Welcome to Clare Ellam Racing
Based in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales Peak District countryside and ideally located in the centre of England is a small, dedicated racing stables owned and run by Clare Ellam. Fulfilling a lifelong ambition to train racehorses professionally and driven by a genuine love for horses Clare was granted her racehorse trainers licence in December 2014
Clare started her career in racing in the early 90's with Reg Hollinshead and gained a wealth of knowledge and traditional values. She also spent a number of years in the 1990's training and racing Arab horses and then over the past five years has worked alongside Paul Gilligan and Barry Brennan. With over 20 years’ experience in the racing industry, 7 years’ working for horse feed manufacturer Dodson and Horrell and nine years’ as an equine thermographer, a qualified physiotherapist and laser therapist Clare has gained extensive knowledge and experience in a wide variety of fields across the equine industry. This enables her to create the perfect training environment for the racehorses in her care.
Clare’s aim is to offer a first class service to her owners and to treat each horse individually ensuring that each horse is not just fit but also healthy and happy to perform at optimum level. “The racehorses are athletes and I am a great believer in keeping them supple and in peak condition both mentally as well as physically”.
Clare welcomes any new owners to contact her and join her small dedicated team and looks forward to a bright future and some great days at the races.