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Horse Stalls and Bedding

Horse stalls provide important shelter for a horse, and the right bedding makes that shelter comfortable. They are great for sheltering your horse when cold weather or rain, sleet, and snow hit. And also when the weather becomes too hot, they can get your horse out of an unrelenting sun. Your horse’s shelter should be warm during the winter and cool during the summer and always comfortable, with enough air flow and space. Horse caretakers will need to learn how to clean a stall, choose the right bedding, decide on whether mats are to be used, and more. Horse Illustrated‘s article archive helps owners make the right choices for their horse’s shelter.

Stable Skills: How to Clean a Stall

Taking time out to clean your horse’s stall can be a bummer when all you want to do is ride.…

3 years ago

Fall Farm Prep

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

4 years 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…

5 years ago

Stall Bedding Options

  The most important features of stall bedding are absorbency, comfort, non-toxicity, availability and affordability. Here are a few to…

7 years ago

The Stall Fixer-Upper Guide

  Horses are…challenging on their stalls, to say the least. Between the standard chewing, banging, leaning, and pushing, it doesn’t…

8 years ago

Horse Stall Bedding Options

When your horse has to spend time in a stall, make sure he's comfortable with the right type of bedding.…

9 years ago

Horses on a restricted diet resort to eating bedding

When put on a restricted diet, overweight ponies have been shown to snack on stall bedding according to research from…

12 years ago

Barn Building: Stalls

The biggest dilemma you’ll face is choosing among the vast array of options and combinations available; again, safety and ventilation…

17 years ago