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BGA Sponsors

It is fantastic that these companies recognise the hard work, importance and dedication of grooms. Please support them and use their products and services where you can. If you would like to sponsor the BGA, please do contact us .

Click on any logo to visit a BGA Sponsors own websites.

KBIS

KBIS British Equestrian Insurance is one of the largest independent horse insurance companies, providing all types of insurance for the equestrian including equine insurance, horsebox insurance, specialist bloodstock cover, personal accident, liability for equestrian businesses and equestrian property insurance.

With over 20 years experience, KBIS's growth and customer loyalty has been built upon a company ethos of providing excellent customer service combined with a fast and efficient claims process.

All of the staff at KBIS have an equestrian background or when required are insurance specialists in their own fields.

Bedmax

We have three production plants making well over two million bags of BEDMAX a year for thousands of loyal customers in the UK and our growing export markets. But BEDMAX is still a business begun and run by people with a love of horses embedded in their DNA.

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health

Whether you care for leisure horses, race horses, performance horses or working horses, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health offers products backed by a research and development team that ranks among the world's leaders in animal health care. 

EQUITOP Myoplast 

A unique amino acid supplement specifically designed to support lean muscle growth.

The blend of amino acids in EQUITOP MYOPLAST supports lean muscle growth, helping horses to respond and cope with the demands of training.

Careers In Racing

There are so many different types of jobs in the racing industry you will need to have a good think about what your skills are and where you might most enjoy working.

Careers in Racing is the place to learn more about working in the racing industry.

Haddon Training

Haddon Training Ltd is an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ work-based training provider delivering traineeship and apprenticeship training throughout England and Wales.  They also support equine and land-based industry employers with wider qualifications, such as their DEFRA approved equine transport qualifications. They work closely with equine yards that deliver BHS training, and in Wales learners can complete the BHS exams as part of their overall apprenticeship.


Renwick & Sons

The ultimate grooming kit for you and your horses: Combining advanced bristle technology, British craftsmanship & ergonomic design.

A British heritage brand proud to be partnered with the BGA & supporting its valued members.

Morrish Solicitors

If you are looking for friendly, professional legal advice, along with welcome savings, BGA members receive a wide range of discounts and benefits from Morrish Solicitors, giving you peace of mind. 

Absorbine

Why will you find Absorbine® products in so many barns across America? Simple: our innovative, high-quality products consistently deliver the results horse owners want and need. And they have been for more than a century. 

MAGIC BRUSH 

With a Magic Brush your horse will become spotlessly clean! The special bristles remove dried sweat, mud and dirt efficiently and quickly.

CLIPPER SHARP 

Clippersharp was established in 1994. We specialise in the repair, servicing and blade sharpening of animal clippers and trimmers as well as scissor sharpening and sharpening of combs and cutters. 

Large blades are generally sharpened by using the lapping machine. This is a precision way of ensuring blades are sharpened correctly and with minimal metal removed. Its a gentler on the blades compared to the more traditional grinding method, and means the blades will last longer.


 

QUICK PICK

Manufactured in Britain, the revolutionary design of the new Quick Pick is turning heads as an easy solution for muck picking and so much more.

With roughly twice the capacity of a standard scoop, the sturdy foot plates anchor the Quick Pick, leaving both hands free for raking - helping reduce the potential risk of wrist stress injuries.

The flip design stops muck from rolling out, while the upright stance means no more bending and the easy-empty handle allows for swift emptying without any wrist twist. It also includes an integral boot scraper, pour spout and side clips suitable for attaching a bin liner for a variety of uses.

TOCES

The Open College of Equine Studies (TOCES) is a not-for-profits independent college offering an exciting range of equine distance and blended learning courses to students worldwide. 

Some courses can be studied by tutor supported e-learning 100% from home (distance learning) and some courses involve study week attendance to supplement the distance learning (blended learning).

BGA Members are eligible to a 10% discount on Specialist Equine Short Courses, and preparing for BHS stages 1, 2, 3 and 4 and teach to support grooms’ practical on job skills training and experience.

 

 
 
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