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Horse Boarding Terminology

A horse boarding facility can either be a farm or a dedicated stable that provides horses with a place where they can be trained and cared for. Some boarding facilities are also called equestrian centers, where lessons, extended use riding trails and practice arenas are available. Below are some common terms for horse boarding facilities.

  • Stable – A building where domesticated livestock is kept. On horse farms or equestrian centers, the stable building is usually reserved for horses. Horses are kept in their own stalls with a steady supply of food and water. Each stall will also include bedding.
  • Bedding – The material used on the floor of the horse stall that provides the horse with a comfortable place to lay down. Bedding can be made out of straw or even from cotton.
  • Riding Arena – A fenced in, flat area where training lessons or competitive shows can take place. The floor of the riding arena is usually covered with dirt or sand, and may have obstacles placed inside of it, depending on the training activity.
  • Handling - A common term for how well a rider sits and handles their horse. Handling skills can be improved with training lessons and trail rides. The more time the horse spends with the owner, the better the handling will be.
  • Dressage - A field of horse competition where horses are judged on their handling, gaits and horsemanship of the rider. To be a dressage champion takes a lot of lessons and hard work on the part of both the horse and rider.
  • Pasture – A large field that is fenced in to allow horses to graze. Grazing is important to keeping horses and a stable should have large ample pastures.
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    Star K Equestrian Center
    210 Long Dirt Rd, Leesburg, GA 31763
    At our equine stable in the Oakfield area, we offer Horse Training, horse leasing programs, and Horse Boarding. Please be sure to contact us for more information about our riding lessons!
    (229) 434-1263
    Circle S Ranch
    10331 Ga Hwy 315 West, Cataula, GA 31805
    Our facility has a lighted arena and round pen. We offer self-care pasture board. During winter months, unlimited hay in pasture is included in board.
    (706) 573-5424
    Cedar Grace Farm
    6080 Pierce Chapel Rd, Midland, GA 31820
    We offer horse boarding, training, lessons, and sales. We also offer dressage, jumping, and hours of trails. We welcome young and aged horses alike, providing for their varied needs.
    (706) 562-9245
    Parrish Bret & Candy Quarter Horses Inc
    14695 Ga Highway 122, Pavo, GA 31778
    (229) 859-2638
    Gene Appliance Service
    417 Plantation Rd, Warner Robins, GA 31093
    (478) 922-8291
    Equine Performance
    214 Darsey Rd, Cairo, GA 39828
    (229) 872-3629
    Ramblin' Acres Farm
    10566 Estes Rd, Macon, GA 31210
    Rambling’ Acres Farm is a small, full-service equestrian stable located in Macon, GA, conveniently located less than one hour south of Atlanta. Lessons, camps, and boarding offered year-round!
    (478) 318-5326
    Feather Oaks Farm
    6500 Miccosukee Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32309
    We are a full service boarding and training facility centrally located just minutes from downtown providing a peaceful environment for both horse and rider.
    (850) 528-1267
    Feather Oaks Equestrian Center
    6500 Miccosukee Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32309
    (850) 712-4710
    Renegade Run Ranch
    3815 Concord Rd, Havana, FL 32333
    At RENEGADE RUN RANCH, we provide your horse the best care possible. Contact our horse boarding facility in Havana, FL, for more details.
    (850) 539-6539
    Coventry Farms
    2244 Danshire Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32308
    Coventry Farms offers Huntseat English horseback riding lessons, sales, training and conducts horseshows. Coventry Farms has been family owned and operated since 1975 and is in located in Tallahassee.
    (850) 933-5334
    John Rosi Reining Horses
    3483 Sylvania Plantation Rd, Greenwood, FL 32443
    (850) 594-1131
    Made To Order Equestrian
    400 Capital Cir Se, Ste 18186, Tallahassee, FL 32301
    Providing quality and affordable services to meet all the needs of the horse and the rider. We offer horse boarding, training and lessons. We also have lesson and training packages available!
    (850) 528-2404


    Horse boarders and trainers help keep horses safe and healthy, as well as prepare them for equestrian shows with training sessions. Throughout the horse's stay, employees take care of them between visits with their owners. Only employees with equestrian experience are hired to care for the facility's horses. Ranches that rent or lease their stables often offer training lessons at the facility. This helps unnecessary road trips a horse has to take, which they may not be too keen on. Owners are able to choose how their horse spends their days and how often they want them to be trained. Equine training can include riding, dressage, and jumping lessons for Western and English disciplines. This can be a very competitive sport and proper training is necessary before entering an arena for a show. Horse owners can find a farm with full service boarding services with turnout and lessons. The horse is given inside shelter with clean stalls, with enough time outdoors to graze in pastures. A horse boarding facility that offers lessons has experienced caretakers and instructors for their clients. Day camps may be offered in the summer to provide riding lessons and instruct children how to properly care for horses. Many horse boarding and training ranches have trails to follow when the weather is mild. Horse owners must visit stables in advance before agreeing to rent one to see how other horses at the facility are being cared for. Some trainers may offer their first lesson to be free so clients can get a feel for their teaching style before making any commitments.
     
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