To buy in Westfalen includes insurance cover

Westfälisches Pferdestammbuch goes along with R+V Versicherung AG


After the auction award every horse will be insured by the following insurance company


VEREINIGTE TIERVERSICHERUNG Gesellschaft a.G.

Mecklenbecker Str. 229, D-48163 Münster

Tel. 0049-251-7185-577

Mobil 0049-173-28 20 364


A premium of 1,5 % of the auction price (basis for the premium calculation:


gross auction price plus gross fees) covers the horse for a period of 8 weeks (defined as 56 days) for the following:

• 80 % of the horse’s value in case of mortality or emergency slaughtering due to illness or accident

• 80 % of the horse’s value in case of permanent uselessness for riding and driving due to illness or accident.

• For foals the insurance cover period counts for at least 8 weeks (56 days) after the auction. Furthermore, the following terms are valid:

• For foals born earlier than 15th March, the insurance cover will end with the completion of the 7th month of life, latest on 15th of October of the current year.

• For foals born later than 15th March, the insurance cover will end with the completion of the 7th month of life, latest on 31st December of the current year This insurance contract is based on the German general insurance rule AVB TLP 01/2008.


Also included in the cover are:

• The insurance of animal also applies the cases mentioned above if they are result of a transport accident (by land, air, sea) within the aforementioned 8 weeks from Handorf to the new owner´s home.

• If auction was held in commission business: The sum insured is deemed to be the auction price plus additional costs and value added tax, maximum € 100.000,-, for foals the maximum is € 25.000,-.

• If auction was held in brokerage business: The sum insured is deemed to be the auction price plus additional costs (incl. value added tax), maximum € 100.000,-, for foals the maximum is € 25.000,-. Exception: sales out of Germany, if the sale is exempted from value added tax (export). In these cases the sum insured is the auction price less the value added tax rate of the seller plus additional costs. The maximum sum inssured are still valid like mentioned above.

• A follow-up insurance can be purchased within the 8-week period on the buyers account.

• A new radiological examination by the veterinary is not necessary, if purchasing the follow-up insurance through the same insurance company.

• There is no waiting period if the accountability of the follow-up insurance complies with the accountability of the auction insurance.


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