Horse Facility Acreage: Reader Poll Results

More than 2,100 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "How many acres are there where your horse lives?"

 

results of poll on ticks

Results were as follows: 

  • 21+ acres: 31.35% (670)
  • 4-8: 24.89% (532)
  • 1-3: 15.77% (337)
  • 9-12: 13.10% (280)
  • 16-20: 7.67% (164)
  • 13-15: 7.21% (154)

Readers shared what would be their ideal acreage in the comments below.

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  • 10
  • 21+
  • seven; all pastured.
  • 150+
  • 150
  • 500
  • 200
  • 8
  • 8
  • 75
  • 10-15
  • 80 acres
  • 200
  • 100 acres
  • 4-8 acres
  • 15=20
  • 20
  • 25
  • 200
  • 25
  • 30
  • 6
  • 20
  • 50 coastal acres with permanent water and established shade trees
  • 3
  • 70 acres would ne nice, but less acres of great pasture would do OK
  • 100
  • 10
  • 50
  • 25
  • about 100
  • 30
  • 50
  • 10
  • love
  • 20
  • 160 NOrth 40,South 40, East 40 and West 40
  • 50
  • 30
  • ten acres
  • 100 plus acres for my best friend my horse (Dan)!!
  • 10 acres
  • Forty acres would be great
  • 0
  • 10
  • I would love to have 50 acres for about 10 horses.
  • 40
  • 50
  • 20
  • 500
  • 4 acres
  • 5-10 for room to ride at home!
  • 25
  • 200
  • 16-20
  • 10
  • depends upon grass quality
  • As long as it was mine? Any amount would do!
  • 20
  • 25 acres
  • 15
  • 12-15 acres
  • 5
  • 500
  • 40 acres or more is what we are looking for
  • 5
  • 200
  • 100
  • 50
  • 600
  • the more the better.
  • Would love 25 acres, my home smack in middle for privacy, room to ride & for 24/7 pasture!
  • 4
  • 2 per horse
  • Ideally, I would like 30 acres, to be able to totate pastures and designate winter pasture.
  • 50
  • 50
  • 80 acres
  • 100+
  • 50
  • 10
  • 10-15
  • 50
  • less than one acre
  • 20 acres with 15 in pasture
  • 10
  • 40
  • 20 would accommodated the 3.5 equines we have and still have a few acres for hay production.
  • My 400 +
  • 200
  • 12,000
  • have 111
  • 100
  • 10
  • 100acres
  • I have 85 and Ideal would be 1,000 acres OR land that is connected to park/forest..to eleminate the
  • 20
  • 20
  • 4
  • I would love to have a minimum of 5 acres up to 10
  • 10-15
  • 5-10
  • 20-30
  • 100
  • Ideal to me is 2-3 acres per horse. WE have about120 horses on 60 acres
  • 15-20
  • 13.5 acreas, though the horses don't have access to all
  • 20
  • 250
  • 10
  • 200
  • 3 sections
  • 2 arenas, 1 round pen, 2 barns, 37 horses!
  • 10
  • 25
  • Enough to rescue all the horses
  • 50
  • 6-8 acres
  • 10
  • 40
  • 50 acers butt up against BLM land
  • 10 acres cross fenced!
  • About 50 acres - enough for big pastures, small cross country course, barn, and indoor arena
  • 7 acres
  • 50 acres
  • 20-40 acres
  • 100+
  • for my 2 horses I would like to have 10 acres, but settle with 3 acres
  • 30
  • 20 works but more would be nice
  • 100 acres
  • 100
  • 100
  • 8
  • 10-15
  • what I have (7 acres)
  • 300
  • 5000 acres!!!!!
  • 20
  • at least 40 acres would be nice
  • 10
  • 5 acres would be nice
  • 20
  • 50 plus, rolling hills, trees etc. for a natural oasturage/riding area!
  • 25 to 30
  • 40
  • 300
  • No more than we already have as all our horses are in great shape. One has Cushings.
  • I think less is better. Control sugar intake, but be sure to muck pasture.
  • six
  • 40
  • 12
  • 140 acres
  • 5-10
  • 3 acres per animal unit
  • 50
  • 25 acres for 5 horses
  • 20
  • 2000
  • three acres pasture per horse
  • 100
  • 100
  • 200
  • 80
  • at least 160 acres
  • 5-6 acres, so I can rotate meadows, yet keep my animals from getting too fat!!!
  • 500
  • 25
  • What I have now, approx. 32+ acres fenced for the six of them.
  • 4 to 8 acres
  • 50
  • 300
  • 90 acres,pre -fenced,weed free
  • I have two mares, so for me the ideal acerage is about 7-10 acres, that way they can graze all year.
