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Barnyard Companions for Your Lonely Horse

Most horses thrive in a herd environment. They band with others in small groups for companionship and protection. While some horses prefer to stick to themselves, this is quite rare. Without a friend, most horses become lonely and depressed. However, it might not be feasible to have two horses….

Recycling, Reusing, and Reducing at the Barn

April is known as National Recycling Month. As equestrians and barn owners, it’s time to step and take the pledge to produce less waste. With the average person generating nearly 4 pounds of trash daily, it’s obvious that there’s a problem. Horse owners are just as guilty as anyone!…

Productivity Hacks for Barn Chores

There is one thing every horse owner wants, and that is more time to spend with their horses instead of cleaning up after them. Making just a few small adjustments to your barn chores routine can save you a ton of time that you can spend with your horses…

Winter Water Woes

 

Just like the majority of horse owners, I fancy myself a do-it-yourself type, a tough it out type, and a scrimp on the necessities to splurge on the extras type.  Nowhere was this more apparent and more misguided than my tales of winter water woes. Consider this more of…

#BarnGoals

We’ve all seen the #barngoals pictures on social media, tagging the most beautiful barns straight out of a dream. For those lucky enough to go to Wellington, FL, you know that those barns really do exist as Wellington seems to be lined with dream barn after dream barn. On…

Fall Decor for the Home and Barn

What are some fall decor ideas for things you can bring in from outside, to your house and barn?
I may be crazy, but as much as I love the colors, the beautiful brown fall season here in Ohio pulls on my heartstrings. Something stirs in me, extra outside…

Is Danger Looming in Your Horses’ Stall?

Horses are large animals and can do considerable damage without even trying. Putting a horse in a stall where he may easily get bored may cause him to develop some bad and potentially harmful habits. As your horse expends his pent-up energy, these bad habits become almost impossible to…

10 Tips for Horse Farms

Are you looking to improve your horse farm?

Below are ten tips to help you get started on improving your horse farm!

1.  Check Your Fence Lines
We tend to forget to just take a walk or ride all the way around our fence lines. Periodic checks allow you to get any…

Eliminate Frozen Water Buckets in the Winter

January winds and cold crunchy snow abound in our Ohio region this time of the year! Cold weather climates can be challenging for horse owners when it comes to keeping unfrozen water sources for horses. Do you chip ice twice or three times a day? Are you tired of…