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

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


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


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