Horse Syndicates

In equestrian sports, “part ownership” is the usual reference to a shared ownership arrangement, but reference to “syndicate” is gaining traction, especially in jumping and eventing circles.  Syndicates are common and long standing in Thoroughbred racing, so it is inevitable that the equestrian industry will adopt “syndicates” in reference to these arrangements. There are several…

Owners and Professional Riders

Many owners (often high net worth individuals) engage with a professional rider to train and compete a horse.  The owner’s aim will be to develop the horse’s talent, achieve competition success and increase its market value.  The horse’s performance level in training and competition is usually the metric adopted by the owner to gauge the…