- Monthly Board if part of full training program: $950
- Boarding only: $1200
Training Lesson Packages Prices based on a monthly rate
*Training Lessons with Carolyn Bell (leased or owned horses) – required for discounted board rate
- Full Training (12 Sessions) $ 800.00
Typically divided into 6 lessons with Carolyn and 6 training rides. This is NONREFUNDABLE. If unable to
take all 6 lessons, those lessons will be transferred towards training rides. If you are in full
training, extra lessons will be charged at the discounted rate.
- Additional lessons in a month $50.00
- A la carte Lessons ( If not in full training) $ 65.00
Academy Lesson (Schooling Horses)
- Package of 4 (1 lesson/week) $ 240.00
- Package of 8 (2 lessons/Week $ 400.00
- Additional horseback riding lessons in a month $50.00
- A la carte horseback riding lessons ( If a above package is not purchased) $ 65.00
Lesson Cancellations: Cancelled lessons require a 24-hour notice. If a lesson is missed due to illness, it must be made up within the month. There are always situations that arise which require special consideration. These situations will be handled on a case by case situation and at the discretion of the trainer.
Weather: Lessons are held rain or shine in the covered arena. Fortitude will notify students if lessons need to be cancelled due to severe/unsafe weather. These lessons will be rescheduled by Fortitude Farm.
Helmet: ASTM/SEI certified riding helmets and boots with heels are required whenever mounted.
Riding Wavier: All riders must sign a release waiver. No exceptions
Administration of Medication (plus cost of medication) $ 3.00
De-Worming $ Varies
Mane Pulling $20.00
Body Clipping $150.00
Laundry Service for Blanket Cleaning $25.00 (currently may change is service provider goes up)
Leg Wrapping $10.00
Leg Sweat $20.00
Before The Show
Bathing $20.00 (your horse will have to be bathed before body clipping to ensure there will not be any skin infections and for a smooth clip)
Body Clipping $150.00
Mane Pulling $20.00
Horse Show Fees
Transportation fee ($75 minimum), per mile $1.00 (out of town shows):
- Conyers $150.00
- Wills Park $75.00
- Fairburn $150.00
Leg Wrapping (for shipping to show) $10.00
Coaching (per day) $55.00
Showing (Carolyn shows your horse per day) $55.00
Lesson at the show $55.00
Professional Training Rides at the show $55.00
Day Care (tacking, bathing, grooming, etc. once at the show) $45.00
Grooms Tip (per day that the horse is at the show) $10.00
Flat meds/supplies fee at show $100.00
There are some expenses that vary according to each individual horse’s needs
Perfect Prep $25.00
Ulcer Guard $35.00
Other expenses, such as trainer’s hotel, hay/shaving, and tack stall charges will be split among clients and will be charged on the horse show invoice. Prices vary according to shows, show locations, and number of classes enrolled/showing in. Show venue charges are separate and paid at each venue before leaving show. Those fees include entry fee, security, service, stall, etc. You will also have mane/tail braiding charges, that will be paid at the show (depending on number of days and divisions you show in will determine braiding charges).
-A credit card is required with your entry in order to reserve your stall.
-$200 advanced payment will be debited by Fortitude Farm to assist in covering staff expenses while at the show (travel, hotel, etc)
-These deposits are NONREFUNDABLE after entries have been sent.
Horse Purchases/Leases (Buyer’s Agent/When horse is coming into Fortitude Farm)
- Commission: 20% of asking price, discount to 15% if horse is coming to Fortitude Farm
-Representation of the buyer during the purchase/lease of the horse
-Includes trial of horse at horse’s home prior to purchase and presence at veterinary examination
Horse Sales/Leases (Seller’s Agent)
- Commission: 20% of asking price
-Representation of the seller (horse) during the sale process
-Includes creating advertisement for sale horse (owner is responsible for costs of running advertisements), showing the horse to interested buyers, etc.
-Sale horses must participate in a 3 days/week training package
–A flat fee of 150.00 is charged on referrals that result in purchase