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    11-02-2011, 09:06 PM
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Weanling
Goat Fence?

I have a question for you guys. Since I am so close to coming home, I have been doing a search for property that I can keep my horses on and live there at the same time. I found a place that has 10 acres, is fenced/cross fenced. The entire fence (perimeter and cross) on it is goat fence. Is this kind of fencing safe for horses?
     
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    11-02-2011, 10:22 PM
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Showing
If you are referring to a square mesh fencing you need to run a hot wire just above it. Horses reach across the top, lean and stretch the wire. The hot wire will prevent that. My neighbor tried it without the hot wire and before long the fence was an ugly mess and the horse could easily jump over it.
     
    11-03-2011, 12:10 AM
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Trained
I've known people to keep horses in areas with goat fencing with a hot wire, but it is not my preference. Goat fencing has 4"x4" squares and a horse can get a hoof through it and a leg caught.
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