2822, , IMG_5010, , , image/jpeg, https://www.shearwater-insurance.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/IMG_5010-e1542382555494.jpg, 60, 40, Array

Sophie Hall - Rounding Up The Season

Hi everyone, I hope everyone got to enjoy a fun-filled, haunted Halloween with their horses this October. This month saw the end of the event season for Gusthoff and the close of George’s busy dressage season too. As I sit here in a chilly November I am not quite sure what to do with myself. […]

2816, , Dna & Joy, Daniel Bates on Joy, , image/jpeg, https://www.shearwater-insurance.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Unknown-e1541433575292.jpeg, 60, 53, Array

Daniel Bates - Conquering my fears!

Hi Everyone The months are just flying by but I am happy to give you all an update on what I have been up too. In September I was lucky enough to attend over 2 days the Dressage Championships at Stoneleigh Park to again watch my trainer and friend Levi William Hunt compete Glenys Hemmings […]

2809, , english-saddle-2803985_1920, , , image/jpeg, https://www.shearwater-insurance.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/english-saddle-2803985_1920-e1540577951156.jpg, 60, 47, Array

Is your tack safe?

As the nights begin to draw in and the darker days are upon us it is important to know that your tack and belongings are being kept as safe as possible. As we all know tack can be accumulated over many years and can hold a great amount of sentimental value, as well as actual […]

2802, , image4, Meet Freddie, , image/jpeg, https://www.shearwater-insurance.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/image4-e1539544194348.jpeg, 60, 74, Array

Shearwater rider Sophie Hall - Finally deciding on Freddie

Hi everyone, Where has September gone?! I feel like before we knew it the summer had left us and the shops are already (dare I say it) talking about Christmas! September has been a reasonably quiet month for us on the competition front but all systems go at home getting our new baby boy settled […]

2798, , Unknown, , , image/jpeg, https://www.shearwater-insurance.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Unknown-e1538159255412.jpeg, 60, 42, Array

Daniel Bates - Another Goodbye But Still Flying High

August has been a strange month of ups and downs with difficult decisions needing to be made in order to progress with my dressage career. Wilson came into my life two years ago and was my very first horse and has been an important part of my riding journey and I will never forget him. […]

2709, , 40509751_10217286720790221_1790773767820017664_n, , , image/jpeg, https://www.shearwater-insurance.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/40509751_10217286720790221_1790773767820017664_n-e1537464406720.jpg, 60, 80, Array

Tips from the top with Eva Möller

German dressage rider Eva Möller has been ride judging the Shearwater Young Horse Finals at the National Championships for the past four years and through her time has ridden a wide selection of future superstars. A hugely talented rider and trainer herself she also judges a variety of other young horse classes and recently won […]

2704, , laptop-3317007_1920, , , image/jpeg, https://www.shearwater-insurance.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/laptop-3317007_1920-e1537284976541.jpg, 60, 40, Array

Top tips on business success with the Equine Business Association

We have teamed up with one of our partners The Equine Business Association to bring you some useful content around growing a successful business within the equestrian industry. In this blog the EBA also looks at making the most of working from home and other some top tips to battle the boredom! Setting up a […]

2700, , Fianello canter July 2018, Hawtins Fianello, , image/jpeg, https://www.shearwater-insurance.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Fianello-canter-July-2018-e1536941552165.jpg, 60, 40, Array

Here come the Hawtins Stud

The Hawtins Stud have a fantastic history with the Shearwater Young Horse Classes, qualifying a selection of horses over the years and fielding winners as well. This year they have two horses qualified for the final four-year-old Hawtins Lirica and four-year-old Hawtins Fianello. Can you tell me a little bit about your horse? We have […]

2693, , image4, , , image/jpeg, https://www.shearwater-insurance.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/image4-e1536607362387.jpeg, 60, 45, Array

Shearwater rider Sophie Hall has an exciting new arrival!

August has been another busy month for the GG’s and I with an exciting new arrival too… Our final bit of showing – Fake it till you make it Gorgeous old George had his final show of the season this month. We headed off to Blakesley Show for our last Olympia Final Qualifier. At 21 […]

2690, , Unknown-3, , , image/jpeg, https://www.shearwater-insurance.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Unknown-3-e1536333655920.jpeg, 60, 40, Array


With the British Dressage Nationals getting closer and closer we caught up with two other riders heading to the Shearwater Young Horse Finals Dressage rider Calum Whitworth will be competing with the 4-year-old Damaris S who qualified at Port Royal. Can you tell me a little bit about your horse? Damaris S is a homebred […]

For equestrian claims: Call 01992 707318

For all other claims: Call 01992 707155