Barn & Stall Equipment

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Infographic: Protecting Your Horse From Disease

October 15, 2014

Protect your horse from infectious disease exposure by using tips from our step-by-step visual guide.... Read More

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How to Teach a Horse to Drink from an Automatic Waterer

October 02, 2014

A veterinarian and horse behavior expert offers advice for introducing your horse to an automatic waterer.... Read More

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Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Event Stabling Facilities

September 15, 2014

Stabling at equine-event facilities could expose your horse to infectious disease pathogens. Learn how to evaluate risk.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Barn Wear Splurges

August 12, 2014

Of the 1,138 respondents, 532 (47%) said they're most likely to splurge on riding boots. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Water Sources for Horses

July 15, 2014

Of the 1,476 respondents, 643 (44%) indicated their horses have access to a stock tank for water.... Read More

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10 Easy Earth Day Tips to Green Up Your Horse Life

April 22, 2014

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

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Selecting Farm Equipment

March 07, 2014

Here's how to determine your needs; comparison shop; and decide whether to buy, rent, or lease farm equipment.... Read More

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Feeder Facts

January 06, 2014

Brush up on your hay feeder knowledge with these 10 research-based tidbits. ... Read More

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10 Biosecurity Tips from Top Equine Health Experts

November 15, 2013

Protecting your horse from infectious disease needn't require storing him in a protective bubble. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Hay Feeder Options

October 29, 2013

Of the 1,473 voters, 684 (46%) said that they feed their horses hay on the ground or do not use a hay feeder. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Tractor Tendencies

September 24, 2013

Of the 530 voters, 63% said they own a tractor, while 10% said they borrow a tractor if they need one.... Read More

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Music Genre's Effect on Horse Behavior Evaluated

January 18, 2013

Horses seemed more at ease when classical or country music was played compared to rock or jazz.... Read More

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Barn Equipment: Tractors, Trailers, Trucks, and Implements

September 15, 2012

If you have property with horses on it, you'll need equipment to care for it; here's a guide.... 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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Thwarting Horse Thieves

June 01, 2012

Reduce the risk of your horse turning up missing and increase recovery chances.... Read More

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Spring Cleaning: Readers Get Barns in Shape

March 29, 2011

More than 540 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "How do you 'spring clean' your farm?"... Read More

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Biosecurity for Horse Farms: Stall Disinfection and Other Management Techniques

May 19, 2010

It is important to thoroughly clean and disinfect stalls where mares foal. ... Read More

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Farm Equipment

February 01, 2009

Tailor your selections to your facility's specific needs. ... Read More

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Breeding Equipment

October 01, 2008

Want your mare in Texas bred to a stallion in Germany? It’s easy with today's equipment and technology.... Read More

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Barn Upkeep/Equipment

September 01, 2008

High-quality products and maintenance can save time, money and providing a safer environment for your horse. ... Read More

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Farm Equipment: Nice or Necessary?

March 01, 2003

Proper equipment will help you manage your barn efficiently and safely, but what do you need and what's extra?... Read More

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Its All A Matter of Perspective

October 03, 2001

The altimeter reading indicates we are miles above the Pacific Ocean. We just passed the International Date Line, heading toward Sydney, Australia. Exotic places like Pago Pago slip under our wings in the darkness while the moon plays peek-a-boo... Read More

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Heavy Metal: Farm Tractors

October 01, 2001

Keeping horses on your property? Then you don’t need me to tell you how much work there always is to do. In addition to all the actual horse care, there are endless weeds to whack, riding rings or tracks to be harrowed, bales of hay to be moved fro... Read More

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Dropped Hip/Hunter's Bump

August 01, 1997

My horse has an "uneven" hip that has been called a "hunter's bump" or a "dropped hip" by various people. Can you please tell me what these are, and how they are different?

There is not another group on the planet that has the... Read More