Horse Fencing Blog

Spring is the Time to Shore Up Your Fencing

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Spring is the Time to Shore Up Your Fencing

Spring has sprung…it’s the perfect time to shore-up your existing horse fencing! Wherever you live, the milder weather and persistently-longer days mean it’s time to maintain your horse fence, no matter how low-maintenance your system. Why Spring is Fencing Season What makes spring such a great time to shore-up your fence? If you live in a cold climate, hopefully the subsoil has started to thaw. Spring’s relatively wet weather makes for easy post installation, particularly before foliage grows all the way in. Your horses are also likely becoming more active around this time of year, spending more time outside. Odds are,...

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CAMEO Fence Posts: You’ve Got Options

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CAMEO Fence Posts: You’ve Got Options

Most of our customers come to us looking for a better way to fence in their horses. They’ve heard of CAMEO fencing from friends or neighbors and they need help determining exactly what’s required to build the perfect fencing system. We feel it’s our job to help them understand the choices they have when it comes to fence posts, and how those choices impact the ultimate success of their fence. Whether they eventually decide on cutting-edge CAMEO fencing line, traditional electric fencing or a combination of both they’ve got options. Your Many Fence Post Options One of the best benefits of CAMEO fence line is its versatility....

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Afraid of Electric Fencing?

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Afraid of Electric Fencing?

It is OK not to want to be zapped. But no need to be afraid of electric fences. Treat them with respect and be sure to buy a fence tester. Once your horse or other livestock has touched an electric line they will not want to be zapped again either.  And they will stay off your fence. As I have said many times – “The best place for your horse is away from a fence.” There are many electric fence products to choose from including Polywires, Ropes, Braids etc.…… Our preference is for stainless steel strands running through the base material. We have...

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Why Combine “CAMEO” horse fencing with an Electric line?

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Why Combine “CAMEO” horse fencing with an Electric line?

“CAMEO” horse fencing was designed to work as a 5 or 6 line fence, with wood line posts on 8 foot centers.   So why combine with an electric line? You can now space your line posts up to 16 ft. apart. You use fewer lines of “CAMEO”    Example: 3 “CAMEO” & 1 electric,     2 “CAMEO” & 2 electric, 3 “CAMEO” & 2 electric The fence works to contain animals other than horses – sheep, goats, cattle………. All animals learn to respect the fence and Stay off the fence. The best place for your horse is away from a fence. At “CAMEO” fencing we...

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A Quick Reminder About Your Horse Fence Lines

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A Quick Reminder About Your Horse Fence Lines

For those of us without deep snow this is a perfect time to check fence lines before the dreaded ticks are out in force. It may be cool but you can appreciate a sunny day to walk your fence lines. Look for trees or limbs down, check insulators, electric connections, lines and posts. Be sure to take clippers to cut back any growth getting close to the fence. It is so rewarding to mark a job off the To Do List Especially before the due date. Now is a good time to assess if you need horse fence supplies or to...

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