OWNING OR SPONSORING A SHOW JUMPER
HOW IT WORKS
Show jumpers can be owned in much the same way as racehorses.
The owner purchases the horse, usually with the riderís input, and pays
a monthly fee for its livery and training, plus veterinary, farriery and
competition expenses. The advantages over racehorse ownership are that:
jumpers are less expensive,
jumpers compete much more often than racehorses,
is less risk of injury to a show jumper,
is possible to become much more closely involved with a show jumper.
Additionally, while no-one would recommend a horse as a fail-safe
investment, it is hoped that the horse will increase in value.
whole team can be sponsored without the need for a capital investment. A fee is
paid on a monthly basis for an agreed term.
This tends to suit a company which would receive the following benefits:
The horses would jump in the name of the sponsoring company as
well as that of their owners, resulting in the company name being announced
every time the horse enters a ring, being listed on start sheets and in results.
The horsebox can be painted in corporate colours bearing the company
logo. As the horsebox travels extensively throughout GB at least three days a
week, this represents considerable exposure.
The horses can wear rugs in the companyís colours and logo while
at shows, can compete in saddlecloths bearing the company name, and the rider
and grooms can wear clothing with the company name and colours.
PR: media coverage can be generated, especially in the equestrian
press, relating to the actual sponsorship deal, and to any successes.
Corporate days can be arranged, both at major shows to see the
companyís horses compete, and at the yard.
Jenny is happy to speak to clients at shows or to show them the horses at
OPPORTUNITIES (See THE HORSES)
This talented and well-bred mare has been jumping very
successfully on the national county show circuit. She is a very exciting prospect for international shows and
has recently been purchased by a syndicate for Jenny to ride. She is fit and
ready to start competing now. There
is one remaining 25% share available which also covers running costs for the
season, so that there will be nothing further to pay in 2006.
Promised Land was given to Jenny to ride immediately before
the 2005 Horse of The Year Show. Despite
having only a week to get to know one another, the combination was placed in the
National Grade C Final. This horse
has enormous ability and is definitely destined for a top international career.
He goes very well for Jenny but is currently for sale and Jenny is
looking for an owner to purchase him in order to keep him in her team.
Big Joe will be six this year and is just beginning his
career. He is a big scopey horse
who will jump the biggest of courses. During
2006 he will jump novice and six-year old classes, and will be aimed at the 2007
Foxhunter final at the Horse of The Year Show.
Joe is for sale and Jenny hopes that his new owner will keep him in the
TO LEARN MORE
|Feel free to call Jenny at any time on 07788 673065 for an
informal chat or to arrange to visit the yard, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Should you be interested in owning a show-jumper competing
at a different level, Jenny will be happy to find one to suit your requirements.
Show jumpers range in value from around £10,000 for a young horse starting its
career to over £1 million for a top international horse.
The existing team may be sponsored for a pre-determined
length of time. Contact Jenny to discuss your requirements.
Holme Park Farm