Slideshow: Fencing Considerations for Horses

Alayne Blickle, creator and director of Horses For Clean Water, highlights some of the options available for installing fencing for horses, from perimeter fencing for security to temporary fencing for rotational grazing, and all of the options in between.

Fencing For Horses
When managing horse properties, fencing is a cornerstone to property management. Horse owners agree that a well-fenced property is a beautiful sight. “Choosing and properly installing good horse fencing from the get-go will save time, money and problems down the road,” says Matt Livengood, trainer, judge, horse property owner and former King Conservation District Board of Supervisors Chair. Three main areas that requiring fencing on a horse property are the property perimeter, the confinement area, and cross-fencing for pastures. We’re going to look at options for each of these.
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All photos and captions copyright Alayne Blickle, Horses For Clean Water and used with permission unless otherwise noted.

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