Your American Paint horse is a wonderful companion and a real competitor in shows and events. You want the best care for your gelding or mare and there are some things to consider. If you want to keep your Paint at a boarding facility it’s a good idea to check which style of riding they support, English,Western or performance disciplines. Try to find a stable nearby, you want to be able to enjoy your horse and keep travel to a minimum. Make a list of available barns and drive by each one to get an impression of the layout and how the horses are getting along. See if the facility has such amenities as an indoor arena, round pens,trail courses and the check the condition of fences and automatic feeder water tanks.
You are entrusting your Paint to someone’s care so choose wisely. Get references, ask around. Then go and arrange a visit. See what other breeds board there and see how they get along and their health. The horses should look well fed and healthy, Check the condition of the barn, runs and paddocks and make sure the bedding is fresh and water clean. Your Paint will thrive on a good atmosphere and surroundings of a quality boarding stable.