Articles - farm management

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Get Expert Advice on Winterizing Your Horse Stable

Find out which steps you should take to keep your horses warm in the barn this winter, and avoid any potential cold weather disasters.

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Wallet Watching on Building Projects for Equestrians

Stephanie Stone of Stonewood Construction Management Inc. advises how you can stay on track and on budget when building and renovating.

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Bringing Water to Your Horse Paddocks

Keeping horses hydrated can be a challenge, between hot summers and sub-arctic winters. Find out the best way to get fresh water to your paddocks.

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The Fine Print

If you're planning to build on your property, it's important to research things like permits, insurance and guarantees before you break ground.

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How Much Land do you Need to House Horses?

Get advice on planning an equestrian facility, from the site location and building specs to the number of horses you can keep on your property.

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What is the Best Type of Wood Fence for Horses?

Dwayne Job of System Fencing Ltd. discusses the different types of wood that can be used for horse fencing, and the associated costs of each kind.

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Protect your Horses and your Stuff

Security isn’t only the purview of barns housing million-dollar mounts and expensive tack. Even modest operations and private barns can fall victim to theft

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Designing the Perfect Tack Room

Many stable owners are incorporating more creature comforts into their tack room in addition to the practical functions of storing and cleaning tack.

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Heating with Manure

Farm owner Tim Millard turned a mountain of manure into a cheap, renewable, efficient, and environmentally-friendly heating system for his arena and barn.

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Boarding Stable

Maintaining a positive and long-lasting relationship at the barn between boarders and owners/managers can be an art in itself.

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