Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage

Designing and Managing Your Equine Facilities

Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage

By:  Hill, Cherry

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8.6 X 10.9 in
320 pg

TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / Animal Husbandry
PETS / Horses
HOUSE & HOME / Outdoor & Recreational Areas
Keeping your own horses requires dedication, hard work, and a sincere interest in the well-being of your animals. This practical guide shows you how to design efficient facilities and establish effective maintenance routines so that your horses can stay happy, healthy, and safe on even the smallest plots of land. Offering expert advice on barn designs, fencing options, and pasture management, Cherry Hill stresses the importance of understanding horse behavior and environmentally responsible land stewardship as integral aspects of a pleasurable and rewarding horsekeeping experience.

“A comprehensive, practical discussion of all aspects of equine ownership…” – Library Journal


“Recommended for public and academic libraries maintaining equine collections.” – Library Journal


an intelligent and useful book that has something to offer almost every horse owner.” – The Quarter Horse Journal


“This book is highly suited for the family getting a first horse, and for those who are buying a farm to live with their horse after boarding out for too many years.” – The Quarter Horse Journal


“…a wealth of information for first-time horse owners as well as for more experienced horseman.  In fact, about the only thing Hill hasn’t done is choose a horse for the reader.” – Paint Horse Journal


“A thorough overview of the requirements of horses and the responsibilities of the horse owner, Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage, will provide all horsemen with valuable information regardless the size of their operation.” – Paint Horse Journal


“This useful book anticipates and heads off many of the problems which will confront the new horse owner.” – Driving Digest Magazine


“Through experience and research, Cherry Hill has compiled a wealth of practical information to help others get the most from their horse setups.” – Appaloosa Journal


“…land is expensive and…horse owners must find ways to get more from less.  That’s what Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage is all about.” – Appaloosa Journal



Cherry Hill is an internationally known instructor and horse trainer and has written numerous books, including 101 Arena Exercises for Horse & Rider, Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage, How to Think Like a Horse, What Every Horse Should Know, and Horse Care for Kids. Visit her at, where you can find information on her books, DVDs, and horsekeeping knowledge.