Bloodstock Insurance - Searchlight Insurance Training

Bloodstock Insurance

This interactive workshop provides an excellent introduction to the principles and practices of Bloodstock Insurance. It will provide an explanation of the risks involved and an analysis of the cover available.

The workshop will be valuable to brokers, insurers and claims handlers who have a basic grounding in insurance principles and practice, but are new to this class of business.

Level: Introduction

Duration: 1 day(s) CII CPD Hours: 6


By the end of this workshop delegates will be able to:

Understand the nature of the risks involved

Describe the cover, exclusions and restrictions available

Outline the factors insurers consider in the assessment and pricing of risks.


Definition of bloodstock

  • Types of horses and their uses
  • Other animals

History of bloodstock

Development of bloodstock insurance

Risks involved in the bloodstock industry

  • Stables
  • Transport
  • Racing
  • Showing
  • Breeding

Sickness Risks

  • Hereditary and other diseases

An analysis of cover available

  • Mortality
  • Infertility
  • Prospective foals
  • Loss of use
  • Loss of income
  • Transit
  • Public Liability