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  1. Horse Boarding
    I'm in the process of moving to a barn with my first horse where they have large lockable tack lockers. I have never used a tack locker before and I am looking for some tips to keep it neat and space efficient. I currently don't have a photo, but they have shelves and room for 2 saddles. I don't...
  2. Barn Maintenance
    I'm looking at keeping two horses on about 2.5 acres of quality pasture 24/7 with access to a run-in and a lean to. However, I am having trouble figuring out where to store hay. In the winter months I anticipate going through about a bale a day if not more. When you don't have a barn where do...
  3. Horse Nutrition
    So, we recently cleared land and put up fencing on our property for one horse and two goats. Unfortunately, the property is very poorly set up for horses. The land is sloping and the driveway, house, septic, well, etc were not well placed to accommodate horses, or the necessary buildings...
  4. Horse Nutrition
    My husband and I are getting ready to add a horse or two to our family soon, and were looking at different ways to store hay. It seems like the simplest option would be to tarp, but how exactly would one do that? Do you need to put something under everything besides the pallets? How large of a...
  5. Barn Maintenance
    So I have recently gotten back into riding after about 10 years of not. Lately, my husband and I have talked it over and are looking to expand our family by a horse or two in the next few years. We're working on the plans for the barn and for storing hay, and were wondering how much hay an...
  6. Horse Health
    Not sure if this is the right place to put this, but after coming to the barn after an extremely stressful day I found that my bottle of iodine had leaked into everything! Grrr. Does any one have any tips for storing these items away from everything else? I was thinking of getting a plastic bin...
  7. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I have worked around horses almost all my life, but this is my first time owning one for myself so naturally I have a lot of questions about stuff I never really had to think about before. (: I am going to be boarding her at a public barn with 50 other horses soon and they have a few tack rooms...
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