Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Where the red fern grows....
How often do you use a horse sitter during the year? I watch our neighbors horses when they go on vacation or if another one has an ailing horse and is at work and can't go check, or if they just need turn out if the owner is unable to do it, etc. Several people are very comfortable leaving me with their equines, I am well versed on colic, laminitis care, working with horses in general, and have even gone for 3 weeks to help a good friend clean and wrap a rather nasty wound on the back of the heel bulb when the vet was unable to get his mare to settle and stand. She knew me so she let me do the "dirty" work while playing with my braid...
This morning a friend of mine is going out of town and I am going to care for her horses and pony while she is gone. Got to talking about it and a need for someone with experience and know how, she encouraged me to see about what one needs to do as she said I would have a lot of business in our area.
Anyone do large animal pet sitting? Do you enjoy it? What do you like vs not like about it? Do you know the going rate in your area?