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Dedicated Equine Management

Always Faithful Equestrian Club is dedicated to providing premier services and professional equine care. Each decision we make is driven by answering three fundamental questions; What is best for the horse? Is it safe for the rider? Does it advance joyful learning? Our boarding club members, trainers, and equine medical and farrier teams collaborate to create customized programs for each horse promoting health, soundness, fitness, performance, and happiness. The result is a comprehensive, integrated, equine management program with individualized training plans, properly aligned with horse and rider goals, to achieve success in their competitive endeavors.

Feed and Stall Management
  • Grain provided 2-3 times daily (Cavalor, Purina)
    • Daily supplements and medication distributed as directed (provided by the member)
  • Unlimited premium hay including hay nets as needed (hay is offered every morning, afternoon, evening, and at night check)
  • Salt and/or mineral blocks supplied for each horse
  • Stainless steel auto waters and stainless steel mounted feed bowls
  • Continuous manure removal; stalls mucked twice daily, picked throughout the day, and re-bedded on Tuesday and Friday (Guardian Hypoallergenic Premium Shavings)
  • Up to seven days per week (scheduled per trainer directed program)
  • Sixteen all-weather turnout paddocks with proprietary felted sand footing, quick dry drain systems, and banded safety electrical fencing
  • Fourteen large grass turnout paddocks (as weather permits)
Horse Care
  • Daily grooming includes brushing, hoof care, bathing, mane/tail care, and trimming
    • Body clipping monthly
  • Grooming supplies provided (brushes, picks, shampoo, conditioners, fly spray, etc.)
  • Tacking, untacking and cleaning all tack with each use
  • Saddle pads and polos (laundered daily on-site)
  • Blanketing, booting, and wrapping as needed (member provides required tack)
Health Management
  • Schedule, manage and coordinate all equine services as agreed upon and requested (member pays providers directly)
    • Veterinarian
    • Farrier
    • Dental
    • Chiropractic Specialist (DVM)
    • Acupuncture
    • Therapeutic Massage and Empath Assessment
Security and Safety
  • 24 x 7 on-site staff (three full-time staff members live on property)
  • Security Cameras monitoring the entire property; three barns, all turnout areas, arenas, exercise equipment, and entry/exit gates (48 cameras with DVRs and iPhone monitoring)
  • Secured gated entry requires non club members to use the keypad to call staff to gain property access (club members have personal key cards for direct access)
  • Comprehensive fire-suppression systems in all barns: sprinkler systems, extinguishers mounted every 25 feet, fire doors, pull stations, fire alarms, and 24×7 radio monitored systems serviced by Libertyville Fire Department
    • Emergency safety plans and procedures, evacuation equipment, and additional outdoor fire safety gate systems