Classic Equine Equipment's Blog – December 2015 Archive (14)

Barn-Related New Year's Resolutions

Barn-Related New Year's Resolutions

Have you started planning out your New Year’s Resolutions? Are you stumped on just what your goals for this next year should be? We’ve come up with some great ideas for barn-related New Year’s Resolutions. Take a look and see if one of these ideas might be right for you.

Upgrade Your Barn’s Stall Components This…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on December 31, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Preparing for Foaling Season

Preparing for Foaling Season

Before you know it, foaling season will be here. If you have broodmares in your barn, then it’s time to get ready for foaling season. Here’s a to-do list to make sure that you’re prepared for the busy season.

Assess Available Facilities

Before your mare gets closer to…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on December 31, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

How to Turn Your Dream Barn Into a Reality

How to Turn Your Dream Barn Into a Reality

Does your dream barn seem like a far-off reality? Are you overwhelmed by the task of bringing your dream barn to life? It’s not that bad – these tips can help you to turn your dream barn into a reality.

Plan Early On In the Barn Building Process

It’s so important to create really detailed…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on December 29, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Maximizing Your Barn's Indoor Storage

Maximizing Your Barns

Storage always seems to be an issue in horse barns – it seems that no matter how much storage a barn offers, you always need more! Here are some great ways that you can maximize the amount of indoor storage offered by your barn.

Install Lockers and Closets

Installing a number of lockers…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on December 24, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Keeping Horses Happy and Healthy When Turnout Isn't Possible

A man with his horse We all know that turnout is beneficial to horses, but sometimes it just isn’t possible to turn horses out. The encroaching winter weather often brings snow and ice storms, and these conditions may leave your pastures unsafe for turnout. These tips can help you to keep your horses happy and healthy when turnout isn’t possible.

Turn Horses Out in an Indoor…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on December 23, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Advantages of an Indoor Arena That You Just Can't Ignore

Advantages of an Indoor Arena That You Just Can't Ignore

Have you been contemplating whether adding an indoor arena to your property is worth the investment? We’ve got the answer for you – it is! Here are some of the biggest advantages of an indoor arena that you can’t afford to ignore.

Increased Lesson Income

Do you live in a climate…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on December 22, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

How to Make Horsehair Bracelets

How to Make Horsehair Bracelets

If you’re looking for a great memento of a beloved horse, or if you still need a creative Christmas gift for a horse-loving friend, then today’s blog is just for you! Have you ever wondered how to make a horsehair bracelet? We’ve got step-by-step directions so you can do this fun craft in your home this month.

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on December 15, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

How to Design Your Horse Barn to Withstand Heavy Snow Loads

How to Design Your Horse Barn to Withstand Heavy Snow Loads

If you live in an area which receives significant snowfall each winter, then it’s important to factor in the weight that your barn must be able to support when you’re planning the structure. Barn collapses can be devastating, but they’re also usually avoidable. These tips can help you to design your barn to…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on December 11, 2015 at 4:44pm — No Comments

Product Focus: iFeed Feeder

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At Classic Equine Equipment, we’re proud to now offer the iFeed feeder. This feeder, designed for horses, has the potential to improve your horses’ health while freeing up your schedule and saving you money. How? Let’s take a look at iFeed and its many benefits for you as a horse owner.

The Basics of the iFeed Feeder

The iFeed…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on December 10, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Creative Ways to Repurpose Old Feed Sacks

Creative Ways to Repurpose Old Feed Sacks

Do you feel bad tossing out tons of old feed sacks each week? Those feed sacks don’t have to go straight into the trash. Here are some creative ways to repurpose old feed sacks around your barn.

Use Sacks As Trash Can Liners

One of the easiest ways to repurpose old feed sacks is to use them as trash…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on December 8, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Why You Should Visit Lexington, Kentucky

Why You Should Visit Lexington

Have you ever thought about taking a trip to Lexington, Kentucky? The Horse Capital of the World, there are tons of things for horse lovers to do in Lexington. Here are some reasons why you might want to take a trip to Lexington.

Kentucky Horse Park

Lexington is home…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on December 4, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Building Ventilation Into Your Barn

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Ventilation is so important when your barn houses horses. Without proper ventilation, your horses may be at risk for respiratory issues. Did you know that the way that you build your barn can increase – or minimize – the ventilation that will be available to your horses? Here’s how you can build ventilation into your…

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Added by Classic Equine Equipment on December 3, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Best Gifts For Horse Lovers

Best Gifts For Horse Lovers

The holiday season is upon us, which means that you are probably looking for gifts for a number of horse lovers. From your best friend to your trainer to your barn owner, coming up with great ideas for gifts can be a challenge. Here are some ideas with various price points to help get you started on your…

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

Family-Friendly Online Horse Games

Family-Friendly Online Horse Games

If you look around, there are tons of online horse games available. But which are appropriate for your kids, and which are family friendly? Here’s a rundown of some of the most popular family friendly horse games.

Horse Eden Eventing…

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

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