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Owners Don and Barb found a need for a horse boarding facility focusing on the horse; a facility which treated horses in a humane and loving manner and where the boarders to experience the tranquility of a country setting. Together, in 1979, they started DonBar Farm located just north of Chicago along the Wisconsin border.

Today, DonBar is one of the most pristine and caring horse boarding facilities offering heated, non-heated and pasture board, indoor and outdoor riding arenas, locally grown hay and top quality grain, individual feeding programs, lessons, training, and much more. We take pride in the care our horses and work hard to make the farm a place where boarders can feel welcome and at home. Our goal is to give you the best boarding facility possible at an affordable rate. Come join our family!

Our Facilities
24 hour on site manager
(43) 10×12 heated stalls attached to indoor arena with hot and cold wash rack
(38) 10×12 non-heated stalls have cold wash racks
All stalls have protective rubber mats
Pasture board with shelter
39+ acres of newly fenced grass fields for daily turnout
(25) individual turnout pens
Heated viewing room overlooking arena
Outdoor 200×300 sand arena
Indoor 60×225 sand arena
Sand round pen
Free trailer parking
24 hour security
Top quality grain and locally grown hay
Great access to over 50 miles of Des Plaines River riding
Plus over 20 acres of open field riding