Building a Horse Property From the Ground Up

Here’s how to design your dream equestrian setup—in this case, on small acreage

Eight years ago, I dreamed of buying a small piece of country acreage and moving my horses home. I had grown up with horses in my backyard, and after riding at stables and boarding for nearly 10 years, I wanted nothing more than to wake up at 6 a.m., wander out in my pajamas to feed my horses, and stand—cup of coffee in hand—watching them munch hay. I’m not kidding.

So, during the height of the

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