Claddagh Farm
Claddagh Farm is pleased to offer premium Retirement Board in Virginia for your beloved equine partner. Our inclusive package for field board with a stall, gives you peace of mind that your retired horse is receiving the quality care that you expect and they deserve. Owner and manager live on-site and possess a combined 50+ years of senior horse care experience. Our pastures and paddocks are four board fencing for your horse's safety. We LOVE senior horses and it shows!

Retirement Board INCLUDES:
  • Photos/video taken upon arrival and e-mailed to owner, regular photo/video updates
  • Careful transitioning of horses with limited turn out experience
  • Access to large run-in sheds
  • Four corner check-twice daily
  • Customized feeding program including high quality grain; stall-fed 2x/day; we soak feed for horses with dental challenges
  • Light daily medicating and feeding of supplements (medications and supplements provided by owner)
  • Free choice grass and/or hay
  • Annual Fecal analysis and targeted deworming, including products
  • Annual dental float (additional appointments/ work paid by owner)
  • Hooves trimmed every 8 weeks, shoeing available at owner's expense
  • Annual vaccinations-costs paid by Claddagh Farm, horses must be boarded for a minimum of twelve months to receive vaccinations as part of the board fee (Rabies, WNV, Rhino/Flu, EWT, Botulism). Potomac Horse Fever and Lyme vaccines are strongly encouraged but not required. Vaccinations are spread over multiple weeks
  • All holding fees for vet/farrier/dentist when using the farm vet/farrier including scheduling and excellent horse health record keeping
  • Automatic water troughs and buckets cleaned 1-2x weekly, heated in winter
  • Fly spray and fly masks, as needed, are provided by Claddagh Farm
  • Salt/mineral blocks
  • Blanketing (blankets provided by owner)
  • Blanket cleaning/repair arrangements including delivery and pick up by Claddagh Farm (blanket cleaning and repairs paid by owner)
  • Sheath cleaning
  • Summer clipping for horses with Cushing's Syndrome (PPID) or similar
  • Grooming/Mane pulling
  • All arrangements for massage, acupuncture and chiropractic (treatment paid by owner)
  • Anhidrotic (non-sweating) horses have access to our cooling stall for an additional fee                                                                                                               The monthly fee for our premium retirement field board with a stall (12' x 12' with a window) is $800.00. Does your horse require services not listed?  Just ask us, we strive to make your horse's golden years as safe, comfortable and carefree as possible. Major medical is not included. Many excellent references provided upon request. Please call 540-812-2778 to schedule a tour at your convenience.

Claddagh Farm has a decades long relationship with our equine veterinarian, Haymarket Veterinary Service based in Catharpin, VA.  We are proud to offer their services to our clients and will assist in every way to provide the best on-site care available. We will honor you and your horse by providing end of life assistance and arrangements when the time comes. We offer each owner cost effective options for their specific circumstance whether they request cremation, burial or removal. Fee schedule subject to change.
Claddagh Farm, 5170 Jeffersonton Road, Jeffersonton, VA 22724 540-812-2778