With over 64 stalls a boarding in Casa Grande, Arizona since 2016. The services include your horse kept in bermuda pastures and/or stall depending on weather as well as physical conditions of the horse(s), etc. Additional alfalfa or Bermuda hay based on weight balance. Grain supplementation when provided by the owner.
Ponies are gathered in the early morning and taken out in sets to exercise and keep them in shape. The routine lasts about 45 minutes and starts by walking 10 minutes, 15 to 20 minutes of trotting and 10 cantering then walking. They get bathed as needed and put back in the stalls, fed and rest for the morning. In the evening the individual work ones and tune-up on the ponies that require more attention. Ponies are fed again look after and doctoring is done as needed.
Horse training starting green to more advance training. Usual time to make a polo pony is about 2 years from the moment you start to the moment they can do everything push button. There are many steps during the process and each and every horse is different and it will require to singular approach to get the wanted results.
Horses being boarded and or trained whom are staying at our facility are brushed and hoofs are cleaned regularly. Horses are bathed as needed. Additional grooming tasks such as clipping/ manes and tails bandaging or tacking are available depending on horses needs or owner requests.
Ponies will be either at pasture with other ponies or at the stall by themselves. They are fed twice daily either Bermuda or alfalfa hay based on the season, nutritional requirement, exercise regime and more. Ponies are fed psyllium to improve gut motility and decreased chance of colic. They have mineral blocks in each stable and they are added electrolytes during the summer. Regular fly control in the stables to decrease number of bugs as much as possible. Ponies are dewormed every 3 to 4 months as needed. For new horses are recommended to be dewormed at least 2 times 2-3 weeks apart. Horses are vaccinated in a seasonal base and they also are kept with the ones the get along the most to avoid kicking an fighting as much as possible.
Grains & Multivitamins need to be provided by the owner.
For the ones that like to bring the horses overnight. You have your place here too. Your horse(s) will be fed 1 meal in the PM and 1 meal in the AM time if stabled, other wise free range pasture. Clean water in the pasture or stable with automatics waterers.
We have 2 in-house farriers Jose Valles & Derek Bell who are available to tend to your horses needs, or you can set-up an outside farrier to come to the facility and service your horses.
Full maintenance for your horses is available per season. We have polo ponies properly maintained on/off season from full sets to individual work outs customized according to the needs of the pony. Make your arrangements ahead of time in order to have a better idea on the work load and staff needed. Off season horses enjoy the pastures and open space for them to relax and being a horse.