Product Profile: Horse barn essentials

Ag-Co has provided affordable, high quality horse stalls nationwide for the past 30 years and specializes in a complete line of stalls, feeding systems and flooring. Ag-Co provides excellent quality and customer service and is pleased to help on stall projects for both new and refurbished projects, start to finish.

With a 10-year warranty, the KEN rubber stall mat offers comfort and durability. The Atlas mat provides traction and comfort for walkways and alleys. For wash stalls and other areas with heavy water flow, the SureTrac mat provides solid footing while resisting water.

Airmaster Fan
Ideal for horse barn use is the hanging mount of Airmaster’s direct drive 4-in-1 Mancooler. This barrel fan includes four mounting options. Included are a chain-suspended hanging mount, wall mount bracket and portable roll-about with wheels. Available in 30- or 36-inch sizes.

Coverlite corrugated MR 9-inch and MR 12-inch polycarbonate panels are designed specifically for the metal roofing industry.  These panels match standard metal roofing profiles which makes building a skylight or sidelite a snap. Also offered are the Agrilite corrugated square wave and 9-inch PVC liner panels and the Trusscore PVC interlocking liner panels.

Armour Gates
Armour, manufacturer of aluminum horse stall products that do not rust, carries a full line of stall doors, gates, fronts, partitions, Dutch doors, end doors and shutters, as well as standard 8-foot and 7-foot high stall doors and fronts. Custom sizes are not a problem. 

Barnmaster modular steel barns provide a safe environment for horses. Barns are fire resistant, chew proof and come with a lifetime kick-through warranty. The modular wall concept gives maximum flexibility in design while providing lower construction costs. Galvanized steel construction, Dura-Coat baked on enameled walls and 25-year Kynar roof warranty provide a virtually maintenance-free structure.

The Wisconsin company produces a variety of horse barn products. Two systems of horse stalls are available, aluminum and galvanized steel. Stall options include fronts, walls, grills and poles. CannonBall sells Dutch doors, Country Slider doors and 24-, 36-, or 48-inch cupolas to match all building colors.
Central Montana Panels
CMP provides the safest, high quality, dependable steel continuous fence, gates, panels, feeders, corral systems, arena packages, livestock and equine handling equipment. Steel Continuous fence is a cost-effective durable choice for equine needs. CMP works with each customer to create a finished product that meets specific needs at an affordable price, whether it’s a fence for the entire perimeter, an arena or just one saddle rack.

Classic Equine
With worldwide distribution capabilities, Classic Equine manufactures custom stall solutions for all of the living and exercising areas in an equestrian facility, including new barns as well as renovations, and builds stall systems to fit just about any configuration. Product lines include stall systems, partitions, doors, paddock systems, gates and panels, exercise and conditioning equipment, flooring and accessories.

Dry Creek
TackRack is made of high-strength 1-1/4-inch steel tubing, 1/4-inch cold-rolled wire, and 11-gauge steel, all protected by a durable powder coat finish. The base sections can be added and attached end-to-end, or mounted separately, to create a system as expansive or simple as desired. Accessories attach easily on the rack to create a custom storage system.

EPS Buildings
This Iowa company manufactures pre-engineered buildings using post-frame construction and Solid Core buildings using energy-efficient pre-insulated walls.

Graber Post Buildings
The Indiana-based company provides complete riding arenas in clearspan to 100 feet wide and complete horse kits provided by Western Products. Graber offers top quality panels and trims manufactured in-house.

Guardian Horse Stalls
All Guardian stalls are constructed of 14-gauge square tubing. The base design is 7-foot 6-inch high x 10- or 12-foot wide and can be customized to fit almost any application. Designed to stand alone, stalls can be adapted easily to post or wall mount and accept standard 2×6 lumber. Sliding or hinged doors and many options are available. 

HayDay LLC
Stable Grazer is a unique, programmable automatic feeder that dispenses flake hay up to six times a day, giving owners freedom to leave without worrying about returning at a specific feeding time. Stable Grazer is recommended by veterinarians and leading horsemen. On her web site, Dr. Karen Hayes says, “Stable Grazer was chosen as the best new product in the past 10 years. More than any other product, Stable Grazer was found to elevate the health and quality of life of stall-bound horses.”

