Catch Up: Waiting & Searching

After some back and forth we have a fully accepted contract on our house post inspection. We still have to wait for the appraisal on the house and then it’s more waiting and moving until closing.

On the bright side we did find a nice apartment and we are going down to Nash to sign all of the paperwork and scope out barns next weekend.

So far I have a few options on the table with one in particular seeming very promising. It is harder than I thought to find a good barn that meets the list of things that I would like to have and accept cribbers and a dog…

  • Cribbers allowed
  • Good care
  • Daily turnout
  • Within 30 min of downtown
  • Lighted arena or indoor for winter
  • Flexible hours for the working ammie
  • No set lesson requirements
  • Trailer parking
  • Dog friendly
  • Reasonable prices

Apparently the term “reasonable” is very different in this area and that means that board will be approximately 200-300 more at most farms – even those that are over 40 miles away from where we will be living. It is weird because the cost of living is fairly comparable (we are going to be living downtown so it’s an expensive jump for us but still…)

On a totally unrelated note our wedding album came in today and it is gorgeous. It is too pretty to stay out in the open!

Last but not least a nice pup update –  if the gram face doesn’t make you smile I don’t know what will.  Sorry for the thoroughly boring posts. I am trying to stay updated but no riding and all of the moving stuff has been less than riveting content.

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4 Comments

  1. Holy moly I though you had deleted your blog! It was no longer showing up on my feed for several months! Just now found it again and am catching up! 🙂 I didn’t think Nashville would be more expensive than Lville in regards to board! That surprises me!

  2. Wow! I didn’t know board would be that much! Especially since I feel like Nashville is still kind of an outdoorsy city. Good luck on the barn search!

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