About Us 

Premier Equine Insurance was started by David Buffamoyer, an avid horseman who enjoys raising and showing horses. David has over 30 years experience in the insurance and horse industries.

David Buffamoyer

David is a graduate of Clemson University and a lifelong South Carolinian. David spent four years as a professional baseball player in the New York Yankee Organization. After leaving baseball, David started a property and casualty insurance agency in Anderson, South Carolina. He has dedicated most of his life to the insurance industry and now has three offices to better serve the community.

David welcomes your call any time of day.  He understands that horses do not wear watches and that there are no clocks in the barn.  He is riding the show trail with you.  Call anytime.

Chris Potter

Chris Potter joined the agency in 2013 and brings with him his knowledge of the reining horse industry. Chris was born in Pennsylvania and graduated from Penn State University. He grew up loving horses and pursued many different disciplines along the way. He went to work as an assistant trainer with several well-known professionals in the industry. He then switched to the management side and went to work for the National Reining Horse Association. David and Chris have combined forces to bring you a southeastern equine agency with knowledge, experience, and personal service. 

Eric Dierks

Eric Dierks comes to join our team with a very prestigious background in the equestrian world. Eric is an accomplished competitor and instructor. In 2002 Eric was long listed for the World Equestrian Games in Jerez, Spain and was short listed for the 2004 Olympic games in Athens, Greece.  Eric also won the National Retired Race Horse Challenge. He has coached the Area IV Young Rider 3-day Event team, published countless articles and continues to instruct and compete in the Eventing, Dressage, and Hunter Jumper arenas.

Contact Premier Equine Insurance for Free Consultation and Quotes at:

1-877-68 HORSE (46773) TOLL FREE or David himself at 864-933-1690 or

to contact Eric please call 828-980-8038