Website Maintenance February 24th - February 25th

Markelinsurance.com is currently undergoing scheduled maintenance.  Please note you will be unable to purchase an insurance policy or make online payments during this time.  All Markel systems (including mPortal) will also be down during this time.  Normal website services will resume on Monday, February 26th.

Your business is important to us, and we regret any inconvenience this may have caused you.

Markel Direct

Markel has insured horses and horse-related risks for over 50 years. Markel DIRECT will provide direct insurance services for equine professionals and hobbyist alike. You will be working directly with Markel - the insurance company.

Many of our employees were horse owners long before they became involved in the insurance industry. This team consists of the same skilled people, with years of hands-on experience, all committed to serving your equine insurance needs. We empower our associates to work diligently to find resolutions to our customers’ needs and concerns. You get service, not the run-around.

Meet the Markel DIRECT team
Lance L. Allen, DVM, CIC, Director and Executive Underwriter

Horse mortality underwriters
Barbara Kirby
Jamie Martin

Shannon Jones
Kirbi Macoubrie

Property and liability underwriters
Mackenzie Comerio, CIC
Edna Gaylord
Jennifer Kyser


Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST