Category: Horse Barns

How to Change Your Horse’s Feed

Are you thinking about changing your horse’s diet? If so, it’s important for you to do it as gradually as possible to prevent problems. Research has shown a definitive link between diet changes and certain types of health conditions like colic, so you should resist the urge to simply switch your horse’s diet altogether and… Read more »

Ever Wonder Why Barns Were Traditionally Painted Red?

If you’ve been fortunate enough to spend time in the pastoral American countryside, you may have noticed that the vast majority of beautiful old barns you see are red! Have you ever wondered why? You’re not alone. Some say that farmers didn’t want their cows to get lost in the wilderness, so they painted their… Read more »

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 »

Barn Tasks to Take Care of in Spring

The weather is heating up, which means there are a few things you need to do on your farm. We’ve already provided you with some tips on how to take care of your horses when the temperature rises, but now we’re going to go over the chores you need to complete in and around the… Read more »

Shed Row Horse Barns

When life on God’s creation brings storm clouds and extreme weather, it’s natural for any creature to want to seek shelter. Too often, we as people assume that a strong animal can bear the brunt of winds and rain, forgetting our role as stewards of the creatures in our domain. Here at Deer Creek Structures,… Read more »

The Welfare of Horses

  When treated properly and with a dignity befitting of their power, horses can be a lively addition to some kinds of public events, especially parades. However, it is of crucial importance to make sure that the creatures who cannot speak for themselves are well cared for while in the employ of any handler. Deer… Read more »

Horse Barns in the Summer

Summer will soon be upon us, and that means temperatures will be higher and the humidity more potent. While we tend to think of horse barns as housing horses during inclement weather, such as rain, sleet or even snow, we also need to protect horses from the sun and the heat as well. Just one… Read more »

What is Fire Prevention Week?

We know that God is good and that we must respect His omniscient justice, but it is true that we live in a world where bad things sometimes happen inexplicably. Thankfully, we as humans have the power to help ourselves prevent the fates we so desperately want to avoid by ordering our lives to reduce… Read more »

Good Stewards for All of the Creatures

We’ve talked a lot on this blog about how to be good stewards for all of the creatures given to us in God’s domain. The horse is an incredibly powerful and beautiful creature, and these are attributes to be respected. Although some take advantage of their power over these beasts, we love to see others… Read more »

The Relationship Between Man and the Many Animals

The relationship between man and the many animals surrounding us is an important part of our compact with God. As the Bible states, “the righteous man regards the life of his beast,” and we are called to be good caretakers of the many creatures that inhabit our world. We should respect their place in nature,… Read more »