  • 160
  • Minimum 1 acre pasture per horse, depending on soils, etc.
  • I think this is ideal number of acres
  • 40
  • 5
  • 50 acres
  • We'd love to "save" thousands of acres from development
  • 3
  • 1-3
  • 40
  • 100
  • 60 acres
  • 5
  • 10 acres
  • 100+
  • 8 acres
  • More, always more! But the quality of the land would be important as well.
  • 50 or more would be great
  • the weed problem in Tn makes it not enough.
  • One acre per horse would be the best I could ever ask for.
  • 20
  • 10 acres boarding barn
  • We board where there is 42 acres of pasture. I'd like about 20 for my personal home.
  • 20 to 30 acres of pasture land
  • 20
  • 8
  • 100
  • 1acre per horse
  • 15 acres for 2 horses
  • My horse lives on a 107 acre farm. It is awesome!
  • 500
  • 15
  • 100 acres
  • 10 acres is a nice size for a hobby farm.
  • minium 40
  • 20-25 acres
  • 40
  • 12
  • I'd love to have 40 or 50
  • 5
  • 100
  • 1 acre at home, but my horse works at my friends ranch
  • 20
  • same
  • 10,000
  • 8- i don;t want much more as the taxes would be too high and its more work!
  • it is fine for my 3 horses
  • 5 acres
  • 100
  • 50
  • 30+ acres
  • I would like about 30 acres plus trails
  • 20
  • 100 acres to house a rescue facility and veterinary office.
  • 45 of 50 acres of property in pasture
  • 21+ acres
  • more than 100 acres with trees, rocks , bridge, creek, typicla trail ride environment.
  • 200 acres
  • I have 3 small herds that I'd like on 10+ acres each.
  • 500
  • 50acres
  • 10 acres
  • 100
  • 10
  • 120+ like was in the family years ago, now a subdivision of look-like track houses
  • 10 acres
  • 20
  • 35
  • 100
  • 10
  • 9
  • 100
  • 10
  • 2-3 acres per horse
  • 60
  • 5 or six acres
  • 25
  • 50
  • I'd LOVE to have 40 to 60 acres!!!
  • 50
  • 5 to 10
  • Here in NC where we have plenty of grass, 7 acres is enough for my two.
  • 40-100
  • I WOULD LOVE TO HAVE SEVERAL HUNDRED ACRES, SO THAT I COULD HELP ENDANGERED HORSES THAT ARE NOT WANTED
  • 35 acres would be ideal for me. That way I could rotate fields and keep from over grazing.
  • This is perfect. We have four horses.
  • 10
  • 20 and the house in the center
  • 5-10
  • 40 acres
  • 20+ acres
  • 15
  • 150
  • 10 acres
  • 15
  • 40- so I could have enough space to keep him fit for eventing.
  • I'd love 50-100 acres - pasture, hay fields, trails!!
  • 10
  • 25
  • four horses per acre
  • 600-1000
  • hundreds
  • 20
  • 60
  • 10
  • We have 240 acres but could use twice that much.
  • this is a fine amount
  • 5 horses 1 donkey 7 goats
  • We have a 70 acre farm with 16 horses
  • 50
  • 20
  • 40 acres
  • Level grazing area with few trees and a large shelter
  • 5
  • 30 to 40 so I could grow my own hay!
  • 8-10
  • 50 acres sp that I cpi;d rptate and keep the grass healthy
  • 5
  • 100
  • 80
  • 25
  • What I have is fine but if I had more it would be for hay production so say >10
  • 50 acres of grass pasture
  • 200 acres
  • 600,000
  • 75-100 acres
  • We are fortunate to have 8acres, post and rails, and work them every day
  • we own 40 acres and lease 80 so we are pretty good for space!
  • 25-30
  • 25
  • if all the land was useable for pasture
  • I have 7 acres; wish I had 30!
  • 640
  • 15
  • 10
  • 100
  • 6
  • 20
  • 10
  • 100-150 acres ! :-)
  • 20 acres
  • 25-50
  • 20
  • 100
  • 40
  • In texas you need at least 5 per horse.
  • 1000 acres as long as someone else paid the taxes.
  • My horses live on about 1 acre...not enough! (2 horses)
  • 20
  • 20
  • 3 acres per horse, with well maintained pasture
  • 20
  • 100
  • 30
  • For the two horses we have, 5 acres is more than enough. We'v devided the pasture in two and rotate.
  • 100
  • 5-10
  • 20-40 acres would be managable with 24 hour turn out and rotation
