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Vetting Requirements

Our Guide to Pre-Purchase Examinations and Radiography Review can be read here.

The table below outlines our vetting requirements depending on the type of cover you wish to take out and the market value of your horse (not the value that you are choosing to insure the horse for). 

For all levels of cover you will be required to complete a proposal form.

 Mortality & Theft Cover only:

Market Values up to £9,999None, unless you have had a pre purchase vetting carried out in which case you will need to send us a copy
Market Values £10,000 to £20,000Two or five stage vetting*

 Vet Fee Cover:

Market Values up to £6,000None, unless you have had a pre purchase vetting carried out in which case you will need to send us a copy
Market Values £6,001 to £9,999Two or Five stage vetting* unless the horse has been owned for a minimum of 6 months
Market Values £10,000 to £20,000Two or Five stage vetting*

 Permanent Loss of Use Cover:

Market Values up to £9,999Five stage vetting*
Market Values £10,000 - £19,999Five stage vetting* plus X-rays.
View x-ray requirements
Market Values £20,000 and aboveFive stage vetting* plus X-rays.
View x-ray requirements

*Any vetting should have been carried out no more than 14 days before the start of the cover. If the vetting falls outside of this period then we would require a new vetting to be carried out in addition to seeing the original vetting.