day : 03/12/2014 3 results

Indepth article on working horses and donkeys

Reading tip: a wonderful indepth article by Stephanie L. Church, editor in chief of thehorse.com, about the working horses and donkeys and the challenges and health issues NGO's encounter. “We know that for the whole world it might be only a donkey, mule, or horse, but for the marginalized poor owner it is the whole world.”Ganesh Pande of Shramik Bharti, a Brooke India partner organization Not only does it cover the challenges in detail, featuring many specialistst on the subject, it is ...

Equestrian facility uses smart rain water collecting

Just south of Melbourne, Australia, Seth Stein Architects and Watson Architects and Design worked together on a private equestrian development. The architectural design includes a smart rain water collecting system. Four corrugated steel cylinders catch the rain water coming from the roof and supply large buried water tanks beneath the paddock, with the overflow supplying a newly build lake with a small island that serves as a bird sanctuary. The outer walls are made of rammed earth, sourced ...