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Barn and Farm Equipment

Horse barn equipment and farm equipment includes everything from buckets to hot water heaters to wheelbarrow and tractors. There is a lot of equipment needed for any farm. Horse Illustrated shares how to purchase, maintain, and use such items. In addition, there are safety considerations with some barn equipment. When owning a farm for the first time, there is a lot to learn about farm and barn management. Knowing the best tools for the job can make everything much easier. From cleaning and stripping stalls to planting and growing your own hay, a working horse farm has a lot of moving parts to it.

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Hay Accessories for Horses: Make Feeding Your Horses Easier

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How to Clean Buckets, Feed Tubs, Water Tanks and Hay Nets

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3 years ago

Fall Farm Prep

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4 years ago

Barn Equipment Tune-up

Read for tips on barn equipment maintenance. While you may know exactly how to get yourself and your horse in…

6 years ago

Compact Tractor Buyers’ Guide

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Eight Tractor Tips

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