Thoroughbred Horses For Sale in the UK | Horsemart (2024)

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Salla, 10yo 16’1, TB Ex-racer, Mare, ROR eligibleColour BayGender MareHeight 16.1 handsBreed Thoroughbred? ? ? ? FOR SALE? ? ? ?Salla 10 yr old 16. 1, Mare TB Ex Racer, ROR eligibleBy Foxwedge x Sahara SunshineSalla is looking for her person to be pampered and have time spent with her ... 1 week ago Truro £ 5,500ONO Promoted
15.2hh 2017 PRE fusion Dapple Grey Mare Colour Dapple GreyGender MareHeight 15.2 handsBreed Andalusian X Tho...Pandora 15. 2hh Dapple grey 2017 Pre Fusion Mare - PRE x French TB (Will attach breeding and pics of parents) Really stunning mare with huge potential homebred by me backed at 5 and brought on very ... 3 days ago Tarporley £ 6,500OVNO Promoted
Amazing Dressage/Eventer/ROR potential Colour BayGender GeldingHeight 15.3 handsBreed ThoroughbredTeddyAmazing 15. 3hh 5 year oldBay thoroughbred gelding Ex-racerWould make a amazing Event/ Dressage horse/ ROR Eligible.Teddy is looking for his forever home? ? ? ?He is easy todo ... 3 weeks ago Northampton £ 7,000OVNO Promoted
Stunning bay TB gelding, sensible and versatile Colour BayGender GeldingHeight 16 handsBreed ThoroughbredStunning approx 16hh, bright bay 4yo tb ROR.Schooling nicely with 3 balanced paces, an absolute gentleman to deal with, my five year old daughter rides him. Hacks alone/in company, has been to ... 1 hour ago Malton £ enquire
Beautiful 6yro mare Colour TanGender MareHeight 16.2 handsBreed ThoroughbredROR eligible.She has all the correct attributes to be a top event prospect.Jessie has the most fantastic temperament and always aims to please.She is riding beautifully on the flat, with ... 2 hours ago £ 7,500
Thoroughbred Chestnut Mare, beautiful!Colour ChestnutGender MareHeight 16 handsBreed ThoroughbredHere I have Falcon, she is a beautiful mare, very timid and sweet with people, very playful.We bought her when she just turned two, she was turned out for a year to grow. Shes not long been sent ... 4 hours ago Carmarthen £ 2,000
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Exciting Project young rider Colour ChestnutGender GeldingHeight 16.2 handsBreed ThoroughbredSuper project for young rider. ROR Worked grids and basic flat work and then turned away to mature. Lovely horse to do and hacks alone or in company. Loves work and loves to jump. No blemishes. Sold ... 1 week ago Oswestry £ 3,950OVNO Promoted
Sweet TB gelding for sale Colour BayGender GeldingHeight 15.3 handsBreed ThoroughbredFor sale, Ben, 15’3 bay thoroughbred gelding.Ben retired sound from racing after just 8 races and has had two previous owners before us. We bought Ben in July 2018, and he was ridden by a 13 year ... 18 hours ago Harwich £ 4,750OVNO
Well schooled summer project Colour BayGender GeldingHeight 16 handsBreed Andalusian X Tho...Lovely bright bay, gorgeous horse to ride. He's fluent in all three paces, soft snaffle mouth and responsive off the leg. He loves jumping and happily pops over jumps at a nice steady pace.He has ... 19 hours ago Slough £ 3,500ONO
How to write a Loan Contract - Sample ArticleOwning a horse can be more complicated than you might think, and the loaning of a horse is just one issue that has legal barriers to be overcome before it can occur.The sample loan agreement below is a guide to the type of a... By Team Horsemart
15.2hh 6yo Bay Mare Project Colour BayGender MareHeight 15.2 handsBreed ThoroughbredI have so much to say about this mare I couldn’t fit it in her whole description, she has been an absolute pleasure to have and shows so much talent for the future ✨This little lady is not a ... 1 week ago Bishop's Stortford £ 6,500OVNO Promoted
1/4 Horse X Tb Palomino FillyColour PalominoGender FillyHeight 15.1 handsBreed Quarter Horse X ...Quarter horse X TB striking palomino yearling filly to make 16hh plus. Athletic, straight mover with a level head who could excel in any discipline. She is well handled, halter broken and easy to ... 23 hours ago New Milton £ 4,950ONO
4 yr old TB gelding for Sale Colour BayGender GeldingHeight 16 handsBreed ThoroughbredBailey.16h. TB. Gelding. 4yr old.Never raced or been in training.Was professionally broken in as a three year old, had time to mature and rest and is now back in work schooling well. ... 1 day ago Oakham £ 3,800ONO
Westside Northern Soul - TB x BSHColour BayGender GeldingHeight 15.2 handsBreed British Warmbloo...For Sale: Westside Northern Soul ("Archie")Breed: 3/4 Thoroughbred, 1/4 British Sports HorseAge: 4 years old (5 in June)Height: 15. 2hhArchie was backed in may of last year he had a lighter ... 1 day ago Accrington £ 4,500
The Best Horses and Ponies for Beginner Riders: A Comprehensive Guide ArticleBuying a horse for a beginner is a thrilling, yet scary, venture. The buzz of buying yours or maybe your child’s first horse or pony and finally taking the step you’ve dreamed of is unrivalled. However, the responsibility and pressure tha... By Team Horsemart
Stunning bay TB gelding, sensible and versatile Colour BayGender GeldingHeight 16 handsBreed ThoroughbredStunning approx 16hh, bright bay 4yo tb ROR.Schooling nicely with 3 balanced paces, an absolute gentleman to deal with, my five year old daughter rides him. Hacks alone/in company, has been to ... 1 hour ago Malton £ enquire Promoted
The Creadan RogueColour BayGender GeldingHeight 16.3 handsBreed ThoroughbredTHE CREADAN ROGUE(Albert)9yo bay gelding16. 3hhLooking for a new home due to younger horses coming through. Easy and straight forward to do in every way. Eligible for ROR and would make a ... 2 days ago Nantwich £ 6,000ONO
ROR potential grey gelding HOYS Colour Dapple GreyGender GeldingHeight 16.1 handsBreed ThoroughbredHere we have available is Dunbar, a thoroughbred 11 year old gelding. He is the most beautiful horse inside and out. He stands at approx 16. 1hh. Off the top of my head I'm sure he last raced January ... 2 days ago Llanelli £ 5,000ONO
16.2 beautiful bay mare called Promise Colour Bright BayGender MareHeight 16.2 handsBreed Irish X X Thorou...Very sad sale of my perfect friend, promise - the only reason she is for sale is due to loss of stables, and I cannot afford to keep them all and I am absolutely gutted? ? ? ? . I have tried to ... 2 days ago Sheerness £ 4,500OVNO
Beautiful AES registered filly to make 16hh Colour BayGender FillyHeight 16 handsBreed Akhal-Teke X Tho...? ? ? ? ✨ FOR SALE: (AKHAL-TEKE X THOROUGHBRED) Meet the Adorable Foal, “CERRIG CARIAD BACH” or “Boux” if that’s too much of a mouthful? ? ? ? . The foal destined to dazzle in the show ... 1 week ago Pembroke Dock £ 5,500OVNO Promoted
A Gentleman Ready to Advance Further Colour Bright BayGender GeldingHeight 16.3 handsBreed Thoroughbred•ROR Eligible•Good to catch/lead/load/travel/clip (couple of ticklish spots)/shoe (currently shod in front with good feet all round)/bath etc.•Up to date with everything (vacs/dentist ... 2 days ago Chesham £ 6,000ONO
6yr old TBColour BayGender GeldingHeight 15.1 handsBreed Thoroughbred***FOR LOAN / SALE TO RIGHT PERSON***Due to pregnancy I have to be sensible and either find someone to loan or possibly buy the beautiful Noah.He is a just turn 6yr old TB, 15. 1hh, although ... 2 days ago Pensilva £ 2,500OVNO
Incredibly easy and willing with a gorgeous trainable temperament.Colour - Gender GeldingHeight 16 handsBreed Thoroughbred16hh4yo bay gelding x TagulaIncredibly easy and willing with a gorgeous trainable temperament.Very easy to do on the ground, and loves a groom and a fuss!Leads/ baths/ties up/ loads/ ... 3 days ago Northampton £ 3,500
16hh Ex Pointer For SaleColour BayGender GeldingHeight 16 handsBreed Thoroughbred16hh 12yr gelding old ex racehorse sadly for sale due to no fault of his own.To good genuin homes only, he has been point to pointed with us but we feel he no longer is interested in this.He does ... 3 days ago Ashburton £ 4,500OIRO
Show jumper for sale Colour GreyGender MareHeight 17 handsBreed ThoroughbredDue to tragic circ*mstances, this beautiful mare is now up for sale.This is a heartbreaking and sad sale, so please No dealers And No time wasters, all homes will be vetted.This beautiful 17hh ... 3 days ago Barnstaple £ 8,000ONO
16.3 Bay GeldingColour BayGender GeldingHeight 16.3 handsBreed ThoroughbredReduced for quick sale as do not want any more livery costsTower16. 3Big strong horseGood to do in every way, box, shoe and clipHacks alone or in companyJumps for fun would make a great ... 3 days ago Gloucester £ 2,500ONO
Gorgeous 15.3h thoroughbred Colour BayGender MareHeight 15.3 handsBreed ThoroughbredGorgeous 15. 3h, 3 year old bay mare for saleShe is in very light work at the moment due to her age, she is very kind natured with a very sweet personality.She isn’t your typical fine ... 3 days ago Leicester £ 3,950OVNO

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Thoroughbred Horses For Sale in the UK | Horsemart (2024)


How much does a racehorse cost in the UK? ›

The typical purchase price of a racehorse can vary hugely from several thousands of pounds to millions. The price depends on their pedigree, physique and, if they've raced already, performance. It's common for owners to pay an initial purchase price of between £10,000 and £20,000 or more for a thoroughbred in the UK.

