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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.

Tips for Spring Pasture Maintenance

These 7 tips for spring pasture maintenance will keep your horses grazing on beautiful, healthy grass all year long. It’s…

2 months ago


Basing Horses’ Ideal Living Situations On Equine Behavior

All horse owners dream of beautiful barns, arenas, and paddocks, but equine behavior and welfare leaders are urging them to…

7 months ago

Keeping Horses and Property Safe in a Storm

Severe thunderstorms with high winds, lightning, and hail are never any fun, but they often pass by without causing any…

7 months ago

Conservation of Equestrian Space

Whether you’re an avid trail rider or more comfortable in an arena, conservation of open space for equestrian endeavors should…

8 months ago

Shade Trees for Horse Pastures

Horses are intelligent, especially when it comes to their own comfort. On a hot summer afternoon, you’ll usually find horses…

9 months ago

Feed to Prevent Founder

We all love to see our horse enjoying a graze on delicious spring grass. But that pasture your horse eats…

1 year ago

Choosing a Grazing Muzzle

Horses are physiologically designed to graze nearly constantly (up to 15 hours a day), but health issues such as obesity…

1 year ago

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 years 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…

2 years 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 years ago