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Use the following information and tools to assist you and your horse while using Andersen Acres services.

Password Protected Links - for Andersen Acres clients.

    • Blog - Summary of your and or your horses lessons.
      • For an example use "samplehorse" for the horses name and "1100" for password.
    • Calendar - For scheduling schooling, training, and trimming times with Travis Andersen.
    • Cams - Select webcams of the facility to monitor your horse
    • Suggestion Box

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Payment and Rate Information:

  • Boarding:
    • All boarding includes barn and or run in shed shelter

    Private Pen
    Premium Paddock
    Basic Paddock
    Salt and minerals and 1/2-1 lb. of grain or ~ 10 lbs of barley fodder
    X

    Feeding at least twice a day X
    X
    X
    Free feeding of facility supplied forage mainly during the daylight hours

    X

    Free turnout to pasture during the growing season.

    X

    Paddock size
    varies
    ~ 2 to 3 acres
    ~ .25 acre


    Private Pen
    Premium Paddock
    Basic Paddock
    Monthly Rate option
    $365
    $300
    $300
    Weekly Rate option
    $95
    $78
    $78
    Daily Rate option
    During events
    $25
    $25
    $25
    During non events
    $21
    $21
    $21

    Private Pen
    Premium Paddock
    Basic Paddock
    • Additional Charges if applicable or requested
      • Stallions = $1 a day
      • Turnout = amount varies depending on the length and type of boarding. Not applicable if your horse is doing paddock boarding and the group as a whole is being turned out.
      • Hay beyond 30lbs a day = Cost per lb.
      • Handling fee (non emergencies) = $10 per 15 minute increments
      • Daily Picture a picture taken of your horse 3 to 5 days a week and emailed to you so that you can at least see your horse several times a week in case your schedule doesn't allow you to come out that often.
        • monthly = $10.00
        • weekly = $5.00

  • Coaching/Lessons: Sessions last an hour +-10 minutes.
    • Private = $60
    • Semi-private = $42 per person
    • Mini-group = $34 per person when group is 4 or more.
    • Video file of Lesson
      • $7 for just video file.
      • $25 for voice commentary of lesson.
  • *Video Consultation*:.
    • $15 for each 10 minutes of video length you provide.
    • You will get a write up, audio recommendations overlay on your video, return video demonstrating what to try, or a combination of all 3.
  • Hoof Trims Base rate = $45 which most horses fall under.
    • Add 25% to the base rate when hooves are greater than 5.75"in diameter and add an additional 25% for every additional inch in diameter henceforth.  
      • Mathematical formula is PRICE=$45+(.25*(ceiling(hoof diameter-5.75))*45)
        • Examples
        • 5.5" diameter hoofs = $45.
        • 6" diameter hoofs = $56.25.  
        • 7" diameter hoofs = $67.50.  
        • 8" diameter hoofs = $78.75.
    • If trimming takes longer than one hour due to horse's behavioral issues then an additional charge of $1 per minute beyond one hour will be assessed.
  • Facility Use Fee for non boarders/students, $15 per horse per day.

If you can not make it out to visit your horse before your next payment you can make it below. Note that a 3.1% Service fee will be added to all PayPal payments.

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Alfalfa hay or not? That is the question.

Deworming Program

Supplements

HorseAnatomy


Rotation Deworming: Veterinarians recommend deworming every two months. Andersen Acres typically deworms on the odd numbered months around the middle of the month plus or minus a week. Deworming is included in the price of your board.
 
TIME OF YEAR Deep Freeze
(Winter)
Past Thaw
(Spring)
  Grazing Season (Summer)   First Freeze
(Fall)
ROTATION

Jan

Mar

May

Jul

Sep

Nov

COMPOUND
 
Pyrantel
 
Benzimidazole
 
Ivermectin
 
Pyrantel
 
Benzimidazole
 
Ivermectin
 
PRODUCTS
Rotectin-P (Pyrantel Pamoate)
Strongid Paste (Pyrantel Pamoate)
Exodus Paste
Equi-cide Paste
Liqui-Care P
Panacur Paste (Benzimidazole)
Panacur PowerPac
Safe-Guard
Safe-Guard Equi-Bits
Anthelcide EQ (Benzimidazole)
Equimax Paste
Equimectrin Paste (1.87% Ivermectin)
Zimecterin Paste (1.87% Ivermectin)
Zimecterin Gold
Quest Equine Gel (Moxidectin)
Rotectin-P (Pyrantel Pamoate)
Strongid Paste (Pyrantel Pamoate)
Exodus Paste
Equi-cide Paste
Liqui-Care P
Panacur Paste (Benzimidazole)
Panacur PowerPac
Safe-Guard
Safe-Guard Equi-Bits
Anthelcide EQ (Benzimidazole)
Equimax Paste
Equimectrin Paste (1.87% Ivermectin)
Zimecterin Paste (1.87% Ivermectin)
Zimecterin Gold
Quest Equine Gel (Moxidectin)

Barn Rules:

  1. NO SMOKING! Anywhere on the property.
  2. Facility is open for use from 8 am till 10 pm 7 days a week. Special events may limit use to certain areas.
  3. Play Fair with your horse and to others.
    1. As a courtesy to others. Please do not do Liberty (horse offline) exercises unless you divide the arena in half with the rope barrier or you have permision from others.
    2. If you have multiple horses and want each of them in the arena with you at the same time please tie your one horse up with the provided tie rings in the arena while you are interacting with the other one ie. one horse per person at a time.
  4. Put Things Back the way you found them.
  5. Clean Up Your Own Mess and after your horse.
  6. Don't Take Things That Aren't Yours.  This includes tack, training sticks, bowls, and buckets.
  7. Say Your Sorry When You Hurt Somebody.
  8. Please park you vehicle and exercise or graze your horses in approved areas. See attached for areas that are off limits. AAcresOffLimits.jpg When soil conditions are muddy only gravel areas are allowed.
  9. Do not feed hay or water your horse in the arena unless you are doing it for training or a medical situation.
  10. Use the bathroom in the house to relieve your self (now if we can get the horses to use it).
  11. Talk to us if you have a concern or suggestion.  If we don't know about it we can't help.  We want your and your horse's stay an enjoyable and safe one.