Training Costs

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

Basic Training Fees

£58.00 per day charged monthly in advance. A 7.5% discount is available if season or at least 6 months in advance.

Out of training

£35.00 per day.

Blacksmith

£90 per month standard charge. This is a set charge however many shoes your horse wears through in a month plus £90 for plating per run.

Transport

£1.20 per mile.

Racing Expenses

£52.00 per staff member. A minimum of two staff, these cover the staff’s raceday wages as laid down by the BHA.

Gallop Fees

£99.50 per month when in training. This is the charge administered for the rent of the gallop per horse dealt directly with Weatherbys.

Additional Fees

All additional fees, including veterinary services, are charged at cost.

Bailey’s Blog

22-06-2024 07:13:54 in General by Admin
Plus 14 and damp when driving in. A rain shower overnight. The final day of Royal Ascot. It has been a great week of racing so far. It was a day to spend time on the River Wye trying to catch that elusive salmon. Bigsweir beat and I was at the top of it. I always wear an inflatable life jacket as I don’t have the greatest reputations of not falling in. The top beat you have to slide down...

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