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Horse Facility (re)Design

Horse Facility (re)Design: Part 7

November 2017

There are many ways to develop an equine-orientated property and the various activities it can support. In the previous article of this series, we discussed the factors of site-responsive planning and looked at the authoritative controls that may influence design development of horse facilities.  We have also examined the behavioural and physical requirements of horses, and how the application of equine science and equitation research should inform the design of facilities our horses inhabit on a daily basis. 

Horse Facility (re)Design Part 1: Placing the Horse in the Centre

March 2017

This series of articles on Horse Facility (re)Design will prompt you to (re)consider and (re)evaluate the status quo when it comes to stables, shelters and other equine facilities. 

Horse Facility (re)Design: Part 3 The Provision for Shelter, Comfort and Rest

May 2017

This series of articles on Horse Facility (re)Design will prompt you to (re)consider and (re)evaluate the status quo when it comes to stables, shelters and other equine facilities.  In the first two parts, we explained how the built environment is at odds with the evolved physiology and behaviour of horses, and provided a historical account of horse facility design. 

Horse Facility (re)Design Part 2: Lessons from History

April 2017

This series of articles on Horse Facility (re)Design will prompt you to (re)consider and (re)evaluate the status quo when it comes to stables, shelters and other equine facilities.  Last month, we explained how - often unwittingly - when we stable horses, we expose them to harmful conditions; least of all because the built environment is generally at odds with the evolved physiology and behaviour of horses.

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