Cost Saving Tips for Equine Operations

Under the current economic climate, horse owners are feeling the cost burden of owning horses more than ever. Coupled with the current sustained drought conditions in portions of South Carolina, times are tough for horse owners. However, if owners are careful and frugal, there are many ways to reduce operation costs.

Chris Mortensen, PhD, Clemson University, Extension Horse Specialist

Feeding Based on Body Condition

A large portion of operating expenses is feeding costs. Only housing tends to cost more. There …