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February 2019

Blog By Nikki Alvin-Smith


With mosquito season around the corner it may be prudent to consider how you can protect your horse barn from bird infestation. While we may not mind the presence of sparrows or finches nesting in barn rafters, or pigeons flying around the indoor arena, unfortunately breeding sites for birds do pose a threat to horse health. Birds and barns go together like bats and belfries. The presence of nesting birds, due to the mess their droppings can cause with unwanted decoration of walls and walkways, can drive some barn owners mad.

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February 19, 2019 posted by Content Admin

Blog By Nikki Alvin-Smith


In the wonderful world of horse ownership we often find ourselves on the move as we upgrade to a larger property or downsize to a smaller one. When you have horses the move can become complicated, as you have to leave behind your horses’ living structures and fenced paddocks. Unless your new property is already set up for horses you may need to board them out temporarily while you construct a new shelter. A great solution to save you those out of pocket expenses is the portable run-in shed.

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February 13, 2019 posted by Content Admin

I don’t know about you, but the cabin fever is REAL in our house right now. With temperatures plummeting and frost creeping up the windows, I’m dreaming of warm spring days, open doors and the sweet sounds of children’s spirited adventures…outside.

Children and Playset

You too? Maybe it’s time to finally invest in that backyard playset you’ve been thinking about. It’s never too early to start planning for spring. But with all the options out there, how on earth do you know which...

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February 1, 2019 posted by Content Admin