Go For a Walk
Take your horse for a walk with you to lazily explore surroundings outside your property. Let your horse enjoy the exploration and different atmosphere.
Hang out with your horse like two old friends. Go to your horse’s pasture and sit down and relax. Your horse could enjoy this and come over and join you for some bonding time.
Treat Your Horse
Find a treat that your horse particularly enjoys. By doing this you can show your horse just how much you love him/her. The treat can be used for a variety of purposes: for training, a reward, or just a special treat.
Find your horse’s favorite scratching spot. Everyone knows that most horses love to be scratched in a certain spot. It is usually somewhere they can’t reach, such as the top of their neck or their withers. There is scientific research that proves scratching a horse on it’s withers has a calming effect.
Enjoy a picnic with your horse. Take a picnic to your horse’s pasture and bring along with you some of your horse’s favorite treats so he/she can enjoy the occasion as much as you.
Play in the Water
Let your horse play in water. Find a pond or river that is safe for your horse to splash around in. Bring your horse into the water on a long lead line and let them get wet. Most horses will enjoy this, especially in warm weather.
Training Without Restraints
Try training your horse without any restraints, at liberty. To achieve this your training must be fun to make your horse want to stay with you.
Braid The Mane
Braid your horse’s mane. If you are gentle and careful your horse will most likely enjoy this, as most horses enjoy their mane being stroked or brushed.
The Best Brands of Equestrian Riding Boots
Equestrians need the perfect pair of riding boots to achieve the varying tasks that are required of them. They need to have a high durability and be comfortable as well as look amazing when in the show ring. Therefore your riding boots are a large investment and it is important to get the right ones for you. Here are 10 brands of exceptional riding boots that will be perfect for you.
This being one of the best-known equestrian clothing brands, is known for their high quality, durable products. Their boots are designed for comfort while looking good at the same time. Although they are known for their woman’s footwear, Ariat also have a good range of quality men’s boots.
Parlanti boots are well used in the show ring their boots offer cutting edge technology and the option to have them either standard or custom made. Their show boots are not all they have to offer, with a gorgeous range of short boots and paddock boots available also.
The Dubarry riding boots are made for the colder weather of the Irish climates of which the brand originates. They are a must have if you experience harsh winters, with undeniable quality and style.
This brand offers a variety of beautifully designed riding boots that will make you stand out in the show ring. Der Dau offers a variety of styles ranging from simple and elegant to the more attention grabbing boots sporting patent leather and crystals.
Middleburg offers more affordable boots while still being a stylish option. There are a variety of synthetic options to choose from for a tighter budget.
This brand doesn’t offer riding boots, however they produce a variety of field boots and rubber boots. Although not as beautiful and elegant as dress boots, these are practical for barn and stable jobs and for the colder weather.
E. Vogel are well known for their amazing custom riding boots. There are a large range of field and dress boots to choose from in both western and English styles. After choosing a product the company will make the boots specifically to your dimensions for the best fit and comfort.
This brand is well known for their comfortable and affordable riding boots. Although not as expensive as other brands of riding boots they are still of high quality.
Mountain Horse is another brand that is known for producing affordable yet quality riding boots. They have a wide range of English riding boots and work boots to choose from.
De Nire Boot Company
De Nire offers top quality boots that stand out from the rest with their gorgeous and original styles. Their boots are top-of-the-line with a wide variety of styles and options to choose from.
Our Farm Shed Range
All of our large sheds are custom designed to our clients needs. They’re fabricated in Kyneton, Victoria by local workers and are engineered on a per job basis.
You can get a sense for the range of farm sheds we’ve built and their rough cost estimates below:
Average Cost: $76,345.
Our dairy sheds include rotary milking sheds, loafing barns, covers, calfing sheds and any other dairy shed you might require.
Average Cost: $130,062.
Our grain sheds range significantly in size, from the enormous hundred-metre grain sheds for Riordan near Geelong, to small farm grain sheds that cost less than $75,000.
Average Cost: $60,712.
We’ve built over 300 hay sheds around Australia. Our customers return because of our galvanised frames, our superior strength, and our down to earth communication. We got or start in hay sheds and we love working with farmers.
Average Cost: $74,267.
Protecting your machinery is as important as the machinery itself. We ensure that your shed is purpose built to cover the area you need it to.
Average Cost: $500,000 – $2,000,000
Saleyards are often extremely large, communal buildings. We have built the Hamilton saleyards and the Ballarat saleyards, with more currently in progress.
Average Cost: $59,714.
We have built shearing sheds to accommodate all kinds of internal set ups. With strength, durability and usability our focus, Central Steel Build sheds are perfect for shearing operations.
Average Cost: $67,730.
Covering your livestock is essential to their health and well-being. We’ve built hundreds of yard covers and have detailed experience with a range of livestock, from pigs through to goats.