For centuries, barns have been a critical element of homesteads, particularly in agricultural communities. As uses for barns have changed, so too have the styles of barns and the materials used to build them. Until recently, wood was the most popular barn construction material. Today, however, metal barns are becoming increasingly popular because they cost less and require little maintenance. No matter the material, before buying a barn, there are essential things to consider to ensure the barn meets both needs and budgets.Continue reading “What to Know When Buying a Barn”
Winter is fast approaching around the country. That means below-freezing temperatures, wind, cold rain, and of course snow and ice for many areas across the US. If you’re planning to keep your horses outdoors this winter, it’s important to plan for their health and comfort as cold weather approaches.
Here are some tips to get your horses through the winter, while keeping them safe, healthy, and comfortable. Continue reading “7 Winter Tips for Horse Health & Safety”