What is the average cost of a Thoroughbred racehorse? ›

BUT HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? It's the question we get asked the most – – and here's the answer. Championship quality thoroughbreds cost between $100,000 and $300,000 to purchase and about $45,000 a year in expenses. Of course, buying a thoroughbred is competitive and purchase prices can easily exceed $300,000.

What two horses make a Thoroughbred? ›

Breed origin: One of the best-known horse breeds in the world, the Thoroughbred was developed in England by crossing native English mares with Arabian, Barb and Turkoman (today's Akhal-Teke) stallions to create the Thoroughbred that we know and love today.

How much is a good horse in UK? ›

In the UK, the initial purchase of a horse can range from £1,000 for a young or untrained horse, to £15,000 and far beyond for a well-bred, well-trained horse with potential for competing in events and competitions.

How many racehorses are sent to slaughter UK? ›

In 2022, a total of 2,110 horses were slaughtered in England and Ireland. Of those victims, 1,165 (55%) held passports from the racing industry. In Ireland, 256 horses with Weatherbys passports were aged three or younger when they were sent for slaughter.

What is the life expectancy of a thoroughbred RaceHorse? ›

Thoroughbred Horse Lifespan and Health Issues

The average life expectancy of a Thoroughbred horse is 25 to 35 years. Due to inbreeding, some Thoroughbreds may be more prone to health issues such as: Abnormally small hearts.

Why are thoroughbred horses so expensive? ›

Due to their exceptional performance potential on the racetrack, Thoroughbreds often have higher price tags compared to other breeds. Additionally, Thoroughbreds can excel in various equestrian disciplines such as jumping, eventing, and dressage, making them sought after by competitive riders.

What is the most expensive thoroughbred horse? ›

The most expensive horse ever sold is a Thoroughbred named Fusaichi Pegasus. He was sold to Coolmore Ireland in 2000 for $70 million. Next is the Totilas, a Dutch Warmblood sold for €11 million in 2010.

Who was the fastest racehorse of all time? ›

1. Winning Brew - The Speed Queen. Born in the world of horse racing, Winning Brew earned her name, setting a Guinness World Record for the fastest speed ever achieved by a racehorse. This Pennsylvania-bred Thoroughbred reached an incredible speed of 43.97 mph in 2008.

What is the richest horse race in England? ›

It is run at Epsom Downs Racecourse in Surrey on the first Saturday of June each year, over a distance of one mile, four furlongs and 10 yards (2,423 metres), or about 1½ miles. It was first run in 1780. It is Britain's richest flat horse race, and the most prestigious of the five Classics.

What horse is faster than a Thoroughbred? ›

Fastest and slowest times were removed and the 3 remaining times averaged. Results: Quarter Horses averaged faster speeds than Thoroughbreds even when Thoroughbreds were raced at a distance (402 m) similar to Quarter Horse races. Both breeds were substantially faster than Arabians.

What are the disadvantages of Thoroughbred horses? ›

Common Health and Behavior Problems

Because they're often pushed to physical extremes on the race track, the rate of health complications and accidents—such as life-ending fractures—for thoroughbreds is high. In terms of behavior, many thoroughbreds are too spirited and energetic for beginning equestrians.

What was Seabiscuit's stud fee? ›

Then, when Seabiscuit began to win, the stud fee went up to a solid $250. After Seabiscuit took the East by storm in 1937, winning race after race, Hard Tack's amorous engagements earned his owners about $500.

Is owning a horse expensive UK? ›

Costs of keeping a horse on a livery yard vary depending on the type of livery offered. Grass Livery can be expected to cost in the region of £20-£25 per week. DIY Stabled Livery can be expected to cost around £30-£40 per week. Full livery can be expected to cost in the region of £100-£150 per week.

What is the biggest prize money horse race in the UK? ›

Leger Stakes. The Epsom Derby is run over a distance of 1 mile 4 furlongs (2,423 meters) and is the richest and most prestigious race in the United Kingdom. It is typically held on the first Saturday in June and is attended by thousands of spectators, including members of the royal family.

How do I own a racehorse UK? ›

For a horse to race in your name, the name of a Company, or for a Partnership, Syndicate or Racing Club, these details should first be registered online with the BHA. If you are wishing to register as a Sole or Company owner these registration forms can be accessed via this page.

What is the most expensive race horse in the world? ›

The most expensive horse ever sold is a Thoroughbred named Fusaichi Pegasus. He was sold to Coolmore Ireland in 2000 for $70 million. Next is the Totilas, a Dutch Warmblood sold for €11 million in 2010.

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