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BGA HELPS EQUINE ELITE TO SUPPORT EMPLOYERS

22nd December 2014

The BGA is delighted to be working alongside leading recruitment agency Equine Elite to enable their registered employers to get a free taster six months to the BGA’s Employers Zone.

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BGA MEMBER WINS HADDON TRAINING BRITISH GROOM AWARD

19th December 2014

The BGA are delighted that once again the annual British Groom Awards are back, thanks to the generosity of sponsors Haddon Training.

This year there were two new categories; the Haddon Training British Grooms Award and the Haddon Training Team GBR Grooms Award.

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FINALIST IN ASSOCIATION EXCELLENCE AWARDS

19th December 2014

We are delighted that the BGA has been selected as a finalist in the Innovation category for the 2015 Association Excellence Awards.

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JACKIE POTTS WINS FEI AWARD

15th December 2014

Last night, December 14th, saw BGA Member Jackie Potts being crowned FEI Best Groom 2014 at a lavish ceremony in Baku.

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GROOMS URGED TO BE INSURED FOR SUNSHINE TOUR

10th December 2014

As the British winter takes its hold over the past couple of weeks, many grooms and riders will be putting the final touches to their preparations for travelling to to Spain for the Spanish Sunshine Tour.

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What the personal accident policy covers you for:

  • Whilst at work
  • All stable duties – mucking out, grooming, washing off, turning out
  • Clipping
  • Riding – including hacking and jumping
  • Hunting
  • Lunging
  • Breaking in
  • Holding horse for a vet and other procedures
  • Travelling horses both in the UK and abroad
  • Competing in line with your job including: jumping, dressage, eventing
  • Injuries that may happen to you whilst you are teaching - but you must also be grooming as part of your duties and not be a sole instructor

What the personal accident policy doesn’t cover you for:

  • Riding in a race, point to point or team chase
  • Stunt Riding
  • Accidents occurring whilst travelling to and from work
  • Riding and competing your own horse (but you can upgrade when applying for membership to include this)
  • Public Liability – this is a separate insurance policy - the Freelance Groom Liability Insurance
  • Care Custody and Control – this is a separate policy - the Freelance Groom Liability Insurance

If you require additional cover then please contact KBIS directly.

   GROOM  RIDER  EMPLOYER

When you are working for other people you do most of the following; muck out, turn out/catch in, tack up, groom horses, exercise Horses (including hacking, jumping and schooling), in the care of your employer/client.

 
YES

 
NO

 
NO

Predominantly ride horses for other people including schooling, exercising and competing.   
NO
 
YES

YES
 Provide grooming services for someone else either full time or on a freelance basis i.e. an employer or a client.   
YES

NO

NO
Employ staff – have an employers liability policy in your name NO NO YES
Buy and sell horses NO YES YES
 
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