Boarding Horses Brings in Extra Cash

Deanna Mather Larson shares how to create a small business by boarding horses in your homestead barn.



Making a special place to store your client's tack will make it easier for them to access. Professional touches like this will keep current clients happy and attract new ones.
Making a special place to store your client's tack will make it easier for them to access. Professional touches like this will keep current clients happy and attract new ones.
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You can simplify feeding by giving each boarder its own feed storage and feeding and watering buckets.
You can simplify feeding by giving each boarder its own feed storage and feeding and watering buckets.
DEANNA MATHER LARSON
Deanna Mather Larson uses tubular pasture gates with welded-wire panels, which prevent the horses from putting heads or feet through the fencing. Barbed wire is not acceptable around horses, but electrifying the top wire will discourage over-the-fence biting.
Deanna Mather Larson uses tubular pasture gates with welded-wire panels, which prevent the horses from putting heads or feet through the fencing. Barbed wire is not acceptable around horses, but electrifying the top wire will discourage over-the-fence biting.
DEANNA MATHER LARSON
Monte, the author's first boarder, takes a tour outside. Keeping the horses healthy and happy is essential to keeping clients.
Monte, the author's first boarder, takes a tour outside. Keeping the horses healthy and happy is essential to keeping clients.
DEANNA MATHER LARSON
Marketing your horse boarding business.
Marketing your horse boarding business.
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