I'm dying to find a barn nearby that I can trailer my horse to, maybe once a week, in order to ride in the barn's indoor this winter. Once the ground freezes here (or we get snow) it's very difficult to work a horse at anything more than a walk, at least not on a regular basis. Do farms near you offer arena rental? I know that in the state that I used to live in, there were several barns that offered this. I've e-mailed a couple of close barns around where I'm living now and have gotten no response. Does that mean they don't offer that service? Should I call them or would that seem like I was harassing them? What is the going rate where you are?
Any information would be appreciated! Thanks!