Equine and Livestock 

Equine and Livestock

Markel has been involved in the equine and agricultural industries for over 50 years, through Markel International it provides a transatlantic business platform. Bloodstock coverage is available for the widest range of needs from private horse owners up to the largest stud farm, while our livestock products are available for farms, zoos and other animal interests. In all cases our products can be tailored to meet individual or unusual requirements. Our London-based division writes business through Markel Syndicate 3000 and Markel International Insurance Company Limited and offers products on a worldwide basis. 

Equine insurance

The Markel name and reputation are unsurpassed in the field of equine insurance. For over 50 years, we have provided uninterrupted coverage for horses and horse-related risks. We also pioneered many of the policy forms and endorsements now considered standard in the industry. As a leading developer of specialty risk management tools and services, we have continually enhanced and improved our products to meet the changing needs of our customers. We are firmly committed to the horse industry - you can count on Markel to be around for the long haul. Coverage is available for the widest range of needs from individual horse owners up to the largest global Thoroughbred breeding and racing operations, through to disciplines such as dressage, showjumping, reining, trotters and Arabians.

Livestock insurance

Markel have been involved in the agricultural industry for over fifty years. As a market leader we look to establish and develop the best livestock insurance products in the world. With an ever evolving livestock industry and continued globalisation, we work to keep our policies in-line with growing client needs. Through our team of livestock underwriters in London and Geneva, we can provide individually tailored insurance solutions for the largest livestock company, having operations in several countries, to an individual animal transit for a zoo. 


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