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  • Transform a dairy barn to a horse barn
  • Converting a milk barn for horses

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    01-06-2014, 05:15 PM
  #21
Weanling
My daughter's horse's stall gets used for deworming and other treatments for head flingers because the ceiling is low on one side (angled). The horses learn really quickly not to jump or fling their head in that stall because it hurts. This is ins an old dairy barn converted to a horse barn. I don't think any of the ceilings are much over 8 feet, and my horse is 15.2 and has never had a problem.
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    01-21-2014, 10:40 AM
  #22
Foal
It's an awesome barn. I had an old dairy barn and was able to convert with no problem. Also the trainer that I go to also converted a old dairy barn into stalls for her business. Even though the ceilings are low she still has several TB's in stalls. They learn very quickly not to rear up.

The only issue I see with your barn is the electrical. Make sure that you get a certified electrician in to check out all the wires. I did not do this and lost my barn to a electrical fire. I lost all my goats but my horses were out that night.

When I built the new barn I made sure that all the electrical work was done correctly and up to county code.
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    01-21-2014, 10:00 PM
  #23
Foal
You guys have convinced me to re look at this. I can do the electrics myself and the barn does need to be rewired from scratch, there is s combination old old and new and I'd feel happier knowing it was done right. There are still benefits to both solutions and it sure is nice to have choices. The only thing that makes me think more about the old barn is that it will be easier to insulate which I've decided to do after my recent experience with a Polar Vortex. I'll let you know what I decide and share pictures. In the meantime, you're all welcome to join for the party we are planning up there as soon as the weather warms up!!
     

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