HorseStalls USA
Distributed in North, Central and South America as well as Australia and New Zealand, the company offers professional and designer stalls including Kingly and Rembrandt, Dutch doors, carriage doors, arena doors, arena kickboard surrounds and aisle pavers and stall interlocking mats.

Humane Manufacturing
Straight edge mats come in 3/4-, 1/2-, and 3/8-inch sizes with diamond or button top design. Standard stocking size is 4×6 feet with custom sizes available. Diamond mats are designed for stall floors and 1/2-inch diamond mats for trailer floors. The 3/8-inch diamond or button mats are for wall liners and 1/2-inch button mats are for trailer ramps and wash bays. Loktuff interlocking stall mats are available for a tighter fit.

Hutchison Inc.
The company offers traditional stalls made with 2” x 2” square 16-gauge frame material. Vertical rails are 1-inch/14-gauge material. Horse-proof latches are mounted flush with door, with doors on aluminum rollers for a smooth, quiet motion. Drop down grill is recessed into rolling door. Feed grills give access into the stall for feeding and watering purposes. Stall fronts and dividers come in 10- and 12-foot lengths. Stalls can be set up in rows as well as back-to-back using 2-way, 3-way and 4-way connectors. Stall connectors are sold separately.

Lester Building Systems
Lester Buildings specializes in stables, arenas and equine facilities as well as its signature equine line of stall and door components. An online builder locator feature helps find builders in its 35-state distribution area.

Innovative Equine Systems
This Nevada company designs and manufactures extraordinary horse stalls, as well as custom features, using state-of-the-art latch and hinging systems. The line includes Dutch doors, exterior shutters and hard-to-find barn accessories, as well as recycled rubber flooring and fencing. Innovative can offer equestrian consultation, refills for insect systems and answers/solutions to many questions. Top priorities are quality, service and safety.

Lucas Equine Equipment
Kentucky-based Lucas focuses on custom barns, making stall doors, stall fronts, entry gates, Dutch doors and pasture gates, using steel, wood, brass, stainless steel and aluminum. The company carries standard equipment that can be used in most barn applications.

MD Barns
Exclusive “CC” Bolt-Together Wall Systems facilitate modifications, additions and relocation. Every metal component is galvanized for increased protection and a long corrosion-resistant life. Every exterior wall is laminated with exterior grade plywood; the exterior finish is a baked-on painted and embossed Galvalume sheet steel. The interior side of each wall is lined with a sheet of 26-gauge rust resistant Galvalume.

Miraco Livestock Waterers
Miraco invented livestock waterers and continues to be a leader with its 50 different models. Energy-free, energy-efficient or constant flow, their 100 percent poly construction with stainless steel hardware makes Miraco waterers maintenance free. Miraco supplies stainless bolts with all waterers. A 3/4-inch hookup hose with shutoff valve is also included with all Lifspring and Bigspring models. The Equifount line provides 24/7 water source in stalls.

MWI Components
With distribution throughout continental United States, MWI makes the only 14-gauge horse stalls available in more than 40 different colors, including Dutch doors, bay doors, Arcadian slide doors and cupolas from 24 to 66 inches high with bases up to 48 inches square. Other products are ridge ventilators for any building size, color matched soffit, temp field foil insulation, poly carbonate skylights and square and round side door hardware.

North West Rubber
This Canadian supplier for rubber flooring in and around the barn offers stall mats and much more. For more than 41 years, Red Barn vulcanized mats have given comfort to animals and protection for equipment. All Red Barn mats are made of 100 percent recycled vulcanized rubber. The non-porous, slip-resistant, single or interlocked mats are tough, thick and economical and come with a 15-year warranty.

Nudo Products
Nudo makes laminated panel systems used in a variety of agricultural, commercial and institutional applications. Panels consist of FRP, HDPE, aluminum outer surfaces on various wood substrates, plastic, foam and gypsum cores. Nudo offers a full line of accessory items including vinyl and aluminum moldings, installation fasteners and adhesives.

Palram’s SunSky premium corrugated polycarbonate sheets match most corrugated metal panels, which makes SunSky the perfect choice for skylight and side light panels in horse barn applications. Natural daylight helps reduce the need for electrical lighting, improving the barn environment for animals and reduce energy costs. Use SunSky as an energy saving tool when planning the next project.

