Boarding Horses Brings in Extra Cash

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



Marketing your horse boarding business.
Marketing your horse boarding business.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
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.
PHOTO: MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
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

















Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 66% Off the Cover Price

Lighten the Strain on the Earth and Your Budget

Mother Earth NewsAt MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet's natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. That's why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.00 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.00 for 6 issues.

(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here