Articles - farm management

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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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Selecting the Best Type of Wood for Horse Fencing

Learn about the different types of wood used for horse fencing, and how much each cost to install, with expert advice from Dwayne Job of System Fencing Ltd.

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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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Focus on Footing

Over 30 equine, veterinary, and footing specialists from three continents gathered at a special two-day equine surfaces forum held in Switzerland.