shiplap

Is Shiplap Good For A Shed?

A garden shed, regardless of its size, can emerge as one of the most valuable structures you own. It serves as a haven to safeguard and organise your cherished and essential items. Therefore, it’s crucial for these sheds to withstand the trials of time, ensuring they fulfil their protective role for an extended period. Wood…

stable-lighting

Horse stable lighting tips

Lighting plays a crucial role in a horse stable, ensuring the safety, wellbeing, and productivity of both horses and caretakers. You not only have to consider lighting that is fit for purpose, but it must also be safe for your horses, and withstand the elements and general wear and tear. Here are some detailed tips…

livery stables

What is a livery stable?

Livery stables (often known as livery yards) are working stable facilities that are privately owned but opened to other horse owners as a place to house their horse in return for a fee. Livery stables were common in the 19th and early 20th centuries when horses played a significant role in daily life, serving as…

barn hip roof

What is a barn hip roof?

A hipped roof refers to a roof style recognisable for having slopes on all four sides (typically of equal pitch) that meet at a ridge. In comparison, a barn hip (commonly known as a half hip roof) offers the benefit of a cutaway at one or both ends of the roof with a barn-style gable…

tack-room-storage-guide

A guide to tack room storage

As the hub of a field shelter or stable, a well-planned out, easy to access tack room is essential. With lots of visitors coming and going, grabbing equipment, or putting away riding gear, it is important to get things super organised to maintain the cleanliness and functionality of all your equestrian goodies. A well-run tack…