10 Horse Show Necessities for Just $10

10 Horse Show Necessities for Just $10

Horses, lessons, showing, tack, etc…all so costly! So I made a trip to the dollar store to see what I could use at the barn, at shows, etc. and wow did I see some great stuff! Over the next few weeks, I’ll show you some of my great finds to save you money!

In this week’s article, I’ll give you 10 horse show necessities for just $10 at Dollar Tree. Continue reading “10 Horse Show Necessities for Just $10”

5 Easy Steps to Coupon and Save for Your Horse

5 Easy Steps to Coupon and Save for Your Horse

If you’ve ever seen Extreme Couponing on TLC, you probably feel like couponing is an overwhelming task where you end up with products you don’t use and no place to store it all. But I’m here to tell you it doesn’t have to be that way! I’m going to give you some helpful tips to start you on a coupon journey that will help you save money towards your horse. Continue reading “5 Easy Steps to Coupon and Save for Your Horse”

Money Saving Tips From a Money Saving Farm

Money Saving Tips From a Money Saving Farm

We all know and hate how expensive our sport is, but now imagine you had to run a non-profit farm with a full herd of horses, a wide range of disabled kids and adults who need them, and lessons to run on a weekly basis! That’s exactly what Anita Hefler of Greater New Orleans Therapeutic Riding Center does and she gave us some great advice on how to save! Continue reading “Money Saving Tips From a Money Saving Farm”

profitable side jobs for horsemen

6 Profitable Side Jobs That Fit Any Horseman’s Schedule

If you read my latest post on making connections, you’ll remember that I currently have a place where I can choose to work weekends or not just for some extra cash. Not everyone has that kind of luxury, but luckily there are still many options for something similar! Here are a few examples of how to make cash on your own schedule… Continue reading “6 Profitable Side Jobs That Fit Any Horseman’s Schedule”

Making Connections Where You Least Expect

Making Connections Where You Least Expect

As horse owners, we all know the feeling of finally having some money in our savings account, looking at it with glee for maybe 24 hours, and then the very next day your horse decides he wants to act like an idiot and require veterinary attention. Great. So we take out our checkbook, drain our savings, and we’re back to square one. Here’s my tip for horse people who want a little more free time and make enough money all at once: work hard to make connections. Now this one can be a bit more time consuming but definitely worth it in the end. I’ll tell you my real life example… Continue reading “Making Connections Where You Least Expect”

Tack Trunk Tips

Tack Trunk Tips

One of the most expensive but great tools a horse owner needs (and wants!) is a tack box. Now, not all of us can afford the $600 tack trunk advertised on websites, but we need somewhere decent to keep our 239,872,640 brushes, vet wraps, and miscellaneous horse tools we all seem to collect! Don’t worry, there are many money saving options for us! I’ll start with the cheapest and work my way up in price. Continue reading “Tack Trunk Tips”