Caring for a horse is a big responsibility. First of all since they are wild animals you need to make sure you a lot of land for the horse roam in. You don’t want to keep them cooped up all day. In case of extreme cold and heat you will also need a barn to keep them safe from the elements. A barn will provide them with a lot of protection and is a great place to groom them and feed them. If you ever want to transport your horse you need to make sure you have state of the line horse trailers to take the horse to shows or races. You will also need a heavy duty truck to make sure you can pull the trailer with ease.
Every day you need to wake up early and feed your horse, and if the horse slept in the barn you need to let the horse out to get exercise. Once the horse has left its stall you need to clean the stall to keep your horse healthy. You also will need to make sure the pasture is also kept clean. You also should interact frequently with your horse to help create that bond. If you choosing to ride your horse it is good to ride it a few times a week to keep that bond.
Having a horse can be a rewarding experience, whether you have the horse just as a pet or would like to show it in shows or race the horse. They do take a lot of work, but at the end of the day it is always rewarding. Make sure you are ready before you decide to take on such a responsibility though. Continue reading