Modern-day westerns have many of us romanticizing about the American West and what it takes to be a rancher. Popular series, such as Yellowstone, give a glorified and dramatized glimpse into the lives of a cowboy and the hard work of ranching.
Horse barns have evolved a great deal since the first-ever horse barn was built. It is said that the world’s oldest horse stables were discovered in Egypt in 1304 BC. The barn was 182,986 square feet and could house over 480 horses.
Horse barns have come a long way over the last few decades. At one point, horse barns were a simple wooden structure where the horses were kept safe at night. Nowadays, horse barns are unique stick-built or post frame structures that have a little bit of everything no matter what kind of rider you are.
One thing for certain in life is that trends are ever-changing. Just when something becomes popular and everyone has to have it, a new trend comes along leaving the old one in the dust. The good news is that if you wait long enough, everything eventually comes back in style.
If you’ve been thinking about building a pole barn home for quite a while, the sooner you can get those floor plans finalized the quicker your dream can come to life. Post frame housing is extremely popular right now and continues to grow tremendously. It’s a trend that, unlike the styles in the ’80s, is here to stay.