Amlin Plus eventers’ challenge proves big hit at Hickstead [Promotion]

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After Sky Sports dropped its coverage, Hickstead was forced to call time on the popular eventing grand prix to the great disappointment of its fans. But this year the class returned as the Amlin Plus eventers’ challenge and Andrew Nicholson’s win on Thursday proved to be a massive hit, with audiences flocking to watch the tumbles and triumphs of those willing to take on the new-look course.

amlinplus-logoAmlin Plus, proud sponsor of Hickstead’s new eventers’ challenge, specialises in insurance for the equine and bloodstock industries.

The company understand the risks involved with valuable horses and an insurance policy from Amlin Plus can be tailored to cover your specific requirements. These bespoke policies cover a wide variety of eventualities including: all risks of mortality and theft; veterinary fees; life-saving surgery; colic costs extension; worldwide cover and individual and tailored insurance for semen storage and transit. Each client has a dedicated account handler and receives professional support from both the Amlin Plus horse insurance team and its network of world-renowned veterinary and industry professionals.

The experienced team at Amlin Plus is overseen by managing director David Ashby, who has more than 30 years of experience in the industry and is himself a breeder and owner of eventers, show jumpers and racehorses in training.

“We aim to cover high quality horses that are given the best standards of care,” said Ashby. “Through our experience we are able provide our clients access to our network of leading specialists and industry professionals.”

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