I am getting ready to purchase a horse and am wondering if someone could give me a cost average per month. I am going to spend no more than 700 for the horse registered. I have been away from horses for many years except for the occasional trail ride. Have looked at so many in my area and am saddened by how many horses are not wanted or can't be taken care of by their owners. I understand that sometimes circumstances happen. I grew up on a ranch in south texas and lived on my horse. We took great care of our animals and I was trained basically by the cowboys and my grandfather. I moved away from there to the Dallas area years ago and am now in a position to own a new friend. I have a nice place to board that is 95 for stall only and turnout, 150 for partial care. I have even been to the auction off of highway 80 and if those of you in Texas know where I am talking about. I was very disgusted at what I saw there yet some went to good owners I think. Could someone give me some basic itemized costs.
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