Horse Housing

How to Plan, Build, and Remodel Barns and Sheds

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Author: Richard Klimesh,Cherry Hill

Publisher: Trafalgar Square

ISBN: N.A

Category: Pets

Page: 201

View: 4216

A comprehensive guide that leads horse owners through the maze of designing, building, or remodelling horse barns, featuring 16 plans and 150 colour photographs.

Complete Plans for Building Horse Barns Big and Small

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Author: Nancy W. Ambrosiano,Mary F. Harcourt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780914327912

Category: House & Home

Page: 261

View: 2125

A simple, straightforward look at the costs, construction and planning involved with building a horse barn of your own, from site preparation to hardware selection. Includes construction plans of featured barns that can provide a guidline, or simply inspiration for designing a horse barn of your own.

Healthy Stables by Design

A Common Sense Approach to Health and Safety of Horses

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Author: John Blackburn,Beth Herman

Publisher: Images Publishing

ISBN: 1864705159

Category: Architecture

Page: 160

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Horse Stable and Riding Arena Design

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Author: Eileen Fabian Wheeler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470344407

Category: Medical

Page: 308

View: 697

Whether you are a veterinarian consulting on how to maintain the integrity of the grain and water in the horse'e newly-built stall; or the agricultural engineer who has been asked to design a new state-of-the-art equine shelter; or an animal scientist or horse owner who simply wants the latest, safest, and most up-to-date information on manure management - this book will fulfill your needs! This handy, user-friendly guide answers some of the toughest questions about equine shelters. Covering everything from preferred building materials such as lighting to flooring in the horse's primary shelter to design and management of a riding arena, this practical reference will guide the reader every step of the way. This practical reference is filled with clear, user-friendly design illustrations and information on ventilation, manure management, fence planning, fire safety, feed storage, bedding requirements, dust control systems, and a myriad of detailed information designed for the comfort, safety, and health of your horse in areas where cold weather is a factor.

Ultimate Horse Barns

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Author: Randy Leffingwell

Publisher: Voyageur Press

ISBN: 161060119X

Category: House & Home

Page: 192

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Each of the eighteen masterpiece horse barns featured here is an innovative, beautiful structure that embodies the owners’ love and appreciation for horses. Author Randy Leffingwell has selected barns that possess exceptional qualities—a clever response to site challenges; meticulous attention to detail, equine health, and safety; or significant historical context. The purposes of the barns range from havens for private owners to successful breeding and training facilities to historical landmarks. Ultimate Horse Barns captures the architectural beauty of these stunning structures, as well as the love and passion the owners have for their horses.

Stables and Other Equestrian Buildings

A Guide to Design and Construction

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Author: Keith Warth

Publisher: J. A. Allen, Limited

ISBN: 9780851316871

Category: Nature

Page: 102

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Offering advice on basic stable construction, DIY stables and the use of old buildings as well as large scale equestrian establishments, this book on the design and construction of stables examines how the purpose of the stable building is to provide conditions that maintain or improve the physical and mental wellbeing of the horse.

Stables

Beautiful Paddocks, Horse Barns, and Tack Rooms

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Author: Kathryn Masson

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: 0847833143

Category: Architecture

Page: 256

View: 5119

This book embarks on a lavish tour of horse country across the United States. From private to historic to state-of-the-art, twenty-five striking stables are represented, their origins traced from their vernacular beginnings in the early nineteenth century to the contemporary designs of today.

Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage

Designing and Managing Your Equine Facilities

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Author: Cherry Hill

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603428380

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

View: 1335

Keeping your own horses requires dedication, hard work, and a sincere interest in the well-being of your animals. This practical guide shows you how to design efficient facilities and establish effective maintenance routines so that your horses can stay happy, healthy, and safe on even the smallest plots of land. Offering expert advice on barn designs, fencing options, and pasture management, Cherry Hill stresses the importance of understanding horse behavior and environmentally responsible land stewardship as integral aspects of a pleasurable and rewarding horsekeeping experience.

How to Build Animal Housing

60 Plans for Coops, Hutches, Barns, Sheds, Pens, Nestboxes, Feeders, Stanchions, and Much More

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Author: Carol Ekarius

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603425365

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 272

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With dozens of adaptable plans for sheds, coops, hutches, multipurpose barns, windbreaks, and shade structures, this guide covers everything you need to know to build safe and sturdy housing for your animals. Stressing the importance of evaluating your goals, planning ahead, and budgeting accordingly, Carol Ekarius helps you determine the best structure for your particular situation and offers expert advice on tools and construction techniques. Build a functional and comfortable house for your animals that they’ll be proud to call home.

