If you are a pet lover, you really do love animals. You can be a veterinarian and take care of all kinds of pets. Some love to have different kinds of pets to take care inside their house. Indoor pets are the dogs, cats, guinea pigs and hamsters. These are only some of the common indoor pets. Some would love to have outdoor pets and these are snakes, monkeys, parrots and horses. Among all outdoor pets, horses are the only ones you need to provide stables. This is the only pet that needs to have a lot of caring, it is just the same with other pets, but this one needs more meticulous caring.
Taking care of your ponies means you should be spending a lot on them. As they need to have only the best. From grooming, food, health and activities you would need time and money on this one. So how much does it really cost you to have a pony. Here are the breakdown of the things you would be spending in your ponies. Whether it may be pure falabella horses or other kinds of horses and ponies still you should need to spend on these things:
- These ponies need a lot of hay. As normal horses needs more than a kilo of hay a day. How much more if they are already big ones, so they need more than what normal horse’s needs. They also need grains and not only hays so that they also have other food alternatives and a lot of water. Sometime you need to give treats for your horses for being good and a job well done during your training and activities. Your horses need to have these treats once in a while to let them feel that they are valued and appreciated with the things they do in following instructions and just for being good horses.
- A well groomed horse needs to have a lot of different kinds of brushes. A brush for their body, a brush for their legs and a brush for their hair. Only wet cloth is needed for their face as brush can startle them. You also need another brush for their hooves, this one should not be as soft as compared to other brushes for their body. Soap ,shampoo and conditioner for their hair are needed as well.
- Veterinarian are needed to check on their health monthly. These are needed in order to know how active they can still become during your trainings and how can still they cope up with heavy trainings. Vitamins are needed for them and de worming as well every month. Dental care is also needed by the horses to check their teeth are still strong.
Whenever you buy horses of any kind or buy shetland ponies make sure that you can really take care of them. It is also good to do a research online on how these horses can be taken cared of properly. Always have a budget for this kind of pet because it would cost more for their health if not properly taken care of.