An electric fence is easy to install and connect up, but once set up, it is recommended that you test whether everything is working correctly, and that there are no short circuits that could weaken the electric pulse to render your fence ineffective. An electric fence tester is a handy tool that lets you do just that.
Electric fence wire comes in a number of different forms; knowing which one to choose can be a bit tricky for those new to electric fencing. This overview of the different conductor wires, and the benefits of each, will help you choose the most suitable type of electric fence wire for your application.
Electric fencing is a popular alternative to conventional fencing for containing livestock as well as pets. It is convenient, cost effective, and offers a number of benefits. One of the major benefits of electric fencing, is its portability, which offers farmers a great deal of flexibility in managing their pastures and livestock. This can also be beneficial to home owners who use electric pet fencing to contain their pets.
The age old saying, ‘no hoof, no horse’ still holds true today. The number one cause of lameness in horses stems from hoof problems. Proper hoof care is essential to keep your horses hooves healthy and to prevent lameness and disease.
Of all the things that make being a farrier a difficult job, dealing with horses that would prefer you not do your job on them is probably the hardest. Difficult horses mean longer hours, shorter tempers and stiffer muscles the next day. In the worst situations, they mean real danger for both farrier and owner. Here is a roadmap for making the trimming and shoeing experience a positive one, even for the most difficult of horses.
Horses aren’t bothered by the cold the same as humans. But when temperatures plummet into the single digits and below zero, horses require special care.
The Fire Horse tells the heartwarming story of a bond formed between a man and a horse that nobody wanted, and how they have risen above adversity to become 2012 Olympians and living legends in their own right.
Portable horse fencing needs to be cheap and convenient to set up in order for it to be a viable temporary solution for containing horses. Electric horse fencing meets both these requirements. This simple guide will show you how to go about installing electric portable horse fencing that can be quickly erected and dismantled with little effort at all.
Now that you’ve installed your horse stall, constructed your barn, or have built your wooden horse fence, you need to choose an animal-friendly barn and fence paint to finish your project and protect your handiwork for years to come.
Electric horse fencing is relatively cheap, convenient and easy to install, but the options available in the market can be quite confusing. A selection of top brands of electric rope fencing for horses are reviewed as well as some electric horse tape alternatives.