After the Flood: Cleaning Your Horse Farm

September 08, 2016

Tips on getting your facility back to normal so your horses have a safe and comfortable place to, once again, call home.... Read More


The Ins and Outs of Temporary Horse Fencing

August 11, 2016

This portable and cost-effective barrier comes in handy when managing pastures, traveling with horses, and more.... Read More


Managing Horses on Small Acreages

June 30, 2016

Do you want to keep horses at home? Get your fencing, horse housing, storage, pasture, and arena questions answered! ... Read More

Grooming helps improve horses' skin and coat condition and allows us to identify any unusual injuries, skin conditions, or behavioral changes. And grooming before riding is an important way to prevent irritation caused by dirt and debris trapped under tack. Additionally, research shows grooming can serve as a bonding experience for horse and human and produces marked relaxation in both.


10 New Horse Owner Resources on TheHorse.com

May 26, 2016

From feeding to vaccines and colic to lameness, here are some basic resources to get the new horse owner started.... Read More


Managing Toxic Trees on Horse Farms

April 08, 2016

Some trees can kill horses, and horses can kill trees; ensure the equine-arbor relationship on your farm is positive.... Read More


Spring Cleaning, Stable Style

April 07, 2016

TheHorse.com readers share their top spring farm and barn cleaning and maintenance tips.... Read More

As horse owners, we need to be especially aware of how our choices impact the environment.


You and Your Horse Can Become Environmentally Friendly

April 05, 2016

Take a brief look at "green" horse keeping techniques you can implement over this summer.... Read More


Just the Basics: What Every Horse Needs

March 23, 2016

No doubt about it, horse ownership is a big responsibility. Here's a look at the basics of what every horse needs.... Read More


Selecting Safe Horse Fencing

November 20, 2015

Alayne Blickle of Horses for Clean Water offers tips on selecting horse-safe fencing.... Read More

By dividing a pasture area into smaller portions and rotating horses through each section, you can encourage horses to graze more evenly while keeping pasture grass from becoming overgrazed.


Keep Pastures Healthy With Rotational Grazing

August 27, 2015

Rotational grazing helps increase pasture productivity and prevent overgrazing and soil compaction.... Read More


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

Here is a view of Adams' stable area from the farm's central courtyard. The two-horse stable is separate from the storage barn, which is across the courtyard.


Designing and Perfecting Your Equine Property

July 29, 2015

An equestrian facility architect and a horse management expert answer your questions about horse farm design.... 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


How to Protect Septic Systems and Wells from Horses

July 02, 2015

Horses for Clean Water's Alayne Blickle explains why you should keep horses off septic systems and away from wells.... 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

Spring is in the air! Now’s the time to get your horse property ready for the season.


Spring Cleaning Tips: Getting Ready for Growing Season

March 19, 2015

What are your spring cleaning goals? ... 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


Safety: What to Look for in a Barn

March 26, 2014

What safety concerns should you look for when selecting a new stable for your horse? ... 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