  • 3 acres per horse
  • 10
  • 50
  • probably 25 acres
  • 50
  • 40
  • 100
  • 100 plus
  • 15
  • 30 acre farm but only 10 acres of pasture-20 acres of pasture would be perfect
  • 200 acres
  • 50
  • 10-20
  • 10-15
  • 600
  • 50
  • 12
  • 400
  • 1000
  • 40
  • Acreage:Ideal acreage depends on horses owned.With two, 40 acreage. To alternate pastures.
  • 5 acres and help
  • 40
  • 15 is enough work for us and room for them
  • 25 to 30 ac.
  • 80 -160 acres
  • 10
  • My horses have 200+ that's ideal for 4 horses
  • 5
  • 500
  • 10, qwit someone else mowingg the weeds!
  • 25
  • 40
  • Can't be used for pasture-no water
  • over 100 acres / just enough put not to much/ would not trade my land for anything in the world!!
  • 100
  • I would like over 20 for my horses
  • 200acres
  • We have 40 acres and it is perfect for us.
  • At least 20 acres
  • 22
  • 50
  • 50
  • This is California so the horses are drylot.
  • 100
  • 160 acres or more
  • 21 plus
  • 50
  • 40
  • As many as affordable!
  • 6
  • 100
  • 40 acres
  • 640 acres, a full section
  • Around 30 to 40 acres, would be perfect. Enough room to roate pastures and enough left over for hay.
  • 20 acres
  • 10
  • 9-12
  • 20
  • 5, not too big & not too small ;o)
  • 10
  • 30's good
  • 40-60
  • 20
  • 25
  • 2,500 acres would be ideal for me and my horses, but we are stuck on 3 acres for now.
  • 10
  • 999
  • 5 to 10 depending on # of horses. Enough for rotating pasture for foals.
  • 100
  • 40
  • Four to eight acres of flat grassy turnout.
  • 10 acres
  • 10-20 acres
  • We HAVE the ideal place, 120 acres. 25 Horse pasture, the rest woods, field & yard.
  • Rule of thumb: 1 1/2 acre per horse & rotational grazing.
  • 40 ACRES WITH A CREEK RUNNING THRU IT.
  • 20 acres cross fenced
  • I would love to be on 20 - 30 acres!
  • 100 acres with flat pastureland, woods, hills and valleys, and a creek meandering thru the property!
  • 25
  • 20
  • they have 5ac. pastured but have the use of 55.6ac.
  • Have 46 but would love to double it
  • 10-12 acres
  • 10
  • we are building on 60 acres now. YAY!!
  • As many as possible!!
  • 400
  • 40 or more acre's would be great
  • not much grass in southern Az., but gives them space to wonder around on.
  • 50
  • 20- ROOM FOR A MARATHON COURSE
  • 2 acres per horse
  • 40 acres +
  • At least 3 acres per horse.
  • 10-20
  • 1000+ acres of land to ride on and not have to worry about people fencing off trails!
  • 50
  • 10 or more for 3 horses
  • 40
  • 5 a
  • 15
  • 8
  • Our 9 acres works great with plenty of pasture.
  • What i have is fine if it were green!
  • 200 acres would be nice with half in quality hay and the other half for pasture and training
  • We live on a ranch with cattle as well, so we have thounds of acres
  • 9-12 acres would be great!
  • 50
  • 15
  • 80 to 160 I would rotate grazing horses and cows and make my own hay.
  • 300
  • 9-12
  • 16 - 20 .I would then be more self reliant as far as feeding my horses.
  • 4
  • 2 acres per horse instead of 1 per horse.
  • 16-20 acres would be grand!
  • 20
  • 25
  • The ideal acreage would depend on the number of horses and the type of property (pasture, woods, mtn
  • 5-7 acres
  • 30-40 acres
  • 100-150 acres
  • 20 acres
  • 100 acres
  • 200 acres
  • 20 pasture plus 40 buffer
  • 8-10 acres with access to national forest trails
  • 4-8
  • 30
  • 5
  • More is almost always better...Central OH
  • 40
  • My horses have 46 acres of Bluegrass, a stream, large trees and 4 separate run-in shelters.
  • 30 acres
  • 12
  • 10 acres
  • 28 acres, small stream ( a life saver during the tough droughts) 4 horses, 3 donkeys, 2 cows
  • 1000
  • 10
  • I am happy with the 36 acres that I have, but would be tickled to have about 80 acres.
  • 100 acres
  • 10
  • I have a small barn area but no real green except the trees
