New app helps you manage your horsey budget
By Imogen Johnson
10 April 2012 10:04
In order to keep her horsey finances in check one Your Horse reader asked her husband to create a special app just for her horsey budget.
Lorna Winn’s app ‘Horse Budget’ only went live on the apple store this week and is proving to be popular worldwide seeing downloads from UK, USA, Sweden, Argentina, Canada, Australia and Greece.
“My husband wrote [Horse Budget] for me when I wanted a simple way to record spending on my beloved horse that I have on loan,” says Lorna.
“My husband is a Software Developer and writes apps as a hobby and to pass time when I am at the yard!”
Lorna explains that Horse Budget allows you to keep track of your spending and lets you know when you’ve got money to spend or when you need to rein it in!
With it you can:
• Create a monthly horse spending budget
• Keep track of your spending weekly, monthly, yearly
• Create your own additional categories (selection of preloaded categories below)
• Add detailed descriptions
• Record item spending by date
• Simple pie chart illustrates a summary of the top 10 spending categories
• Visual highlighting using a Red or Green light to show if over (Red) or within (Green) your budget
• Pick from a selection of pre-loaded categories:-
Alternative Therapies, Arena Hire, Bedding, Books & Magazines, Boots & Bandages, Cleaning, Competition Fee's, Competition Wear, Dentist, Driving Equipment, Farrier, Feed / Grazing, Field / Fencing / Arena, Footwear, Grooming / Clipping, Head Collars & Ropes, Headwear, Horsebox, Insurance, Livery, Loan, Prize Money, Purchase Price / Vetting, Riding Wear, Rugs, Safety Gear, Schooling Aids, Stable & Yard, Supplements, Tack, Transportation / Fuel, Tuition, Vaccinations Worming, Vet / First Aid.
Horse Budget is available on the App Store so get it now at
Requirements: Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad. Regquires iOS 5.0 or later add text and logo.
For more apps written by Lorna’s husband visit www.winnuk.com