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

£52.00 per day charged monthly in advance. A 10% discount is available if season or at least 6 months in advance.

Out of training

£30.25 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

06-04-2020 19:51:44 in General by Admin
It was plus 1 and dry this morning. Tuesday is usually the day when Graham Potts, our vet, calls in for his Tuesday visit, and then the BHA announce their new handicap ratings for any horse that ran last week.. Strangely enough neither Graham or the BHA were in action today. I actually have been asked about vet visits.. Graham is now a roving vet and does not go to base (the surgery) very often...

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