Best state for horse property?
Hi, I am looking into buying horse property in a couple years, and was wondering what state would be best/cheapest.
want something no too rural - within 30 minutes of a big city. Not a mountainous region, and not tons of snow within the winter - at least no more than Colorado, where I live now.
Other considerations - I am graduate with a secondary education level, as is my fiance, so a place with jobs for teachers.
texas or maryland. im not kidding about maryland.
but if you want a really good horse property come to Canada lol there's tons of farm territory out in the country :)
New Jersey has more horses per square mile than any other state.
I dnt know just about the cheapest but i know for a fact the best state would b Tennessee! ;0 Hope I Helped! :)
seriously it's teacher country
you can get a nice 5-50 acres
only 20 minutes from overland park or kansas city
hay is cheap lol
but lands wise im thinking texas
everything is cheaper in texas
here in virginia is perfect the hampton roads section i live within the big city but im 15 min from all kinds of horses. there are lots of job for teachers my wife is one. the navy bases here own stables. and lots of places around them have been zoned for horse pasture and boarding teachers here procure paid very well depending on the conservatory youre at what you do etc
Missouri and Kentucky. Where the REAL horse inhabitants are...
Kentucky or Tennessee. Oklahoma is nice too, but they own the most tornado's of all the 50 states so I would really think about what nature of risk that would be.
Tennessee is the best.
Central Oklahoma you can buy a house with 40 acres for $115,000+
For the last 3-4 years I've been looking ahead to my retirement, which is still at most minuscule a dozen years away. But I happened to read an article about Aiken, SC, which is supposed to be exceptionally friendly to senior citizens, based on cost of living.
So I began to do some research and discovered that it's definitely horse country! It's get the rolling hills, rich history, near the border with Georgia so it's not far from Augusta, GA, and still have plenty of other stuff to offer. Golf is not my thing but they seem to proffer a lot of that as well. Housing seemed VERY affordable, particularly since I was comparing to Chicago, where I live currently.
I'm afraid I don't know what the educational systems are close to, or whether the population is more senior than young families but I'll bet there are other towns contained by that region that will have younger family-type residents.
I've since decided for myself that I want to look to the Blue Ridge Mtn area of Georgia but whether I don't find anything, I'll look at SC again.