Property Management

Did you know the polypropylene of horse feedbags can be recycled into new products? War on Waste horse feedbags

War on waste horse feedbags. Material: Feedbags are (generally) made from woven polypropylene. Abbreviated as PP, it is a recyclable thermoplastic polymer widely used in many different products. PP is rugged and resistant to different chemical solvents, acids, and bases. Reusable: Yes! Used, empty feedbags can be turned into aRead More →

Equine Property Plan, Advanced paddock grazing, Property Layout. sub-dividing pastures

Sub-dividing pastures – advanced paddock grazing Most horse owners recognise a horse-sick pasture; the one with poor quality grasses containing weeds, compacted, eroded soils and manure build-up with parasite pollution.  Some think the problem is caused by overstocking with too many horses but, did you know that over-grazing and under-grazingRead More →

forage friends freedom are the things horses values. Quality of life

Management guidelines. In the previous edition we discussed the process of decision-making and the seven tests that assist you with determining if you are making economically, ecologically and socially sound decisions for your horse property. This has been so far very theoretically, and in real life things may turn outRead More →

To create healthy pastures and adequate food for our horses and for ourselves, we must ensure that our decisions are socially and environmentally responsible

Socially and environmentally responsible. In order to support horses and provide the food they are designed to eat, we must take care of our land. To create healthy pastures and adequate food for our horses (and for ourselves) we must ensure that our decisions are socially and environmentally sound. InRead More →