Through Weatherbys Hamilton LLP, we can provide brokerage services for bloodstock, property and liability insurance.

Weatherbys Hamilton is one of the leading brokers in the bloodstock insurance industry and insures many of its most successful owners, breeders, trainers and their horses. It specialises in all things equine – stallions, broodmares, yearlings, foals and racehorses, as well as all types of sport horse and the training stables and stud farms where they are kept. It provides mortality, theft and vets fees policies for all horses, as well as bespoke requirements such as fertility insurance for mares and stallions and specialist cover for unborn foals.

It is also an expert in insuring farms and estates of all sizes with a wide range of commercial assets and activities.

Banking for racehorse owners

We are able to offer racehorse owners and bloodstock industry professionals bank accounts that have all the features and flexibility required for racing transactions banking services through Weatherbys Racing Bank.

The VAT Return Service team provides expert advice and deals with HMRC on our clients’ behalf to handle everything from online VAT applications to the collation and submission of quarterly VAT returns.

There is also a Racing Payment Service which takes all the hassle out of paying invoices and offers peace of mind for both owners and trainers.

Asset finance

We can provide corporate, small business and consumer asset finance as well as specialist funding for renewable energy installations, marine finance and specialist finance for educational institutions through our subsidiary, Arkle Finance.

Arkle typically offers facilities from £5,000 up to £500,000 over periods ranging from 18 to 84 months.