Amlin Plus Limited
122 Leadenhall Street London EC3V 4AG
Amlin Plus specialises in insurance for the bloodstock and equine industry offering insurance policies to cover every risk a horse owner, breeder, trainer, transporter or business may face. We offer bespoke solutions for the worldwide bloodstock and equine industry from bloodstock, high value sport horse and competition horses to liability cover. We understand the risks involved with valuable horses and are continually developing coverages to suit the needs of our clients, including: All Risks of Mortality and Theft Prospective Foal Unsoundness of Wind Stallion Loss of Income Life Saving Surgery Veterinary Fees Loss of Use Transit Insurance Managing Director David Ashby, who has 30 years’ experience in bloodstock and equine insurance says, “We aim to cover high quality horses that are given the best standards of care. Through our experience we are able provide our clients access to our network of leading specialists and industry professionals.” Our clients include owners of bloodstock, sport horse and competition horses such as: Thoroughbreds and Standardbreds Showjumping, Eventing, Dressage, Warmblood and Arabian horses Our specialist liability insurance covers Care, Custody and Control for: Stud Farms and Livery Yards Thoroughbred and Professional Sport Horse Trainers Horse transporters and Veterinary Practices If you require further information or a quote please contact us, we are happy to help you through the finer details of insurance for your horse. Amlin Plus writes equine insurance business on behalf of Syndicate 2001 at Lloyd’s, which is managed by Amlin Underwriting Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Amlin Plc. Amlin Plc is a leading independent insurer operating in the Lloyd’s, UK, Continental Europe and Bermudian markets. Amlin specialises in providing insurance cover to commercial enterprises and reinsurance protection to other insurance companies around the world.
Managing Director and Principal Underwriter
Following a lifetime interest in horses, racing and steeplechasing, David became involved in the Bloodstock insurance world as a Loss Adjustor in the 1980s, and then made the transition to the risk business, with a Lloyd’s syndicate in 1983. He has worked in Lloyd’s ever since. David remains an active horse owner, rider and competitor.
Heidi joined Amlin Plus in April 2011 after 6 years working at Hiscox, with 2 of those years working as deputy to Julian Lloyd in the Bloodstock team. Heidi has a degree in Equine Science from Hartpury College and spent 2 years before joining Hiscox, working for a small horse insurance company dealing with underwriting and claims. Heidi has 2 horses of her own that she rides when she can. One is semi-retired and the other is an ex-racehorse that she hopes to compete in dressage competitions and ROR classes.
Julian joined Amlin after 20 years of developing the Bloodstock book at Hiscox. His market career started in 1971 at Sedgwick Collyns, which later became Methuen, before his move to Hiscox. Julian has 35 years of Bloodstock underwriting experince and is the chairman of the LMA’s Livestock Business Panel. Julian divides his time between Amlin in London and his farm in Yorkshire breeding horses and prize-winning cattle.
Laura joined Amlin Plus in December 2007. Having grown up with horses and then spending 3 years working in racing, she decided on a move to London, and Bloodstock insurance proved the perfect combination of interests and career. Laura’s background is in racing, showing and hunting. She still rides when she can but time constraints tend to limit this to just the odd day out hunting.
Oliver joined Amlin in February 2015 after 4 and a half years working at Ascot Underwriting in the Terrorism & Political Risk insurance market. Oliver has a major interest in horse racing, and joining Amlin to underwrite Bloodstock insurance has enabled him to combine one of his great passions with his career
General Manager and Director
Simon joined Amlin Plus in October 2006 having held a variety of positions in underwriting, marketing and business development, systems developement and project management over a period of 15 year with Amlin. Simon holds the position of General Manager and was made a Director in 2009.