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Increasing Vegetation on Horse Properties: Part 2

June 2018 by Jane & Stuart Myers, Equiculture, www.equiculture.net
Jane and Stuart Myers are the dynamic duo behind www.equiculture.net - an educational movement informing on responsible, sustainable and ethical horse-keeping. Together, they have co-authored several books and recently launched an online course bringing Horse Management into the 21st Century.
Jane and Stuart Myers image by Linda Zupanc

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.