Category: General Information

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 »

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 »

Add Value to Your Property with a New Shed, Garage or Barn

Even if you’re not planning on selling your property in the very near future, it’s important that you are constantly making improvements to your home and property to boost its potential market value. One way to do this without spending tons on renovations is to add a portable, freestanding shed, garage or barn to your… Read more »

Hot Weather Horse Care

Beautiful summertime weather is ideal for taking your horse out for a ride. Although this is the perfect time of year for riding, it is important to keep your horse’s health in mind when taking him or her out in the heat and sun. To keep your riding buddy in top shape, keep these care… Read more »

Tips for Safely Introducing a New Horse to the Herd

Horse herds, just like a small group of friends, become close and familiar with each other the more they’re together. However, introducing a new horse into the herd can be difficult, potentially leading to upset herds and potential conflicts. If you’re expecting to bring a new horse into your existing group, check out these tips… Read more »

How Living in a Portable Cabin Can Save You Money

Have you been searching for ways to save money in your pursuit of a new home?  If so, Deer Creek Structures has an idea that can help you accomplish your goal. Rather than search for a “used home,” consider purchasing a piece of land and a custom-built portable cabin.  There are several ways that prospective… Read more »

Helpful Tips for Maintaining Your Horse Barn

Lots of tender care is surely given to your precious animal, but don’t forget to tidy up around the barn as well! It’s easy to overlook some simple, but very fundamental and helpful things, when taking care of a horse. Just like us, horses need their surroundings to be in a certain condition as well…. Read more »

6 Reasons To Add a Garage to Your Property

For those who are unaware, one of the many of structures Deer Creek Structures can build is portable garages.  In fact, we recently completed a three-garage project, supplemented with a workshop area on the left, as seen in the photo.  Today, we wanted to discuss 6 of the many benefits of adding a garage to… Read more »