Horse Retirement Program
The main priority at Chester Bar is the care of your
retired horse, both
physically and emotionally.
Upon arrival, your horse will be integrated slowly
into the retired herd. They will begin their
new life at the farm in the stable with “a buddy".
They will spend quality time together and gradually
journey of joining the others. Turned out in smaller
pastures in the
beginning, they eventually join the herd which will
Our pastures are full of beautiful stories:
the formation of new best friends forever and even
love at first sight!
Our philosophy is to let a horse
horse and enjoy the freedom that is innate in their
Feed and Care
The horses you see in our photo
galleries are all grazed exclusively on our rich
healthy grass. As you can see, they all are dappled,
strong and shiny.
During the winter we feed them top-
end Idaho alfalfa. As your horse ages they will eventually need
grain supplement and we have had great success with the Purina
Your horses are trimmed and wormed every 8
weeks and their teeth are floated once a year.
Farm manager Roger Maines
personally checks your horses several times a day.
Roger has a hands-on system in the field and he develops
a bond with each and every horse.
We have a master
farrier who does all of our trimming and we have excellent
veterinarians on-call 24/7 in case of emergencies.