Chose volunteer tasks around the barn wisely, then have fun!
Drainage problems are the reason horse farms get mud in paddocks or fields.
You can reduce the "bog effect" if you take time to notice where water runs and settles after a rain, and plan your landscaping strategy accordingly.
There are ways to diminish mud in high-traffic areas on your horse property.
Before you decide to reseed and renovate a pasture, assess its present condition and what plants are there. Dr. Glenn Shewmaker, Extension Forage Specialist, University of Idaho, recommended taking a close look to decide whether renovating will be economical.
Rotating either sheep or goats through your horse pastures enables you to target some of the weedy species that horses won’t graze.