My best friend is looking to get a horse, but is worried about the financials, so together we did some digging and here are some considerations around reducing cost when getting and homing your new four-legged friend.
Raising a horse is not just for the elite. While raising a horse can be expensive and there are some areas where quality is paramount such as horse riding equipment, you can certainly save the cost from being exorbitant. In fact, if you pay enough consideration, you won’t have to spend too much on anything else:
- Good quality hay is an essential component of horse care. This is an area where a horse owner should not compromise. However, a way to significantly reduce the cost of the hay is to buy it in bulk and, that too, in
Riding enthusiasts need look no further than Aldi’s Country Living range to stock up on equestrian essentials this winter. Including everything from blouson jackets and gilets to stable rugs and hay nets, the range will be available online from 19th January and in stores from 26th January.
Other noteworthy items from the range, include a Fixed Neck Turnout Rug (£34.99) available in blue and comes complete with integrated neck cover, touch close straps and shoulder gussets. It’s the perfect choice for keeping horses comfortable and dry during chilly rides in the winter months. In addition, the fully lined Standard Neck Stable Rug (£19.99) with twin buckle chest fastening is a great option for keeping horses warm whilst in the stable and is available in a range of sizes.