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Horse Facility (re)Design: Part 6

October 2017 by Leonie Lee, BA (Arch), BArch (Hons),

In earlier articles of this series, we discussed horse facility design in relation to species-specific requirements, both physical and behavioural. This article continues this interpretation of equine environments, but now with a focus on planning, and the challenges that site and environmental context brings. 

Every property has a context, climate, topography, arrangement and even value that is different to every other property. Similarly, every equine property has its own unique set of people, horses, routines and objectives that operate, occupy or inhabit that land.