Barn & Stall Equipment

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Putting the Tractor Before the Horse

November 29, 2017

Must-know info when buying a tractor for your horse property.... Read More

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Winter is Coming: Are Your Horses and Farm Ready?

November 23, 2017

Three equine professionals offer tips for preparing your animals, facilities, and yourself for the deep freeze ahead.... Read More

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Which Horse Bedding Is Best?

November 10, 2017

Scientists sought an answer but found there's no perfect bedding for all situations. Each has benefits and drawbacks.... Read More

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Food Enrichment Activities for Donkeys

November 05, 2017

Is your donkey bored? Here are suggestions for adding entertaining food to your donkey's environment.... Read More

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Chore-Efficient Winter Water Supply Ideas

November 02, 2017

Now is the time to evaluate how your watering system will work for you and your horse this winter. ... Read More

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Hidden Horse Farm Hazards

October 29, 2017

Are the stalls, fencing, and equipment on your horse property accidents waiting to happen? ... Read More

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Equine Biosecurity Do's and Don'ts

August 31, 2017

Use these disease prevention strategies to protect your horse on the farm, at the horse show, and in the breeding shed.... Read More

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After the Flood: Cleaning Your Horse Farm

August 28, 2017

Here's how to get your farm back to normal so your horses have a safe and comfortable place to, once again, call home.... Read More

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Does Horse Water Bucket Placement Matter?

August 05, 2017

Horses drank significantly more water from a bucket closest to the stall door compared to one near the feeder.... Read More

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The Modern Horse Farm

July 30, 2017

Design your farm with your horse's fundamental needs in mind. ... Read More

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Water-Wise Tips for Horse Owners

July 26, 2017

How do you use water wisely on your farm throughout the summer? ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Beating the Heat in Horse Barns

July 25, 2017

Of the 630 respondents, 323 (51%) said they use fans to keep horse barns cool during the summer.... Read More

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A Look at Pony Club's Feeding Rules

July 17, 2017

Our nutrition expert, who's also a USPC regional supervisor, shares the basic nutrition rules every Pony Clubber learns.... Read More

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Recycling on the Farm

July 05, 2017

Find out how you can set up a farm-friendly recycling system, as well as reuse common materials around the barn. ... Read More

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Equine Barn Ventilation

June 30, 2017

Morgan Hayes, PhD, PE, a livestock systems engineer at University of Kentucky, shares how to improve air circulation.... Read More

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Farm and Facilities Expo Provides Practical Information

June 23, 2017

Find tips on barn design, farm site planning, nutrition, and pasture management.... Read More

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Time-Saving Tips: Feeding and Watering Horses

April 15, 2017

Our staff and sources offer ways you can save time during feeding time.... Read More

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The Springtime Sweep for Horse Facilities

March 15, 2017

Get tips for cleaning and repairing your horse facility this spring. ... Read More

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Which Horse Bedding Harbors the Least Bacteria?

March 10, 2017

Researchers found that, of the beddings tested, pine shavings were most effective at inhibiting bacterial growth.... Read More

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Time-Saving Feeding Tips for Horse Owners

February 17, 2017

Here are a few ways to make feeding time more efficient without sacrificing your horse's dietary balance.... Read More

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Before You Sell a Horse Property

January 15, 2017

Barn and farm improvements small and large can boost your property's appeal to equine real estate buyers.... Read More

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Take the Winter Solstice Chore Efficiency Test

December 21, 2016

Can you pass Alayne's test? Get advice for winterizing and making your horse property chore-efficient. ... Read More

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Not Your Grandmother's Bedding: Horse Bedding Alternatives

December 08, 2016

In search of a new type of bedding for your horse? Check out these different options.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Enriching Your Horse's Environment

December 06, 2016

Of the 371 respondents, 172 (46%) said they provided their horses with enrichment items such as toys.... Read More

Peat moss makes stall mucking easy and is a good addition to composting systems for manure management.

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Need a New Bedding Choice? Consider Peat Moss

November 13, 2016

Though not often used in the United States, peat moss is a popular choice in other countries and for good reason. ... Read More