Classic Equine Equipment's Blog – October 2015 Archive (19)

Technology to Include When Building Your Dream Barn

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As you plan out how you will bring your dream barn to life, are you thinking about the technology that you want to include in your barn? It’s best to plan your technology out during your early stages of planning your barn. Here are some types of technology that you might want to…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 30, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Ways to Save On Your Bedding Costs

When you add up all of you at the end of the month, there are a few bills that typically stand out: your feed bill and your bedding bill. Bedding bills can be costly, especially if you house many horses in your barn. You can take control of your bedding bill, though – here are a few ways to save on your bedding…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 29, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Ulcer Prevention Tips to Use In Your Barn

Ulcer Prevention Tips to Use In Your Barn

Ulcers. They’re a widespread issue, especially amongst performance horses. Luckily, ulcers are both preventable and treatable! If you want to prevent ulcers in your barn, then these tips can help to keep your horses healthy and ulcer-free.

Feed Small, Frequent…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 28, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Tips to Make the Barn Building Process Go Smoothly

 Tips to Make the Barn Building Process Go Smoothly

Are you planning to build your dream barn one day? Building a barn, or any structure, is time-consuming and can be a stressful event. We’ve seen projects that have gone smoothly, and others that haven’t. Here’s what you need to know to make the process of building your barn go…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 28, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

How to Choose the Best Barn Builder for Your Project

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When you start your barn building project, you will need to choose a barn builder, or contractor, who is perfect for the job. The barn builder is the person who largely coordinates the entire project, so working with the right builder is really important. Here are some tips to help you choose the best barn builder for your project!

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 23, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

How to Build Your Barn to Maximize Your Convenience

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Your barn's design can make your day-to-day chores faster and much more convenient, but it’s important that you consider this when you're planning out your barn. Here are some features that you’ll want to include in your barn to maximize its convenience.

Create Wide Barn Aisles

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 22, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Barn Designs that Can Keep Your Senior Horse Healthier and Happier

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If you have a soft spot in your heart for senior horses, then you may want to take the needs of senior horses into account when designing your barn! The overall design of a barn or stable can contribute to your senior horse’s comfort and health. Here’s what you’ll want to consider when building a barn for a senior…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 21, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

4 Tips to Cut Costs When Building a Barn

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When building your dream barn, you'll want to stay within your budget while also getting the best value for your money! Here are some ways that you can safely cut costs when building a barn to help stay within budget while bringing your dream barn…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 20, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Tips to Transition from Your Barn Life to Your Outside Life

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Sometimes life leaves us no choice but to immediately go from the horse barn back to our “outside lives.” Whether it’s heading to the office or a family function, we may find ourselves trying to hide the evidence we’ve been to the barn. If you have to return to your “outside life” immediately after…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 19, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

5 Tips to Motivate Yourself to Go Ride

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With the cooler weather and shorter days, it becomes more and more difficult to get yourself out to the barn and into the saddle. Finding that initial motivation to go ride can be a real challenge, so we've come up with some great tips to get yourself motivated and out to the barn.

Schedule a Ride with a…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 16, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

How to Design Your Barn to Maximize Safety When Handling Horses

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We all know that horses are injury and accident prone, but designing your barn carefully can help to maximize safety for both the horses and people! Think about incorporating these safety tips into your barn.

Build a Generously Sized Barn Aisle

When planning your barn aisle, make…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 15, 2015 at 10:18am — No Comments

Designing the Perfect Wash Bay

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Having a wash bay in your barn can make day-to-day horse care and grooming so much easier. But it’s important that you design your wash bay correctly from the start. Here are six steps to designing the perfect wash bay!

Install Adequate Drainage

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 14, 2015 at 3:01pm — No Comments

Barn Building Tip: Know the Climate of Your Location

There's a lot to think about when you’re planning to build a horse barn. From how best to position the barn on the property to just what style of a barn you want to build, your plans will quickly become detailed and extensive! But there’s one common factor that you don’t want to forget about until it’s too late: Climate.

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 13, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Considerations When Building a Breeding Barn

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When you’re building a breeding barn, careful consideration needs to go into every element of that barn! From the barn layout to the components that you put into it, the safety of your mares, stallions, and foals depends on your vigilance during the build. Consider these points when building your breeding…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 9, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Designing Your Barn to Make Hay Deliveries Easy

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When you own a barn full of horses, hay deliveries are an essential part of life. No one enjoys hay deliveries – they’re tiring and often difficult – but you can build your barn to help make hay deliveries easier! Here are some tips to make sure that hay deliveries run smoothly.

Position the Barn So the…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 8, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Common Barn Layouts to Consider

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Are you trying to plan out your dream barn, but are running short on ideas? Not sure of what type of layout to use for your custom barn? No problem. Let’s take a look at some of the more common types of barn layouts so that you can find the layout that is just right for your barn!

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 7, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Precautions to Take During Hunting Season

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With the fall’s beautiful weather comes hunting season. Whether you’re heading out for a trail ride or turning your horses out in a pasture adjoining the woods, you need to be aware of the hunting seasons and take a few precautions. Here are some tips to help keep you and your horses safe!

Identify…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 6, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

5 Tips to Prolong the Life of Your Horse Blankets

Tips to Prolong the Life of Your Horse Blankets

It’s hard to believe it, but blanketing season is upon us yet again! Quality horse blankets can be expensive, so it’s important to make them last as long as possible. Here are some great tips to help prolong the life of your horse blankets.

Clean Blankets Every Year

Make sure that all of…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 2, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Should You Take a Break from Riding?

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At some point in their riding careers, many people wonder whether they should give riding a break. Maybe your life outside of the barn has gotten too busy, or maybe you don’t find the same enjoyment in riding that you once did. But should you take a break from riding?

Return to Riding…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on October 1, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

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