10 Resources on Creating a Horse Facility from TheHorse.com

July 29, 2015

Building or renovating a horse farm requires substantial planning, finances, and hard work, but we're here to help. ... Read More


Poll Recap: Horse Farm Makeover

July 28, 2015

Of the 1,036 respondents, 307 (30%) said they would design or redesign their horse barn if given the chance.... Read More


Poll Recap: Fencing Options

July 14, 2015

Of the 873 respondents, 257 (29%) said they use electric fence on their horse farm or facility.... Read More


Building a Horse Property From the Ground Up

July 10, 2015

Here's how to design your dream equestrian setup--in this case, on a small acreage.... Read More


10 Easy Earth Day Tips to Green Up Your Horse Life

April 22, 2015

Follow these 10 earth-friendly tips to help reduce our horses' hoof prints on our planet. ... Read More


Using Electric Fence to Improve Pastures

March 27, 2015

Electric fencing can be a valuable tool for improving your pasture management. Here's what to consider.... Read More


Horse Fencing Options 101

March 08, 2015

The best fencing to use is dependent on several factors including the size of the property, number of horses, and more.... Read More


Electric Fencing

December 01, 2014

Can electric fencing be used to separate a stallion from other mares and geldings on the property?... Read More


What Should I Do if My Horse Panics at the Electric Fence?

September 18, 2014

A veterinarian and horse behavior expert addresses a senior horse's bad experience with an electric fence.... Read More


UK Equine Farm and Facilities Expo to Take Place June 3

May 31, 2014

Specialists will speak on fencing options, sampling techniques for soil fertility and hay quality, and more. ... Read More


Spring Cleaning, Stable Style

April 18, 2014

Here are some spring-cleaning tasks and tips from our Facebook fans. ... Read More


Making Winter Manageable on the Farm

October 28, 2013

These preparations can help carry you and your horses through the cold, dark, and wet months ahead.... Read More


Horse Fencing: Is There a Best Choice?

September 22, 2012

Many fencing options are available, but there are no hard-and-fast rules as to which is the best choice.... Read More


Equine Educational Sessions Slated for MSU Ag Expo

July 04, 2011

Education has always been at the heart of the annual Michigan State University (MSU) Ag Expo. Whether it's a ... Read More


Farm Safety Tips

September 01, 2010

How do you create the safest possible environment for your horses? ... Read More


A Sticky Situation: Getting Tar Off Your Horse

August 01, 2010

I painted some boards with tar rather than black paint. Of course my bay and white Pinto mare got some in her ... Read More


Equine Spring Transition Tips

April 01, 2010

Dr. Kristina Hiney, PhD, Omega Fields Equine Nutrition Advisor, has prepared a series of seasonal tips to help horse owners transitioning their horses from one season to another.... Read More


Barn, Stall, and Fence Maintenance

September 01, 2009

Take a closer look at your barn and property and ensure it's safe for horses and handlers.... Read More


Fences and Machines: Ways to Trim Expenses

June 01, 2009

Fences and machinery are some of the higher-ticket items on a farm, and in this iffy economic climate, it might be overwhelming to even consider replacing these everyday necessities with new products. Having an organized, planned maintenance program ... Read More


Fields and Fences

February 01, 2009

Make the most of your pastures by maintaining fences and fertilizing.

There's a whole lot more to grazing management than simply turning your horses out when the pastures green up. Regular fence maintenance, careful... Read More


Electric Fences

September 01, 2008

Horse owners are using a variety of electric fence types to contain horses safely. ... Read More


Farm Equipment for Large and Small Facilities

June 01, 2008

From tried and true to novel and exciting, these are the products, services, and techniques that our experts are recommending to facilitate equine management.... Read More


Fencing on the Rocks

April 01, 2008

Over, around, or through, when your fencing runs into rock, there is a variety of choices to solve the problem... Read More


Fencing for Pastures

April 01, 2007

What is the correct fencing for your farm? The correct answer is: it depends. It would be wonderful if there existed one type of Good Horse Fencing that we could all install and be done. While there is unacceptable fencing for horses, there is no... Read More


Eating Trees

April 01, 2007

Is there anything I can do to stop the horses from eating the bark off of my trees? ... Read More