Barns & Sheds

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Protecting Against Wildfire

August 06, 2014

Learn how to identify and reduce fire risk on your property.... Read More

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Protect Your Horse from Hazards on the Farm

July 02, 2014

Spend time minimizing hazards on your property through identification and removal. Here's what to look for.... Read More

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Prevent Barn Fires with These Expert Tips

June 06, 2014

Stop barn fires before they start with these smart fire-prevention tips.... Read More

This paper wasp is guarding its nest. Native paper wasps like to build nests along barn, shed, and arena eaves, and ledges.

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Property Pest Control

May 08, 2014

Mosquitoes and flies top most horse owners' lists of bugs to beware of, but don't forget these other pests. ... Read More

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Spring Cleaning, Stable Style

April 18, 2014

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

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The Top Horse Health Multimedia Content of 2013

January 03, 2014

Which were the most accessed videos, slideshows, reports, and podcasts in 2013? Here's a list of the top 10. ... Read More

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Horses' Shade Preferences Evaluated

October 29, 2013

Researchers sought to investigate horses' preferences when it comes to standing in shade or in the sun. ... Read More

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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

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Winter Horse Care Tips for Owners

November 23, 2012

Horses can live outside in comfort year round with a few amenities provided by their owners.... Read More

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Winterizing Horses

November 01, 2012

Take a few simple precautions and management approaches to help your horse weather winter safely.... Read More

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Kentucky Barn Fire Claims 10 Horses' Lives

October 31, 2012

Authorities are still investigating the cause of the deadly fire, but say it does not appear suspicious.... Read More

Ceiling fans move otherwise stagnant air through a barn and help manage equine respiratory diseases, such as recurrent airway obstruction (RAO).

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Air Movement in Horse Barns

October 08, 2012

Moving the air inside barns can help improve year-round comfort and air quality for horses and humans.... Read More

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How Much Does a Horse Cost?

August 01, 2012

A look at what it really costs to own a horse besides the initial purchase price.... Read More

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Budget Barn Design

August 01, 2012

See how one owner designed and built frugally without compromising on aspects supporting horse health.... Read More

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Equine Tracheal Mucus Associated with Airborne Particulates

July 23, 2012

Athletic horses exposed to airborne particles could experience enough mucus buildup to limit performance.... Read More

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Cost Cutting Tips for Building Horse Barns

July 01, 2012

Horse owners share their top five tips for cutting costs and staying green when building a horse barn.... Read More

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Readers Share Recycling Ideas to Cut Costs Around the Barn

June 24, 2012

Horse owners share their tips for reusing select items to save money around the barn.... Read More

To prevent injuries to horses, manage gullies by constructing a grade stabilization structure. These structures stabilize gullies by controlling water flow and absorbing stream energy.

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Environmental Best Practices for Horse Owners

June 20, 2012

Researchers compiled a set of best management practices to help reduce horse-related environmental pollution.... Read More

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Western Kentucky Equine Field Day Scheduled for June 5

May 23, 2012

The field day will take place June 5, 2012, from 4-8 p.m. CDT at Darling 888 Ranch, located in Princeton, Ky.... Read More

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Healthful Horse Barns

May 01, 2012

Consider these horse health and safety-oriented design aspects when building or renovating your barn.... Read More

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Dates Set for 2012 KENA Networking Meetings

January 24, 2012

Topics to be covered include lameness causes, equine acupuncture, and building equine facilities.... Read More

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Preparing Horse Farms for Winter Weather Disasters

January 07, 2012

Plan now to keep family, employees, and horses safe in a winter weather disaster. ... Read More

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Human Behavior Changes Necessary to Improve Equine Welfare

December 31, 2011

Most welfare problems--which arise if "freedoms" are denied--are directly due to human behavior problems.... Read More

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Heated Barns and Horses: Special Considerations Needed

December 26, 2011

Heating horse barns can cause a host of respiratory and other problems if done incorrectly.... Read More

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Prepare Horse Shelters Now for Winter

November 27, 2011

Now is the ideal time to address housing options for horses that will live outside this winter.... Read More