Tag Archives: barn tips

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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Fire extinguisher

Fire Extinguisher Needed!!! What?   A fully charged and maintained fire extinguisher is essential to keep your barn (and home) safe. Why?   When you need it, the fire extinguisher had better work! A fire extinguisher is a cheap investment which you can pick … Continue reading

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Protecting your farm and home.

I don’t know where the following list of tips came from.  I had it on an old computer I retired.  I thought it was worth sharing, so go through your house and farm and apply it where you can. PROTECTING … Continue reading

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Fire Safety Tips for your Barn

Your North Carolina horse farm needs an annual fire safety check.  First, clean out cobwebs and sweep up loose hay in the barn.  Fire travels fast with the dust cobwebs collect and hay “kindling” on the ground.   Make sure exits … Continue reading

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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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