Barns and Sheds

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Winter Barn Ventilation

Barn ventilation is essential for the health and safety of your horses and the maintenance of your barn. A little effort up front can prevent expensive and disappointing problems later.

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Barn Upkeep/Equipment

High-quality products and maintenance can save time, money and providing a safer environment for your horse.

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Take a Tour of the Olympic Stables


Members of the foreign press were invited to tour the Olympic stables. Access was limited and we didn’t get to see all of the stable blocks (we were assured they’re all identical), but we got a glimpse of life inside the famously

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Barn Innovations

We’ve come a long way since the days of the simple tie stall and the humble hitching post. Necessity is the mother of invention, and through the years we’ve added stall mats, cross-ties, hay racks, and automatic waterers to the mix.

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Barn Design Tips: A Place to Call Home

Placement of the barn in a convenient, well-drained location, close or adjacent to turnout areas should be your primary consideration. Access for hay, feed, or bedding delivery vehicles is important. Try to put the structure downwind from the house,

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Healthy Habitats for Your Horse

There are many benefits to keeping horses on your own property, but there are also responsibilities, and one of the biggest is barn maintenance. Whether your barn is old or new, there are products on the market that can help ease the burden.

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Home Sweet Barn

Change has been constant in the equine industry during the past couple of decades, ranging from sophisticated health care and treatment to improved living quarters for horses in our care, custody, and control.

When the horse was the prime

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Run-In Shed Makeover

You’ve watched your horses hide in their run-in sheds from the harsh elements all winter. Now, they’re finally ready to trade its protection for the sun’s warm rays giving you the perfect opportunity to make a few improvements.

While safety

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Housing the Horse

The health and safety of the horses that will live in a barn are of primary importance no matter the style. But barns come in many sizes, shapes, and styles to meet the needs of intended use, climate, site, and the owner’s budget. Personal taste

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Solar Horse Barn

Solar electricity, produced by photovoltaics (PV), is a proven means of generating electricity from the sun, and it’s not just for high-tech houses anymore. Whether you want to be more “green” in your electrical use on the farm, you have a remot

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Budget Barn Design

Quick Barn Fixes

You can create a functional, safe barn in an existing structure on your property with some practical,

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VHW, Inc. Acquires Barnmaster, Inc.

VHW, owner of MD Enterprises, Inc., announced the acquisition of Barnmaster, Inc., joining two of the nation’s leading manufacturers of barns, stables, and agricultural facilities. Combining these companies brings the strength of more than 55

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Hazard-Free Homes

A run-in shed is probably the least expensive shelter you can give your horse(s)–and, some believe, one of the healthiest. With a run-in shed, your horse lives as near to nature as domesticity allows. But that shed can’t be a slap-dash

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Airing Out Your Barn

Many agree that older barns are gorgeous, but are they good for horses? There are many issues to consider, such as construction, footing, layout, and safety. One of the biggest issues is ventilation–is your horse getting enough air?

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