Horse Barn Builder

Articles and features on noteworthy horse barns from the builder’s perspective and horse barn products of interest to the building trade.

Heartland NFBA Chapter announces Building of the Year Award winners

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The Heartland Chapter of the National Frame Building Association held its annual convention and trade show, the Heartland NFBA Conference, Oct. 15-16, at the Hard Rock Casino of Tulsa. During a special award session, winners in six categories received plaques … Read more »

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Rural Builder Source Book 2014: Products

  Welcome to the online version of the Rural Builder Source Book. This 6th edition goes beyond metal building construction to include ALL things rural: metal frame, post frame, SIPs, ICFs and tension fabric! This guide provides comprehensive information on … Read more »

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Rural American builders get a government helping hand

The construction industry as a whole appears to be in recovery mode. According to the US Department of Labor, during the first quarter of 2013, 18,000 new jobs were created in the industry and construction spending was up by about … Read more »

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Virginia Tech researcher supports campaign to reduce construction falls

Falls in construction represent 14 percent of the fatalities on the job and are estimated to cost construction firms approximately $27,000 in direct costs per incident.  Daniel Hindman, Virginia Tech associate professor of wood engineering in the College of Natural … Read more »

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High-end stable for horses in “Cradle of the Trotter”

Goshen, New York is known as the “Cradle of the Trotter.” Within a 100-mile radius are five major racetracks including Historic Track, and the Harness Racing Hall of Fame. Not surprisingly the area boasts some great equestrian facilities such as … Read more »

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RHEINZINK provides key design component for equestrian estate, residence

Located in the greater Vancouver, B.C., area, this 2-1/2-acre equestrian estate includes a striking 9,000 square foot main residence plus three out-buildings totaling 6,000 square feet to accommodate seven horses. Design for the project was provided by Blackwell Architecture Inc., … Read more »

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Natural ventilation for horse barns

Frame Building News November 2012

Recommendations to keep horses and customers happy / Proper horse barn ventilation can be difficult to wrap your head around. What’s good for you is not necessarily good for horses. Here are some recommendations for natural ventilation in your horse … Read more »

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ABC ‘disappointed’ by Supreme Court decision

Washington, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors today issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. “We are deeply disappointed by the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the so-called Affordable Care Act,” … Read more »

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OSHA launches major fall prevention campaign

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched a nationwide outreach campaign to raise awareness among workers and employers about the hazards of falls from ladders, scaffolds and roofs. Falls were the leading cause of death in the construction industry … Read more »

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2012 Guide to Horse barn products

Energy Panel Structures Energy Panel Structures has become a respected leader in pre-engineered equestrian buildings. It can design a unique combination of buildings utilizing structural insulated panels and post-frame construction to create a special horse barn, stable or clear span … Read more »

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