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  1. Farm Forum
    I've recently decided that it'd be really handy to have my own roundpen at the farm but a lot of materials are quite expensive. I've heard that pallets can be good to use to make a more affordable and still functional roundpen. So I'd love to see any designs you guys have used for your...
  2. Farm Forum
    Another Potential Property - Take 2 So I found another property that could work, verses the fixer upper that was mentioned in my last thread. I was speaking with someone about it the other day and the general thought about this property is to invest into it now by adding some improvements over...
  3. Horse Training
    Hello everyone :) It's been a few months since I last posted as circumstances made me sell my horse unfortunately. However, things have changed once more. In a few weeks, I'll be moving to a different town and into my grandparent's cabin on their farm. On this farm, they have two little...
  4. Farm Forum
    I'm a 22 year-old young woman who, odviously, loves horses. I Don't have a whole lot of experience to speak of, I haven't even owned my own horse! However I do have 2 years of exprience of working at a horseback riding stable where I guided small (or helped guide large) groups of riders on our...
  5. Farm Land For Sale or Lease
    We are looking at buying a small 2 acre small holiding with 3 bed bunglaow a bulilding that might get planning for a business or home conversion and lots of sheds etc that we could keep animals in or run a business from...I know 2 acres is tiny when you think of it especially with 9 horses and...
  6. Horse Trainers
    This has been a topic that has come up a few times at our barn and would love to hear any thoughts or opinions!
  7. Barn Maintenance
    Hola all! My best friend and I want to have our own farm one day, and whilst trying to make a sort of barn plan I've run into a huge problem... Sizes confuse me. I'm lost when it comes down to trying to figure out sizes. Currently, we have stalls sizes at, Typical horses - 12x14 Drafts - 16x16...
  8. Horse Boarding
    My family is in the process of moving to Durango, Colorado and I am looking for inspiration and suggestions for my farm/horse business. I am looking to start with boarders and am interested to know what Durango boarders are looking for. To start we will have a small barn and large pastures. I...
  9. Horse Boarding
    Hello all! I am new to this forum and hoping that some of you veterans can give me some advice and some more things to think about. I will be moving "home" to my family farm that is currently not being utilized for anything other than sharecropping. I'm tired of seeing corn year after year...
  10. Horse Boarding
    Just wondering what people pay for boarding/lessons and(or) leasing, and where. I'm just curious about the difference in costs, from place to place. I live in Ontario, Canada. I board at a fairly new, hunter/jumper facility (2 years old). We are a "show barn". We attend all the bronze/trillium...
  11. Farm Forum
    Hey, so my husband and I are looking into buying property next year. Taking the huge leap! I have some experience with farms, and my husband does as well, but by no means are we totally prepared for this life choice. My husband would still work full time, but I will be devoting my time and...
  12. Farm Land For Sale or Lease
    I'm not sure if this is the right part to post this in, but I hope ya'll can help me. My husband and I have been looking for a small hobby farm for quite some time. I'm an avid horse lover, and have years of experience working with them. My husband wants acreage for our son to have room to...
  13. Farm Animals
    Clucky, who isn't alive anymore, was probably one of the best cockerels I'd ever had. He was actually a guaranteed hen when we bought him - pah, yeah right - and he's a Rhode-Island Red cross with something else. I just thought I'd share this with you, because he was a one of a kind, in my...
  14. Horse Boarding
    I have decided that I think I am going to try to keep my horse at school with me next semester at Penn State University Park in the State College PA area. I am not from around the area, so I am very ill informed about boarding options up there. Any opinions, recommendations? I am looking for a...
  15. Barn Maintenance
    If you would like to add on to your barn or stables then just think about what you would expect at a stable you would chooseto board at. Respond personally. I would like an indoor ring and an outdoor ring. Several extra stalls. Easy access to shavings, hay, grain, water. Obstacles availible for...
  16. Farm Forum
    Hi, I am trying to earn money to buy a car. What are some good ideas for making money on a farm about 20 acres. :-? P.s. i'm fifteen
  17. Farm Forum
    I'm looking at leasing a horse barn. It has 15 stalls, and indoor/oudoor, on 15 acres. This would be my first time leasing so I'm stumped on what I should ask. Its already a boarding/riding lesson facility. And I was hoping that if I leased it, I would be able to keep the income the farm...
  18. Horse Talk
    At age 59, I'm living with a retired hubby on a small farm, and my aim is to purchase a horse this year. However, I don't know where to start. There are many in my area (southern Virginia/Blue Ridge Mountains), but other than knowing in general what I'd like to have, I worry about finding a...
  19. Horse Pictures
    Here are my two foals from this spring. Hope is on the left, her brother "Naughty" (as I affectionately call him!) is on the right! :lol:
  20. Welcome! Introduce yourself here!
    Hello from Georgia! Anyone want to buy a farm so I can say "Hello from FL"? My name is Ashley, I'm 36 years old, a single Christian mom, and own/operate a farm in NW GA called Rivermont Farm. I've been in the horse business since I was a child, and still have my first horse (Sultan) that I...
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