  • 20
  • 10 to 20 so I'd have plenty to rotate pastures & ride.
  • 30 acres
  • 20000
  • 10
  • 250
  • We have 8.5 acres, would love 20 or 40!
  • 160
  • we have 2
  • 3500 acres, in the middle of 3,000,000 acres
  • 50 acres of pasture - 10 acres with house, stable and outbuildings -trails on property
  • 20
  • 100
  • 50 for 4 horses
  • what I currently have is great,but another 40 acres would be nice
  • 20
  • fifteen, enclosed by two in. hot white tape, three shelters oh..three horses
  • 6 acres; three one acre pastures, one for the barn, two for roundpen and ground work.
  • 30 acres
  • 100
  • I would love to have 1000 acres so I would never have to leave my property!
  • about 5 at boarding barn- ideal would be my own 10!
  • 30
  • I would perfer 15
  • At least 100
  • 60-90 enough to
  • grow hay
  • 30
  • I would love to have at least 400 acres but closer to 1000 would be best
  • 20
  • I provide 4 acres per horse.
  • 700+
  • 10-15
  • 20-I have 9 horses and need a little more room.
  • 10
  • 640
  • 20
  • 3 horses on 5 acres plus rotate temporary pastures on another 3 acres
  • Enough so that I cannot see or hear the nearest neighbor
  • 50
  • 150 acres
  • 50
  • 500
  • 100
  • 20
  • 40
  • 10-20
  • 10050 acres
  • 10
  • 25 or more with lots of hills and paasture
  • 500 acres
  • 16-20
  • 100
  • 30
  • 21+
  • 50
  • 40
  • 5
  • at least 100
  • 80 acres
  • 5
  • 55
  • 50
  • We have 35 acres and it is just right
  • 5
  • what I have now, 4 acres & 1 horse, He does'nt eat all the pasture he has now. It has to be mowed.
  • 500
  • 200+
  • 10-15 acres
  • ideal would be a herd of 6-10 horses on 50 + acres
  • 640
  • About 4 or 5 acres for two horses
  • 25 with varied grazing is adequate for our 2
  • 40 so I could grow hay
  • 25 acres for care , 100 plus for riding
  • 160 acres
  • 300
  • i would love to have 25 acres for 4 horses.
  • We'd like to have a 5 acre parcel with house and barn.
  • 100 acres
  • 3 acres
  • 30
  • 20 acres with a covered arena / all weather would do us just fine!
  • Twenty or thirty acres would be lovely! Less hay to feed!
  • 420
  • 10-15, got to have room for hubby to have garage/shop!!!
  • I would perfer about 10-15 acres
  • I wish I had enough acreage to grow my own hay.
  • 20 acres would make me and my horses happy
  • 15 to 20 acres
  • 10
  • I currently have 86 acres and would like to have 50 more.
  • More than I can afford
  • 50 - 100
  • 50
  • 250 acres of KY bluegrass
  • 80
  • 5
  • Can't have enough!!! Save me from developments!
  • 10
  • 80 acres or more would be great!
  • 10 to 15 acres
  • 5 acres
  • 13-15 acres
  • 200
  • 2 - working full time, I can't handle any more!!!
  • what I've got is just right
  • 20
  • 50
  • 60 acres for four horses in the Kansas plains
  • 22
  • 50 acres
  • 5 acres might be better..
  • Actually, our entire property is 1/2 acre and the horse gets a third of it.
  • since we raise our own hay plus cows, we have 375 acres
  • 100
  • 20 would be just fine
  • 40
  • I try to keep my 12 miniature horses in a pasture thats 7 acres but has access to 86 acres if needed
  • 20
  • 40
  • 100s
  • 400
  • 100
  • 20 acres
  • 10
  • 15 acres!!
  • what I have now.
  • 50
  • 9-12 acres would be Ideal.
  • 3 Acres per horse
  • 100
  • probably 20-25 acres
  • 100
  • 16
  • We are a therapeutic riding program with 12 horses We will soon be moving to 100 acres!
  • 70-80
  • 300 acres of good pasture and hay ground
  • 50
  • 250-500 acres
  • 21+
  • 10
  • I would like to have 30 acres
  • 200 you always need twice what you have
  • 50 acres
  • 100 acres - 3-4 pastures for rotation, woods to ride, hay fields of our own
  • As much as I can buy
  • 2.5 acres for a 5 year old aqha gelding and a 7 year old mini mare....Yes we mow!
  • 20 acres
