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Can horses eat pumpkin?

It’s that time of year again when pumpkins are aplenty. You may be wondering if your horse(s) can join in all the fun and enjoy a pumpkin treat too? Well, we think they will struggle with carving them or decorating with them but, you’ll be pleased to know that orange pumpkins, including the seeds, are…

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Bespoke insulated garden offices

Bespoke insulated garden offices that are built to last In the UK, the amount of people working from home has steadily increased over the last twenty years, culminating in around 5.6 million people remote working during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic. Staring at the four walls of our living rooms for months on end during those…

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Animal field shelters

Field shelter for animals is important whatever the season.  In summer, the priority is providing them with suitable shade and in winter it is all about keeping them protected from the extreme rain and wind. Field shelters are not just suitable for horses either, they are suitable for housing all sorts of livestock whether it…

Wooden garage planning permission explained

With so many homeowners choosing to improve rather than move, the demand for wooden garages and other outbuildings are on the up. The first thing our customers normally enquire about is whether or not they will require planning permission to build their dream garage or whether they can avoid it. The truth is, there are…

Does a barn increase property value?

If you are thinking of investing in a timber building, whether it be a barn, garage, garden room, home office or other useful building, you might be weighing up if the cost of constructing it is a savvy financial decision? At first thought, it may seem like a sizeable outlay, particularly if the idea is…

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Ten poisonous plants for horses

Ten poisonous plants for horses For most equestrians, summertime means more time outdoors for their horses. After being cooped up in their stable over the winter months, a horse’s health and well-being will receive a massive boost from increased turnout in their pasture where they are happiest. Generally, horse owners will have an easier time…

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Successful stable management tips

It is important to remember that genetically, domestic horses and wild horses are the same.  That means the instinct to be outside 24/7, graze on lush rich grasses and enjoy natural foraging is as strong in the horse living in your back yard or at your stables as it is in a horse living in…