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Do horse feeds made of products treated with herbicides and pesticides create contaminated compost that threatens the health of future gardens? Can deworming your horses then composting their manure lead to drug residue in your pile? Find out how to make the most of your horse’s manure.
Before you bring a horse home, there’s a host of things to prepare and much to consider. Read our sources’ recommendations for owners making the transition to at-home horse care in this article excerpt from the September 2019 issue.
When you’re constructing a horse farm and have limited land, design and layout are critical to maximizing your time and resources. Download this free report for tips on how to design a functional farm on what land you have.
Get tips and information on horse farm water-quality issues, creating a water and soil conservation and nutrient management plan, and accessing resources available to help landowners comply with agricultural water quality acts.
If economics were not a factor, what would you include in your dream horse barn? Here are some amenities owners have put on their barn wish lists, plus input from a horse owner with experience in both commercial and equine construction industries.