How many times have you been watching a movie or reading a book and thought “that’s a horse I would love to own”?
It doesn’t matter how fictional or unrealistic they are, you can’t help but fantasise about owning one of these amazing creatures. Often, they’re the characters your childhood dreams were built on.
Let’s take a look at the top 8 fictional horse characters.
1. Mr Ed.
Horse riding is all about communication. But don’t you just wish you could actually speak to your horse. It would make things so much easier.
The famous Mr Ed could talk – in fact, he could barely stop talking!
Gandalf’s noble horse from The Lord of The Rings. Shadowfax is perhaps the most noble and dignified of any fictional horse character.
Shadowfax was ‘foaled in the morning of the world,’ the original and perfect horse.
In fact, he’s almost the most dignified character ever written, animal or human. It’s not so much that you’d like to own Shadowfax, but that you’d like to know him.
A thoroughbred with too much spirit for ploughing fields, Joey is the storied character of War Horse, the wildly successful book, film and stage play.
The best-natured of all the horses on the list is Bullseye, from the Toy Story films.
More like a puppy, Bullseye is full of enthusiasm and friendliness.
The colourful, beautiful flying horse from RainbowBrite, the 80s cartoon series.
Starlite was able to fly on rainbows, and her colourful mane and tail made her an excellent horse to fantasise about.
The horse from The Neverending Story who, in the novel, is actually a speaking character.
A complicated character, Artax’s death was a difficult one for most readers, but reminds us of the emotional complexity of the horses we love.
A horse capable of talking, but hiding his gift from his war-mongering owners, Bree is another complex character from the Chronicles of Narnia.
8. Black Beauty.
For some of us, this might have been our first horse love.
The novel does an excellent job of stokes the fires for a horse lover, reminding us of the need to treat every animal with love and respect.
READ MORE: The 10 Best Horse Movies of All Time
8 Steps to Building Your New Shed
Begin your journey… Hand all your headaches over to us and relax! Sit down with our industry specialists so we can fully discover what you have in mind, what you need and what will work best for you. Discuss with us how to bring all this together.
2. Site Survey/ Inspection
A free on-site inspection and survey to assess the proposed location, and address any aspects that may become an issue later on, such as site access, drainage etc.
3. Design and Planning
Our team of qualified designers and engineers go to work to create the shed that will exceed your requirements, while considering climate, location, budget and existing property layout.
4. Building Permits and Approvals
As a registered builder, we offer to take care of your building permit at no extra charge! This service is only applicable for rural and domestic buildings.
Here the finer details of each individual component are finalised, drawn up and sent off to be laser cut for fast and accurate manufacture.
Your shed hits the factory as our welders set to work manufacturing trusses/columns/etc. Our workshop is the pride of our team, due to extensive LEAN training and principle implementation. Visit the workshop any time of day and you’ll find everything clean, orderly and safe. This enables fabrication to run smoothly and to schedule.
Teamwork is the keyword when your shed is transported and ready for installation on-site. Our experienced installation teams work together closely to ensure your shed is erected quickly and safely.
8. Hand over
For you this is the start of forever after, because we build our sheds to last. Using only the highest quality Australian steel and components, our team is one of the most experienced in Victoria. Our workshop is set up with cutting edge machinery and manufacturing processes. On top of that, you’re in safe hands, because we stand by our work. We offer a 12 month structural and workmanship guarantee.
You can trust us… we’ve done this before.
How Much Does It Cost to Build Saleyards?
Saleyards are generally quite large projects in terms of their scope. They usually range from 64m x 22m up to larger saleyards that cover over 203m x 140m.
The average cost to build saleyards is $453,900. This would cover a project approximately 121m x 51m.
To view some of the saleyards we’re built in the past, take a look at the photos and video below: