When I first moved down here to DE I freaked b/c of the "high" prices for board. I also am not a big fan of "show barns" only because I have seriously "outgrown" the showing world. I love & look for small quiet "older adult" barns. (In their 20's ++) only because (no offense) can stand the barn Mom's & ignorant rich youngins. Thankfully I found a small yet wonderful barn for only $150 a month + I buy my feed, hay & straw. Good thing is though ~ they are out 99% of the time so there is not much straw purchased. We have a wide range of ages there (only 5 horses there total) but boarders have kids that ride & friends. All of them are polite & fun. I could NOT imagine boarding where some of you board ~ only b/c of the money. WOW.
But the one's that were showing pictures of your facilities ~ they are very NICE! My opinion as long as your happy w/ your place & they treat you & your horse well & you can afford it ~ y not spend the money?