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Whether you're starting a hobby farm or a horse farm in Kentucky, you'll quickly learn that starting a farm isn't all rainbows and sunshine. It can be difficult to get started and many new farmers might underestimate the challenges they face. That being said, once you've overcome those hurdles, owning a farm can be incredibly rewarding. Keep reading to learn our top five tips for new farm owners.

Start Small

Tips For New Kentucky Farm OwnersStarting small might be one of the biggest challenges most new farm owners face. Once you've purchased your property in Georgetown, Lexington, or anywhere in between, you'll want everything up and running as soon as possible. Ideas for the land will be flowing freely. Try to start small and grow your farm over time. This may be the most

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Winter is coming! It's time to prepare your Kentucky horse barn for winter to ensure your champion pet is comfortable and well-taken care of. Kentucky may not have the most brutal winters, but it still gets decently cold. With cooler temperatures quickly approaching, it's important to winterize your horse barn in the fall. From prepping the living quarters to preparing your horse's body, there's plenty of ways to get your horses and their homes ready for the season.

Feed Them More

Couple Walking Horse Around Kentucky Horse Farm in WinterWhile we understand you want to keep your equines in the best shape possible, it's important to keep them warm throughout the winter. In an attempt to keep themselves warm, horses will burn more calories. To keep their body temperature warm, they need that extra fat and

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Kentucky Horse Farm Fence

Choosing the right fence for your farm and horses is incredibly important. Horse farm owners in Kentucky should ensure their fence is functional, durable, and within their budget. And if you're not too sure what type of fence will suit your farm best, you can keep reading to learn about the different types, styles and material options. There are quite a few details to consider when choosing a fence and it's critical to choose material that is safe for your equines.

First, let's discuss the importance of avoiding barbed wire fences. This may seem like an obvious decision to many equestrian experts, but if a horse panics and attempts to run through it or jump over it, they could easily cause career-ending and life-threatening damages to their tendons

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Battle in the Saddle Kentucky Horse Farm Event

On September 30th, at the Kentucky Horse Park's Covered Arena in Lexington, amateur team penning riders will be paired with a celebrity guest rider in an effort to see who can pen the group of cattle the fastest. Who wouldn't want to attend? All proceeds will be donated to the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation.

The celebrity team penning event starts at 4:30pm and is expected to end around 10pm. Attendees can expect an evening of dancing in the dirt after dinner, so be sure to bring your dancing shoes! Some of the celebrities participating in Battle in the Saddle include:

  • Otto Thorwarth, Jockey and Secretariat actor
  • Jason Myers, WTVQ Chief Meteorologist
  • Carson Kressley, award winning TV personality and fashion designer
  • Erika Abe, Fox 56
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2 Kentucky Horse Farms For Sale

With so many properties to choose from in Kentucky, it's hard to know which farms to look at and which lots will meet your needs. Currently, we have 2 properties that we don't want you to miss. One is located in charming Georgetown and the other is situated in beautiful Paris, KY.

Milestone

The first property we'd like to highlight is in the heart of Georgetown and offers over 49 acres of land. With stunning rolling hills, two water reclamation ponds, four barns, 49 stalls and two beautiful residences, this property leaves little to be desired.

Entering the property, you'll be greeted by a long tree-lined driveway. It's incredibly picturesque. At the top of the driveway, you'll find an elegant residence, both an indoor and outdoor arena with

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Tips for Selling Your Kentucky Horse FarmHas your Kentucky horse farm or property been on the market for a while and you just don't understand why it's not selling? Don't worry, there's a good selection of farm buyers out there and we've got tips for sellers to ensure a quick and lucrative sale. Selling your horse farm is not as simple as selling a single-family home and there's a lot more that goes into the sale of a property. Keep reading to learn why your farm might not be selling and how you can easily fix it.

 

Lack of Maintenance

The most obvious reason your horse farm in Kentucky might not be selling is maintenance. Is the paint old and chipping? Is your barn a disaster? Spend a decent amount of time sprucing up the property with new paint, repairing your fence and ridding the

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Staging Your Kentucky Horse FarmThere are thousands of articles across the internet explaining how to carefully stage your home, but what about horse farms? Selling your Kentucky property may seem like a daunting and stressful task, but with these tips, your Kentucky horse farm will surely sell quickly. And with one of our agents to help you every step of the way, you can focus on what's really important – taking care of your horses!

The Formal Room: Pastures

Try to remember that the pasture closest to your home is similar to showing your formal dining room or living room. It may not be the most used room in your house or the most used acre on your farm, but if it's not set up beautifully, it can become a turn off. Often, this piece of property is visible from the road so buyers

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