Perka Building Frames
Perka offers many economical and animal-friendly clearspan frame designs for arenas and barns, all aesthetically pleasing, durable and easy to maintain. Easily erected on stem walls, piles or curbs, the buildings provide all the clearance needed.

The Equus product line incorporates items manufactured for the equestrian market, including flexible stall systems available in numerous dimensions and G-90 galvanized, black powder-coated and black welded kits. The company’s Dutch Door System features a full door panel perimeter galvanized 16-gauge steel frame formed in one piece.  Champion Slide Doors are available in single and double leaf configurations with either double crossbuck or a crossbuck in the bottom of the leaf and window in the top half.

Polar Blox
Pennsylvania-based Polar Blox manufactures five models of UV-protected polycarbonate snow guards. Universal Guards and Minor Rib Guards can be adhesive mounted or mechanically fastened. The Little Bear works on corrugated panels.

Pride of the Farm
Among 25 models of animal drinkers manufactured by Pride of the Farm are several for use in horse barns, including box stall drinkers with options such as energy free, heated or non heated. All offer reliable valves, heavy insulation and low operating costs. The Span-Tech division of Pride of the Farm manufactures fabric buildings from 24 to 132 feet wide, including designs suitable for riding arenas.

RAMM Fencing & Stalls
The Ohio company offers a variety of portable and permanent stall solutions, including everything from do-it-yourself kits to designer systems. RAMM also carries a wide variety of accessories to complete stall projects, several types of stall flooring, feeders, waterers, door hardware and more. Cupolas, barn doors and Dutch doors provide finishing touches.

Ritchie Industries
Ritchie Industries has added two new waterers, EcoFount 1 and EcoFount 2, to its lineup of products offered by the Iowa-based company. The EcoFount family features a large access panel for easy access to waterline and heating elements. This feature has become a standard on many of the company’s waterers developed in recent years. It supports ease in cleaning and maintenance common to Ritchie products. The EcoFount family will be available in August 2009 through Ritchie distributors nationwide.

Rockin J Horse Stalls
This Oklahoma-based manufacturer of horse stalls produces a durable, safe and attractive stall. Rockin J provides accessories such as Dutch doors, barn end doors, grills, rolling doors, full grill doors, drop panels, feed doors, swing feeders, water doors and hinged blanket bars.

Sand Creek Post & Beam
Sand Creek Post & Beam provides post and beam traditional barn kits for the acreage/horse owner.  Sand Creek offers full dimension, rough cut ponderosa pine post and beam construction (timber frame styling). A full range of options includes traditional barns, horse barns, storage, garages, cabins, workshops and homes.

Polycarbonate snowguards with large forward-mounted faces help prevent the movement of snow and ice on metal roofs. Field proven and professionally tested, all models include adhesive or mechanical attachment. Six models fit most panels and budgets. Free project estimator and spacing tool are available on the website for instant project estimates,  price quotes and spacing layouts.

Topps Manufacturing
This company, specializing in premium horse stalls, likes working with contractors to provide their customers a quality stall package that is safe for horses and their owners, too. Custom sizes, features and colors are no problem. Located in South Dakota, Topps can work through contractors or their customers throughout the Midwest.

Western Products of Indiana
Western’s horse stalls are attractive, but that’s just the beginning. They’re tough as nails and easy to assemble. Western’s Flexi-Stall is engineered to provide the ultimate in design, flexibility and safety.  Each component is finished with attractive black powder coating to accent its beauty. Safe and sensible drop-down door grilles that can be used in place of standard 45-inch door grilles feature 1-inch round 14-gauge tubing welded 3-inch on center, in 14-gauge channel that are lumber fit for 2×6 or 2×8 standard lumber.

Wick Buildings
Wick’s horse barns are designed to withstand the elements as well as the kick of an angry horse. For riding arenas, the company’s standard design for unobstructed clearspan is up to 90 feet and can accommodate 100 feet with proper engineering. Insulation, lining and lighting requirements can be customized, along with options like slanted leg guards and footings such as sand, wood chips, rubber or a blend.

Woodstar Products
Celebrating 32 years in business, Woodstar Products continues to be a leader in innovation, quality and service, carrying a wide variety of horse stall doors, grills, feeders, stall mats, pavers and accessories. Custom barn doors are Woodstar’s specialty and can be made in a variety of woods with or without glass upper portions. Quotes returned within 48 hours with builder discounts available.

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