Insurance Services


Involvement with horses is an expensive business or hobby and the financial investment is generally significant for the person making it. Valued and valuable horses are often irreplaceable for the owner but as with all such situations it is nice to know you have a fall-back, a safety net, a plan B in the event of loss. We can give you that peace of mind.

We provide a fully comprehensive and personal bloodstock insurance service to the amateur and professional alike, so whether it’s a child’s pony or a seven figure international stallion, we provide you with the same level of personal service and expertise to the highest professional standards.
Our personal service is available 24/7 with direct access to your personal insurance executive; no call centre, no on-hold, no online.
We are proud to have horses insured on every continent involved in the thoroughbred industry and our experience, expertise and international connections enables us to ensure that your horse can be covered wherever they are and for whatever they are doing. Our client list for bloodstock insurance is a who’s who of the thoroughbred bloodstock industry and is truly global.

As Ireland’s largest bloodstock insurance broker and market leader we have considerable negotiating power with insurers at Lloyds and we access the best, most innovative and competitive underwriting markets ensuring best rates, cover and claims settlement procedures for you.
We provide the full range of cover available for thoroughbreds and non-thoroughbreds from foals to yearlings to store horses to racehorses, both on the flat and over obstacles. We can provide cover for horses, at grass, breaking, flat racing, hurdling, steeple-chasing, at breeding and at Stud. Our full range of cover is as follows.

  • All risks of mortality & theft unsoundness of wind
  • Prospective foal broodmare barrenness
  • Stallion first season infertility surgery cover
  • Stallion first season infertility surgery cover transit insurance stallion permanent disability

Offering competitive rates is important, but we are only as good as our last claim and how we handled it for you. Our record in this area is first class and our claims handling record speaks for itself.
We treat all horses we insure as equally important, we are not just focused on the high value thoroughbred. The majority of the horses we insure are not household names and are not highly valuable in a monetary sense. We provide policies for the thoroughbred and non-thoroughbred alike.

We provide a personal, prompt and efficient service. We all have a personal interest in horses which enables us to give you a very personal service and the benefit of a comprehensive knowledge of the bloodstock industry.
We are attend at all major race meetings in Ireland and all major thoroughbred sales worldwide.

BBA Ireland Bloodstock Insurance is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.


Natasha Langan APA Director of Insurance

Natasha has enjoyed her entire career in the bloodstock insurance industry and her experience is second to none. Starting out with the Curragh Bloodstock Agency in 1990, she remained with the enlarged company when it and BBA Ireland merged in 2005. She was appointed Director of Insurance in 2006 taking over from the late Caroline Wilson. There is nothing about bloodstock insurance that Natasha does not know or has not encountered
Natasha is an enthusiastic racehorse owner and a keen fan of both Flat & National Hunt Racing.

BBA Ireland Limited
Kilwarden Lodge
Co Kildare
W91 T998

Tel: +353 (0)45 877001
Fax: +353 (0)45 877688

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