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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....

Build a Mounting Block

When I was finally allowed to get back on my horse after knee surgery, I needed a good mounting block to do so. The store-bought version we had didn't seem sturdy enough, so we built a sturdy, permanent version. Here's how....

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Build a Low-Cost Hay Feeder

Tired of seeing your horse eating in mud? Or wasting hay that gets buried in filth? Here’s any easy, low-cost way to build a chore-efficient feeder. We built three, one for each horse in our group pen where we are temporarily housing horses while building permanent facilities for them. Since we moved in this summer we’ve been feeding on the ground – not a very satisfactory solution since horses that...

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