Category Archives: Home tips

Gutter Cleaning Time

Whether you have gutters on your home or your barn, now is the time to make sure they are clean and free flowing.  As more leaves come down it is important to prevent clogging. Clogged gutters and downspouts lead to … Continue reading

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Termite Troubles

Termites at your Horse Farm Termites look like little white ants with long bodies in their crawling stages.  (When they swarm, they look like flying ants.)  Those little critters need water from the soil around your barn, run-in sheds, and home, … Continue reading

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Horse farm safety

Check the fire extinguisher in your barn. It is important for safety in your horse farm. Continue reading

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Disaster Preparation for Horses

Are you ready for a disaster?      I read an old article in Carolina Hoofbeats that got me started thinking…      In 1996, when Hurricane Fran hit the center of North Carolina, I did not have my horses … Continue reading

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Look at this horse farm decorating idea

Don’t like folks to see a messy kitchen at a party?  Or do you have a breaker box you would love to hide?  Try this one: I found this on Facebook.  It is from Cowgirl Magazine.  Check it out!  You will … Continue reading

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Decorating Horse Style

I have old blackboard fence which has been chewed, and I have seen multiple barns with well-chewed stalls.  If your horses are helping you out with this habit, then here is the solution!  This photo came from http://www.lizzyandmewesterndecor.com, which may be … Continue reading

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Fire ants on North Carolina Horse Farms

It is fire ant season. The mounds are popping up everywhere. Initially, mounds may be only an inch tall, but they will grow rapidly to easily a foot in diameter. If you or your horse steps in them, the ants … Continue reading

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