Do you want to own a horse? Here is what you need to know.

Have you always dreamed of owning your own horse? Horse ownership may be more cost-effective and attainable than expected. Let’s break down the expenses of owning a horse: *The average cost of a low-end horse is $2,500.00-5,000.00, with an increasing number of sales barns now offering financing. Another option would be to look for horses that are available for adoption with nominal fees throughout the state. *There are a number of stables across Massachusetts offering all-inclusive board at low rates. Boarding takes a lot of the responsibility of feeding and stall cleaning away from a backyard horse owner. For example, Dream Catcher Farm located in Templeton offers full board for $400.00/month. This includes the proper amount of feed for your horse, watering, bedding, and stall cleaning. They also have access to miles of trails and an indoor riding arena. Another farm located in Phillipston offers identical services for $375.00/month. Bobby’s ranch in […]

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