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BGA Membership

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Renew your BGA membership, the world's only association for those who work with horses.

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Personal accident and liability policies. Suitable if you are employed or self-employed.

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Insurance Membership

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BGA Member Resources

Personal Accident

No. 1 trusted grooms insurance, making sure you're covered if things go wrong.

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Freelancers Liability

Freelancers Liability Insurance - discounted bespoke price for BGA members only.

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Travel Insurance

Going abroad with work? Don't forget your travel insurance. Affordable policies for grooms.

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Find a job

Looking for a new opportunity? Have a look at our BGA Job Board.

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Advertise a job

On the search for a new team member? Advertise your job from just £10.

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Freelance Grooms

Looking for a freelance groom? Are you a freelancer wanting to advertise your services?

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Certified BGA freelancer

Stand out to your clients as a certified professional freelance groom.

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Client agreement creator

Create your own smart written agreements for your clients.

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Freelance advert

Advertise your business and get more clients.

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Where to train

Whether you're looking for a college or a horse care course, finding the right course is easy.

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BGA E learning

Our e-learning courses are free for members and include the BEF recognised Groom Clean.

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Grooms Life Blog

What it's really like being a groom. Hear from our members.

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Creating bespoke, compliant, contracts is easy with the EEA's Contract Creator.

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Employment Essentials

From employment staff, to health and safety - there is a complete toolkit to support you.

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Find a groom

Need to advertise a new job? Or find a freelance groom?

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Becoming a member

We exist to support BGA members throughout their career as a groom, providing support, advice and education to all working in the industry and to speak up on the issues that really matter.


Join a community of thousands of grooms just like you.


Discounted insurance products tailored for all who work with horses.


Dedicated online information and training resources at your fingertips.


Friendly and expert advice on all career and employment related matters.

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Grooms Life Blog
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Blog How To Become A Freelancer

How To Become A Freelance Groom

There are lots of things to consider when becoming a freelance groom, so it is important to think about the reality of being self-employed and running your own business, check out the pros and cons before you start your freelancing journey. …

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News Joints

Tackling Osteoarthritis

Keeping joints healthy…

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Blog A new benchmark for grooms

A New Benchmark For Grooms

Read how the IGA helped to set a new benchmark for grooms at the FEI World Championships at Herning.…

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Blog Can You Afford to Cancel

Can you AFFORD to cancel?

We have been contacted by a BGA member who wishes to remain anonymous but wants to share her experience to save others falling into this trap.…

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Blog Is your stable free from Naturally Occurring Hazardous Substances?

Is your stable free from Naturally Occurring Hazardous Substances?

Have you heard of BETA NOPS? NOPS stands for Naturally Occurring Prohibited Substances and refers to substances that are naturally present within materials or occur due to inadvertent cross-contamination during processing. We asked our friends at Bedmax to tell us more. …

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Blog Beth Revill

World Championships supergroom – Beth Revill

Beth Revill will be heading to Herning2022 for the World Championships to groom for paralympic equestrian Sophie Wells. We caught up with Beth to find out what it takes to be a successful #supergroom.…

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