  • 30
  • 20 t0 30 would be great
  • As far as I could ride at a canter and trot, one way, in a day
  • I would love to have about 40 acres m/l.
  • 20 acres of pasture
  • What we have is perfect.
  • 5000
  • 100 acres
  • 2 horses-10 acres; so I could rotate pastures
  • 200
  • 20
  • I'd like one acre of pasture per horse, with the ability to regularly rotate pastures.
  • 1-2 per horse
  • 3
  • 5
  • 30
  • we would like to have about 100 acres...
  • 60
  • 12
  • 10
  • what I've got works well, but 50 would be heaven
  • 10
  • I follow the 1 horse per 2 acres mininum ruleand have 2 on 10
  • Enough space so horses aren't standing on an overgrazed mud field.
  • 20, which is what we have.
  • 50 acres of flat land
  • 10000
  • I would love to have about 20
  • 12,000
  • 20 acres
  • 270 acres
  • We're good
  • 15
  • 160 in 20 to 40 acre tracts that include 40-80 tillable.
  • 80
  • 5 horses, 55 acres
  • 6
  • 100 acres - but I'd settle for 10 - 20!
  • Would love 1000's of acres to be able to take in old horses
  • Having 2 acres per head is what I have always been told
  • 30
  • 2 acres per horse
  • 3 acres of pasture per horse would be perfect.
  • 25
  • 9-12
  • a section
  • 20
  • 20 to 40 acres
  • 100 OR MORE
  • for 4 horses, 9-12 acres is plenty
  • 2000
  • 1-3 acres per pasture paddocks; however over 20 acres in all the pastures
  • 10 arces of treeless arces would be nice
  • I would love to have 1000 acres so that I could have all of my 420 horses that I own on one property
  • 20+
  • I would LOVE to own at least 50 acres. I have 4 horses and an alpaca that all live on 2.2 acres.20 acres with both pasture and dry lot
  • 100 or more
  • 12
  • 3 to 5 acres per horse, safely fenced, divided into grass and well-drained, low-dust dry lot.
  • 80-100 acres
  • can't have too much!!
  • 13. I have it. Enough for the horses, not too much to take care of!
  • 25 acres near riding trails
  • 140
  • 10 acres
  • 5
  • 1 acre including the house and yard which is not a horse area.
  • 500+
  • 21 acres 0r more
  • if I could afford it, at least 100
  • 21 plus
  • 40
  • 10
  • 10
  • mare lives on 6, but farm has about 20 more, just different fields
  • 5
  • 5-10 acres
  • 300
  • 10
  • 80 acres
  • 100
  • 50-75
  • 240 acres--I love it where we are now
  • 20 in pasture
  • what they have now
  • 5-10 acres
  • Always want more, I'd love to own the whole 2 sq mile block
  • 50
  • 25
  • 30
  • 2 horses on 9 acres and this seems ideal for the drought in the south
  • I would need 5 acres if my horse were residing with me. But he is boarded and each pasture is 3+ ac
  • This seems to be enough
  • depends on the geography and available pasture.
  • In Ohio where we are now, 15-25 works well
  • one acre per horse
  • It would be a dream come true to have 20+ acres fenced!
  • 21+
  • 5
  • 25-50
  • 200
  • 35-40 acres
  • 100+
  • 20
  • 9-12 acres
  • 20 acres would be ideal
  • 200
  • 1 acre per horse
  • 7 horses are split into groups of 1-3 horses and turned out in 3/4 acre pastures.
  • 10
  • 8
  • 40
  • 2 horses on 8 acres of pasture
  • I have 5 ac. - 10 would be better
  • 100 acres
  • 30
  • 200
  • This is just about right for my two horses. It leaves the other 15 acres for hay production.
  • 10/horse
  • 5 acres
  • 322 acres
  • 80 - twice what we have
  • 100acres
  • 50
  • 10 acres
  • 250
  • Movement is key to good health
  • 1/2 acre---near 14 acre horse park. Would love 10 acres.
  • I would love to live on a ranch in the west with thousands of acres.
  • we gave 80 , mostly in pasture
  • 5
  • 10
  • 25
  • 160
  • Lots and lots--"backyard" barns don't cut it.
  • i have 3 hoeses and 15 acres seems to be just about right. we do rotational grazing.
  • We have wonderful pasture but cannot use most of it due to lamanitic & cushing aflicted horse.
