Have you ever dreamt of keeping your horse at home on a few acres rather than boarding? It’s a happy dream, but managing equids on small acreages takes planning. From properly sizing turnout areas to ensuring horse waste doesn’t take over your facility and making sure you have a place to ride you can ensure at-home horse keeping is a fulfilling and fun experience.
Following are 10 resources available for free on TheHorse.com to help you make the most of your land when keeping horses on small properties. Find more information in the “Farm and Barn” category or by searching “small horse properties” on TheHorse.com.
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