Training Costs

As well as the initial purchase cost of the horse, the following training costs also need to be considered. The rates below apply from October 1st 2015.

Basic Training Fees

£47.00 per day charged monthly in advance. A 10% discount is available if season or at least 6 months in advance.

Out of training

£27.50 per day.

Blacksmith

£80 per month standard charge. This is a set charge however many shoes your horse wears through in a month plus £75 for plating per run.

Transport

£1 per mile.

Racing Expenses

£51.00 per runner. 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

18-01-2018 07:00:45 in General by Admin
Plus 5 dry and very windy when driving in. Amazingly Thorndale Farm had electricity first thing this morning. All the local villages were out including  Andoversford, so no papers to pick up on the way in as the garage like everywhere else was closed and dark. When I say amazingly.. No electricity really does bugger up the day as it is impossible to muck out 65 odd horses when you cannot se...

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