Going rate for arena use?
I've never rented out my arenas but have someone who is wanting to rent usage of them & some equipment. I'm considering it as we've known them for years. He & his wife are retired and have moved to our area but don't really have the room to do any training type riding. Looking for an idea of what to charge. Here's what I have & the things in them he would be wanting to use.
I have 2 arenas. My indoor is 100 x 200 (closer to 170 as we have foaling stalls & implement storage on one end.) It is fully insulated & well lit w/overhead sprinkler. It isn't heated but stays warm enough I ride comfortably all winter.
The outdoor is 150 x 300 w/nice sand footing. He would also like use of my barrels, poles & trail class equipment (show gate, mailbox, bridge, etc.)
He wants to use the indoor 3 days a week & the outdoor at least once. Also might possibly want to use the little trails I have in our 20 acre woods behind our pastures. Those instances his wife would be riding as well.
He is open to paying hourly as he goes but would prefer to pay monthly. The cost for me is minimal, electricity for lighting & fuel in the tractor to work the arena after using barrels or poles. He is willing to ride around my schedule so there wouldn't be any concern about cost of my time either.
Thanks in advance!
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