Monthly Archives: August 2012

Arena footing

Are you thinking about adding an arena to your horse farm for a new place to ride?  Here is a great link to an article from Pennsylvania State on Arena Footing: http://pubs.cas.psu.edu/freepubs/pdfs/ub038.pdf This article will get you started thinking about … Continue reading

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60 Markham Lane, Apex, NC

60 Markham Lane, Apex, NC This home is conveniently located just ourside of the city limits of Cary and Apex, and is not far from farm-supply shops in Carpenter and Pittsboro.  The home has all of the rooms on one level except … Continue reading

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Horse digestive system

Here is a great article on the horse digestive system. I had to learn a lot today by necessity… http://www.thehorse.com/pdf/anatomy/anatomy10.pdf My vet prescribed probiotic and ulcer medication for my old horse.  He has become lethargic within the last couple of weeks, and his … Continue reading

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Electric fence basics

Electric fence needs to be carefully installed and then maintained after installation.  Your fence controller should be either weatherproof or have a weather-resistant location.  Solar systems will need open exposure.  Make sure you have mounted the controller in a sturdy location.  On this … Continue reading

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Electric fence safety

Electric fences are convenient and effective for horse farms. There are some safety hazards with electric fences, however, so watch out for these: 1. Avoid hopping over fences, to avoid entanglement. 2. Electric fences that are run underground (as under … Continue reading

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