Welcome to Victor Dartnall Racing

Higher Shutscombe is set in the heart of the north Devon countryside on the edge of Exmoor and is home to Victor Dartnall Racing.

We train National Hunt and Flat horses and our aim is to bring out the very best in those that are entrusted in our care. With superb facilities, and a team that combines a wealth of experience Victor Dartnall Racing offers the racehorse owner a great and unique experience and racehorses the very best care so that they are nurtured throughout their careers to reach their full potential.


Lovely young horse with bags of potential, will go over jumps this coming season. £75 per month all inclusive, this includes race days in owners and trainers hospitality and discounted tickets for friends. Stable visits, meet the people involved with the horse, watch it on the gallops and monthly updates. Contact Victor for more information on this fun and social opportunity.

Latest News

Open Day Completed

We had a successful open day here on Sunday with a good turn out of people. The rain held off till after the horses had their parade. I was pleased with the way the horses looked, most of them forward for this time of year. Everybody had a brilliant time and with all...

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A late night at Kempton

Howardian Hills runs at Kempton on August the 16th in the 9.10 race, so it will mean a late night for everyone. He has been working very well since his win at Wolverhampton and I am hoping he has improved a bit. Again the race will be over 1.5 miles.

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Open Day 2017

The annual Shutescombe Farm open day is on Sunday, August the 20th starting at 10am. Horses been shown from 10.45am. Light refreshments will be provided and usually it is all over by 2pm . Anybody who would like to come could they please email me on:...

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