The Complete Guide to Building Classic Barns, Fences, Storage Sheds, Animal Pens, Outbuildings, Greenhouses, Farm Equipment, & Tools

A Step-by-step Guide to Building Everything You Might Need on a Small Farm : with Companion CD-ROM.

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Author: Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc.,Tim Bodamer

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company

ISBN: 160138372X

Category: Architecture

Page: 192

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With their classic barns and fences, American small farms, and the buildings that support these farms, serve a much-needed purpose as much today as then have in the past. Even with the advent of new technology frequently used on farms, these buildings have changed relatively little and are still used to house the animals that so many small farm owners work with and the feed, supplies, and equipment needed to maintain those animals. Every well-meaning farmer or property owner with livestock, small animals, or farming equipment has need of a barn or a series of outbuildings. Unfortunately, many farmers now rely on expensive contractors and construction companies to do a job many farmers traditionally undertook themselves. Knowing how to build these structures is not only a lost American art form, it is also a skill that can save you thousands of dollars. This book has been designed to ensure everyone who has ever thought of building their own barns, outbuildings, or animal pens knows exactly what is entailed-from inception of the design to the final construction stages. You will learn exactly what you need to start building outbuildings, barns, farming equipment, and farm supplies. For each of the structures showed within this book, you will learn the required dimensions and extra space you might not have previously considered, including space for your motorized Machinery, a workshop for maintaining your equipment, and loft space for hay bales, feed, and farming equipment. Regardless of what you need for your small farm or property, you will have a complete list of detailed building design plans. You will learn which building materials are best for creating your needed items as well as the best designs and methods of buildings. The companion CD-ROM contains design plans in PDF format for all the structures shown in the book plus bonus plans. Each design plan offers detailed instructions, supply lists, and diagrams. This book offers plans for building barns, storage structures, animal pens, storage sheds, and greenhouses. It also offers plans for building gates, fences, wagons, farm equipment, and other structures and equipment necessary for the success of your small farm. If you are looking to save thousands of dollars by building your own farm structures and equipment; this book will walk you through every step of the design, preparation, and construction process, ensuring success and capturing the lost art of small farm self-sufficiency.

Renovating Barns, Sheds & Outbuildings

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Author: Nick Engler

Publisher: Storey Kids

ISBN: 9781580172165

Category: House & Home

Page: 247

View: 3567

A manual on renovating barns, sheds, garages, and storage buildings in order to save them from disrepair, or convert them into spaces that are once again useful to their owners, such as storage areas, studios, or home offices.

Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage

Designing and Managing Your Equine Facilities

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Author: Cherry Hill

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603428380

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

View: 8955

Keeping your own horses requires dedication, hard work, and a sincere interest in the well-being of your animals. This practical guide shows you how to design efficient facilities and establish effective maintenance routines so that your horses can stay happy, healthy, and safe on even the smallest plots of land. Offering expert advice on barn designs, fencing options, and pasture management, Cherry Hill stresses the importance of understanding horse behavior and environmentally responsible land stewardship as integral aspects of a pleasurable and rewarding horsekeeping experience.

How to Think Like a Horse

The Essential Handbook for Understanding why Horses Do what They Do

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Author: Cherry Hill

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1580178359

Category: Pets

Page: 181

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Ask someone who works with horses how best to communicate with a balky colt and she will tell you that horses do not respond to human cajoling. To be successful the human must understand and work with, not against, the horse's instincts, needs, and fears. When a trainer resorts to human teaching methods - reasoning, begging, bribing, even hugging and kissing - the horse will become confused and unable to respond appropriately. But if horses are treated respectfully with methods they understand, everyone involved - animal and human - will be happier, safer, and more productive. Horse trainer and instructor Cherry Hill believes that every human/horse relationship benefits from a greater human understanding of what motivates horses, how they experience the world, what makes them happy, and what worries them. Journey through the equine mind with Hill as she explores all that makes a horse tick. How do his basic needs dictate his behavior and mood? What touches and tastes appeal to his senses? How does his [beta]flight or fight[gamma] instinct dictate his response to sudden movements? Hill offers interactive experiments - fun for both horse and human - that bear out her findings on horse behavior. And her final chapter presents simple training methods that draw from the insights and information presented throughout the book.

Stablekeeping

A Visual Guide to Safe and Healthy Horsekeeping

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Author: Cherry Hill,Richard Klimesh

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612122566

Category: Pets

Page: 160

View: 1542

Your horses deserve a comfortable and well-kept stable. In this easy-to-use guide, Cherry Hill shows you how to design and maintain an efficient and safe stable environment. With clear instructions and more than 250 photographs, Hill provides in-depth advice on every aspect of stable management, including stalls, tack rooms, work and storage areas, sanitation, safety considerations, and more. Good stablekeeping is an essential element of every successfully equine operation; it ensures a pleasant workplace and creates a healthy and happy environment for your horses.

