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Have Fun Designing Your New Horse Barn

As a leading horse barn company Horizon Structures provides lots of help for the horse owner to aid them in making the best choices from the wide array of available stable designs. “Horizon’s philosophy is to share our knowledge and experience with our clients.  Our customers definitely do their homework and we constantly strive to ‘give a leg up’ by educating them about barn design and the buying process.  Being well-informed early in the process makes the project fun and easy Read more...

XC Course Closed Monday 4/16 Due to Rain!

Due to the lovely weather here in Pa – the XC course will be closed on Monday.

Hopefully we can re-open Tuesday!!

Espri Fidele – Bloodlines, Looks and Talent!

NAME:  ESPRI FIDELE SEX: GELDING COLOUR: GREY HEIGHT: 17H AGE: 2010 BREED: HANOVERIAN SIRE/DAM:EMBASSY III x GAJUS OWNER:SANDRA HOLDEN Espri Fidele (Embassy III X Gajus) was imported from Germany in 2016 as a six year old. He has been in professional training ever since. His bloodlines include Escudo I, Espri, and Calypso II. He is a super careful show jumper with perfect technique over fences and can score in the 20s in dressage.He recently moved up to training level Read more...

XC Course Opens Tuesday 4/10/2018!

We're looking forward to welcoming our eventing community back to Windurra USA next Tuesday! Coaches and clinicians are welcome to teach students at any time. Please no motorized vehicles on the course. We are obsessed with keeping the footing as pristine as possible. Coaches: please collect all students’ schooling fees and deposit in the mailbox to ensure no misunderstandings. If you are coming to take a lesson or XC school at the farm, please print off and sign a copy of the following Read more...

New Sales Horse – O Bea Brave !

NAME: O BEA BRAVE SEX: MARE COLOUR: BAY HEIGHT: 17h DATE OF BIRTH: 2011 BREED: THOROUGHBRED SIRE/DAM:   ANGLIANA out of SHESALITTLEDANDY OWNERS: AYSE VRIELINK USEA RESULTS Bea has been ridden by a professional (mainly dressage and a bit of jumping) for the past year before coming to Windurra in February 2018 to be trained under Boyd.  Bea is a beautiful big mare with upper level potential and tons of scope.   She is sweet, calm, smart and brave with tons of charisma. Bea Read more...

Horizon Structures Presents Series….All Creatures Great and Small ~ Offer Shelter to All

  By Nikki Alvin-Smith for Horizon Structures In the world of horses we see a variety of horse shapes and sizes, breeds and needs. From the giant draft horse to ponies, Paso Finos and miniature equines, their needs vary greatly. In their requirements for a barn for shelter, we need to assess what will work in size and design. Another factor to consider in building design, is just like our beloved horses, each of us have different requirements and needs. For example, a busy dressage Read more...

Horizon Structures Presents Series….Top Ten Tips for Building an Indoor Arena

By Nikki Alvin-Smith Don’t let your dream indoor arena become a nightmare because of lack of knowledge or poor planning. There are many pitfalls you need to avoid so here are the top ten tips to save you heartache and help make your dream indoor a reality. A Place for Everything Where you site your arena will directly affect the price of site preparation. Choose an area that is as level as possible to avoid extra costs for soil removal, rock excavation and drainage issues. If your site Read more...

Anne Hennessey’s Atavism Sold to Young Rider!

We are happy to announce that Atavism, otherwise know as Ernie, has been sold to a young rider. We have had Ernie in training for the last year and a half.  I owned him together with Anne Hennessey.  Anne has backed me for the last 10 years, Horse after Horse.  She is a great person to ride for. We wish Mikayla all the best with her new Horse. Her goal is to aim him at the Young Rider Championships next year! Below is some footage of Atavism schooling this past Read more...

Horizon Structures Presents Series….Fresh Air Everywhere ~ Why The Shed Row Barn is Popular

By Nikki Alvin-Smith As a kid growing up in England most horse housing in my Buckinghamshire neighborhood was some version of a shed row design. The traditional use of the shed row building offered a less expensive and very serviceable stabling option and frequently the configurations were in a square, with a central yard, ideal for tacking up, mounting and bathing horses with protection from the wind. The older stable blocks would be built of brick, the newer ones made of wood. As we know Read more...

Windurra Cross Country Schooling Course to Close for Season on Monday, Nov 6th

This is the last week of the season that the cross country course at Windurra USA will be open for schooling.  We have big plans for our fall maintenance for the course, which includes maintaining the footing and adding a few new jumps. Our good friend Jamie Hicks of Meadow Springs Farm will be over to aerate and reseed the entire course, which requires that we move the jumps to give the turf a good overhaul.  Our longtime course builder Eric Bull of ETB Equine Construction, LLC  and his Read more...
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