The Aisle vs. Shed Row Barn: Which One is Right for Me?

Choosing the right home for your horses is essential for guaranteeing your animals a happy and healthy life! If you’re a new horse owner or a veteran in need of a refresh, researching the right barn can be confusing. There’s a lot of information out there that can easily overwhelm someone trying to make such… Read more »

The History of the Log Cabin

When you see an image of a classic log cabin, what does it bring to mind? Probably a combination of old stories you heard in elementary school history about early American settlers and the birth of Abraham Lincoln. Or maybe it evokes fond childhood memories of creating little rural towns with your set of Lincoln… Read more »

Beginner Tips for Keeping Backyard Chickens

Beginner Tips for Keeping Backyard Chickens

Keeping backyard chickens as pets or food sources is a growing hobby in the United States. It can be fun and productive and is fairly easy to get the hang of. That’s not to say that it doesn’t require some dedicated work. Like any animal, chickens need constant care and maintenance, but once you learn… Read more »

First Aid Essentials for Your Horse Barn

If you own horses, you know how injury-prone they can be. From small scratches and scrapes to more serious problems like muscle strains and broken legs, taking care of horses can be a lot to handle sometimes. Here are the first aid essentials you should keep in your horse barn for when accidents inevitably happen:… Read more »

How to Dress Up Your Horse Barn

If you own a horse barn, you know how much time you spend inside cleaning and taking care of your precious horses. Add some love to your horse barn by decorating with some décor options that any horse lover would go crazy for. From decorations you can purchase to creative DIY projects, here are some… Read more »

Exploring Four Horse Fence Options

A good fence will keep your horses safe and secure, and give them defined areas to eat, exercise and socialize. Not all fences are created equal, though. Which type of fence should you use? Here’s our handy guide to horse fence options: Wood is the most traditional option for fencing. It’s one of the most… Read more »

Tips for Riding Your Horse Alone

A solo ride can be a great way to bond with your horse, relax and let your cares slip away. Unfortunately, it can also be dangerous. Accidents happen, so make sure to follow these tips for riding your horse alone: Make sure someone knows where you’re going Leave a note at the barn or call… Read more »

Build a Horse Barn or Board Your Horses?

To build your own horse barn, or to board your horses—that is the question. It’s a tough choice, but we’re here to help you weigh the benefits of building a horse barn vs. boarding your horses. When should you board? Here are two good reasons: You don’t have enough space to build a barn on… Read more »

The Truth Behind How Horses Learn

If you’re a horse owner, you probably think a lot about how to properly train your horses. In order to get your horses to behave the way you want them to, it’s a good idea to know a little bit about how horses learn. Desensitization Any horse owner will tell you that it can take… Read more »

How You Can Safely Light Your Horse Stable

Lighting is an important aspect of housing horses. Your horses’ stable, including stall, aisle and storage areas, should be well-lit, and all electrical systems should be secure. This is for your own sake as well as your horses’—stables and barns should be safe for all who enter them. Here’s how to safely light your horse’s… Read more »