Horse Housing & Equipment Books

(Barns, Shelters, Fencing, Tractors, Trailers, etc.)

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Build The Right Fencing For Horses
by: Clay, Jackie

Fencing tools, fence posts, anchor posts and braces, stringing wire fence, jackleg fence, fencing large and small pastures, fencing corrals and paddocks, training pens, the three most common fencing problems. 32 pgs.
c. 1999, Booklet...$3.95

Building or Renovating a Small Barn for Your Horse
by: Jackie Clay
Fundamentals of building for horses, tips & techniques for remodling, building a simple run-in shelter, designing the layout for a small barn renovation, roofing, building a stall, providing food & water in the barn, finishes to preserve your horse shelter. 32 pgs.
c. 1999...Booklet...$3.95

Complete Guide to Buying, Maintaining & Servicing a Horse Trailer
by: Scheve, Neva Kittrell

The first and only book for both owners and buyers of horse trailers. It's a resource that gives prospective buyers, faced with hundreds of models to choose from, the means to make the right choice. It's a manual that gives current owners information on maintaining and caring for their trailers. This authoritative book, with more than 175 illustrations, addresses a number of important topics, including how to: * Determine whether to buy a new or a used trailer. * Ask the right questions of the dealer or owner. * Weigh the options and select the best model for your needs. * Evaluate tow vehicles and hitches. * Master pre-trip preparations.* Care for your current trailer. * Load, drive, and use a trailer safely. * Deal with typical exterior, interior, electrical and mechanical problems. * Assess the work of repairmen if the job is more than you can handle.
c. 1998, S/C...$20.95

Complete Plans For Building Horse Barns Big & Small
by: Ambrosiano, Nancy

The detail of 18 actual barns are examined, ranging in complexity from the simplest sun shed to an eight horse barn with a spacious home overhead. The practical advice includes detailed drawings, material lists, advice on environmental and zoning concerns, planning site location, and preparation. B/W photos & illustrations. 247 pages.
c. 1997, 2nd Ed, H/C...$39.95

Equine Arena Handbook: Developing A User-Friendly Facility
by: Malmgren, Robert

Building & maintaining an equine arena involves major expense. Before you invest in building, improving, or maintaining your arena, buy this book. Learn the importance of a good base, create good & safe footing, learn about arena maintenance & dust management, proper drainage and much more. B/W photos. 126 pgs.
c. 1999, S/C...$17.95

Equipping Your Horse Farm: Tractors, Trailers, Trucks & More
by: Hill, Cherry & Klimesh, Richard

An in-depth look at every aspect of selecting, maintaining, and using tractors and horse trailers. Accompanied by photos & illustrations, the authors guide you through an evaluation of the options available in tractors, from horsepower & transmission to tires & appearance. A checklist is included detailing what to look for if buying a used tractor. You will learn the kind of trucks and hookups required for towing various capacity trailers. Discussed are: floorplans, loading entry, suspension, and accomodations for horses and owners. Also included is information on smaller farm implements: loaders, spreaders, harrows, mowers, hay balers, wagons and more. B/W photos & illustrations. 181 pgs.
c. 2006, S/C...$19.95

Field Management (Threshold Picture Guides #8)
by: Watson, Mary Gordon

Management of paddocks & fencing, including: poisonous plants, palatable grasses and herbs, field care, safe and secure fencing, gates, haymaking, grazing management, shelter and sheds, water. Color illustrations. 24 pgs.
c. 1994, Booklet...$12.95

Fields & Fencing (Threshold #8)
by: Watson, Mary

Step-by-step guide to the management of horse paddocks & fencing.
c. 1988, Booklet... $12.00

Horse Housing: How To Plan, Build, And Remodel Barns And Sheds
by: Klimesh, Richard & Hill, Cherry
Whether building a new barn or improving an existing one, this is the perfect guide. From finding the best building site to choosing stall latches, this is chock full of how-to tips. It explains in detail which materials are good to use around horses, and how good lighting, flooring, and ventilation make a big difference to both horses and people. And it goes beyond theory -- offering information, like how to estimate concrete and shingle a new roof or replace an old one. The book contains 16 plans, an extensive directory for locating services needed for barn construction, and a glossary of more than 300 terms to help demystify the building process. Color photos. 201 pgs.
c. 2002, H/C...$29.95

Roofs & Rails (Western Horseman)
by: Ehringer, Gavin

How to plan and build your ideal horse facility. Building type & site, construction styles, siding, roofs, floors, bedding, climate control, lights & wiring, plumbing, storage & wash area, pens & corrals, fence materials, hiring a builder, and assorted plans.B/W photos & illustrations. 143 pgs.
c. 1995, S/C... $14.95

Stables & Shelters (Threshold Picture Guides #13)
by: Webber, Toni

Straightforward advice on stables and field shelters for horses and ponies. Includes: Stable types, suitable site, layout & size, stable fittings, flooring, tack rooms, hay storage, maintenance. Color illustrations. 24 pgs.
c. 1994, 2nd Ed, Booklet...$12.95

Towing Horse Trailers (Allen Photographic Guides)
by: Henderson, John

Brief, concise, and filled with helpful photos, this introductory guide provides essential information on towing horse trailers - Buying a trailer, hitching up, horse travelling wear, loading, on the road. 24 pgs.
c. 1996, Booklet... $12.00

Truckin & Trailerin (Western Horseman)
by: Ehringer, Gavin
A guide to selecting, hauling, and maintaining a tow vehicle and horse trailer. Color photos. 36 pgs.
c. 2004, Booklet...$10.00



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