Aussie Fence Doctor
Providing you with practical fencing tips and strategies
What makes a good horse fence?
It is important that your fence has some form of flexibility to minimise the risk of injury to your horse and it needs to be practical and planned accordingly.
To avoid serious injury to your horse and damage to rugs, which is expensive, stressful and preventable it is highly desirable not to use:
x Barb wire x Plain wire
x Hinge joint or netting >40mm aperture x Stand offs
The use of timber and steel is excellent but very expensive and requires regular maintenance to optimise appearance.
High quality electric fencing tape provides a great solution for permanent fencing. Ensure you use wider tapes and if possible coloured ones so your horses have a visual barrier to recognize and respect.
For a quote specific to your fencing requirements, go to http://stockguard.com.au/how-to-order
An example of two tape runs using 40mm brown electric fence tape on wooden posts set five metres apart.
- We offer you a free personalised quote.
- A design service backed by 50 years practical experience.
- 40mm electric horse fencing tape and fittings from approximately $1.78 per metre (this is based on wooden posts at 5m spacing with a basic paddock plan of at least 1500m of tape. This is just a ballpark figure.)
- Backed by 25 year guarantee* on horse fence tape
With over 50 years of practical experience in the horse industry in Australia and overseas we aim to deep dive on the topics you want to know about when you're planning your property's fencing.