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The vast majority of yards outside of the main training centres are free to attend. Please register to attend this yard.
National Racehorse Week is a nationwide annual celebration of the racehorse and a chance to see first-hand the love, care and attention that goes into looking after them. In an experience like no other, racing training yards up and down the country, will be showcasing the fantastic lives that these magnificent animals lead.
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Thorne Farm is situated in its own picturesque valley in Mid-Devon being only 10 minutes from the historic market town of Tiverton.
A Grand National winning jockey with 40 years experience in racing, Nigel’s philosophy of plenty of fresh air, paddock turnout, open windows, routine exercise and specialised feeding regimes produces contented and thriving horses. An ethos of thinking outside the box has produced a wonderful platform on which Nigel trains both young and experienced racehorses to success.
To find out more, visit Nigel Hawke Thorne Farm Racing
Facilities and access
- No dogs allowed
- Toilet facilities available
- Partially accessible to wheelchairs/mobility scooters
What to expect
Nigel and the team look forward to welcoming you to show you the fantastic facilities on offer and the 5* care that the horses at Thorne Farm receive.