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Fences are necessary to safely confine horses yet provide them with the opportunity to exercise and graze. Because of the natural flight response of horses, they tend to injure themselves in fences more than most other livestock. In addition, many horses Big women sex extreme extremely valuable and that justifies the extra cost of building a fence that is safe, strong and attractive.
Painted rail fences are not only beautiful to humans, they are highly visible to horses. They appear to a horse as a solid barrier that they are less likely to challenge or run. When a horse does contact a rail fence, it is less likely to get a hoof hung in it or cut itself on sharp wire ends as might be the case with many standard farm wire fences.
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A 5-foot minimum height fence is both horse-safe and people-safe. For paddocks small pastures or turn-out areas fewer than 2 acres in sizecorrals and stallion pens, a general rule is that the top of the fence should be at eye level with the horse's head in a natural upright position.
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Whatever the fence is made of, it needs to be highly visible, resistant to damage by horses, durable, attractive and safe for contact by horses. Rail or Plank Fences Rail also called "plank" or "board" fences are popular on horse farms because they are attractive, highly visible and relatively safe. Casual Hook Ups Beech island SouthCarolina 29841 a horse runs into a rail or plank fence, the fence is not likely to cause physical harm unless the collision is hard enough to break the rail.
A horse is also less likely to get a hoof hung in a rail fence. Young america MN nude dating the only disadvantage to a rail fence is the cost of construction and maintenance. Rail or plank fences are probably the most expensive fences to build, and maintenance expense can be ificant.
Wooden planks are usually either oak or treated pine. Pine boards should be treated with CCA chromated copper arsenate at a minimum of 0.
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Figure 1. A PVC rail fence makes an attractive picture. PVC plastic fences Figure 1 are generally more expensive than wood. They are, however, becoming very popular because of their attractiveness and the fact that they do not require painting, Bad Steben girl xxx they are the same color throughout the material.
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A high-tensile fence with top "rail. One type of fence has the appearance of a rail fence but is actually a wire fence called a "high-tensile polymer fence. These fences are less expensive than rail fences, are very strong and have a nice appearance and good visibility much like a rail fence. They are, however, wire fences that must be tightened periodically to maintain the proper tension.
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Some high-tensile polymer wires can be electrified for added security, but a special coating must be used to allow electricity to flow; you'll need to specify electrifying the fence when it's purchased. Rubber Fences Rubber belting or rubber strips from old tires and conveyor belts have been used for horse fencing. These have the obvious appeal of being soft and yielding, preventing injury to horses, but they require a good deal of maintenance to keep them tight, since they continually sag with time, especially in the heat of summer.
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A vinyl-coated wire adds ificantly to the visibility of a smooth-wire electric fence. Safety is enhanced when visibility is improved. Several materials are used to construct electric fences.
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One product contains 10 stainless steel wires 0. These products are stiff and difficult to bend, but these qualities are needed to provide strength and durability to the fence. Aluminum wire and some vinyl tapes and ropes with smaller, more flexible wires are Nude Hazleton women available, but they are deed primarily for temporary fencing.
They provide high visibility and their flexibility makes them easier to move from one location to another, but they do not provide the strength needed for long-term use. Electric fences are very effective Swingers Personals in West forks controlling horses once the horse has encountered the fence, but good visibility is extremely important and is not a characteristic of electric fences built Hello there grown women smooth steel wire.
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High-tensile steel fences allow long stretches of fence to be constructed between two strong corner or brace post assemblies. The key to making these fences work is to put more effort and investment into the brace post assemblies and less in intermediate supports. Between brace posts, the fence can be supported by intermediate posts made of fiberglass or of wood or steel with insulators.
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Tension in the wire is maintained by permanent in-line stretchers and tension springs. Best are achieved when tensioners are used in conjunction with springs. Wires must be attached to any intermediate posts in such a way that they can move laterally and be tensioned. Re-tension wires at least once a year, especially in the spring when winter conditions have contracted and stressed the wire and before summer heat will cause it to expand.
Wire should be constructed of high-tensile steel and should be at least Commonly, one to five strands of high-tensile wire are used in a fence. For a perimeter fence, use four to five strands; fewer strands may be used for temporary cross-fences. For horses, at least one strand of these fences should be more highly visible material, as True country guy wanted earlier Figure 4.
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