Fencing

Best practice

Well maintained, safe horse fencing can be wire, electric, plank or pipe. Intact, sturdy posts.  The best fences are those that keep horses off of them.

Needs intervention

Barbed or loose wire can seriously injure horses.  Wire fences should be well maintained, tight with functioning electric charge.

Immediate jeopardy

Missing planks or downed wires will not confine a horse. Gates must close and latch.  Loose horses on roads can be devastating.