Personalized Care

As horse owners ourselves, we understand the importance of choosing the right environment for your horse to spend his retirement days. At J Bar S, our mission is to go well beyond simply boarding and feeding retired horses by providing the loving, carefree, safe environment your horse deserves. We want you to have the peace of mind that comes from knowing that your horse is receiving the best quality care. We accept horses of all disciplines and treat each as if it were our own.

You can be assured that your horse will receive individualized attention, as we are personally involved in every aspect of his daily care. J Bar S is our home, so the horses have 24/7 supervision and are always in full view, allowing us to easily monitor changes in their health and well-being.

Comfortable environment with plenty of movement

Our new 12-stall barn is comprised of 12′ x 12′ matted stalls topped with pine shavings for comfort. Adjacent to the horse barn are 2 large and 3 smaller fenced pastures for daily turnout (weather permitting). Additionally, the perimeter of an approximately 30-acre field has been fenced to provide one large open pasture where horses can roam free and bond naturally with one another. The multiple pasture options allow us to separate horses that have difficulty socializing, yet they can still share turnout with the group.


Horses are fed grain and locally grown hay twice daily. We are also able to accommodate special diets.

Health and Grooming

Your horses health is important to us. Before taking in your horse, we will discuss your wishes for life-saving measures and end-of-life care, as we recognize that there are financial implications to those decisions that we are not comfortable making on your behalf. However, we will certainly administer medications as prescribed, and we have a veterinarian on-call to address minor health issues. We have strong relationships with farriers who administer routine trimming, and shoeing can be accommodated upon request.

"Love means attention, which means looking after the things we love. We call this stable management."
-George H. Morris, American trainer and judge of horses and riders