Tag: custom horse barns

Dietary Tips for Horses

Horses’ diets tend to vary based on where they live in the country, and what season it is. And, depending on what type of climate you live in, there could be some dangerous things for your horse to be munching on right out in the field. If you pay attention to your horse’s diet and… Read more »

Spring is Coming – Tips for Managing the Muddy Season at Your Horse Farm

Although many of us experienced a mild winter, everyone is always happy to see the arrival of spring – even if it also means that it’s “mud season.” Horse owners know this season well since a muddy season is inevitable in many areas of the country. It is worth considering, however, how to best deal… Read more »

Wild Horses in the American Rangelands

It’s like something out of an end of the world book or movie – wild horses roaming the Western rangelands—Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and South Dakota—of the United States. This isn’t a small of horses, not by any stretch of the imagination – we’re talking 31,000 wild horses! The situation has gotten so out… 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 »

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

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 »

Handcrafted keepsakes let them know you care

Hay is dried grass and plants, and it’s what horses eat when pasture grass is unavailable. Horses like to stick to a routine—their internal clocks are better than their owners are.  With that in mind, when feeding a horse, try and stick to a consistent schedule. Also, you should not feed them right before or… Read more »

A Festive Horse Barn

Are you sick and tired of having the same set up for Christmas lights and decorations every year?  Do you need a creative idea that will help make your property stand out during the holiday season?  If yes, and if you own a horse barn or stable, why not decorate your barn?  Taking the time… Read more »

Preventing a Tragedy

Today, we wanted to touch on a very sad and disheartening article that we read.  One of the most dreaded nightmares of a horse owner is watching their barn catch on fire.  This is a scary thought, especially if any people or horses are in there.  In this particular case, the horse owner sadly ten… Read more »