Countryside Alliance Legally Recognised Activities

Legally recognised activities are defined as taking part legally, including officiating, assisting and spectating in:

1. Equestrian Activity

  • Showing
  • Dressage
  • Team chasing
  • Hunter trials
  • Horse drawn carriage driving
  • Hunting (including hunt followers)
  • Horse riding
Exclusions:
  • Other competitive riding events
  • Pony Club and gymkhana activities undertaken by any member over the age of 19

2. Projectile Sports

  • Sporting shooting 
  • Clay target shooting 
  • Rifle and target shooting 
  • Archery
  • Coursing
  • Deer stalking
Exclusions:
  • There is no cover for shooting of any kind taking place in the USA or Canada
  • It is not legal to course in the UK, although it is legal in Ireland under some conditions. Contact us for more information

3. Working with Animals and Birds

  • Dog shows
  • Falconry
  • Lurcher work
  • Whippet racing
  • Ferreting
  • Field trials
  • Hound trailing
  • Terrier work
  • Vermin control
  • Exercising hounds
Exclusions:
  • Damage or injury casued by one member to another member is excluded where such member is not entitled to an indemnity under any other insurance policy at the time of the incident
 

4. Angling

  • Including sea, coarse and game fishing

5. Other Activities

  • Fundraising (unless specifically excluded)
  • Conservation work
  • Voluntary work at shows and events
Exclusions:
  • Click here to see a list of excluded fundraising activities

6. Ancillary Activities