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Are We Having Fun Yet?

A few simple extras can help keep your clients happy…and your barn full. more »

Feb 14, 2017 by in Stable Management

Bedding Run-in Sheds

Bedding Run-in Sheds

Run-in sheds. To bed or not to bed? There are pros and cons to both sides of the issue, depending on labor, budget, and how much use your sheds get. Event rider and trainer Amie Loring, based at... more »

Dec 03, 2016 by in Barns/Grounds

Handling Difficult Personalities at Your Barn or Stable

Handling Difficult Personalities at Your Barn or Stable

There's an old saying among people who make their living around horses: "It isn't the horses--it's the people!" If you own or run a boarding, lesson and/or training... more »

Nov 24, 2016 by in Stable Management

Bedding Basics for Equine Managers

Bedding Basics for Equine Managers

Bedding. It's a topic and a need that's as old as, well, horses. Bedding choices have remained relatively consistent throughout the years. Deciding which bedding might work best for your... more »

Oct 15, 2016 by in Barns/Grounds

How Much Bedding is Enough?

How Much Bedding is Enough?

When deciding how deeply to bed your stalls, keep in mind that bedding is useless unless it provides comfort and cushioning for the horse, absorbs urine and manure, and reduces ammonia odors. On the... more »

Oct 09, 2016 by in Barns/Grounds

Tractor Maintenance

Tractor Maintenance

It's time to give the hardest worker at your farm a little TLC. Taking care of your tractor will result in great performance. more »

Sep 30, 2016 by in Farm Equipment

Gift Ideas for Horses, Riders and Your Barn

Gift Ideas for Horses, Riders and Your Barn

Well, another year has flown by and once again we are on the threshold of the holiday season. If you find yourself stuck for ideas, here's a selection of items to consider for your gift list.... more »

Dec 09, 2015 by in Stable Management

Clothing for the Equestrian

Clothing for the Equestrian

Editor's note: In December we asked one of our experienced writers to seek out a selection of gift ideas for horses, riders and the barn. We hope these give you some great ideas for the holidays... more »

Dec 05, 2015 by in New Products

Bulk Bedding for Horse Farms

Bulk Bedding for Horse Farms

It's no secret that buying bedding (often, sawdust or shavings) in bulk is generally an economical solution to managing your bedding costs. Amie Loring, event rider and trainer based at Willow... more »

Nov 21, 2015 by in Barns/Grounds

High-Tech Clothing for You and Your Horse

High-Tech Clothing for You and Your Horse

The horse world, long steeped in tradition, is becoming fashionably tecchie. Advancements in fabrics and design, the influx of European influence, and greater options for customization means that... more »

Feb 18, 2015 by in Grooming/Tack

Make Your Barn Welcoming and Safe for Veterinarians and Farriers

Make Your Barn Welcoming and Safe for Veterinarians and Farriers

Your veterinarian and farrier are critical to the success of your farm. Their jobs are demanding and hectic, but you can make their day just a bit easier by offering some simple courtesies and... more »

Sep 09, 2014 by in Barns/Grounds

Choosing the Right Bedding

Choosing the Right Bedding

Not every horse is the same, and not every farm or stable is the same. How you pick the bedding you use often is based on owner or manager preferences, what is available in your area, and the needs of your horses and clients. more »

Sep 03, 2013 by in Barns/Grounds

Getting Students Over The Learning Hump

Getting Students Over The Learning Hump

If you are teaching riding at your farm or stable you will eventually have a student who quits progressing or just can't seem to get to that next level or master that next skill. Following are some insights more »

Sep 02, 2013 by in Stable Management

1-2-3-Barn!

1-2-3-Barn!

Whether building from scratch or expanding, barn kits can make economic sense. more »

Dec 16, 2012 by in Barns/Grounds

Blankets: Not Your Mother's Rugs

Blankets: Not Your Mother's Rugs

New styles and fabrics can keep your horses better protected than ever before. more »

Oct 09, 2012 by in Grooming/Tack

 


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