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post #11 of 162 Old 09-09-2007, 11:35 AM
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I pay $300-350 a month... depending on how many days of turnout, diet, and stall bedding. My horse is on full care which covers stall, daily turnout, and the staff will feed and clean his stall.

I think it is well worth the money for just the facilities. I board at the Texas Tech Equestrian Center. Here's some pics:
Here's a picture of the turnouts
These are pictures of the main arena.


There is also a round pen, two outdoor arenas, small turnouts, large turnouts, pasture turnouts, and nice roomy stalls. I also have a stall that I put my tack in. You have to share with other people, but it is cool.( I managed to squeez a mini fridge in my side of the stall) And for the full care people, there is a feed stall where the staff puts your horses food in so they can feed easier.
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post #12 of 162 Old 09-16-2007, 05:06 PM
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I know that where I ride they charge $700 (!!!!!) but they pay for feed and everything the horse needs so basically you could technically never visit the horse and she'd be fine (who the heck would do that right?)...is that too much?
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post #13 of 162 Old 09-18-2007, 06:08 PM
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I pay $400 for three horses, self care. We buy our own feed, feed the horses ourselves, clean stalls ourselves, etc. For this I get a good sized dry lot pen with 3 stalls and a large tackroom. Two of the stalls are about 12x12 and one is 12x24. There is also a covered "patio" where the horses can hang out and stay cool. We leave the stall doors open so they have free run of the paddock. The stable has two washracks (one is covered) a HUGE covered round pen that is big enough to ride in, a smallish riding arena, a decent sezed pasture for turnout, and several covered seating areas and picnic tables. Not a fancy place by any means but a decent place to board.
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post #14 of 162 Old 09-24-2007, 05:56 PM
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we pay $415 a horse (we have 2). That does not include any shots, or worming, blanketing, putting fly masks on, or trimming/shoeing. Most times it costs my boyfriend and I over $1000 a month
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post #15 of 162 Old 09-24-2007, 10:32 PM
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Wow, I feel so poor seeing that a lot of people forking over so much money for boarding!
I only pay $65 per month and that only includes automatic watering, use of the roundpen, and the use of outdoor arena (only 1).
I feed my horse myself everyday unless I have to go out of town and I'd have somebody else come to feed my horse. I like it this way better because I get to see my horse everyday and work with him whenever I want to.
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post #16 of 162 Old 09-25-2007, 06:29 PM
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I pay $145 a month per horse in OREGON. That's for use of two indoor arenas an out door arena, round pin, 12X24 stall with run, daily turn out, fly mask, blanketing, feeding, and stall cleaning. All I have to do is supply the hay/grain/vita/shots/worming/vet, and enjoy my horses!!
Full care $250 and is all the same but they supply food
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post #17 of 162 Old 10-06-2007, 09:39 PM
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Uh. Im moving to Oregon. I pay $400 at month for a 10x12 stall, turnout, blanketing, an indoor arena(that's only like 50x80...small), outdoor arena 80x150, grain, hay, feeding 2-3x a day, stall cleaning once daily. Theres also a few jumps in the arena.

I'm getting gipped.
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post #18 of 162 Old 10-25-2007, 10:18 PM
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After I had to move my horses out of their old barn (where I was getting full board for 6 hours of work a week...real cheap, although not the nicest facility), I asked a neighbor who had a lot of land and a gelding, if I could keep my horse in her pasture in exchange for work. No liabilty involved, and they'd basically do nothing but provide the land. They wanted to charge me the equivilant of 200$ per horse working it off at pay below minimum wage. I said no way and built a little fence in my half acre back yard...But is that a rip off or what?
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post #19 of 162 Old 10-26-2007, 09:37 AM
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We pay $350.00 per horse.
Which includes everything all feed, large box stall, supplements, fly spray, putting bute in my old horses food and worming.

She also will take care of the fly mask, blankets, etc. When my horse had thrush, she would make sure the treatment was applied for me too.

All I pay for is the vet and farrier besides the board.

They get great care.

Heck, in her spare time, she is even teaching my husbands young gelding some Parelli training.


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post #20 of 162 Old 10-26-2007, 03:08 PM
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Hi imnew here,i pay 110POUNDS A MONTH PER HORSE for my own small field,use of one outdoor school and one indoor school and stable and 3 hours of off road hacking.We have toilets and tea rooms too....I do have 2 horses!!!! Mel xx
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