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Horse transporters – have you got it covered?

There are varying levels of insurance available for people providing horse transport. By selecting an appropriate policy for your business, you can ensure that you are protected for every eventuality. Since you provide a specialist service to your clients, at Shearwater we offer specialist insurance for ours – meaning you and your customers can have […]

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Teri Warner - returning the magic

The last few months have been a complete whirlwind, full of ups and downs.   We moved into Merrywood Farm at the beginning of the year, the plan was to help the owners of the farm to develop a thriving livery yard and training centre. The process of building any business up from scratch is […]

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Looking for a summer adventure?

There is always so much to look forward to in the summer, especially when you have a four legged friend to enjoy it with. From heading out into the countryside for a long ride to competing at your favourite competition there are always adventures to be had! We take a look at some of the […]

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Getting prepared for Laminitis

It has been a bit of a slow start to Spring with a lack of rain and sunshine meaning the grass in many places has been struggling to grow. However, with warm and damp weather forecast for the next few weeks we could soon see a sharp growth in the grass and its quality. Which […]

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Have You Thought About Your Breeding Insurance?

The winter has come to an end and spring is here which means the appearance of tiny hooves as the foals begin to arrive. We speak to our Equine Manager Kathy Tansey to explain what insurance you need to consider in relation to breeding… What Insurance should I take out for my Broodmare? Most standard […]

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Sun Cream & Fly Repelent, Family Entourage & Lucky Socks

Early Sunday morning and we were at Larkhill with the sun out and no wind, which I can tell you is a very rare occurrence at Larkhill. We have gone from wet weather gear and wellies to sun cream and fly repellent in a space of a week! Last year when we were trying to […]

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How To Keep Your Horse Safe: A Guide To Paddock And Horse Security

Securing your paddocks for livestock is something that is always on an owner’s mind. If you are on a livery yard, rent fields or have other people’s animals on your land, have you considered who is responsible for any insurance issues that might arise? We have put together a list of the most common questions […]

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Sun Dances, Daylight Saving and Plan B!

Finally my sun dance has paid off, it’s become warmer and the ground has dried out everywhere. With the clocks going forward to give us longer evenings, everything seems a lot easier. However the clocks going forward did give me a very early morning at the weekend! My friend, Laura, and I were of to […]

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Oliver Townend Scores Second Leg Win

Oliver Townend and Cooley Master Class rode to victory this weekend at the Barefoot Estates Burnham Market International horse trials, delivering his tenth win in 10 years.   His fourth consecutive CIC*** win at Burnham Market handed him the second leg of the Shearwater Insurance Tri-Star Grand Slam, meaning that himself and Izzy Taylor will […]

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As the old saying goes ‘no hoof, no horse’ but how can you make sure you are caring for your horse’s hooves in the best way possible? As spring hits, most of us will be beginning to work our horses a little harder. During this time, it’s important to keep an eye out for any […]

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