Buying a racehorse is a significant financial investment. Markel aims to protect this investment thanks to our expertise and financial stability. We have insured some of the largest stables for years and are proud to have protected numerous great champions during their racing and breeding careers. Our experts are present at sales and racemeetings as well as training in France and internationally.
the agreed value
All Markel equine policies are done on agreed value, which means you know what you’ll get in the event of a claim (except if the horse is bought at an auction or runs in a claimer). Some of our competitors specify that you get at the best the « market value », which means you are not sure that you’ll get the insured value back.
coverage all over Western Europe
The horse is covered during transport, without an additonal premium.
death following a surgery or a castration (up to 3 yo) is covered
Participation in costs of emergency surgery
1500 € are included in the mortality package in case of a colic, fracture (below knee / hock) or inguinal hernia surgery that has to be performed to save your horse’s life, for horses up to 12 yo at the first subscription.
the compensation for the rent of a foster mare
Up to 2500 € available to rent a foster mare if your mare dies in order to give the foal a better chance of survival.
compensation for post mortem fees
€500 are available towards costs incurred following the death of your horse, autopsy etc)
Guarantees available in addition to mortality:
first season infertility
vacuity and prospective foal
Please contact a specialist now !
+33 (0)2 31 65 68 03
+33 (0)6 09 12 28 45
+33 (0)2 31 65 68 02
+33 (0)6 67 11 55 35
+33 (0)2 31 65 68 04
+33 (0)6 60 57 01 56
+33 (0)2 31 65 68 07
+33 (0)6 20 43 11 18
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