Looking to board your horse in the Windy City? The state offers over 400 miles of public horse trails that range from the hills and mountains to prairies. Stall boarding is common, with some areas offering heated barns and enclosed arenas for winter riding.
Considerations for boarding your horse in Illinois: Pastures will contain a mixture of Kentucky bluegrass, orchard grass, tall fescue, ryegrass (perennial and annual) and/or white clover. Weather and Wildlife in Illinois: Illinois offers a wide range of weather from snow to hot humid summers with an average rainfall of about 38". When trail riding look out for striped bark scorpions, timber rattlesnake and perhaps a mountain lion.