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  1. Favourite Indoor and Outdoor Accessories Every Barn Needs

    Favourite Indoor and Outdoor Accessories Every Barn Needs A barn is more than just the walls and roof of the structure, it’s everything that goes into making it a useful building a place safe for horses and safe for people to work. That includes all of the various accessories you have inside and outside the barn. Without these items, it would be difficult to give your horses the home they deserve or do much of the work you do around the barn. Here are five indoor accessories and five outdoor accessories every barn needs. Read more...
  2. What to Consider During Your Extreme Farm Makeover

    What to Consider During Your Extreme Farm Makeover

    Springtime is great to revamp your farm and start fresh! Especially if there are aspects that were damaged over the winter. There are endless possibilities for improvements that can make your barn look like new. In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at what can be improved during your extreme farm makeover this spring.

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  3. Spring Turnout Checklist to Keep Your Horses Happy & Healthy

    Spring Turnout Checklist to Keep Your Horses Happy & Healthy

    Horse hair is in the air - and so is spring! Our equine friends can’t wait to get outside and graze to their heart’s content. In this article, we’re going to look at some things you can do to help keep your horses happy and healthy during turnout this spring.

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  4. Classy Lane - Tragedy to Rebuild

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    Classy Lane - Tragedy to Rebuild

    System Fencing would like to congratulate Jamie & Barb Millier owners of Classy Lane Stables and all the trainers/staff involved in the recent rebuild of their training centre which following a devastating fire in January destroyed a barn, 43 race horses and the belongings of the horsemen of Classy Lane Stables a Standardbred facility located in Puslinch, ON.  We wish them all great success in the future with this beautiful new building and in their racing endeavors.

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  5. Keeping Your Horse Hydrated In the Heat

    Hydration is of dire importance with horses. There are many reasons this is true, including the most basic. Along with minerals, fat, vitamins, protein, and carbohydrates; water is the most important of the six basic nutrient categories that must be met for horses to live. Without water, horses would survive less than a couple of days. Without feed (and access to clean water) they would survive four to five times longer. Read more...
  6. Colic Surgery Aftercare: Morgan & Titan's Story

    Colic Surgery Aftercare: Morgan & Titan's Story If you’ve ever dealt with a colicing horse, you know it’s one of the scariest experiences a horse owner can go through. While most cases can be rectified without any invasive procedures, some require emergency surgery. It is my hope that you learn at least one thing from my story that could help you in the future if you ever have the misfortune of going through colic surgery with your Read more...
  7. Arena Maintenance and Grooming

    As we head into spring and start using our outdoor riding rings again we need to make sure that they are prepared along with the equipment used to prepare them. Arenas take a beating from snow, ice, rain, and wind, so it's important to create an optimal riding surface by harrowing and conditioning the arena before anyone uses it. Read more...
  8. Choosing the Best Stall Flooring for the Wellbeing of Your Horse (and Your Wallet)

    Choosing the Best Stall Flooring for the Wellbeing of Your Horse (and Your Wallet) Many people underestimate the importance of having comfortable flooring in their horses’ stalls. Some horses spend up to 23 hours a day in their stalls, and without some sort of comfort system, it can be a very long day for them Read more...
  9. Which Type of Fencing Is Best for You and Your Horses?

    Whether you’re building new paddocks from scratch, or remodeling your current paddock system, you may be overwhelmed by choice when looking at fencing options. It’s important to learn the advantages and disadvantages of each type of fencing in order to make an informed buying decision, what might be best fence for your neighbour and his or her horses may not be ideal for you. In this post we will help you choose the best fencing for you, your horses, and your budget. Read more...
  10. Herbs for Horses - HYALcare Plus

    Herbs for Horses - HYALcare Plus Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a naturally occurring polysaccharide (carbohydrate) that holds moisture between cells. Synovial fluid declines with age, excessive exercise and under some disease conditions such as osteoarthritis. It can be successfully supplemented by injection (Vet) or through the feed and is efficacious and approved for use by both methods by Health Canada. It is derived from chicken combs or may be grown like beer in stainless-steel vats using micro-organism synthesis. HA improves both the viscosity (cushioning) and the lubricating action of the joints. Hence its growing popularity in the Hunter-Jumper World. Read more...

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