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At the Green Barn, I really work hard to provide the most natural environment possible for the horses in every way I can.  This means LOTS of turnout where the horses are free to roam and graze on free-choice grass/hay.  Most horses thrive in this type of environment, because it was what their bodies were made to do naturally.  … Continue Reading

One of the most important things a barn owner needs to be well educated on is pasture management.  It’s simple, really:

Nice pastures = healthy horses and lower costs.

Thin, overgrazed pastures = very expensive hay/grain bills, MUCH more work, and a less “natural” environment for your horses.… Continue Reading