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How Big Does a Horse Stall Need to Be, and Why? 3 Examples

My son is drawing plans for his new horse barn and knows that having the correct size stall is critical. So he researched horse stall sizes to ensure his horses have the room they need without wasting space and money. The standard stall size for an average-sized horse is twelve feet by twelve feet. Large …

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How to Move a Horse Into a New Home: The Complete Guide

My grandson noticed the special attention new horses receive when we bring them to their new home. Seeing the unique activity surrounding the animal prompted him to ask why we treat a new horse differently and what our system is. It’s essential to transition horses to their new home with care and forethought to avoid …

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Horse Toys and Treats: Stop Boredom and Reward Good Behavior

Horses in training or prepping for a show spend much of the day locked in a stall with very little stimulus. Seeing a stalled horse one day made me wonder if they get bored, and how does it affect them mentally. Horses confinement can lead to boredom, cribbing, anxiety, and stress. Mental stimulation is critical …

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