Insurance for your Horsebox or Lorry
If you would like us to quote for your Horsebox insurance and breakdown cover, please complete and submit the form below. Each quote is provided on an individual basis and will depend on the value of the vehicle, the age of the drivers, their driving experience and details of any claims or convictions.
We also offer an excellent horsebox Roadside Rescue and Recovery breakdown cover provided by Equine Rescue Services and a Motor Legal Expenses policy. Your quote will be supplied with and without both options.
Please note the standard policy is for any driver aged 25 and over but this can be limited to the Insured only, Insured and Spouse or up to four named drivers.
Once you submit your form, we will endeavour to email you a quote within one working day or contact you as quickly as possible if more information is required.
If you are unsure of the cover you require or want to see if there are other options of cover available, please contact us on 01206 337388 to discuss your particular circumstances.
To receive your quote please complete the form below
Call us on 01206 337388 Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm excluding bank holidays
At Carriagehouse we always do our best to offer personal expertise and advice with the most professional service.
If you have any questions or concerns, or just want to talk through your policy, do get in touch.
Please use the online claim forms to report any potential claims and follow any veterinary advice with regards to treatment of your horse.
Our opening hours are:
Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm excluding bank holidays
Frequently Asked Questions
- Who insures horse boxes?
Insurance companies have to be licenced in the UK to insure motor vehicles. Most horse insurance providers will be able to offer horsebox insurance. Here at Carriagehouse Insurance, we use a small panel of specially selected Motor Insurers who provide excellent horsebox insurance.
- Do you need insurance for a horse box?
Yes, under UK law you must have the appropriate driving licence and Motor Insurance in place to drive a horsebox on the public highway. Here at Carriagehouse Insurance, we use a small panel of specially selected Motor Insurers who provide comprehensive horsebox insurance.
- Do you need road tax for a horse box?
Yes, as a horse box is a motor vehicle, you are liable to pay tax for a motorised Horsebox. You must also have motor insurance in place. Here at Carriagehouse Insurance, we utilise a small panel of carefully selected Motor Insurers who provide brilliant horsebox insurance.
- How much is tax for a horse box?
The DVLA will be able to confirm the cost of the Road Tax for each vehicle.
- Do you need a driver’s licence for a horse box?
The DVLA will be able to confirm the type of licence required to drive a horsebox as this differs per gross vehicle weight and when you passed your licence.
- Can you drive a 3.5-tonne horse box on a standard licence?
Whether or not your can legally drive a 3.5-tonne horse box will depend on the type of licence you own and when you passed your driver’s test. You can confirm with the DVLA if you are able to do this, or whether you need to undertake a test for a different licence.