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Year-round protection from the elements,
from an American barn

American barns give you scope for several stables and ancillary buildings, all under one roof. They are perfect for professional, busy horse owners who are looking for convenience in their horse care, helping to give ultimate peace of mind that horses are housed in the best possible conditions. Horses are all together, making it a very sociable arrangement, and everything is completely under cover, meaning you stay dry and cosy whilst going about your daily routine. With the option of wash-down bays, tack rooms, drying kits and more, there’s everything you need to make horse care a genuine pleasure – and there’s even room for a kettle in there, too.

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    Special offer: Stable planning drawings for just £99+vat

    We’re excited to offer a special promotion. For just £99+VAT, you can get drawings of the elevations, floor plans, and roof plans. This is a significant saving from our usual price of £250+VAT.

    Enquire Today: Ready to begin your stable project? Contact us at National Timber Buildings, and let’s bring your vision to life with the perfect balance of compliance, quality, and affordability.

    The benefits of an
    American Barn

    Roof lining

    • Warmer in winter
    • Cooler in summer
    • Increased Onduline roofing life expectancy
    • Prevents Onduline sagging


    8’ eaves height

    • Suitable for housing larger horses


    4×2” Tanalised® framing

    • Gives increased strength
    • 24” (600mm centres) for maximum strength


    5×2” roof purlins in prefabricated steel joist hangers

    • Increased wind and snow loading
    • Tanalised® for longevity
    • Steel joist hangers provide additional roof strength


    Fully lined to eaves

    • Eliminates chewing of the main frame
    • Increase insulation


    Galvanised front grills

    • 4×3’ heavy duty galvanised steel bars to stalls – provides maximum viewing in and out of the stall
    • Acts as a chewstrip around the frame (internal only)
    • Great light and air dispersion and barn management


    Rear top stable doors

    • Can decrease boredom amongst horses and reduces the risk of damage internally
    • Increased airflow through the barn
    • Ply lined to prevent chewing of the bracing
    • Fully chew stripped to protect the frame
    • Increased light


    Tanalised® timber as standard

    • Protects against fungal decay and insect attack
    • Minimum grade C16 timbers for framing and rafters
    • CLS (rounded and smooth corner for better appearance)
    • Shiplap cladding is 5th or better graded

    Not sure which of our stables will suit you best?

    Download our comparison table and see a summary of features for each stable.

    Horse barn designs,
    taken care of in house

    We have in-house CAD designers who will work to your specifications to create the perfect wooden horse barn for you. Tell us how many horses you want to house and discuss features, or give us the specifics, and we will ensure we work to your requirements. We get all designs signed off by you, so you know you will be completely happy with the outcome.

    There are various options you can ask us to incorporate, including:

    • Loose boxes
    • Secure tack rooms
    • Crew rooms
    • Hay stores
    • Offices
    • Feed stores
    • Wash-down bays
    • Farriers bay
    • Drying kits

    Find out more about our design process.


    The design process

    Quality American barn stables
    from National Timber Buildings

    We have been in the timber buildings business for more than 40 years, crafting beautiful, bespoke barns for our clients. We use materials of the very highest quality that are Tanalised® for longevity, and our traditional construction methods ensure our buildings retain their rustic beauty. You will be able to enjoy your American barn well into the future.

    Find out more about National Timber Buildings and our quality-driven processes.

    About us

    Looking for wooden horse barn prices?

    Then our brochure is the place to start – it has pricing information, as well as additional product information and plenty of inspiration. We’ll send it to you completely free of charge.

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    National Timber Building Brochure

    Case studies

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    Get some inspiration for your own new stable and see the quality of our workmanship.

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