Maine Horse Barn Builders
Peoples Building Company is the horse barn builder that can make your vision come to reality in Maine. Whether you are looking for an indoor riding arena, a custom horse barn, a run in shed, or a machinery storage building, we are the builders for you.
Peoples, function means everything: correct construction, smart engineering, and quality of materials and design; are all components necessary for a safe and functional equine facility for you and your horses in Maine.
To the right is a list of facilities and services offered by Peoples Building. If you have a prospective project and it is not listed, please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss how we can help you complete it.
Also, please view our Gallery for photos of past projects and floor plans of barns and facilities
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The Horse is concerned with all aspects of equine health, and it is written for hands-on horse owners, trainers, riders, breeders, and barn managers who want to know more about taking the best care of his or her horses. Extensive information on topics of concern are supplemented by timely features on horse health and news from researchers, veterinarians in the field and other equine professionals.
- Infographic: Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS)
- Many horses considered "easy keepers" actually have equine metabolic syndrome (EMS), a serious metabolic and hormonal disorder. Learn the risks of EMS and get management and treatment tips in this easy-to-follow visual guide.
- Kentucky Horse Owner Pleads in Cruelty Case
- A man accused of maltreating dozens of horses horses on his Pendleton County property has pleaded not guilty.
- Poll Recap: Longeing Lessons
- Of the 797 respondents, 329 (41%) said longeing is a regular part of their horses' fitness program.
- National HBPA Endorses Changes in Racehorse Drug Rules
- Changes made by the Association of Racing Commissioners International in regard to model medication rules led to an endorsement by the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA).
- Jockey Club Chairman: Make Triple Crown Vet Records Public
- Ogden Mills "Dinny" Phipps has called for public release of the veterinary records of all horses entered in this year's Triple Crown races
- Sports Medicine Researcher Clayton Retires from MSU
- Hilary Clayton, BVMS, PhD, Dipl. ACVSMR, MRCVS, has retired from her long-held post at Michigan State University (MSU), but says she'll still be active in the equine and research communities.
- Managing Horses with Excessive Tearing
- Excessive tearing could suggest a number of potentially serious equine eye conditions. Veterinarians should examine cases carefully and then determine an appropriate treatment course.
- How We Can Help Senior Horses Seeking Homes
- I met some senior horses seeking forever homes at the Kentucky Equine Humane Center last week. Have you ever given a home to an aging equid in need?
- EHV-1 Reported in North Dakota
- The North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) has indicated three cases of non-neuropathogenic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) have been confirmed in Burleigh County thus far in 2014.
- Equine Vaccination Cheat Sheet
- Learn about the American Association of Equine Practitioners' recommended core and risk-based horse vaccines in this handy special report.
- Blue-Eyed Blues
- I recently purchased a Paint horse with a bald face with two blue eyes and pink skin around his eyes. Are horses with blue eyes more sensitive to light or more prone to eye disorders than other horses?
- Peterson: Be Proactive on Racetrack Surface Maintenance
- Dr. Mick Peterson says catastrophic injuries won't be eliminated, but that's no excuse for not investing resources in the best and safest racing surface possible.
- Controversy Over Wyoming Estray Horse Gather, Sale
- A gather, conducted by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), of horses belonging to the state of Wyoming drew fire from wild horse advocates, who say the animals were too quickly sold to a Canadian horse processing firm.
- EHM Confirmed in Virginia Horse
- A Northern Virginia horse euthanized late last week was confirmed positive for equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM), a neurologic disease caused by equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).
- Biosecurity Tip of the Month: Hay and Feed Storage
- Other equids aren't the only animals that can transmit disease to our horses: Birds, bugs, and other creatures can also carry diseases that can affect horses. What's one way to reduce the number of animals in our barns? Careful feed and hay storage.
- Colostrum For Foals
- To a newborn foal, colostrum can mean the difference between life and death.
- Emergence of MRSA Sequence Type 398 in Horses
- The strain has now been reported in horses in many European countries as well as in a single Canadian horse. Zoonotic infection from a horse has also been reported.
- Rehabilitated Horses Donated to Florida Youth Ranch
- A group of rescued horses has a new home after being rehabilitated and donated to the Florida Sheriffs Boys Ranch.
- Conditioning and Modifying Horse Behavior
- An equine behaviorist offers some tips on how to best condition and modify your horse's actions.
- Kentucky's 2013 EIA Surveillance and Testing
- All 77,001 serum samples tested for equine infectious anemia (EIA) in Kentucky in 2013 were negative for the disease.
- Adding Oil to a Horse's Diet
- Top dressing with oil is a common practice, which can be done successfully, when done in moderation with a careful eye on meeting the total nutrient requirements of the horse as well as the energy requirements.
- How to Predict When a Mare Will Foal
- Many breeders opt for a combination of the available options to give themselves the best chance to accurately predict when a mare will foal.
- Take Steps to Prevent Equine Herpesvirus Infection
- Get tips on how you can help prevent equine herpesvirus (EHV) infection spread.
- Warm Temperatures and Water Consumption
- The transition in temperature and humidity from cool season to warm season, such as winter to spring, could require an adjustment in watering horses.
- International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2013
- Reported diseases include strangles, influenza, herpesvirus, piroplasmosis, atypical myopathy, and hendra.