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Home and Acreage

Many horse owners have their horse on the same property as their house along with enough acreage to support their horse’s nutritional needs. Whether you want to design your own property for an overall horse home or you want tips on maintaining your farm or ranch and its acreage, Horse Illustrated has you covered with its articles on home and horse farms. Delve deeper into topics, such as arenas and footing and pastures and fencing. Topics include designing your perfect horse property, building a barn, creating an arena on site and how to maintain that arena, types of footing, pasture maintenance, managing mud, poisonous plants, types of horse fencing, what fencing to avoid, and more.

Good Neighbor: Horse Property Ownership 101

If you’re like many horse property owners around the country, suburban sprawl and increased development has made your neighbors these…

2 weeks ago

Selecting the Perfect Tractor for Horse Property

Even small tractors are a big investment, so it’s important to get the right size tractor for the work you…

3 weeks ago

Shopping for Horse Property Made Easy

What does your dream setup look like? A cozy cottage with a view of your horses grazing out back, or…

2 months ago

Wise Up With Your Ring-Wise Horse

Just like humans, horses can grow tired of certain situations and develop a sour attitude toward a repetitive job. Nothing…

4 months ago

It’s Electric: All About Electric Horse Fencing

Electric fencing remains a very popular and effective fence choice for many horse properties. And it’s for good reason: Electric…

9 months ago

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle at the Barn

For over 50 years, the “green” movement has been gaining ground, encouraging everyone to be conscious of the critical need…

9 months ago

What Type of Fencing is Best for Horses?

Horses are some of the most majestic animals on this planet—and if you don’t believe us, just take a moment…

10 months ago

Horse Pasture Rehab

On a rise near the edge of our horse property, we have two adjoining pastures. This is where a couple…

1 year ago

How to Grow Your Own Hay

Most horse owners must purchase hay every year—a process that can be somewhat frustrating as it puts you in search…

2 years ago

Winter Survival Guide: How to Get Your Horse Through Winter

Winter horse keeping can be a real pain in the neck, no matter where you live and what challenges come…

2 years ago