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Newsletter Autumn 2014

Our calendar of County Shows for 2015:
During 2015 we will be displaying a selection of our buildings at:
• The Royal Bath & West Show (27– 31May)
• Bolesworth – Cheshire (18 – 21 June)
• The Great Yorkshire Show (14 – 16 July)
• The New Forest Show (28 – 30 July)
• Chilham Castle International Horse Trials – Kent (7 – 9 Aug)
• Horse Of The Year Show – N.E.C, Birmingham (7 – 11 Oct)
Ex-Stock Buildings for Sale:
As the year draws to an end we have a selection of Ex-Stock buildings for immediate sale.  Please note that there is only one of each and once they are gone they are gone.  We hope that you will find something of interest as you browse through:

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October 22nd, 2014|

Designing Your Stable Block

One of the most enjoyable parts of purchasing new stables is deciding on the layout of your yard. It is an opportunity to really get the creative juices flowing, deciding on the number of units you need, the features within them and then how to arrange them.

Over the years Chart has helped design and build many different stable blocks in all shapes and sizes. So if you are stuck for ideas or just looking for inspiration, here are a couple of existing designs we have built, in some of the more popular layouts.

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October 17th, 2014|

Horse Maintenance – Winter Checks

Winter is on the way, and just like humans, the needs of a horse change during the colder months. If you are a recent first time owner with a stable at home, it is advisable to make preparations for changes in the weather as soon as possible. Although horses are hardy creatures with experience of coping in harsh weather, you’ll still want to make the time pass as comfortably as possible for them.

During winter you’ll need to make slight alterations in the way your horse is exercised, sheltered, feed, and watered.

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October 17th, 2014|