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

Victory at sunny Wolverhampton on the sand

Howardian Hills showed his last race at Leicester to be all wrong, with a pillar to post win on Monday night at Wolverhampton. Luke Morris gave the horse an exceptional ride and made use of his stamina. The rest of the field were strung out up the home straight, it...

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Job Vacancies

There is an opportunity for someone to join our small friendly team at Shutescombe for the coming season. The vacancy is for a work rider and yard duties. Must be a competent rider as riding young horses on the gallops. Accommodation is available. We are a small...

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