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EquestrianBabe 12-19-2010 02:09 PM

My Stable Costs
We board horses at my stables too, and I just wanted to see if my costs were OK?

Riding Lessons ~
1 hour: 20
2 hour: 35
5 hour: 46

1 hour private: 30
2 hour private: 47
3 hour private: 62

D.I.Y: 10 Weekly
Full Livery: 50 Weekly
Part Livery: 35 Weekly
Field Kept: 20 Weekly
Working Livery: 16 Weekly

Own a pony day: 60
Learn to tack up: 20
Be a StableHand for a day: 150 (groom 30 ponies, tack at least 5 up, muck out, make feeds, take and bring to/from field, clean tack, exercise approx. 3 horses.)

haleylvsshammy 12-19-2010 03:40 PM

Wouldn't you appreciate people taking care of your horses for a day (be a stablehand for a day) and not charge them 150? I mean they are grooming 30 horses, mucking, preparing food, exercising them for you, and taking them to the fields. To me that seems more like a volunteer thing, or something you'd pay them for! Just my opinion though...

EquestrianBabe 12-19-2010 04:02 PM

I give them 150 :)

Spastic_Dove 12-19-2010 04:27 PM

I don't know where you are, but those prices seem REALLY cheap to me at least compared to what I am used to paying.

EquestrianBabe 12-19-2010 04:32 PM

I'm in Antrim.

haleylvsshammy 12-26-2010 11:12 PM


Originally Posted by EquestrianBabe (Post 857505)
I give them 150 :)

Ooohhhh!!!! That makes much more sense! haha
I'd totally do that for ya if I lived by you!

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