Around here, I've seen boarders charge less than $300. My cousin owns a boarding stable near Middlefork Equine Camp (literally across the street -- I'm not sure what his amenities are but I know he has paddocks, stalls, etc) and he charges $185/mo for full service board. Otherwise, people have approached me asking for $100-125 for self-service (purchase my own everything, there every day 2x daily) boarding for my pony. :/
I think it's all against what area you're in and who you're dealing with. A friend has her horse in a place with around 5 stalls, hay loft, 3 pastures -- she pays $50/mo for self-service. (And I was jealous of her find, haha.) No, not five hundred, fifty dollars. The property owners (who live on site) had horses and mules, but when the last mare they had died giving birth (with her colt, both had EPM) they got out of horses... My friend was the lucky one who knew them, and knew when to ask.
I think the most expensive I've come across was $200-something, with grain & turnout, indoor arena, access to trails, etc. In all, you get what you pay for.
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