Articles - Farm Management

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Equine Welfare Guidelines

To improve welfare standards for horses around the world, researchers are working to develop a set of guidelines for how they are managed and handled.

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“Got Ice?”

For horse owners, the winter months bring icy walkways, frozen buckets, frostbitten fingers and snow drifts to wade through on the daily trek to the barn.

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Got Mud?

In the horse world it often seems that these spring showers also bring the dreaded fetlock deep mud that mires our once grass-filled paddocks.

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Equine Horsepower

Horsepower can still be found on farms and elsewhere doing traditional work efficiently and often more successfully than machines.

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Mud Management: Lessons Learned from Golf

What do horse farms and golf courses have in common? At certain times of year dealing with mud – avoiding it and minimizing it – is a full time job!

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Horses and Sheep and Cows….Oh My!

Cross-grazing horses with other species is an age-old concept, find out in this article how you can use it to your advantage.

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Brighten Your Indoor Arena Riding Experience, Naturally

WeCover Structures Inc. makes custom-designed and built indoor riding arenas, with their innovative free-span fabric-panel and steel-truss roof system.

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Eco-Friendly Horse Keeping: 10 Ways to Be Green

Making an effort to be a greener horse owner through eco-friendly management practices is beneficial to your horse’s health, the environment and your wallet

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Keeping the Herd Happy

Horses are evolutionarily designed to avoid confrontation and embrace affiliation in order to reap the most benefit from living within a group.

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Stop Barn Fires Before They Start

The Perth East Fire Department in Ontario shares tips for how to prevent barn fires.