It looks like I may be relocating to Bowling Green, KY...anyone familiar with the area? Does anyone know good vets and farriers in the area? Good places to buy feed?
I also need advice on a good, higher end boarding barn and trainer. In a boarding barn, I'm looking for something that feeds a higher quality feed and hay, has good turnout and good riding areas. Any advice on good trainers in the area would also be appreciated. I've got a young mare that I'm trying to start as an eventer, so an eventing trainer would be great. If not, I'm open to going to a dressage trainer and a separate jump trainer.
All of kentucky is horse country. I moved from lexington to lawrenceburg and everyone rides out here. The further you get from the two major cities is where you will find more western riding. Out here is barrel racing and a lot of gaited horses. There is a few tb farms around too. I'm about 30 miles from bowling green and heard that it is a nice horse community. I just hope you're not afraid of severe storms or tornados because you will be in an area that gets hit pretty good.
Bowling Green is quite a ways from Lexington, so I'm no expert. I will tell you that you would be about 100 miles from a huge recreational area - Land Between The Lakes - and I have to guess there would be plenty of horse trails there.
When we were considering a move to Lexington, I got on the phone and called a couple of veterinary facilities there to ask about boarding, farriers, etc. They were very helpful.
You might get better information by contacting folks right in the area. Veterinarians, feed stores, tack stores, etc.
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