WHY I AM A MEMBER

“The bespoke information has been invaluable for my career and employment; I don’t feel alone anymore. I have the peace of mind knowing my income is protected with my BGA insurance.”

Jenny Hooch

BGA Member

BECOME A MEMBER

FROM ONLY £22.50

PER
YEAR

The BGA is the best equestrian membership for grooms and we're excited you want to belong to our rapidly growing community.


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from as little as

£1.80per month*

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*This is annual membership without personal accident cover. View all membership options



*This is annual membership without personal accident cover. View all membership options

Build your membership


Membership benefits include:

Personal accident insurance

When things go wrong, you need insurance that goes right.

If you work with horses it is recommended that you have a personal accident insurance cover in place.

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Support and advice

You are not alone. The BGA understands your world.

Becoming a member means you are only a click away from accessing support, advice and guidance on all groom, career and employment related matters.

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Freelancers Toolkit

Get advice and more for your freelance grooming business.

From starting your business and growing, to managing your clients and accounts - we have everything you need, including access to discounted bespoke liability insurance.

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Online training for you

Bespoke training and certifications for your career development.

Benefit from our dedicated online information, training and development resources and add to your CV.

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Personal accident insurance

The BGA has teamed up with KBIS Insurance to offer bespoke personal accident policies which have been designed specifically for grooms, and all at a discounted rate.

The Silver or Platinum levels both include Temporary Total Disablement, which covers against loss of income should you be injured and unable to work.

If you are travelling abroad with your work, the discounted BGA travel insurance is a must for both medical expenses and repatriation.

Support and advice

KEY BENEFITS:
  • Access to the My Employment website area, to get your questions answered.
  • Access to Grooms Minds – support for your mental health and well-being.
  • Free legal advice helpline provided by Morrish LLP Solicitors.
  • Career advice and support, including useful templates (CV's & Covering Letters) for you to download free of charge.
  • One to one advice from the BGA team - as a member we offer you a bespoke service to talk through your own situation with someone independent and impartial in a confidential environment.

Freelancers Toolkit

As a self employed freelance groom the BGA is here to help support you and your business.

KEY BENEFITS:
  • Complete freelancers Tool Kit with templates of client letters and accounting books
  • Access to the Certified BGA Freelance Groom scheme
  • Advice on how to start your business and market it to gain and retain clients
  • Free placement of Freelance Groom Adverts
  • Access to the members only special rate Freelance Groom Liability Insurance from KBIS. A public liability policy, which would cover you if you were found liable for third party property damage or bodily injury.

Online training for you

Your career as a groom is important to us and we are committed to helping members develop throughout their time working with horses.

The BGA offers members a range of online and offline Continuous Professional Development (CPD), ensuring you attain the highest professional standards:

  • Take part in Groom Clean e learning for free
  • Get your BEDMAX Certification in Bedding Management
  • Take your Medi K Certification in First Aid

 

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