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HORSE HOUSING

How to Plan, Build, and Remodel Barns and Sheds
by Richard Klimesh and Cherry Hill 

201 pages;
142 color photos and 70 drawings

 

Preface by Cherry Hill

Introduction by Richard Klimesh

excerpt: page 11

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION I: PLANNING

CHAPTER 1: LAW AND ORDER

  • Zoning
  • Covenants
  • Building Codes
  • Permits
  • Inspections

CHAPTER 2: WHO'S THE BUILDER?

  • Modular Barn Builders
  • General Contractor
  • Self-Contractor
  • Build It Yourself

CHAPTER 3: LOCATION AND ORIENTATION

  • Compromises
  • Site Sketch
  • The No Zone
  • Utilities
  • Soil
  • Drainage
  • Wind
  • Sun
  • Security
  • Access
  • Woods
  • Other Facilties

 

SECTION II: DESIGN

CHAPTER 4: LAYOUT AND FEATURES

  • Floor Plan
  • Roof Shape and Overhang
  • Loft
  • Live-in
  • Framing Type
  • Heating
  • Condensatiion
  • Humidity
  • Ventilation
  • Ice Dams
  • Vapor Barrier
  • Insulation
  • Doors
  • Windows

CHAPTER 5: SPACES AND OPENINGS

  • Aisle
  • Stalls
  • Waiting Room
  • Tack Room
  • Grooming Area
  • Wash Rack
  • Farrier/Vet Area
  • Utility Room
  • Feed Room
  • Hay Storage
  • Bedding Storage
  • Bathroom/Dressing Room
  • Indoor Arena
  • Driveways

CHAPTER 6: UNDERSTANDING PLANS

  • Draw Barn Plans Yourself
  • Hire an Architect
  • Buy Barn Plans
  • Types of Barn Plans
  • Visualize the BarnPlan

CHAPTER 7: SAMPLE PLANS

  1. Loafing Shed
  2. One-Stall Efficiency Barn
  3. Square Barn
  4. Two-Stall Remodeled Pole Building
  5. Traditional Loft Barn
  6. Fresh Air Barn
  7. Two-Stall RV Barn
  8. Four-Stall Yearlling/Pony Barn
  9. Desert Barn
  10. Wyoming Barn
  11. Training Barn
  12. Indoor Arena
  13. Foaling Barn
  14. Live-in Barn
  15. Meeting Barn
  16. Home Office Barn

CHAPTER 8: CHOOSING MATERIALS

  • Making a Choice
  • Natural Flooring Materials
  • Masonry/Concrete
  • Asphalt
  • Lumber
  • Pressure-Treated Wood
  • Particleboard
  • Hardboard
  • Plywood
  • OSB
  • Drywall
  • Steel
  • Aluminum
  • Fiberglass
  • FRP and Other Plastics
  • Rubber
  • Fasteners

CHAPTER 9: UTILITIES AND DETAILS

  • Electricity
  • Heaters
  • Coolers
  • Water
  • Preventing Problems

 

SECTION III: BUILDING

CHAPTER 10: CONSTRUCTION

  • Keeping Track
  • Layout
  • Site Preparation
  • Utility Service
  • Footings
  • Batter Boards
  • Foundation
  • Framing
  • Sheathing
  • Stairs
  • Wiring and Plumbing
  • Siding
  • Roofing
  • Floors
  • Insulation
  • Paneling
  • Safety
  • Tools
  • Tips

CHAPTER 11: REMODELING

  • Space
  • Foundation
  • Strength
  • Roof
  • Ventilation and Insulation
  • Doors and Windows
  • Flooring
  • Wiring
  • Lights
  • Water

CHAPTER 12: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER - An in-depth tour of Cherry Hill's barn.

  • Stalls
  • Turnout Pens
  • Aisle Width and Flooring
  • Lights
  • Water
  • Wash Rack
  • Tack room
  • Feed room
  • Hay Storage
  • Tool Room
  • Tie Areas
  • Porch

APPENDIX 1: HELPFUL BUILDING TERMS

APPENDIX 2: RECOMMENDED READING

APPENDIX 3: RESOURCE GUIDE

INDEX


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