Somerset Farms is a private, gated facility, available only to Boarders and invited Guests.
Our barn is generally full, although we have occasionally have openings. Limited outdoor shed spaces may be available. Pasture space is limited and reserved for Boarders who currently have a horse boarded in a barn stall or an outdoor shed stall.
To board at Somerset Farms, prospective Boarders must have a positive reference from one of our current Boarders or Trainers and/or from the farm management where they are currently boarding their horse(s), and also be approved by Somerset Farms’ staff and management.
To request space to board your horse(s) at Somerset Farms, or be placed on the wait list, contact us.
The Farm’s facilities are open to boarders during these hours:
Monday through Sunday 9:00 a.m – 8:00 p.m. for riding — use of the arena and grounds. We close the facility/arenas (no riding) on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
Boarding your horse at Somerset Farms includes rental space in a barn or outdoor shed stall, feeding, daily turnout (booting up), and blanketing. Clients have access to the indoor riding arena, three outdoor riding arenas, indoor lounge and restrooms.
The main barn features 10 x 12 foot stalls with attached runs. Outdoor shed accommodations include 12 x 12 stalls with attached runs. All stalls include automatic heated waterers, rubber mats, and are bedded with wood shavings. Pasture horses have run-in sheds and automatic heated waterers.
Board Options (contact Owner-Manager for Boarding Fee Information):
- Indoor stall with run, includes space in a tack shed for storing basic tack
- Outdoor shed stall with run, includes space in a shared tack shed for storing basic tack
- Pasture board (Pasture space is reserved for Somerset Boarders who have other horse(s) boarding at Somerset in the barn or shed row. Pasture boarders may keep a trunk for blankets & supplies in an assigned outdoor space.)
Blanketing Service includes:
Color coding system (Boarders color code the blankets based on our color coding chart – weather conditions), and our farm staff blanket your horses every evening according to the weather conditions. Farm staff check blanketing several times daily and at night check.
Note: Weather and temperature conditions change rapidly in our local area. There may be times when we notice an extreme temperature change during daytime or evening hours, where we might have additional blanketing checks done.
Additional fee-for-services available:
- Holding your horse for vet or farrier $20
- Administering medications $15/application
- De-worming $15/application
- Horse Transport: $1.50/mile per horse + $25 loading fee fee ($50 minimum transport fee)
- European Hotwalker: One (40 minute) session $20 (Discounted rate for frequent use, please request more information)
- Other special services upon request
- Special requests regarding feed
Feed provided: The barn provides beet pulp and grass hay. Hay is fed twice daily. Supplements are fed, as provided by the Boarder, at the Boarder’s request once or twice a day. Boarders label their supplements in baggies for each serving and store in feed barn.