Pasture Board+Blanket=Problem? - Page 2

       The Horse Forum > Barns, Boarding, and Farms > Barn Maintenance

Pasture Board+Blanket=Problem?

This is a discussion on Pasture Board+Blanket=Problem? within the Barn Maintenance forums, part of the Barns, Boarding, and Farms category

    LinkBack Thread Tools
        12-11-2008, 08:19 AM
    That is a shame. Too bad the BO is being so stubborn. I can't imagine not being able to have a mature discussion about a blanket with the person who owns my barn. I hate to say it but I would move if its an option
    Sponsored Links
        12-11-2008, 02:09 PM
    I would move your horse.
    It's probably not a big deal. Most horses don't NEED to be blanketed. But it worries me that they went out and took the blanket off of your horse after you sent them an email saying it was your responsibility. It is your horse. Like JDI said, most blankets these days are water proof. If they aren't you could water proof them. Unless your horse is in danger the BO has no right to do that that I know of. Now, if you signed the boarding contract and it said this, then that's a different story but it doesn't sound like that is the case.
    I blanket my horse. He is at the bottom of the herd and the other horses do not let him in the shelter. It keeps my peace of mind to know that he has a blanket.
    If you are saying you will take the blankets on and off then the BO should not be able to go out there and take off your blanket.

    I would move just because I think that is disrespectful.
    However if you want to stay, it may sound like you will have to sacrifice blanketing.
        12-13-2008, 06:16 PM
    Thank you everyone for your posts. I think all of you touched on a point that's exactly how I feel.
        12-14-2008, 04:36 AM
    We have a boarder who has a 19 year old arabian mare which I blanket. She has 4 blankets and as a BO I have to to say I really find it alot of work and I would prefer not to. However, I like the boarder very much and her horse is lovely. I would rather do a little bit more and have great people and horses.
    Her horse comes from England and has been blaketed her entire life. Luckily no other boarders want blankets.
    It is really a lot of extra work and I don't like the idea of pastured horses in blaknets due to the risk of injury.

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:


    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    To blanket or not to blanket. That is the question! prbygenny Horse Tack and Equipment 9 09-26-2008 04:56 PM
    New to the board... Darkangel212 Meet the Community 5 05-01-2008 07:23 PM
    Own Barn or Board Cassilynne Barn Maintenance 6 03-31-2008 10:00 AM
    Board or Not ? Vidaloco Barn Maintenance 14 02-25-2008 11:19 PM
    New to the board nitrors4 Meet the Community 17 03-29-2007 04:26 AM

    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:28 AM.

    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0