Your wooden horse stalls are a highlight of your barn, but if they’re not cared for properly, they may need replacing sooner than you’d anticipated.
Now that summer is coming to a close, it’s important to turn your attention to your riding arena footing. Your arena has likely seen lots of use over the past few months, and that increased use can leave your footing in need of a little extra care. Put these tips to use to give your arena footing the care that it needs
Thursday, September 03 2015 by Editor
When you own horses, especially those who are injury prone, you will probably accumulate quite a bit of medication. Whether bought over the counter or from your veterinarian, medications need to be handled and stored properly. Here’s how: Create a Medication Cabinet One of the most important precautions you should take is to create a separate cabinet where medications can be stored.
Horses are herd animals, but sometimes, despite our best efforts, we have to keep a single horse alone. If you are housing a solo horse in your barn, you can do a variety of things to make his life alone more comfortable. Get a Companion Animal Just because you can’t house two horses doesn’t mean that your horse has to live entirely alone.
Have you heard? Stall mats aren’t just for stalls anymore. These versatile mats can serve countless purposes in your barn
Your barn manager is entrusted with the care of all of the horses in your barn – a big responsibility. Finding a good barn manager can be a challenge, since the position demands a variety of specialized skills.
Are your horse jumps looking a little tired and weathered? Jumps take quite a beating, and without regular care, their appearance can quickly deteriorate.
Summer is upon us, and so is the busiest time of year for many riders. Horse shows, clinics, and trail rides take up much of our day, but there are still important barn chores that need to be done. Here’s a quick to-do list to help you start off summer right
Barn doors, while built to be strong, are not meant to last forever. Years of use and wear can leave your barn doors weakened and ineffective. Winter snow and ice can crack and warp barn doors, while years of moisture and rain can cause wood to rot and weaken.