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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.

Stable Vices vs. Coping Mechanisms

We all have our own ways of dealing with stress, setbacks, relationship woes, demanding workloads and all of the effects…

4 weeks ago

6 Tips to Help Your Horse’s Boredom

When horses get bored, they sometimes get destructive, as many chewed stall walls and broken fence rails can attest. A…

1 month ago

Board or Build: Finding the Best Option for your Horse

Whether you’ve owned horses for a long time or you’re planning to buy your first horse (or first horse in…

5 months ago

Free Barn Fire Prevention Seminar

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), 326 deadly barn fires occurred during the period 2013-2017. In 2022 a…

7 months ago

Selecting a Horse Trailer to Fit Your Needs

Many of us depend on trainers or friends to haul our horses to competitions, trailheads, or emergency veterinary appointments. That’s…

9 months ago

Avoiding Equine Legal Issues

Because virtually every aspect of horse ownership carries some degree of risk, horse owners should consider the possibility that things…

10 months ago

Download a Horse Show Checklist and Stall Card

When it comes to horse shows, preparation is half the battle. It's important to make sure you don't leave any of…

10 months ago

Modern-Day Workhorses: All About UTVs and ATVs for the Horse Farm

Once upon a time, the typical horse farm needed little more than a single trusty tractor to handle most of…

12 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago