TRAINING RATES

MONTHLY BOARD/TRAINING: $2300/month​​

  • Option A: Clients with horses being ridden by RFS staff

    • Five rides per week​

    • 30 minute Eurociser workouts

    • Grass turn outs (when possible, weather permitting)

    • Custom feed program

    • Scheduling of veterinary and farrier services

  • Option B: Clients who ride and receive training ​

    • Two lessons per week ​

    • Professional rides by RFS staff when needed 

    • 30 minute Eurociser workouts

    • Grass turn outs (when possible, weather permitting)

    • Custom feed program

    • Scheduling of veterinary and farrier services

HORSES ON LAYUP FOR INJURY: $2000/month

  • Eurociser, grooming, icing, hand walking if needed

  • Laser therapy: $25/treatment​

  • Custom feed program

  • Scheduling of veterinary and farrier services

CLIPPING

  • Clipping of bridle paths, legs, ears, nose included in training

  • Body Clipping: $250.00

    • Clients may do own body clipping but must supply own equipment​

  • Maintenance of manes and tails included in training​

MEDICATIONS/MEDICAL SUPPLIES

  • ​All medications and medical supplies administered will be charged to the client

HAULING

  • Any horse hauled by RFS (under 90 miles) will be charged $100.00 minimum fee

  • If hauling exceeds 90 miles then the client will be charged $1.10/mile

PRIZE MONEY​

  • When a client horse is ridden by an RFS professional and earns prize money in any competition with over $20,000 in total, RFS receives 20% of the total prize money.

 

PURCHASES, SALES, OR LEASES OF HORSES

  • 15% comission on purchases or sales transactions of $50,000 or less will be charged by RFS

  • 10% comission on purchases or sales transactions over $50,000 will be charged by RFS

  • 15% comission on lease organization will be charged by RFS

  • Travel expenses incurred by trainer and/or their agent, in the pursuit of a purchase, sale, or lease regardless of whether or not a purchase, sale, or lease is finalized, shall be paid by client or split equally between clients on joint trips. Representative costs may include transportation, hotel, meals, telephone calls, postage and delivery, etc.

  • Payment of commission due at finalization of transaction with a 5% penalty accruing following each period of 15 days after due date.

  • Payment of expenses due after conclusion of each trip made.

​HORSE SHOW FEES​​

  • Day Care: $85.00/day 

  • Trainer Expenses

    • This fee starts the day your horse departs for the show and continues until your horse returns home​

    • Cost of transportation to and from show, local transportation, laundry, trainer accommodations, and meal per-diem expenses will be divided equally among clients.

  • Horse Expenses​

    • Will be divided by total number of horses cared for by RFS Stables at shows​

    • This fee includes cost of staff lodging, transportation, and per-diem for grooms and set up.  Services include grooming, packing and unpacking, tack room set-up and tear down, buckets, stall cleaning, aisle maintenance, and use of horse show equipment.  It includes security, laundry, feed, bedding, tack and groom stalls, and purchase of necessary supplies. (If additional grooms and/or stall cleaners are needed, the cost will be divided by the number of horses) When possible, feed, bedding, tack and groom stalls will be divided and billed through horse show office. 

    • Groom tips: minimum of $50 per week. Tips will be given to barn manager and split equally between all grooms. 

  • Horse Show Deposits​

    • A horse show deposit will be included on monthly invoice prior to show(s) (most shows $750)​

  • Horse Show Entries​

    • Entries shall be paid directly to show by client​

  • Outside Customers ​

    • Haul in lessons $120/lesson​

    • Show prep at horse shows $100 per class, plus percentage of trainer expenses for week. 

    • Show ride $100 per ride plus percentage of trainer expenses for the week

GENERAL INFORMATION​

  • Payment is due on the 5th day of the month for regular training invoices.​

    • A late charge of 5% may be charged if payment is not received by the 5th day of the month for regular training invoices

    • Monthly invoices will be emailed out no later than the 25th of each month​

  • Show invoices are due upon receipt​​​

  • There will be a $50 fee for any expenses paid by RFS on behalf of the owner/client

  • Please note that there is a $30 fee, per occurence, for any payments returned by your bank

  • You are responsible for payments to outside vendors (i.e. vet, farrier, board, dentist, chiropractor, etc.) at the time of service.

  • RFS accepts cash, check, VISA, Mastercard, and Discover. A 3% credit card fee is charged on all credit card transactions.