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IS this a good deal or what?

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allgonebellyup · 03/05/2010 15:16

I have been looking around for livery and was hoping to find a good deal for the 2 horses i am getting. Most yards i looked at offered part livery for around £280-330 per month. i have found a tiny friendly yard around the corner where the lovely lady there has sorted it that i only have to visit/muck out horses 2 wkday eves (i work full time and have 2 little ones)plus weekends. She will do ALL the rest for me, for £250 a month, for 2 horses!
This includes field and stable for both!
Is that good or what?

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allgonebellyup · 03/05/2010 15:17

When i say £280-330 per month, that is just for the ONE horse!!

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Fluffyone · 04/05/2010 08:27

That sounds quite a bargain to me. I'm in the South East, and DIY can be £25 per week, if there are reasonable facilities. In fact, it's almost too cheap! Presumably you pay for all hay, bedding and feed on top of that? What are turnout conditions like? Hacking? School? Anything else you think you might need?
Forgive me for asking, but 2 horses on top of a full-time job and family, how are you going to manage?

MitchyInge · 04/05/2010 10:44

I've got 2 and work full time (usually) manage thanks to full livery, 2 weekday evenings sounds doable though.

£250 a month does sound cheap, £25 per horse per week for pretty much full livery? Is it well staffed? Insured?

Ignore me, I'm !

allgonebellyup · 04/05/2010 11:19

i do have to pay for feed, hay, bedding, shoes etc on top. But i still still it's fab!
Yes the yard is insured and staff very nice!!

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allgonebellyup · 04/05/2010 11:21

Fluffy, i only work until 3.15pm during the day (but it adds up to 35hrs) so have long afternoons free, plus will only be going to see horses 2 eves a week and all weekend.
My kids go away every weekend!!

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MitchyInge · 04/05/2010 11:24

I'm not very good at sums am I, unless there are 5 weeks in every month these days?

allgonebellyup · 04/05/2010 11:39

ITs £250 a calendar month so works out even less than £25 per horse per week (im paying 200 for livery and 50 for the bits on top)x

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MitchyInge · 04/05/2010 11:47
allgonebellyup · 04/05/2010 12:37

So it is a good deal then! i hope so as am signing the contracts later!! Have never had my own horses before so very excited!

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