Types of Fencing Available to Horse Owners

Adequate fencing is a necessity of owning or boarding horses. Many factors must be taken into consideration when choosing or building a horse fence.

This resource covers a vast amount of information about horse fencing including:

  • Purposes of a Fence
  • Height of the Fence
  • Selecting the Fence
  • Fencing Materials
  • Gates
  • Construction
  • Maintenance

Types of Fencing for Horses (PDF) Click on the link to download the PDF.

Horse Fencing: Electric Fencing and Gates – Dr. Chris Skelly, Michigan State University

Horse Fencing: Woven Wire – Dr. Chris Skelly, Michigan State University

Horse Fencing: Use of T-Posts – Dr. Chris Skelly, Michigan State University

Horse Fencing: Wire Mesh – Dr. Chris Skelly, Michigan State University