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  1. #1
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    Default Tipping the Tour Guide

    As I get my WEG fill-in-the-chinks plans set with assorted other horsey things, including a few of my favorite TB farms, I'm wondering if there is an industry standard or such to give the person showing you around. I have no idea what might be the norm, and I don't want to come off as an unappreciative cheapskate.

    This fall is going to be FUN!!!! Must get tons of pictures.



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    It is customary to tip the groom who is showing you around. In my many visits to the bluegrass, I have tipped anywhere from $5-20 depending upon how much time s/he spent with me. The better ones that always answered my questions and were knowledgeable about the horses/farms they worked with I always tipped more.



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    What Starlit said. General rule of thumb I have used is $5 per person on the tour. If they are especially courteous and knowledgable, more.
    Life would be infinitely better if pinatas suddenly appeared throughout the day.



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