Use Sheds to Provide Protection from the Elements

As a horse owner, no matter where you’re working, it is always important that you do what you can to protect yourself and your horse. If you’re looking for a way to do just that, then a few portable run-in sheds from Deer Creek Structures would be a great investment for you. Our sheds are… Read more »

Attacking Horse Tack – Covering Every Detail

When it comes to horseback riding, your comfort and safety are everything. Think about the last time you rode a horse, even if it was a pony at the state fair when you were just 8 years old. If you were older, you likely hopped on the back of the horse yourself, and if you… Read more »

Dealing With a Horse that Rolls You

When a horse rolls you, it’s often because they are feeling hot and sweaty and want to cool off for a minute. Horses rolling will often drop their legs and lean to the side, so that they can roll around in the cool dirt or mud or dip into water being crossed. When this happens,… Read more »

First-Ever Japanese Horse Competes in Preakness

This weekend at the Preakness, while Nyquist was trying to further his quest to join the history books as a Triple Crown champion, another horse was making history by being the first Japanese horse to compete at the event. Lani, a gray colt from Japan, finished fifth at this weekend’s Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race… Read more »

How to Build Trust and Respect with Your Horse

When you buy a new horse and bring him or her to your farm, sometimes the relationship between you and the animal isn’t instant. So if you’re looking to build a welcoming relationship with your newest horse, here a few tips to get off on the right hoof. Approach your Horse Softly The most important… Read more »

Horsie See, Horsie Do? Selective Copying in Horse Behaviors

Both children and adults alike copy the behavior of others in some way or another. For example, the brain of a child is like a sponge – it soaks up and absorbs actions they see others do and what they hear others say. Sure enough, what they see something that you or someone else does,… Read more »

Help Keep Your Heels in Place with These Exercises

Whether you are herding the bulls or just out for fun, it is important to stay safe while practicing proper riding, and one of the most important things to remember is to keep your heels in place. While proper technique is crucial, a large part of control also comes down to calf and leg strength…. Read more »

Benefits of Cypress Siding

Buying a barn or shed is an investment not only to improve your property, but also to improve the quality of life for your animals. As an investment, you want the building to look good and last for a long time. Many of the sheds and barns that Deer Creek Structures builds feature cypress board… Read more »

Downsizing: The Popularity of the Tiny House Movement

One of the most popular documentaries on Netflix has been “TINY: A Story About Living Small,” which looks at the tiny house movement. The movie focuses on the filmmaker and his search to downsize his life. The tiny house movement has been growing in recent years as people around the world look to take some… Read more »

Add Metal Roof Siding to Your Barn

Are you considering what material to use for the roof or siding of your new barn? Metal has become an increasingly popular option in recent years. Metal roofing panels are durable, cost-effective and available in a wide range of designs that will likely suit the needs of any property owner. Metal roofing is available in… Read more »