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  1. Farm Forum
    My fence is a single run of half inch electric tape. Total length is approximately 1000 feet, plastic insulators on metal T-posts. Fence charger says it is good for 10 miles. I did not "close the loop", so near the charger one end has the full voltage and the other is down a bit, but still...
  2. Barn and Stable Building and Maintenance
    Hi all! What brand of electric braid fencing do you use or prefer? Does anyone use DARE Equi-braid? That is the brand my local farm supply store carries and it looks decent. Of course I know everyone seems to recommend the Electrobraid, but its at the top of my price range and I wonder if a...
  3. New to Horses
    So I am putting up a new fence, and I need to know how far I can stretch the wire between the posts. I am using 6 foot t-posts with either steel wire or this stuff: Powerfields 9 Wire Polywire - 660 Ft. - Mills Fleet Farm. How far can I go between posts with each of these options? I had started...
  4. New to Horses
    I hope I am posting this in the correct forum. I am bringing my horse home and I need to set up a fence in less than two weeks. This is obviously a very short amount of time and is not going to be easy to accomplish. I am trying to figure out the quickest cheapest way to set up a temorary fence...
  5. Barn and Stable Building and Maintenance
    Hi, I just moved into a new place and am looking for information on how to fence in my horses. I have two horses and they have about an acre that I need to fence in. My barbed wire fence that was on the property is broken and would need repair. I am looking into electric fencing, as there is a...
  6. New to Horses
    hi, I just moved into a new place and am looking for information on how to fence in my horses. I have two horses and they have about an acre that i need to fence in. My barbed wire fence that was on the property is broken and would need repair. I am looking into electric fencing, as there is a...
  7. Horse Health
    Before you buy this fence product make sure you ask how Horses get free when they get tangled...The company does not have an answer and if you have an injury they get you to complete a 50 question document which asks questions about how you installed your fence and how your horse acts...they...
  8. Horse Talk
    I just have a quick question. I have been looking and looking but I can't find the answer. How far should the wire to connect the charger to the fence be? Thanks for your help!!
  9. Horse Talk
    We are wanting to put an electric fence in our backyard for temporary use. We only want to use one strap and I was wondering what kind of electric fencing you all recommend and what all I need to do i.e how many volts. Also how the fence should be set up, this is our first time using an electric...
  10. Barn and Stable Building and Maintenance
    Hi everyone, I have a big boy who truly believes he is a bulldozer when I leave his sight, so I need a strong electric fence to keep him from pushing the fence over. The box needs to be solar powered. Any recommendations about what you use or have heard is best would be greatly appreciated...
  11. Barn and Stable Building and Maintenance
    Well, one of my geldings got himself stuck in the fence today. When i found him you could see the sheer terror on his face. "OMG thats moving... and that over there isn't... they are both going to eat me and i cant run". I calmed him down and i had grabbed a pair of wire clippers before...
  12. Horse Talk
    I'm new to the forum and not exactly sure where it makes the most sense to post this! Any thoughts on the below situation would be much appreciated! I recently moved my horse to a new farm, which, for all intents and purposes, seemed like (and in many ways is) a safe, well-organized, clean and...
  13. Tack and Equipment Classifieds
    EasySnap Insulators - For Vinyl & Wood Rail Fencing www.esfencing.com Built to last! The patented EasySnap Insulator is made from a durable, non-conductive and “poly” plastic that is designed to withstand not only the extreme elements of weather, but the physical support challenges required...
  14. Barn and Stable Building and Maintenance
    We currently have a 1/2 acre of split rail fencing (3 rails) and the top and middle rail currently have high tensile wire on them for our one horse. i wanted to add high tensile woven wire from the bottom to middle rail because we are thinking of adding a pig, calve or some smaller animals to...
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