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        04-22-2007, 05:54 PM
    Is this worth $500

    I am thinking about buying this house and it has two barns with 14 stalls. If I buy it I want to open it to boarders but I don't know what to set the price as I was thinking about 500 a month but is that too much this is what it includes
    12 x 12 foot stalls
    100 x 200 foot riding ring
    4 different pastures with water and trees for shade
    Hay, oats, and water
    A wash stall with hot and cold water
    Barn has matted floor, lights, and automatic fly sprayer
    Hooks on stall doors to hang leads and halters
    Will brush horse once a week and muck stalls
    What would you pay for this service? Is 500 a month too much?
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        04-22-2007, 07:34 PM
    Sorry, but in my area, 500 is far too much. I can pay 300 hundred and get all of that plus daily grooming as well as my own private paddock. Generally, if I'm paying 500/month, they are getting worked or trained in some way as well.
        04-22-2007, 08:47 PM
    Thanks that's what my friend said but she doesn't know much about horses thanks though 8)
        04-22-2007, 09:51 PM
    Ya I agree about it being to much but I don't live in your area.where I'm from boarding is about $350 an includes all of that.
        04-23-2007, 10:36 PM
    I charge abour 160 a month for my 1 boarder for her 2 horses, she never comes to see then and i'm the only one who rides them
        04-23-2007, 11:54 PM
    Not at all to much in my area (northern california). I pay $575 for a 12x12 stall with a 12x12 paddock attached. My horse is fed hay/alfalfa twice a day grain is extra and his stall is mucked out twice a day. We have 2 arenas one open one partially covered and hot water occasionally when the pipes decide to be nice.
        04-25-2007, 06:02 PM
    What's a paddock where i'm from we change words a lot
    Sorry 8)
        04-25-2007, 07:12 PM
    I just have some question..1) do you supply the hay/feed?
    2) what is the normal cost around the area for a place like that?...
        04-25-2007, 09:09 PM
    Paddock = pasture
        04-26-2007, 04:46 PM
    Kristy thanks and englishcowgirl anwser to 1 yes anwser to 2 idk 8)

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