March 2018 | Horizon Structures

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March 2018

Blog by Nikki Alvin-Smith


There are many safety factors that can easily be overlooked when building an indoor arena and it is important to take the time to plan and consider both present and future needs and of paramount importance in those considerations should be horse and rider safety.

Horse and rider safety

Be Clear About Clear Span

The geography of the U.S.A. offers diverse weather patterns, precipitation and temperature...

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March 21, 2018 posted by Content Admin

Blog by Nikki Alvin-Smith


Everything old is new again. Horse owners are increasingly adding value to their lives by returning to agricultural practices to cultivate organic produce and animal products on their farms.

The notion of going ‘old school’ and designing a multi-use barn to keep everything under one roof has seen a rise in popularity as a result. The advantages are obvious as daily chores can be completed without venturing into the elements and the benefits apply whether the weather is hot or cold.

If the...

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March 21, 2018 posted by Content Admin

Blog by Nikki Alvin-Smith


The day has finally arrived and your new horse barn is ready to use. The smell of fresh shavings, the aroma of new wood and the promise of many happy hours to come in the company of your favorite equines is on the horizon.

Before you invite your wee equine beasties inside there are a few finishing touches to consider. Follow these simple horse barn designs to increase barn safety, functionality and utility:

Seal the Surfaces

Before your horse poops against the clean wall or...

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March 9, 2018 posted by Content Admin