  • i'd love to have 100 acres
  • 5
  • 10
  • 5
  • 10
  • 25
  • 160
  • Lots and lots--"backyard" barns don't cut it.
  • i have 3 hoeses and 15 acres seems to be just about right. we do rotational grazing.
  • We have wonderful pasture but cannot use most of it due to lamanitic & cushing aflicted horse.
  • i'd love to have 100 acres
  • 5
  • 10
  • The ideal acreage would be a min. of 300acres. Tired of seeing tiny lots with tiny homes.
  • 100+
  • Probably about 500 acres to ride, plant pasture, etc.
  • I currently have 8 horses on a little over 2 acres, just not enough land!!
  • 8
  • 5 since two of our 4 horses are metabolic and can not graze
  • 12
  • 15 acres, water, cross fenced in solid fencing, shade trees
  • 2000
  • 65
  • 100
  • 75-100 acres
  • Maybe 8 acres would be good. We don't utilize all we have and keeping fences clear is a problem.
  • 10
  • 10
  • small, but they get lots of good quality hay and grain!
  • 25
  • 15 acres
  • 5 horses on 15 now - 50 would be nice!
  • 50
  • 15-25 acres
  • 140
  • 20
  • 100 which is what we have
  • 40 acres
  • 60
  • 15 acres
  • 10 acres with public trails right off the property
  • 50
  • 50 acres
  • 40
  • 50 acres
  • This is about right, but we would love to have 100
  • 20
  • ten - five for the horses and the rest woods and houseGrass would be a luxuary in AZ
  • 12 acres
  • ten
  • 20
  • 10
  • The more I have the more I want!
  • 25
  • 1 million !!!!
  • 10 acres.
  • 80+ --No neighbors, space to ride
  • 5
  • 50,000
  • 50 to 150
  • another 10 acres!
  • 25-30
  • 15
  • 50
  • for just pasture alone...100 acres
  • 30
  • it would depend on what the acres are like...pasture, timber, desert, etc.
  • We have 2 horses. 10 acres would be perfect.
  • 60
  • 20 - 30
  • 40
  • would love to have 20, but we do nicely with 2 horses on 4 acres
  • 5000
  • 10-20 acres would be ideal
  • About 7 acres for 2 horses, rocky and hilly but all theirs.
  • For me? As many as I could possibly afford. For my horses, probably around 40.
  • I would like to have at least 80-100 acres
  • 40 plus
  • 50 acres
  • 25 to 50
  • 5
  • 50
  • 50
  • 20+
  • 110 irrigated, which is what we have in CO
  • there are 14 horses boarded on 50 acres of pasture
  • 500
  • 10-15
  • 20-50
  • 5
  • 50
  • 50 acres grassland + a few trees
  • 10
  • 500
  • 30
  • 4 acres per horse
  • te ideal acreage for my 25 horses would be 50 acres. roughly 2 acres per horse. (-)house, ring, barn
  • 15-16
  • 10,000 acres
  • 60 acre farm with 2-3 acers per horse
  • 50
  • 25
  • my 2 horses have a 4 acre field split with electric fencing. one in each half. so 2 acres each.
  • 60, partially wooded
  • about 50
  • 50
  • 50 acres would supply hay, grazing and barn and ring, etc
  • 7 acres
  • 4 sections, about 2400 acres
  • Seriously? Over 100.
  • 40acres
  • 100
  • We have 83 acres, in the family for 3 generations. I feel very fortunate.
  • 40
  • 1000
  • 125
  • 20
  • 5
  • 80 acres
  • 100 acres or more
  • 25
  • 10 acres
  • We have 240 - and owuld like 640 - 1000.
  • 10
  • 50
  • We have seven now with four horses, but are moving them to an area with about 15 acres.
  • We are overhorsed in the mid-Atlantic - wish I had 100 acres for our 5 horses.
  • 15
  • Can you ever have to much land, can you??
  • 10 acres

About the Author

Megan Arszman

Megan Arszman received a Bachelor of Science In print journalism and equine science from Murray State University in Murray, Ky., and loves combining her love of horses, photography, and writing. In her “free time,” when she’s not busy working as a horse show secretary or riding her American Quarter Horses on her parents’ Indiana farm, she’s training and competing her Pembroke Welsh Corgi and Swedish Vallhund in dog agility and running.

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