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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun. 22, 2008
    Outside Ocala FL - Horse Capital of the World

    Default spinoff - How to find a good farm/horse/dog sitter?

    I know that I am going to need to have one or two good horse/house sitters on speed dial in case I have to travel for job interviews, so I'm looking for pointers on how to find them.

    I know word of mouth is probably best, but some of my neighbors are a bit over the top and won't give out their name in case they need them for themselves.
    There are friends and faces that may be forgotten, but there are horses that never will be. - Andy Adams

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb. 21, 2007


    Ask your vet and farrier. Good luck!
    "We need a pinned ears icon." -MysticOakRanch

  3. #3
    Join Date
    May. 2, 2011


    Word of mouth from friends, vet, farrier, etc. for farm sitting. For pet sitting, other than recommendations, try looking at I pet/farm sit and that's the only website service that I use for finding clients (or for clients finding me). Some really great families have connected with me that way, I've found it to be a good, legitimate site (no weirdos so far). Good luck!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Sep. 11, 2011
    Charlottesville, VA


    I ended up with a vet tech after asking at my vets office!
    "No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle" - Winston Churchill

    Check out Central Virginia Horse Rescue

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