TRAINING COSTS

As well as the initial purchase cost of the horse, the following training costs also need to be considered.

Basic Training Fees

£32.50 per day.

Blacksmith

£70.00 per month standard charge. This is a set charge however many shoes your horse wears through in a month.

Transport

£0.65 per mile per horse.

Gallop & Schooling Fees

A monthly payment of £15.00 per horse. This is the charge administered for the upkeep and maintenance of the gallops and schooling hurdles/fences.

Racing Expenses

These expenses apply as per the National Trainers Federation (NTF) Regulations and Guidelines.

Rest Fees

If a horse is on a rest period the owner will be charged £8.00 per day (May – September) and £17.50 per day (October to April). If a horse is injured for a period over 3 weeks the basic training fee will be reduced after 3 weeks to £17.50 per day.

Additional Fees

Additional fees, include veterinary services (which are charged at cost), horse dentist £30.00, horse chiropractor £50.00, horse wormers, rugs (£70.00 per annum), clipping (£30.00 per clip) and some supplements.

On arrival all horses are checked by horse dentist and chiropractor and an initial amount of £30 and £50 respectively are charged, should any further treatment be required, this will be charged at cost.

Please note that all costs are subject to VAT.