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Juptier 04-22-2007 05:54 PM

Is this worth $500
 
I am thinking about buying this house and it has two barns with 14 stalls. If i buy it I want to open it to boarders but I don't know what to set the price as :? I was thinking about 500 a month but is that too much this is what it includes
12 x 12 foot stalls
100 x 200 foot riding ring
4 different pastures with water and trees for shade
Hay, oats, and water
a wash stall with hot and cold water
Barn has matted floor, lights, and automatic fly sprayer
Hooks on stall doors to hang leads and halters
will brush horse once a week and muck stalls
What would you pay for this service? is 500 a month too much?
Please reply :D

kristy 04-22-2007 07:34 PM

Sorry, but in my area, 500 is far too much. I can pay 300 hundred and get all of that plus daily grooming as well as my own private paddock. Generally, if I'm paying 500/month, they are getting worked or trained in some way as well.

Juptier 04-22-2007 08:47 PM

thanks that's what my friend said but she doesn't know much about horses thanks though 8)

~*Hunter_Gurlie*~ 04-22-2007 09:51 PM

ya i agree about it being to much but i don't live in your area.where I'm from boarding is about $350 an includes all of that.

KANSAS_TWISTER 04-23-2007 10:36 PM

i charge abour 160 a month for my 1 boarder for her 2 horses, she never comes to see then and i'm the only one who rides them

futolympeventer327 04-23-2007 11:54 PM

Not at all to much in my area (northern california). I pay $575 for a 12x12 stall with a 12x12 paddock attached. My horse is fed hay/alfalfa twice a day grain is extra and his stall is mucked out twice a day. We have 2 arenas one open one partially covered and hot water occasionally when the pipes decide to be nice.

Juptier 04-25-2007 06:02 PM

what's a paddock where i'm from we change words a lot
sorry :oops: 8)

englishcowgrl 04-25-2007 07:12 PM

i just have some question..1) do you supply the hay/feed?
2) what is the normal cost around the area for a place like that?...

kristy 04-25-2007 09:09 PM

paddock = pasture :wink:

Juptier 04-26-2007 04:46 PM

Kristy thanks :D and englishcowgirl anwser to 1 yes anwser to 2 idk 8)


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