Our Review of Shearwater Horse Insurance

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Shearwater Insurance is part of GRP, one of Britain’s top 3 insurance intermediary groups. With a specialist equine insurance team of horse owners, Shearwater offers an extensive range of insurance across the horse industry from personal equine to business, event and transportation insurance. Their slogan is “for horse owners by horse owners.”

Shearwater, like other specialist equine insurers, is involved in event sponsorship. They currently sponsor the Equine Sports UK Grassroots Championships and the Shearwater Young Horse Qualifiers. They also support event riders who sign up as Shearwater ambassadors.

How Shearwater Horse Insurance Compares to Other UK Horse Insurers

Online Customer Reviews for Shearwater

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Shearwater does not have a review presence with either Trustpilot or Feefo. We have used Facebook reviews, where the rating is 4.4 out of 5 as the barometer for our customer rating analysis. Positive reviews are in the area of breakdowns for horsebox and trailer with fast communication and a rapid vehicle recovery service.

Standard Policy Features Compared

Shearwater does not currently have an online quote and buy form available for horse insurance. Online customers need to fill in a form and will receive a callback.

Out of the major insurers, we reviewed only Shearwater, and NFU Mutual do not provide an instant quote.

Shearwater as specialist equine insurers unsurprisingly offers substantial maximum limits of coverage. Up to £10 million of public liability coverage is available and Vet fees up to £7,500, which includes colic surgery.

Further Horse-Related Insurance from Shearwater

Shearwater, as a longstanding specialist horse insurer, offers an extensive range of equestrian related insurance in addition to standard horse and veteran horse insurance. These include but are not limited to:

Travel, business & professional insurance

  • Equestrian liability
  • Pony ride
  • Racehorse trainer
  • Riding club
  • Riding School
  • Stud
  • Equestrian event
  • Riding instructor
  • Equestrian buildings
  • Private and livery yard
  • Horsebox breakdown
  • Trailer insurance
  • Horsebox insurance

Useful Additional Information

Shearwater Insurance


Postal Address:

Regent Gate

83 High Street

Waltham Cross


Telephone: 01992 718666

General enquiries: 01992 718 666

Company registration number: 2701633