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        06-01-2009, 07:53 AM
    Question Good value? What service should I choose?

    I'm considering this equestrian centre for my eventual new this good value?

    Agistment Type
    Price Per Week (inc. GST)
    Unserviced Mob

    Unserviced Private Paddock without shelter

    Unserviced Private Paddock with shelter

    Serviced/Private Paddock without shelter
    Includes hay, 2 x Standard feeds* and Rugs on/off (as required)
    Serviced/Private Paddock with shelter
    Includes hay, 2 x Standard feeds* and Rugs on/off (as required)
    Serviced Stable
    Includes Muck out, horse taken in/out, hay, 2 x Standard feeds* and Rugs on/off (as required)

    * Standard feed as per ORS feed table. Any extra feed required will be charged at cost price.
    Other Services:

    Worming (excluding cost of paste)

    In/Out for Farrier/Vet/Dentist

    Rugging unserviced per day (at ORS discretion)

    Paddock Pick-Up


    What service should I choose? Here are the facilities available:

    School Facilities: Indoor Riding Arena (75m x 35m) Outdoor Riding Arena (70m x 30m)
    Under-Cover Stable Complex (15 Stables, Wash Bays, Tie Up Stalls)
    Large Club Room - Ideal function area (available for hire to approved groups) Selection of Cross-Country Fences
    What do you think?
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        06-02-2009, 03:01 PM
    It depends on if you have the personal time and desire to contribute to the daily care and well being of your horse. To muck or not to muck....Is that your question? :)
    Seriously it depends on what you want to do and what you want to pay to have done. I am a BO and I offer full client services without service options. If you can afford it and the facility provides you and your horse with good services, I would select the best care option I could afford so that I could maximize the pleasure time that I get to spend with me horse.
    The only area I would particularily check into are the arena availability times. I have spoken with a lot of folks who get into a big facility only to find the arena/s is/are occupied with lessons or training sessions during the time they would like to use it. The facility should have a weekly scheduled posted that you can review.
    Sounds like a great place. Godd luck.

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