Knowing how unpredictable horses can be, it isn’t any surprise that they can always find a way to hurt themselves no matter how safe you make their area. Each time they get injured, there is always a vet bill that comes along with it.
Working out how much you are willing to sacrifice for your horse may be the first thing you plan when you purchase them. This means the monetary value you are willing to pay if they were to get sick or injured. Some may find that the general costs of a horse are teetering at too much let alone the costs of vet expenses when they can reach well into the thousands.
Due to the high cost of veterinary treatments, it is important to have a plan of action for these unfortunate scenarios. Petplan will talk you through some possible options:
Having equine insurance can give you the peace of mind knowing that you won’t have to quickly find money if the unexpected occurs. There is a range of different options when it comes to equine insurance. The most common is the mortality, theft & straying cover which can have optional benefits added to suit you and your horse’s needs. Some of these optional benefits include:
- Vet fee cover
- Permanent loss of use
- Disposal after death
- Saddlery & Tack
- Horse float cover
- Horse liability plan
- Veteran plan
All these plans can be customised to suit your needs and make sure that you and your horse are getting the best coverage possible.