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Blog By Nikki Alvin-Smith


There are expenses over and above the barn to consider when you purchase horse housing. The key to staying on budget is to be aware of all the components and put together an accurate list that identifies the real costs of construction of your new horse barn.

Center Aisle Horse Barn

Start your barn purchasing process with a ‘to-the-penny’ quote for the actual structure itself. Include itemized prices for all options and...

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May 22, 2020 posted by Content Admin

Blog By Nikki Alvin-Smith


If you’ve boarded your horses and then had the opportunity to bring your horse home to your own property, you’ve probably already experienced the sincere joy of keeping your own horse in your own backyard. Many horse owners love the availability of daily interaction with their horse, even if it does mean more work mucking stalls and fencing pastures.

Horse owner and horses

The romance of sitting on the back porch after a hard day’s work...

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May 22, 2020 posted by Content Admin

With most of us cooped up inside our homes thanks to the global health crisis, the need for fresh air has never been more important. According to research on the Royal Society, this increased isolation can lead to some negative mental health effects—from cognitive decline, to a weakened immune system.

While the restrictions make it complicated to simply visit the park as we please, it doesn't mean you should just lie on the couch the entire day. Fortunately, you can still take care of...

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May 6, 2020 posted by Content Admin

Blog By Nikki Alvin-Smith


Eco-friendly compost created by your chickens from deep litter bedding in your coop is a marvelous method for recycling a high quality, sustainable product back to Mother Earth.

Expert on all things chicken, Lisa Steele of FreshEggsDaily.com, researched this interesting fact on the topic of the manure quality:

According to poultry expert and author, Harvey...

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May 6, 2020 posted by Content Admin