Creating Financial Sustainability on Horse Properties

Can Being Eco-Friendly Help Your Bottom Line? By Alayne Blickle   Have you heard the old joke about how to make a small fortune with horses? The punchline: by starting out with a large fortune. Does making money on horse acreage need to be this way? We explored this topic …

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Have a Question? Ask The Experts!

The Northwest Horse Source invites you to “Ask The Experts” any equine-related question. We have several experts in various disciplines, from trainers to veterinarians, to help answer your questions. NW Horse SourceThe Northwest Horse Source is an independently owned and operated print and online magazine for horse owners and enthusiasts of …

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A Horse of Another Color: Green ~ Part 5

Choosing a Power Source by Mark Dangelo   In this fifth installment of building a “green” equestrian facility we talk about the design, management and usage of something near and dear to every horse caregiver—electrons. Yeah, electrons! If you are familiar with the comic strip Fergus the Horse by Jean …

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A Horse of Another Color: Green ~ Part 4

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A Herculean Idea for Stall Design by Mark P. Dangelo   The idea of providing a safe and comfortable living and resting place for horses likely dates back to their domestication around 2000 BCE. From the day they were “tamed,” humans sought to provide efficient housing for these majestic and …

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A Horse of Another Color: Green ~ Part 3

How to Work with Nature for Proper Barn Ventilation by Mark P. Dangelo   Working in harmony with nature and unique geographic surroundings is a cornerstone of sustainable designs, especially when it comes to agricultural solutions. It’s also easier and economically beneficial.  Proper ventilation usually falls behind other horse care …

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A Horse of Another Color: Green ~ Part 2

Part 2: Making a Plan and Defining Green, Sustainable and Innovative by Mark P. Dangelo   “Sustainability” has become so common a word now that it holds varied meanings depending upon the audience.  It is used often with the word “innovation,” another common term used when businesses seek to differentiate …

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