note that we are unable to give any indication whether a claim is likely to be paid without the completed claim form and invoices.
Horse & Rider Insurance – FAQs
Please see our Horse Insurance page for our full list of frequently asked questions.