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Which BGA membership is right for you?

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The British Grooms Association (BGA) is the professionalmembership body for everyone who works with horses.

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BGA Membership

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As a member, you will be joining thousands of other grooms who belong.

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Renew your membership to the BGA - the world's only association for those who work with horses.

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Personal accident and liability policies. Suitable if you are employed or self-employed - trusted by grooms.

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Insurance Membership

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BGA Member Resources

Personal Accident

No. 1 trusted grooms insurance, making sure you're covered if things go wrong.

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Freelancers Liability

Freelancers Liability Insurance - discounted bespoke price for BGA members only.

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Travel Insurance

Going abroad with work? Don't forget your travel insurance. Affordable policies for working grooms.

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Find a job

Looking for a new opportunity? Have a look at our BGA Job Board.

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Advertise a job

On the search for a new team member? Advertise your job from just £10.

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Freelance Grooms

Looking for a freelance groom? Or maybe you're a freelancer wanting to advertise your services?

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Certified BGA freelancer

Stand out to your clients as a certified professional freelance groom.

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Client agreement creator

Create your own smart written agreements for your clients.

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Freelance advert

Advertise your business and get more clients.

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Where to train

Whether you are looking for a college, or a horse care course, we've made finding the right course easy.

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BGA E learning

Our e-learning course are free for members and include the BEF recognised Groom Clean, used by Team GBR.

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Grooms Life Blog

What it's really like being a groom. Hear from our members.

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Creating bespoke, compliant, contracts is easy with the EEA's Contract Creator.

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Employment Essentials

From employment staff, to health and safety - there is a complete toolkit to support you.

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Find a groom

Need to advertise a new job? Or find a freelance groom?

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From only £25.50 per year

Becoming a member

We exist to support members throughout their career as a groom, providing support, advice and education to all working in the industry and to speak up on the issues that really matter.


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Discounted insurance products tailored for all who work with horses.


Dedicated online information and training resources at your fingertips.


Friendly and expert advice on all career and employment related matters.

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Grooms Life Blog
and News

Blog Not just a groom

You are not and never will be ‘JUST A GROOM’

What is a groom?…

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Blog Bethany Attwell

The road to the Royal Mews

Bethany tells us about life working within the Royal Mews at Windsor.…

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News Equine BioGenie

Equine Bio Genie joins our sponsors

We are delighted to welcome Equine Bio Genie to our amazing sponsor list.…

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News Henchman

New Sponsor; Henchman Ltd

British Grooms Association welcomes new sponsor Henchman Ltd.…

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Blog Jess Errington

Mascots and more at Badminton

Three mascots for three superb horses! #Supergroom Jess Errington explains more...…

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BLOG Lee Honeysett's Journey to Badminton

Lee Honeysett's Journey to Badminton

As Lee is about to groom as Badminton for the first time, he looks back on his journey to #supergroom.…

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