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Down on the (horse) farm... - Owners trying to rein in galloping costs

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By Walt Reichert

When Catherine Fortener brings her 30 horses in for breakfast every morning at Big Springs Farm, the animals are taking a much bigger bite out of the budget than they used to.

Horse owners in the county say the rising cost of the horse farm's mainstays - feed, fuel and fertilizer - has forced them to scramble for cost-cutting measures at the same time they have had to raise prices on some of their services in order to remain in business on the farm.


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