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Pasture Tips to Control Weeds

The key to avoid having weeds overtake your horse pastures is to make your pastures as competitive as possible for grass–a healthy stand of grass will go a long way toward out competing the weeds. Here are six important things you can do to avoid weeds.

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outdoor wash rack

Build an Outdoor Wash Rack

Outdoor wash racks are a wonderful way to hose off or bathe your horse while allowing water to recharge the natural system. Alayne shares some tips to keep in mind when setting up your outdoor wash area.

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Rain garden

Rain Gardens on Horse Properties

Rain gardens are a bright new idea for dealing with an age-old nemesis on horse properties – too much water and MUD! Plus, they’re a fun way to deal with April showers.

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Easy Bleachers for Your Arena

These simple, low-cost bleachers are easy to construct and really fit the bill for us at Sweet Pepper Ranch, providing a nice arena viewing area

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moving stall mats

Installing Rubber Stall Mats

Initially rubber mats are a pricey investment, but they pay for themselves in stall cleaning convenience, reduced bedding costs, and comfort for your horse.

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