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Increasing Vegetation on Horse Properties: Part 1

May 2018 by Jane & Stuart Myers, Equiculture,

Horse properties should be biodiverse havens containing many different species of vegetation other than pasture. You should aim to grow herbs, succulents, bushes and trees in as many areas as possible for the huge benefits they provide. 

As well as for your horses, this has the added bonus of transforming your horse property into an environmental asset. 

In this article, Jane and Stuart Myers explain the benefits, and give practical advice on placement and plant selection. 

The main points when considering what types of vegetation to plant, protect or encourage on your horse property are: