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post #51 of 63 Old 07-18-2014, 06:52 PM
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For horse loves in the Mpls/St. Paul area, a 45-60 minute drive to a barn/livery in the surrounding semi-rural areas is common.
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post #52 of 63 Old 07-19-2014, 10:52 AM
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My barn is a mile up the road, so about 1 or 2 minutes :)
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post #53 of 63 Old 07-21-2014, 08:59 AM
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35 minutes from home, 1/2 hour from work.
Wish he was closer, but that's life!
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post #54 of 63 Old 07-27-2014, 03:13 AM
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About 5 minutes. We live right on the edge of the city, so it's just a quick drive down the highway. There's a lot of boarding places around here and I specifically chose this one because of it's proximity to where I live. I knew if I had to drive 30+ minutes to see my horse, I probably wouldn't be able to see it as often, and I'd burn through gas/money like crazy.
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post #55 of 63 Old 07-27-2014, 02:29 PM
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My barn is about 20-30 minutes away depending on traffic.
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post #56 of 63 Old 07-28-2014, 11:57 PM
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I loved when my horses where just outside my doorstep and I will be the first to admit I took it for granted! They are about a 15-20 min drive away now about 25km. However I love the facility that they are at! I did board at a barn where the drive was about 45 mins away, probably an hour in the winter. I wouldn't want to board that far away again!
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post #57 of 63 Old 07-29-2014, 09:24 PM
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It takes me an hour to get to my barn, but I love it so much Ill make the commute :)
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post #58 of 63 Old 08-19-2014, 12:43 AM
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It takes me 30 minutes, more or less, to get to my barn. Insure do miss the 5 minute drive I used to have, but I DONT miss the politics of that barn.

I will take the extra 25 minute drive over the suffocating show barn environment I was in. Plus now I have EVERYTHING at the barn I'm at.
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post #59 of 63 Old 08-19-2014, 01:06 AM
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It's a ten minute drive to my barn! I don't mind, especially since the last couple barns I was at were 45 minute drives.
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post #60 of 63 Old 09-02-2014, 02:45 PM
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about 4 miles, 10 mins from front door to stall door =)
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