After the ice storm Kirsten Brunner's Beaverwood Farm was without electricity for seven days, leaving her struggling to feed, water, and manage her horses.
When disaster strikes, having a plan and being prepared could mean the difference between life and death for both horses and humans.
Besides the obvious, such as never using barbed wire, etc. here are some common fencing mistakes and how to prevent them.
Gone are the days of the unreliable, ugly, sagging bare wire running around the perimeter of your pasture and in come the electric fencing options.
Manure and stall residue is generally a problem for farm owners, in this article these farm owners are taking a proactive approach to manure management.
With thoughtful and visionary design, horse farms can play a role in improving the countryside ecologically as well as aesthetically.