Small Business Management

A Planning Approach

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Author: Joel Corman,Robert N. Lussier

Publisher: Atomic Dog Publishing

ISBN: 9781426630569

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

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In todaya s demanding economic environment, starting a small business can be a daunting task. Research has shown that an effective business plan increases the chance that a new small business will be successful. Small Business Management: A Planning Approach, 3e provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to develop a business plan, how to implement it and how to control and evaluate their implementation. Concise yet comprehensive, this text can be completed in a one-semester course. Revisions to this Edition: * Revised chapter on Operations * Future Trends in Small Business * Updated chapter on Strategy * Updated sources of financing

Barns & Backbuildings

Designs for Barns, Carriage Houses, Stables, Garages & Sheds with Sources for Building Plans, Books, Timber Frames, Kits, Hardware, Cupolas & Weather Vanes

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Author: Donald J. Berg

Publisher: Donald J Berg

ISBN: 9780966307504

Category: House & Home

Page: 96

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Designs for barns, stables, sheds, and carriage houses.

Stables

Majestic Spaces for Horses

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Author: Olga Prud'homme-Farges,Alice Vayron de la Moureyre,Gabrielle Boiselle

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: N.A

Category: Architecture

Page: 190

View: 1487

This remarkable volume features stables from around the world offering unusual designs, beautiful detailing, and riveting equestrian history. This collection of the most beautiful and notable stables includes those at Europe's famed Spanish Riding School in Vienna as well as the stables at Versailles and those of the Queen. Additionally, the best stables of Asia and the Americas are included, such as the high-rise stables of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, the stables of the storied Calumet Farm in Kentucky (home to countless Kentucky Derby winners), and a state-of-the-art stable in Mexico designed by the famed architect Luís Barragán. Anyone who loves horses and aspires to the equestrian lifestyle will treasure this book.

Equine Behavior - E-Book

A Guide for Veterinarians and Equine Scientists

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Author: Paul McGreevy

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702052922

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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Equine Behavior: A guide for Veterinarians and Equine Scientists is the quintessential reference for all who really want to know what makes horses tick. Research in horse behavior has made great strides in recent years. This book examines the truth behind modern trends and ancient traditions. Full of insight, it rounds up the latest findings of practitioners and researchers from all over the world, drawing on both cutting-edge research and best practice. With more than 1,000 references, the book explores equine behavior from first principles, by considering the behavior of free-ranging horses and focusing on ways in which management and training influence the responses of their domestic counterparts. Equine physicians, trainers, handlers and owners all need to be students of equine behavior, because the first sign of a problem is often a change in behavior. So, whether you own, ride, lead, groom, feed or heal horses, what you observe is vital to your understanding. Behavioral problems in the stable and under saddle are a grave concern for equine veterinarians worldwide, because they can lead to poor performance, welfare issues, abuse and, ultimately, wastage. Traditionally, veterinarians gave priority to the physical health of their equine patients. This book is a unique attempt to demonstrate the way science can throw light on how and why problems and unwelcome behaviors arise. It also offers ways to bring about change for the better. Beautifully illustrated with more than 500 photographs and line diagrams, Equine Behavior: A guide for veterinarians and equine scientists is an essential resource for practising veterinarians, students and enthusiasts with a specific interest in horses, ponies, and donkeys. Professional trainers and handlers, equine scientists and behavior therapists will also find its contents invaluable. Paul McGreevy is Senior Lecturer in Animal Behavior at the University of Sydney's Faculty of Veterinary Science Features a practical, hands-on approach to all aspects of equine behavior Discusses all factors that effect equine behavior Contrasts normal behavior with abnormal behavior Reviews all behavioral problems Lists and reviews the latest drug therapies Addresses difficult-to-treat clinical problems such as head-shaking, with insights from the leading researcher in this area Provides a brief clinical evaluation of 'horse-whispering' Illustrates the key behavioral differences between horses and donkeys

Starting & Running Your Own Horse Business, 2nd Edition

Marketing strategies, money-saving tips, and profitable program ideas

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Author: Mary Ashby McDonald

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 160342668X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 1053

Turn your passion for horses into a successful business. Full of proven techniques to help you maximize profits and minimize headaches, this practical guide shows you how to create a viable business plan, identify marketing opportunities, and efficiently maintain your facilities. With savvy tips on reducing veterinary and feed costs, you’ll learn how to make your operation self-sufficient and keep it financially sustainable. Whether you run a boarding stable or a riding camp, you’re sure to find the information you need to keep your business running smoothly.