Articles - farm management

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Storm Warning

Don’t let snow and ice storms catch you off guard. Take it from people who have been through the worst winter can dish out and get prepared!

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Scratching The Surface

The FEI’s Equine Surfaces White Paper lacks concrete recommendations about what types of footing to use for each equine discipline.

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Hope for the Best … but Expect the Worst

When disaster strikes, having a plan and being prepared could mean the difference between life and death for both horses and humans.

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Surviving the Ice Storm

After the ice storm Kirsten Brunner's Beaverwood Farm was without electricity for seven days, leaving her struggling to feed, water, and manage her horses.

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Best Biosecurity Practices

The term biosecurity refers to management practices designed to reduce the chance of infectious disease transmission on your farm.

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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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Buyers’ Guide – Treadmills, Equine Style

Treadmills for horses are becoming standard equipment at horse farms nowadays and for a variety of reasons, they reduce the need for labor and more.

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Top 10 Fencing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Besides the obvious, such as never using barbed wire, etc. here are some common fencing mistakes and how to prevent them.

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Electric Fencing Options

Gone are the days of the unreliable, ugly, sagging bare wire running around the perimeter of your pasture and in come the electric fencing options.

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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.