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Installing Rubber Stall Mats

Initially rubber mats are a pricey investment, but they pay for themselves in stall cleaning convenience, reduced bedding costs, and improved horse comfort. Check out this post to learn how to install mats. ...

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Give Away Horse Manure and Stall Waste

Looking for a suitable manure management plan for your horse property, but not interested in composting? Finding a good home for all that stall waste is a useful option to consider....

Reducing Bedding Saves Money and Time

Using less bedding can save you time and money. Less bedding use means cleaning stalls will be easier and quicker (since you won’t have to hunt around for manure hidden in mounds of shavings). It also means you end up with less stall waste to deal with. If you compost, it means that you’ll have less carbon in your compost so it will compost better and faster--and you’ll end up with a nicer finished...

Bedding Selection

This week’s excerpt on stall bedding will be more relevant for those horse owners who house their horses on their own property. Bedding is a necessity if you bring your horse into a stall, and there are a surprising amount of product choices, but which is the most economical? This primarily depends on what’s available where you live....

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