A love of horses can quickly become a budget hog. The expenses seem to just keep adding up everywhere you look. You’ll likely need to cover the costs of feed, vet bills, and board when you own or lease a horse. However, there are some things you can do to help mitigate those costs so you can enjoy your passion.
1. Shop Used Tack
The tack required to keep and ride a horse can get expensive fast. But, most of it is designed to provide years (if not decades) of reliable service when properly cared for. Which is great news for thrifty shoppers who can often pick up used saddles, bridles, stirrups, and other tack items at a fraction of their original cost.
2. Look for Budget Clothing
Whether you prefer to ride in tights or you are planning to attend shows, the price of riding apparel can cause serious …