Equine insurance

The Markel name and reputation are unsurpassed in the field of equine insurance. For over fifty 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.

The London-based division writes business through Markel Syndicate 3000 and Markel International Insurance Company Limited and offers products on a worldwide basis. Coverage is available for the widest range of needs from individual horse owners up to the largest global breeding and racing operations. In all cases products can be tailored to meet individual or unusual requirements.


+44 (0)20 7953 6000

Areas of cover include:
  • Thoroughbred
  • Standardbred
  • Arabian
  • Quarter horse/ western use
  • Sport horse


Juliet Redfern

Managing Director - Equine and Livestock

+44 (0)20 7953 6219


Oliver Atkin

Equine Underwriter

+44 (0)20 7953 6788


Emilie Larson

Assistant Underwriter

+44 (0)20 7953 6893