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Horse Farm Fencing Choices, Design and Construction

Horse Farm Fencing Choices, Design and Construction

Many horse property owners worry about fencing. What fencing is best? How much will it cost? What is its lifespan? Is it safe? At first these seem to be difficult questions to answer because of the... more »

May 21, 2015 by in Barns/Grounds

Tips on Disinfecting Horse Blankets

Tips on Disinfecting Horse Blankets

Horse clothing is not disinfected when cleaned. To truly disinfect something generally requires very warm or hot water, which is not recommended for turnouts due to the nature of... more »

May 20, 2015 by in Barns/Grounds

Soaps and Detergents to Kill Bugs

Soaps and Detergents to Kill Bugs

Many horse farm owners and managers work hard to reduce the amount of herbicides and pesticides they use in and around their farms and homes. Colorado State University helps us understand how to use commercial and homemade soaps as insecticides. more »

May 19, 2015 by in Barns/Grounds

Preventing Barn Fires Part 1

Preventing Barn Fires Part 1

In this first of a two-part article series, we discuss various causes of barn fires and how to prevent them. more »

May 18, 2015 by in Barns/Grounds

Wildfire Resources for Preventing Barn Fires, Part 1

Wildfire Resources for Preventing Barn Fires, Part 1

In the spring 2015 Stable Management magazine, we published the first of a two-part article series on barn fires, wherein we discussed various causes of barn fires and how to prevent them. Part 2 will... more »

May 18, 2015 by in Barns/Grounds

Common Myths that Doom Business Relationships

Common Myths that Doom Business Relationships

Relationships with your clients and service professionals need to be based on legal fact. more »

May 17, 2015 by in Stable Management

Spring 2015 Stable Management Fees Survey

Spring 2015 Stable Management Fees Survey

Farm and stable owners are always trying to determine how to set fees that are not only fair and equitable to clients, but profitable to their equine businesses. We asked horse farm/stable owners,... more »

May 16, 2015 by in Stable Management

Avoid 'Crash Diets' for Overweight Horses

Avoid 'Crash Diets' for Overweight Horses

Owners of obese horses know that these animals will be healthier and more comfortable if they shed excess body weight. Various management suggestions--cutting out grain meals, restricting free... more »

May 15, 2015 by in Feed/Supplements

Therapies Can Add to your Bottom Line

Therapies Can Add to your Bottom Line

In 2013 we ran a series of articles about adding therapies to the services you offer at your equine facility. These might be new services that not only help you stand out when compared to your... more »

May 14, 2015 by in Farm Equipment

For Safety’s Sake, Learn How to Read the Tires on Your Horse Trailer

For Safety’s Sake, Learn How to Read the Tires on Your Horse Trailer

When was the last time you took a really good look at the tires on your horse trailer? While air pressure is very important, it's not the only thing that counts when it comes to tire... more »

May 13, 2015 by in Farm Equipment

Stable Management 2014 Salary Survey

Stable Management 2014 Salary Survey

Stable Management recently conducted its Annual Salary Survey to help you better understand the current trends in the business of running a farm or stable. Whether you are the owner or manager, you... more »

May 12, 2015 by in Stable Management

Collection of Horse Farm Maintenance Tips

Collection of Horse Farm Maintenance Tips

There is always more to do around a horse facility than there is time to do it. On top of the "gotta do that now" list is the ongoing maintenance needs of any farm or stable. We have collected three... more »

May 11, 2015 by in Barns/Grounds

Weed Control on Horse Farms: Mowing and Weed Removal

Weed Control on Horse Farms: Mowing and Weed Removal

Mowing and clipping are methods that can reduce weed problems. "You need to mow in a timely manner, before the weeds get too big, and definitely before they go to seed and spread... more »

May 10, 2015 by in Barns/Grounds

5 Tips to Avoid Pasture-Associated Laminitis

5 Tips to Avoid Pasture-Associated Laminitis

Scores of horses will gorge themselves on that long-awaited lush, green pasture of springtime. As many of us already know, overgrazing grasses and legumes that are high in water-soluble carbohydrates... more »

May 09, 2015 by in Equine Health

Feeding Method Can Change How Long it Takes Horses to Consume Feed

Feeding Method Can Change How Long it Takes Horses to Consume Feed

Research shows that management techniques that reduce the insulin response to feeding in horses have application in preventing insulin resistance and potential associations with diseases such as laminitis... more »

May 08, 2015 by in Feed/Supplements

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