Pennsylvania (SW) - Midland
by Mary Fedorchak
Horse Around Acres
Our boarding facility was designed with the horse's health and well being in mind. We believe that a horse is healthier and happier in an environment that is as close as we can make it to what nature intended. Your horse can make the decision where the most comfortable spot is (in the sun, away from a draft or in an aisle with a breeze). Who could know better than the horse? Although this may mean the horse may be more difficult to catch and groom, we believe the benefits to the horse's health and attitude outweigh these inconveniences. The effects of COPD can and have been diminished or eliminated. Therefore, except when necessary (at feeding, if a horse is recuperating or if the farrier or vet is coming), the horses are in a constant "free-choice state." Our horses can come and go, in and out of their stalls, as they please. We do close them in stalls while feeding to make sure no horse gets pushed out of his food.
60' x 120' indoor ring
100' x 124' outdoor ring
70' diameter round pen
10' x 12' stalls
LOTS of trails
Fly predators released for fly control
5 separate herd groups, 2 with rotated pastures
Water heated in winter
Natural hoof care practitioner
Main hay storage away from barn (dust and fire hazard)
Horse Around Acres has been in business since 1986--continuously under one ownership. Owners live on premises.