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Stable Management

Learn all you can about equine facility management from Horse Illustrated’s stable management articles. We write about the outside of the stable or barn to everything on the inside, including tack rooms, stalls, bedding, and farm equipment. Learn all you need to about stable management, especially when it comes to safety around the stable, organization, barn rules, insuring a barn, emergency planning, running an equine facility or business, choosing the best bedding, building a barn on your perfect equine property, creating the perfect wash rack, adding amenities to the farm, and so much more. To horse lovers, the barn is their second home. Is it any wonder that horse people want that barn to be clean, organized, safe, comfortable, and managed well.

Eco-Friendly Horsekeeping

You drive a gas-saving vehicle. You bring cloth bags to the grocery store. You turn off the faucet while brushing…

1 month ago

Fall Farm Prep

When it still feels like fall to you, your horses know better! And they start putting on their winter coats…

2 months ago

Best of Friends: Companion Animals for Your Horse

Horses are herd animals that typically do best with some form of companionship. While some horses are only happy in…

6 months ago

Stable Toolbox: The Right Tools for Projects Around the Barn

In this article, you will learn: what tools you should have for projects around the barn, what types of projects…

7 months ago

Stable Tour: An Equestrian Property Designed with Horses in Mind

Nestled on a sizable 40-acre property in Abbotsford in British Columbia, Canada, is a stunning equestrian property. The facility embraces…

7 months ago

Horse Emergency Planning Tips

It's always a good reminder to have a plan and be ready in case of a natural disaster or other…

7 months ago

Initial Results from UK Indoor Horse Arena Survey Released

When University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment graduate student Staci McGill set out to learn more about…

7 months ago

Warding Off West Nile: Protecting Your Horse from West Nile Virus

It may seem as if West Nile virus has always been a threat to horses. However, it only arrived on…

7 months ago

What Fall Cleanup Means on a Horse Farm

By Nikki Alvin-Smith, Horizon Structures Fall is officially here, and with it comes fantastic riding weather. As a horse farm…

10 months ago