Articles - farm management

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Rural Equine Vet Shortage

Rural Canada has suffered from an equine vet shortage for decades. What can be done to provide services to the far-flung horse owners in this country?

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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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Rebuilding After Tragedy

Classy Lane’s fire prevention strategy also includes undergoing regular inspection by the Puslinch Fire Department. Keep reading for more information.

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Essential Guide to Emergency Preparedness

No matter what the disaster – fire, flood or extreme weather conditions – there are a number of things you can do to help yourself, your barn and horses.

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6 Diseases You Can Catch From Your Horse

There are some diseases that can be transmitted from horses to humans. Diseases that are communicable between animals and humans are called zoonotic.

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Protect your Horses and your Stuff

Security isn’t only the purview of barns housing million-dollar mounts and expensive tack. Even modest operations and private barns can fall victim to theft

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Bedding

Choose the best stall bedding for your horse, taking into consideration their healthy, safety and comfort, as well as affordability and storage.

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Designing the Perfect Tack Room

Many stable owners are incorporating more creature comforts into their tack room in addition to the practical functions of storing and cleaning tack.

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Heating with Manure

Farm owner Tim Millard turned a mountain of manure into a cheap, renewable, efficient, and environmentally-friendly heating system for his arena and barn.

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Boarding Stable

Maintaining a positive and long-lasting relationship at the barn between boarders and owners/managers can be an art in itself.