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Why do I need horse mortality insurance?

Whether a champion competitor or companion, our horse mortality insurance can provide the insurance protection you need. If your horse dies, needs to be euthanized, or is stolen, Markel Specialty’s horse mortality insurance can help cover those costs.

What does horse mortality insurance cover?



Here are just a few highlights of our horse mortality coverage:


  • 24 hours/7 days a week claims service

  • No vet certificate required for horses valued under $50,000 and with no pre-existing health conditions

  • Optional medical/surgical and surgical-only plans available

  • Emergency colic surgery expense added at no additional charge, with optional buy up limits

  • Private horse owner liability coverage can be added for an additional charge

  • 90-day extension clause for certain qualified policies

  • Automatic renewal coverage added at no additional charge

Don't wait until you file a claim to find out if you have the proper insurance protection.

Horse Mortality Application

Prospective Foal and Embryo Transfer Application

Certificate of Veterinary Examination

Horse Mortality Add Another Horse

Declaration of Health & Justification of Value

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