Equine and Bloodstock

Specialising in Equine and Bloodstock Insurance for over 40 years.

Our specialised team of brokers have the experience and knowledge within the equine and bloodstock industries to consistently deliver tailored coverage and risk management solutions for your individual and business requirements.

We pride ourselves on establishing and maintaining relationships with national and international insurers, leading industry organisations as well as our individual clients.

Since Gow-Gates was established in 1963, we have gained an unwavering reputation as a respected leader in the insurance sector. Service, professionalism and dedication to our clients will never be compromised.

Gow-Gates is committed to creating long-term partnerships with our clients.

Our size, resources and networks are positioned to deliver the right advice and assist in achieving the most suitable outcome for your insurance needs.

Our proven track record of loyalty and integrity has led to our appointment as insurance advisor to various industry organisations including but not limited to:

We continuously strive to develop tailored insurance solutions for Australian horse and business owners. We can arrange the following insurance covers for individuals or businesses.

Equine Insurance

Death, theft and humane destruction is the main basis of your insurance policy, upon which you can further extend it as per the items below:

Performance and Leisure Horses

  • Veterinary fees
  • Lifesaving surgical fees
  • Stallion first season infertility
  • International transits
  • Loss of use
  • Disposal costs


  • Lifesaving surgical fees
  • International Transits
  • Stallion first season infertility
  • Stallion total permanent disability
  • Prospective foals

Individuals, Homes and Businesses

  • Public liability
  • Care Custody and Control liability
  • Property and equipment, including saddlery and tack
  • Management liability
  • Cyber liability
  • Personal accident and sickness (including income protection)

Farm property insurance

    • Domestic dwellings and contents
    • Farm building and contents
    • Farm infrastructure, plant and machinery
    • Fencing
    • Theft
    • Machinery breakdown
    • Private and farm motor