Tag: Custom built horse barns

The Benefits of Adding Overhangs to Your Horse Barn

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There are a lot of different ways to enhance the look and functionality of your horse barn. One of the most advantageous of these improvements is an overhang, also referred to as a lean. A barn overhang is essentially a continuation of the roof that extends the length and entrance of the structure. Overhangs are… 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 »

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 »

Four Ways to Be Green with Your Horses

Going green isn’t just good for the environment; it’s also healthier for your horse and better for your wallet. Read on for a few easy ways to go green with your horses. Buy thoughtfully When choosing green products for your horse, consider the product’s ingredients, as well as how it’s packaged and how it’s made…. Read more »

How to Fireproof Your Horse Barn

Let’s face it—disasters happen, including fires. You can’t change that, but you can be prepared. Since it only takes five to seven minutes between the time a fire ignites and the time it’s no longer safe to enter the barn and evacuate your horses, prevention is really your best option. Read on to learn more… Read more »

Interesting and Little Known Horse Facts

Horses are some of the most fascinating animals on the planet, and there are many things about them that the average person isn’t even aware of. Even if you are constantly surrounded by horses, you are likely learning something new about them every day. No matter how deep your knowledge about horses goes we’re here… Read more »

Keeping Your Stables Clean

No matter what type of stables you have on your property, keeping them clean is a must for both you and your horses. Not only can a messy stable lead to a dirty horse and rider, keeping the area clean is vital when it comes to you’re the health of your horses. If the area… Read more »

The Importance of Winter Horse Shelters

Making sure you have the proper sheds or stables for your horses is always important, and that is never truer than during the winter season. Throughout the coldest months of the year you should be especially aware of the shelter your horse does, or doesn’t have. If you find your current shelter isn’t enough, it… 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 Benefits of a 12×24 Run-in Shed

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Here at Deer Creek Structures, we’re always constructing new run-in sheds to provide shelter for horses all over the country. Recently, we just constructed a 12×24 run-in shed featuring large openings to let horses in and a mostly wooden construction for a natural appearance. That may sound like a large space, but when you have… Read more »