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Tips for fencing in flood prone areas

So, you want to build a fence in a flood-prone area. I bet you want it to survive floods with minimal repairs too. A conventional fence probably won’t cut it, but some design tweaks may just get you there. Typically, the degree to which a fence can survive floods, particularly when floodwaters are loaded with…

First impressions count… selecting the right gate for your property

Normally gates are an afterthought when it comes to your fencing project, however they are probably one of the most important parts to future proofing your fences. Gateways are used daily for a number of reasons; whether it’s to take your horses in and out of their paddock, drive a vehicle and float through or…

Do I need End Assemblies when building my fences?

Yes! you absolutely do. Do not let anyone talk you out of them. They are the most important part of your fence. If a fencing contractor tells you you don’t need end assemblies, you can be pretty confident they are not a very good contractor! End assemblies, box assemblies, stays, end bracing, they are all…

Introducing the new Stallion of Fencing

For over 25 years we have loved and used Horserail. We have lived and breathed it. We have sold it and installed it. We know just about everything there is to know about it.  We have been the worldwide leaders in knowledge and experience with it. With our vast experience and knowledge has come our…

Not all plastic is created equal

When it comes to deciding on which plastic/flexible rail to choose, there is something you should keep in mind. Not all plastic is created equal.  Plastics are divided into many categories, with most of them coming under the term ‘polymer’. There are eight common types of synthetic organic polymers found in households. These are: Low-density…

The importance of safe horse gates

Horses are such amazing creatures, and we don’t have to tell you how intelligent they are, you already know! You also know that some are too smart for their own good.  Horses will sometimes try any means possible to escape their paddock. Sometimes over, sometimes under, sometimes straight through.  From fence to gate, they’ll take…

Electric fencing simplified

It really pays to electrify your horse fencing. Horses quickly learn that fences are not electrified, they even seem to have an uncanny knowledge of when the electrics aren’t working or they are turned off.  It really is best to set it all up properly right from the start. Don’t wait until a few weeks…

Why you should consider Plastic Posts

Plastic Posts are not a new concept. They have been around for many years. However, only recently have they viewed as a superior alternative to timber. As we experienced horse owners know, horses love chewing timber. Some years they don’t seem to touch it, but other years they can turn a pine post into a…

EzyEnd designed to make your life easier

Metal joining system strengthens your box assemblies, quick & EZY Why EzyEnd? We know how hard it can be to build with steel oval rail (cattle rail). There can be a lot of welding needed only adding to your installation costs. EzyEnd has been designed to make your life easier. Eliminates the need for welding.…

New Product! Paddock Feeders

We love our horses we really do, but they can be so annoying! After decades of frustration with using the inadequate feed bins on the market and other common DIY feed bins, we decided we had to do something about it. We were continually seeing feed being tipped and scooped out by the horses. We…