How To Own A Racehorse

By Freida Michael


If one has quite a bit of money on his hands and would want to elevate himself to the rather uppity class of society, then one way to do so would be to buy a racehorse. Horse racing is actually a sport that many rich men participate in because horses have been known to be very classy and majestic animals. Now if one is new at this and does not know how to go about, here are some things to know about how to own a racehorse.

Now before one would actually try to even buy a horse, he has to make sure he does his homework on breeds. Now some breeds are natural racers while the others would need to go through extra training in order to perform well. It will help if he has a contact or friend in this industry wherein he can seek some help.

Now once one has already decided which breeds he should then take into consideration the costs that he will be incurring when he pushes through. Now as stated above, there are horses that can perform better than others which would make these horses actually more expensive. So aside from the breed of the horses, he also has to take note as to how much the different breeds would cost.

Of course there are two things that one would have to think of after he thinks about the cost. First up, he has to know what type of arrangement he would want to pursue like whether he would want to be the sole owner of the horse or co own it with a partner and split the profits and losses. Of course this will all depend on his financial capability and preference.

Once the arrangement has already been agreed upon, then the next step would be to look for a seller to get the horse. The first place to look for would be in a racing stable wherein they sell horses like products. The second place to look would be in auctions. Of course if he has a friend selling horses, then he may just buy from his friend.

Now when he has already gotten his horse, then the next thing to do would be to raise it for the purpose of racing. First of all, he has to take care of the basic needs of his horse like food and so on. Of course he would be needing to buy some supplements as well to keep the horse healthy.

Now in order to really make his horse a champion, he has to make sure to train the horse. In order to do this, he has to hire a good trainer who is experienced at handling horses. Of course he has to factor this into his list of costs as well.

Now as soon as every aspect of this has been taken care of, then he can already send his horse to competitions. He will also need to get himself a good racer to ride the horse as well. From there, he will be able to compete with other horses in races.




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