Hmm, I've never sat down and figured it all out.
For my 2 horses: (some are guess-timates)
Yearly pasture board (self-care): $2,400
Yearly farrier needs: $1,200
Yearly shots/dewormer: $250
Supplements and grain: $1,000
Gas to haul places to compete: $2,000
Various tack purchases: $600
So roughly between $7,000 and $8,000 per year.
This year extras:
New tires on horse trailer and electrical work: $800
Gooseneck ball on pickup: $400
Vet bills for Jan injury: $2,000
Vet workup for lameness: $600
Roughly $4,000 in "not normal" yearly things.
Those little money munchers..........
I'd say $45,000 is going to be WELL more than enough to take great care of your horses, unless you live in Times Square in NYC. Then maybe not.
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