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Lambourn Racehorse Transport

L.R.T. still provides the same quality service today to racing, and the bloodstock industry as a whole, just as it did when founded in 1930 to provide a racing transport service to the racehorse trainers of the Lambourn Valley & surrounding villages.

Trusted by professionals for more than 85 years, whether transporting Cheltenham Festival winners or maiden two year olds, group race-winning Royal Ascot runners or yearlings to and from the sales, you can always rely on Lambourn Transport. Available every day, come rain or shine, delivered safe and sound, on time, every time.

Contact L.R.T. for all your horse transport needs.

Call +44 (0)1488 71710

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Racing services

  • Experienced personnel and grooms travelling on all vehicles
  • Provision of tack if required
  • Modern, safe, clean vehicles
  • Transit stabling arranged upon request

Overseas runners & stud work

  • UK - IRE - UK*
  • UK - EU - UK*

*Inc. all necessary shipping documentation

Other services

  • Ad Hoc Transport
  • Agency work
  • Airport collection and delivery
  • Attendance at all major thoroughbred sales in UK, France and Ireland

L.R.T. fleet

L.R.T.'s extensive fleet of vehicles are all Oakley, Olympic or Lambourn built, professionally maintained horse boxes, built to our specifications. Flexible, dependable & durable, L.R.T.'s fleet delivers a quality ride second to none.

With vehicles for two horses to eleven, the L.R.T. fleet is outlined below:

  • 1 two stall forward facing / side ramp / can be made into one loose stall
  • 1 three stall forward facing / side ramp / can be made into one loose stall
  • 1 four stall forward facing / two side ramps / can be made into two loose stalls
  • 2 six stall forward facing / two side ramps / can be made into two loose stalls
  • 4 six stall forward facing supersix (large middle compartment) / two side ramps / can be made into three loose stalls
  • 1 nine stall forward facing / two side ramps / can be made into four loose stalls
  • 3 horseboxes, built to our own specific design to carry up to eleven horses, three forward facing stalls and eight herringbone stalls / side ramp & rear ramp / can be made into six loose stalls

Internal conversions can be made up into combinations as per the customers’ requirements.

Quality - Service - Experience by Land - Sea - Air

  • L.R.T.'s leading UK fleet of top quality vehicles and professional drivers deliver a first class service
  • L.R.T. transports racehorses and bloodstock throughout the UK, Europe and beyond
  • Royal Warrant holders: By appointment to Her Majesty the Queen, Horse Transport Contractors
  • DEFRA Authorised: L.R.T. Managing Director Merrick Francis is chairman of the Racehorse Transporters Association

Contact L.R.T.

Lambourn Racehorse Transport Ltd

Baydon Road, Lambourn,

Hungerford, Berkshire, RG17 8NT, UK

Telephone: +44 (0)1488 71710

Facsimile: +44 (0)1488 73208

L.R.T. key people

MERRICK FRANCIS: Managing Director

email: merrick@lambourntransport.com

KARINA MALLETT: General Manager

email: karina@lambourntransport.com

RUTH BORDISS: Shipping Co-ordinator

email: ruth@lambourntransport.com

Sales representation

We attend all major thoroughbred auctions in the UK, France and Ireland, with offices during sales at the following sales paddocks:

  • Newmarket: +44 (0)1638 667786
  • Doncaster: +44 (0)7836 244988
  • Fairyhouse: +44 (0)7836 244988
  • Goffs: +44 (0)7836 244988