Horses, like other domestic animals, tend to wander and that is why they have to be kept in with a fence. However, fencing in a horse is not easy; you have to be sure that the horse isn’t injured by the fence but also that the fence that is used is strong enough to withstand the force of a horse. One of the most popular choices for home owners is vinyl horse fences. These are fences that are, as the name suggests, made of vinyl and you can get them in four rail, three rail or two rail depending on your needs.
One of the reasons why so many horse owners prefer this kind of fencing is how strong and durable it is. Once installed properly it can last for years without requiring replacement. Your horses will free to roam around without you worrying that they will damage the fence. They also reduce maintenance costs for your horses because they last for years before they have to be replaced.
Finding a vendor for a horse fence is easy if you know what to do. First look around at other horse owners fences and if you see one that you like then ask them whether they can give you the contact of whoever did their installation. If you don’t have any luck following this route then you can go online and look for horse fence suppliers in your area. Look for those who specifically sell vinyl horse fences. You will get a list of several of them that you then have to narrow down. Use the following criteria:
- Start by looking at the kind of fencing that they have – is it suitable for your needs?
- Next, how well experienced are they? It may sound like installing a vinyl fence is an easy thing but remember that this fence is for your horse and needs to be as strong as possible.
- Find out what kind of guarantee they provide. A well installed horse fence can last for years and that is why they should be able to give you a good guarantee.
- How much do they charge for the fence and for installation? Don’t go with a company just because they are cheap; it may be because they do shoddy work or their fences are substandard. That said, you don’t want to pay more than you have to. Get several quotes and compare prices.
Use these tips to get a top quality vinyl horse fence.