Barns & Sheds

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Don't Let Your Horse Hay Go Up In Flames

August 13, 2017

Learn how to avoid combustion and barn fire caused by your stored hay.... 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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Time-Saving Tips: Horse Barn Chores

July 27, 2017

Our staff and sources share ways you can save time and reduce the hassle of barn chores. ... 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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Protecting Against Wildfire

July 07, 2017

Learn how to identify and reduce fire risk on your property.... 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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Help Your Horse Beat the Heat

July 04, 2017

As tough as steamy summers can be on humans, they can be even harder on horses.... Read More

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Yes, Horse Owners Can Take Vacations

June 30, 2017

Planning a vacation? Here are some tips for finding the perfect farm-sitter to care for your horses while you're gone.... 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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How to Set Up a Disease Isolation Unit on Your Farm

June 11, 2017

An effective isolation area can help contain an infectious disease outbreak. Here's what you need to know. ... Read More

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Squelching the Stink on Horse Farms

May 30, 2017

Use these simple, yet important, tips for preventing unpleasant smells on your horse farm. ... Read More

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Healthful Horse Barns

May 12, 2017

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

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Desert Horse-Keeping

May 10, 2017

From hydration to irrigation, learn how to combat challenges that come with caring for horses in arid climates. ... Read More

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Harmonious Housing Practices for Horses

May 05, 2017

By paying attention to horse herd hierarchy, you can help ensure harmony in the barn and beyond.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Air Quality in Horse Barns

May 02, 2017

Of the 475 respondents, 76 (16%) said they're concerned about the air quality in their horses' barns. ... Read More

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Barn Air Quality Affects Horses' Breathing

April 25, 2017

Learn how to make changes around the barn to reduce horses' likelihood of developing respiratory disease.... 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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How Long Can I Store Horse Feed?

April 10, 2017

Your feed store is having a big sale, but here are some tips before you stock up.... 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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Selecting a Horse Boarding Stable

March 06, 2017

Are you searching for a facility at which to board your horse? Here are a few things to consider.... Read More

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Narrow Escape: Caring for Equine Barn Fire Survivors

February 07, 2017

Just because a horse survives a barn fire doesn't mean he's out of harm's way.... 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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Innovations in Confinement Area Horse-Keeping

January 06, 2017

Find out how to construct safe, aesthetic, and eco-friendly confinement areas on your horse property.... Read More

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Mud Management 102: Paddock Footing

December 30, 2016

Alayne shares tips for simple changes you can make to reduce or even eliminate mud on your property.... Read More