The Secrets of How to Plan a Happy Horse Farm

By |September 10th, 2016|

There comes a time in every cowgirl’s life when she is ready to move out of the city and enjoy life in the country.  Ok, maybe this applies to cowboy’s, too, but I’m speaking from my own experience here! LoL Truth is, cowgirl or cowboy, we just get tired of the hustle and bustle and start longing for something more… something natural. We start planning a happy horse farm in our mind and slowly, the daydreams start turning into reality.

But seriously, how do we plan a happy horse farm?  It’s easy to find checklists of the things we’ll need but, […]

6 Essential Barn Placement Tips for Horse Lovers!

By |July 11th, 2016|

Designing an equine property can be challenging.  Every horse lover will have a list of questions but one query usually makes every list, “Where Should I Put My Barn?”  We all wonder about this because barn placement is so important!
If you’ve clicked on an article that is titled, “Where Should I Put My Barn”, you’re probably well on your way to designing your own horse property… congratulations!!!  Here are a few tips to help you deal with barn placement questions.

 

The Legal Side of Things
Let’s just jump right into it and get the legalities out of the way.  Living in a community often comes […]

How to Choose the Best Barn Lighting

By |June 29th, 2016|

Are you looking for the best barn lighting for your farm or stables but feel unsure on which option will illuminate your life most efficiently? Let us shine some light on the features you should consider when upgrading your barn lighting.  We’ll make sure you have a well-lit barn, no matter what conditions or time of day you work in.
Remodeling, building your dream barn is a lot of work, but can produce happiness for decades to come, if done well.  Even small upgrades can be stressful, as you have to muck through all the options on the market.  Once the […]

11 Features Found in the Best Horse Stalls

By |May 5th, 2016|

Do you flip through the pages of popular horse magazines and dream over their examples of today’s best horse stalls?  That dream can belong to you, too…
 When the time has arrived and you’re ready to build your dream horse barn, there are many details to take into consideration.  You’ve probably been planning this moment for years but just in case, it’s still a good idea to keep an actual list of your wants, likes, and essentials. If you’re in the market for all the features that are found in the best horse stalls, this list is a good place to […]

Happy Holidays from all of us at Saratoga Stalls

By |December 19th, 2015|

Here’s a holiday video we put together to help you celebrate this holiday season.

My Greatest Gift

When I received the greatest gift,
Was Christmas when I was ten;
That present gives my soul a lift,
When I think of it now and then;

I didn’t see a box with my name,
When I searched under the tree;
I thought my parents were playing a game,
And had hidden it from me;

I waited oh so patiently,
For my gift on Christmas Day;
And when mom put a blindfold on me,
I didn’t know quite what to say;

She marched me out the front door,
And held my hand so tight;
Just when I thought I […]

12 Perfect Horsey Christmas Gifts

By |December 15th, 2015|

Are you looking for a few perfect horsey Christmas gifts for the horse lovers you know?  These 12 equine present ideas are sure to stuff the stockings!
Shopping for equestrian enthusiasts can be overwhelming because there are so many potential gifts available. Don’t let the surplus of options dampen your holiday spirit, though. We have sought out the best 12 horsey Christmas gifts to help make your decision easier. From tools to toys to personal touches, our gift guide will surely lead to a present for the special equestrian in your life.

For many of us Christmas means tasty food and abundant laughter with presents […]

5 Tips for Winter Coat Maintenance in Horses

By |November 26th, 2015|

Colder days have filled our calendars and your horses are feeling the drop in temperatures.  Are you ready to take care of their winter coat maintenance needs?
Are there giant fuzzballs running in your pastures and blowing through your barn? Winter has arrived! Now is the time to learn more on how to manage your horse’s unruly winter coat with simple methods and refresh your ideas on grooming in general so the winter season will be enjoyed by all. `
After surviving the blazing heat of summer, it is refreshing to ride in the cool fall and winter temperatures. While in […]

Equestrian Real Estate – 6 essential tips on buying horse property

By |October 25th, 2015|

If you love horses like I do and have been thinking about upgrading from the boarding stables or buying a few of these gorgeous animals, the first thing you should do is check out some equestrian real estate.  Here are some tips on buying horse property.
You adore your horses so you want to do what’s best for them.  At the very minimum, you want your team to have room to roam about on quality, safe land.  This will help them stay fit and happy. Horses are at their best when they have freedom of movement.  Fortunately, there are lots of equestrian real estate options available if […]

Horse Barn Features that Make Life Easier

By |October 14th, 2015|

What are your favorite horse barn features?  Usually the ones that make life easier top the list.  Everyone runs their own unique horse property but there are some features that, no matter what, make most favorites lists!

Being a horse lover is one of the best afflictions you can have.  Whether you lease your beloved mount or already own a team of champions, you’ll be spending a lot of time on a horse property if you’re an equine enthusiast. During this time, you’re likely to notice which features you love about the stables and horse barn and… which ones you’d prefer to see again.  If your horse […]

Mud Rash Skin Infection in Horses

By |September 28th, 2015|

Is your horse suffering from skin infections?  There are millions of bacteria living in the mud around your barn and pasture… bacteria that is thriving in autumn rains and causing the muddy weather condition called Mud Rash or Mud Fever. By knowing how to deal with this unfortunate equine skin infection, your horse will be on the road to recovery before the ground dries.
Many parts of the country have become all too familiar with the post-summer rain showers. The rain turns to thick mud that covers our pastures and harbors infectious bacteria that affect our horses’ health. One of these bacteria, Pastern […]