Great care is taken in all areas of stable management so that you can enjoy peace of mind knowing your horse is happy and healthy. Our staff has more than 15 years of professional stable management and horse care experience. We routinely work with veterinarians, and other professionals to hone our expertise, to better care for the horses. Our goal is to make horse ownership easy. We offer many services to help horses fit into your life, from grooming services to laundry. Ask us for details and check out the link below for more information.
With our uncompromising boarding service, care comes first and starts with a proper diet based on forage first. Excellent hay, and grass pastures fulfill your horses natural needs as a grazing animal. Grass pastures are rotated to provided maximum nutrition. We supplement this diet using the premium Tribute feed, and owner provided supplements. If needed specialized diets can be accommodated. Water buckets are scrubbed daily to ensure fresh drinking water. Group and individual turnout is available daily, weather permitting, to suit your horses' needs.
The barn includes 30 matted stalls, three tack rooms, four grooming stalls, two covered wash stalls, our indoor arena is 70' x 140’, an heated observation room that overlooks the indoor and outdoor rings, and restroom. We are just a short ride from 17 miles of equestrian only trails. Forte Farm has been operational since 2009 but purchased our new home on Porter road in 2015. We look forward to many more projects and improvements!
Services & Fees
Monthly Board Rate: $475
- Third Feeding of Grain: $70/month
- Blanket Changing: $15/month (major temperature changes only)
- Medication Administration: $5/day (up to two times per day)
- Treatment: $10/day (hand walking, wrapping, cold hosing, etc.)
- Mane Pulling: $10-$35
- Show Clip: $20
- Booting up legs: $40
- Body Clip: $130 (additional for dirty horses, medication extra)
- Halter Removal: $15/month (removed in the stall, left on for turnout)
- Single Turnout: No charge at this time
- Laundry $15/month (does not include blankets)
- Deworming $10/month (rotational, based on veterinary recommendation)
"Within her program both riders and horses are set up for success. Allison takes immaculate care of her horses and every aspect of their health and happiness is well maintained."
— Beth L.
"My horse’s and my care, both mentally and physically, are always at the center of my program with Allison. In a sport where so much is at stake, I have complete faith in the judgment and decision-making of Allison Howson."
— Rachel B.
"Forté Farm has been there to meticulously watch my finicky eater’s diet, discuss his farrier needs, and assist with veterinary consultations every step of the way."
— Stephanie W.