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E&L® Equine Insurance offers a specially designed horse rider insurance policy, for those who enjoy riding but who may not own a horse or pony.

  • Providers of Equine Insurance for over 20 years
  • Horse insurance cover for junior riders aged between 5–17 years
  • Adult and Adult Plus policies available for riders aged between 18–65 years
  • 30% online discount when you buy rider insurance only
  • Higher benefits available for monthly policyholders

What would you do if the horse or pony that you are riding injures someone or you have an accident, how will you cope financially? The policies on offer include cover for public liability up to a maximum of £2.75 million, as well as a host of other benefits including personal accident and dental treatment. E&L's® Horse Rider Insurance also includes vet's fees so that if the horse or pony you are riding needs a vet in an emergency, you can be safe in the knowledge that you will be covered by your horse rider insurance policy.

We offer a junior policy and two adult horse riding insurance plans, leaving you to choose which level of rider insurance cover is best for you.

View our Horse Rider FAQs and the tips and advice section

Horse Rider Policy Information

  Junior (5–17 Years) Adult (18–65 Years) Adult Plus (18–65 Years)
Monthly1 Yearly Monthly1 Yearly Monthly1 Yearly
Public Liability

Legal liability to a third party for the damages and costs arising from your use of a horse.

£1.25m £1m £1.25m £1m £2.75m £2.5m
Dental Treatment

Treatment for you following a riding accident.

£1,750 £1,500 £1,750 £1,500 £2,000 £1,750
Death of Rider

Accidental death of rider.

£7,500 £5,000 £12,500 £10,000 £22,500 £20,000
Personal Accident

Accidental injury whilst riding causing (a) total loss of sight, (b) loss of two or more limbs or (c) deafness in both ears.

£12,500 £10,000 £12,500 £10,000 £22,500 £20,000
Saddlery and Tack

Fire, accidental damage or theft following forcible or violent entry to a locked private building. Single item limit £500.

£1,250 £1,000 £1,750 £1,500 £2,000 £1,750
Permanent Total Disablement

Cover after a riding accident if no claims are made under the personal accident section.

£12,500 £10,000 £12,500 £10,000 £22,500 £20,000
School Fees

Cost of fees for missed private schooling as a result of a riding accident.

£3,000 £2,750
Vet's Fees

If you have an accident while riding and you need a vet in emergency.

£1,000 £750 £1,250 £1,000 £1,750 £1,500
Custodial Liability *

If the horse you are using is destroyed for humane reasons following an accident in which you are legally liable.

£1,500 £1,250 £2,500 £2,250 £3,500 £3,250

* Market Value up to


The excess is the amount you pay towards a claim. It is £60 on Custodial Liability section, £109 for Vet's Fees and Saddlery & Tack sections and £160 for Public Liability section. There is no excess on the other sections of cover.

1. Lunar monthly policy (more information)

The following discounts are available on E&L® Horse Rider Insurance:

  • 30% online discount

The total maximum discount per policy is 30%.

Introductory discounts provided only apply to new policies taken out online.

To be eligible for E&L® Horse Rider Insurance the following conditions must be met:

  • The policyholder is a UK resident aged over 18 years (if you are insuring a junior, a parent or guardian must take out the policy)

Please see the Horse Rider Insurance Policy Wording for full eligibility criteria.

Register a Claim

Several of our claim forms are available to download online in PDF format. After completing the form you will be provided with a download link to your requested claim form which you can simply print out, fill in and either fax or post to us.

To complete the form please click here

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