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Complete care your retired horse deserves…without the worry.

Everything you want… Everything your horse needs.

Careful consideration has been taken to develop our boarding package specific to the needs of retired horses.

 You’ll find the board covers the majority of the services owners want for their retired horses, especially for those owners out of state.  

 

Our complete care packages include everything you need for your retired horse so that you don’t need to worry, whether you live locally or several states away.  

Our goal is to offer reasonably priced high-touch, comprehensive care without frequent, large price increases. Whether you choose pasture or stall board your horse will receive regular daily care and TLC. Our board program includes everything listed below and provides much more than turning your horse out on the “back forty!” 

 

If your horse has any special needs not listed here, please ask us!

Custom Care

  • Pictures are taken upon arrival and emailed to the owner

  • Regular updates including pictures and video

  • Pasture board in beautiful pastures with compatible groups; approx. 2 acres allowed per horse

  • Free choice grass and/or hay

  • Customized grain feeding program including feeding 2x/day; we soak feed for horses with dental challenges

  • Feeding of supplements; provided by the owner

  • Light daily medicating; medications provided by the owner

  • Water troughs are cleaned weekly

  • Grooming and/or bathing 2x/month

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Seasonal Care

  • Blanketing; blankets provided by the owner

  • Blanket cleaning and minor repairs as needed arranged AND paid for by Paradigm Farms Equine Lifecare

  • Fly spray and fly masks as needed and provided by Paradigm Farms Equine Lifecare

  • Blanketing; blankets provided by the owner

  • Blanket cleaning and minor repairs as needed arranged AND paid for by Paradigm Farms Equine Lifecare

  • Fly spray and fly masks as needed and provided by Paradigm Farms Equine Lifecare

Individual Services

  • We offer grooming up to 4-5x/week for a monthly charge

  • Medicated bathing

  • Arrangements for chiropractic care, massage, and acupuncture

Wellness Care

  • No holding fees for vet/farrier visits

  • Treatment of injuries; minor cuts or scrapes treated at no extra charge

  • Deworming six times per year

  • Sheath cleaning

  • Hooves trimmed approximately eight times/year; paid for by Paradigm Farms Equine Lifecare

  • Annual vaccinations - costs paid for by Paradigm Farms Equine Lifecare; horses must be boarded for a minimum of six months to receive vaccinations as part of the board fee (rabies, tetanus, WNV, rhino/flu, east/west encephalitis)

  • Annual treatment by Equine Dentist (float + sedation) paid for by Paradigm Farms Equine Lifecare

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WELL LOVE HORSES, WELL EARNED RETIREMENT

Testimonials

Like your own retired horse, our residents have stories to tell. Some of the residents are young, some are elderly, and they all have wonderful stories. We love learning about their lives and sharing their past accomplishments with you. To learn more about the residents shown below click on their picture and go to the blog to read their stories. We update our blog at least twice each week, so check back often!

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“From the day my horse arrived at Paradigm, I never once second guessed my decision to retire him there.”

— Michelle

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“Ten years ago my wonderful gelding, Apollo, was stricken with EPM. After treatment and rehab, he relapsed and I made …”

— Vivian

“Your horse could not live out his/her last years with better care or under better living circumstances. The love and …”

— Sana

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“I struggled with the decision to retire my beloved competition mare. Who would care for her the way I did? …”

— Sandy

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“When I realized it was time to retire the younger of my two horses for health reasons, there was only …”

—Sarah

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“When it came time to retire our first horse, Alex, we were fortunate enough to come across Paradigm Farms through …”

— Donna

Frequently Asked Questions

Following are some commonly asked questions about boarding retired horses at our farm. If you have a question that is not answered below please feel free to contact us. We’re happy to answer your questions or talk with you about your specific situation.

To learn more about the retired horses on our farm, please visit our blog.

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