Small Farm Makeover: Fire Safety in Equestrian Stable Barns

Fire Safety
Consult your local fire department to improve fire safety in your barn and let them get familiar with your property in case of an emergency.

Your local fire department is a great resource. This year alone, 77 horses have already died in the U.S due to barn fire—already in June, surpassing the annual average for the last three years. One of my responsibilities, as an architect, is to design buildings that safeguard the health and …

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Conservation Planning for Your Equestrian Property – Use the National Resource Conservation Service for Healthy Horses, Healthy Environment, and to Save Money

Every equestrian property owner understands the effort it takes to care for horses. Cleaning stalls, mending fences, and maintaining buildings alone can be a full-time job. Another element that can be just as challenging is caring for the land. Horses place a significant amount of stress on pasturelands and the …

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