Boarding Horses and Denver Horse Properties

Boarding Horses and Denver Horse Properties

Posted by Brian Burke on Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 at 9:00pm.

Horse Property in Denver - Boarding Horses

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Boarding Horses in Denver, ColoInvesting in a new home for your family is one thing, but what if you’re investing in a property for you, your family and a coterie of animals too?

Colorado has a rich history of equine pursuits and so, many people decide to make the move out here so they can live life in the open air with their beloved horses. What could be better than fresh air, good living and the chance to live a more carefree way of life?

Often it can feel a bit of an overwhelming decision knowing where to start looking and what to go for if you’re thinking about investing in horse property in Denver. We can help you with this, whether it’s simple advice on boarding horses, or how many horses you can have per acre if you’re moving out here.

We’ve put together a guide to all this and much more and are always available to talk to you if you need to discuss any specific requirements you might have when thinking about buying equine property in Colorado.

Denver Horse Properties

If you’re looking to buy a new home in Denver, chances are you might also be in need of a place to board a horse too as horse riding and equestrian activities in Denver and the surrounding areas are highly popular.

Kenna Real Estate market and sell a varied array of horse property in Colorado. Whether it’s simply a house with a space for one horse, or land zones to care for more than one horse. We can help you find the home of your dreams at a price that will suit your budget requirements.

People who are savvy about property trust Kenna Real Estate to help them find the home they want. Horse properties around Denver, Colorado tend to be highly sought after and sell very quickly. We understand this and have many tools in our armory to help you secure your dream home.

Look no further than the Kenna Real Estate website to find the Colorado Horse Property that’s best suited to your family set up.

Denver’s Horse Connection

Anyone who has a passion for equine pursuits will know that Denver happened to be one of the most significant outposts during the Gold Rush. It had a true ‘Old West’ background and still to this day, Colorado is a state that attracts horse lovers, as well as creating a few new ones.

There are many well equipped equestrian centers throughout the state, that are extremely well maintained by knowledgeable and highly trained staff who have a real passion for what they do.

Throughout the year there are multiple events that showcase the skills and knowledge of these equestrian pursuits in Colorado. For anyone who is a horse enthusiast and seeking opportunities to invest in property here there are plenty of options. Denver equestrian homes are plentiful at Kenna Real Estate, alongside horse properties in many of the other towns and cities throughout the state of Colorado.

Perhaps you’d rather invest in a home for yourself and separate stables elsewhere, if you cannot afford acreages of your own. Let us help you with this too. We’ll always be able to accommodate your requests and help you choose the right property, in the right location, at the right price.

If you’re thinking of investing in a horse property in Denver, then there’s no better time to do it.

Horse Properties throughout Colorado

Where would you like Kenna Real Estate to take you? Whether it’s the beautiful location of Cherry Hills, or the equally stunning Greenwood Village, or the panoramic vistas of Littleton,

There will be an equestrian home on the market to suit your needs.

We cater for these areas and many more, so if you’re unsure of the areas we cover, call in or contact us via the Kenna Real Estate website today to request a call back. We’d be more than happy to assist you in finding the Horse Property of your dreams in Colorado.

We cover a multitude of price brackets that will suit a range of different buyers.

Our high-end properties will ensure that buyers are able to live in complete luxury. Multimillion dollar estates with homes that feature state of the art amenities, whilst still maintaining a traditional charm, are surrounded by beautiful woodland areas that feature horseback trails.

For those buyers looking for something a little more modest, there are inexpensive properties such as cozy ranches that have their own horse stall barns, corrals and fenced acreages.

Investing in a Horse Property in Denver

Many people want to know the ins and outs of boarding horses in Denver, if they’re moving from another state or are thinking about investing in the equestrian lifestyle in Colorado.

The great news is that living in and around Denver means that boarding your horse (or horses) isn’t necessary.

You will be able to find plenty of equestrian homes for sale in many different areas and communities such as Arvada, Parker, and Lakewood.

Wherever you choose to live with Kenna Real Estate you’ll find well maintained properties that are in suitable idyllic surroundings. Many of our homes offer totally picturesque backdrops that offer the buyer peace, tranquillity and a space to breathe, with plenty of room for horses to roam as well as high quality stable accommodation.

Kenna Real Estate offer a multitude of horse friendly homes, meaning there is absolutely no reason why you can’t have a horse and ride it too!

Horse Acreage and Horse Boarding

Many people coming to live in Denver or seeking a horse property in Colorado are keen to know how many horses they can have per acre on their land. This is something that we can help give advice on.

It’s always worth talking to other people who live in the area to find out their arrangements for their horse property. Everyone’s needs, as well as everyone’s horses, will be slightly different.

For instance, some owners may have four or five horses that are kept in pasture during the day and then go into dry lot or stalls overnight.

Horse owners will find this will work well as the pasture provides a good deal of the nutrition horses need through from late Spring to Fall season. It will also still be useful to have access to pasture in Winter too, though this may be more limited if the weather is very inclement or temperatures very low.

Some owners prefer four or five horses out in pasture all the time, so long as they have access to stalls or a loafing shed. This might suit older, retired horses better. You may need to think about blanketing them if the weather is going to be very cold or wet, or if there is snow of any kind. In terms of feeding think about starting them with Hay from the beginning of October through to the end of May. Grass, after this time, should be more plentiful and more than enough to give them all the nutrients they need and ensure they have enough fat.

If you have more than the above number of horses, it may well be possible to accommodate them if you think carefully about cross fencing and rotating your land. This will work better in situations where there are more than five horses to think about, but not everyone has that many or wants to invest the time or money into doing this.

The general consensus on acreage is that acres per horse in Colorado really does depend on where you are living, how much fresh water you have access to and how you want to manage your horses.

Many plots don’t always have grass so have to think about intensively managing their horses according to the amount of land they have.

If you’re trying to keep horses on pasture you will most definitely need to consider investing in a fairly hefty chunk of acreage that will need to be manages very carefully in order to keep your horses healthy.

It is rare that you will be able to stop feeding your horses hay in the summer, if your horses live outside, as the climate here is not lush enough and is mostly dryland. Aim to be able to have enough land so that your horses don’t completely wreck your fields and always have a contingency plan to feed hay all year round, should it be needed.  

For more information on horse properties or boarding horses in the Denver area, then contact us at Kenna Real Estate today and we’d be happy to talk through your needs with you

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