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  1. #1
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    Aug. 25, 2010

    Default Barns near Auburn, AL

    Looking for some good ideas for boarding near Auburn University. Any thoughts of good ones? Also, any to steer clear of?
    Looking for safe fencing, good turn out, great horse care. My daughter is an eventer, so access to some jumps would be great. Don't necessarily need a dressage arena (as long as there is a great flat place somewhere to practice), but it would be nice. Also, need a place where her current trainer can come occasionally to give her lessons!

    Thanks for any help!!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun. 10, 2009


    H&G Horse Quarters is in Auburn very near campus. Several trainers that work there and they would probably allow an outside trainer if you asked. Primarily hunter/jumper but some eventers. Hosts a number of local and rated HJ shows throughout the year.

    There's another farm, Jennamere? I don't know how to spell it. Owned by Marlene Bowman that is very nice.

    You can PM me if you have any specific questions.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul. 20, 2003
    Back in the 9A


    Another vote for H&G if you're determined to board in Auburn.

    If you don't mind the drive to Montgomery (35 minutes), Foxwood Farms is an excellent eventing facility. We have several students that live in Auburn but board at Foxwood. I've boarded there for four years and have never been anything but completely satisfied.
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  4. #4
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    Jul. 11, 2007


    I though Southern Springs Equine was nice. They have a website if you google it I think. PM me if you want to know where to avoid

  5. #5
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    May. 2, 2001
    Tallahassee, FL


    Foxwood was going to be my suggestion as well. It is on the Auburn side of M'gomery and easily accessed off of I-85. Lovely location and well respected trainer.
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  6. #6
    Join Date
    Aug. 25, 2010


    Thank for the replies!! I agree Foxwood is lovely, but since she is an engineering major, the less time driving the better. So, I will have to cross that one off.

    AUEventer, how do you PM?

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jul. 19, 2005
    on top of a horse


    I'd suggest visiting Southern Springs. I'm an eventer at Auburn as well, and chose this barn. It's very close to campus, I have time to go ride before my 8ams. Here's their website. It's really functional for me, having a jumping ring, a dressage ring, and then plenty of space to condition my horse w/ a few xcountry jumps.

    I would also suggest Jennamere Farms, owned by the Bowmans. The barn is nice, and all the horses are taken care of. The barn is really well managed.

    If you would like contact information for either of these feel free to PM me

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Aug. 2, 2004
    Whidbey Is, Wash.


    Alabama123, I sent you a PM (private message). The way you PM someone, just click their username and a drop box appears with that option .
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