Horse training

Unveiling Our New 85’W Riding Arena at Black Swan Farm

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This blog was submitted by: Kat Hayden, ClearSpan Truss Arch Sales Specialist

Brenda and David Webster contacted me back in Dec. 2013 to discuss the possibility of purchasing a riding arena for their business, Black Swan Farm, located in the rolling hills of central Ohio. Brenda owns two donkeys and a horse named Zip that she keeps at home. This past winter was particularly harsh, so she and David decided to purchase one of our 85’ wide structures for indoor riding. In March, we began design on the 85’W x 120’L gable style structure that included two end walls, doors, helical anchors and installation by our ClearSpan crew. Brenda even stopped by our ClearSpan booth at the Equine Affair in Columbus to tell me how excited she was about the arena! Continue reading

Where You’re Most Likely To See Our Buildings During Your Summer Road Trip!

Into the sunsetMemorial Day Weekend, the unofficial start to summer, has come and gone, so now it’s time to hit the road and do that cross-country road trip you’ve been talking about doing the last 10 years, right? Well, if you are going to take on such a feat, there is a 100% chance that you’ll pass by one of our Hercules Truss Arch Buildings, since we have our fabric structures in all 50 states! What state currently holds the rolling title for the most ClearSpan buildings? What states make our Top 5? Take the poll below, check back in one week for the answers, and map out YOUR road trip accordingly.

If you happen to see one of our buildings on your trip, snap a picture of the building, prove to us that you’re on a “road trip,” and we’ll send you a free gift! All you have to do is email the pictures and your mailing address to us at: mzirolli@clearspan.com. Don’t worry — we will keep your information confidential — this is our little fun and exciting summertime game.

63 x 360 R Lititz PA CHINT: You’ll know it’s our building if you see our logo at the peak of the building, seen at left! GOOD LUCK!

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“How It’s Made” Comes to ClearSpan

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May 8,2014

The Discovery Channel’s popular television show, How It’s Made, descended on a local company’s manufacturing facility to capture the design process of tension fabric buildings. Continue reading

A Galloping “Affaire” In Ohio!

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This blog was submitted by: Kat Hayden, ClearSpan Truss Arch Sales Specialist

If you are an equine enthusiast and live in New England, then you know about the Equine Affaire. People gather every autumn at the mecca of the equine world in West Springfield, Mass. Continue reading

Calling All Farmers! A NEW Turnkey Building is Here!

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How many times have you come across a product that has hidden fees? Have you ever thought to yourself, “I wish I could just buy it for one low price…and be done with it!” Well? At ClearSpan, we’re also thinking along those lines because we want to make your dreams come true!

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No Signage? No Problem!

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How often have you driven by a business with little or no signage and actually know the industry they’re in? Perhaps a better questions is how much business are they losing because they have no signage that makes them easily identifiable? For some, signage may not be an issue, but it does go a long way when it comes to brand recognition.

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Turning the Impossible into a Reality!

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It’s Wednesday — the day before Thanksgiving! And for the first time since 1888, Thanksgiving Day will mark the first day of Hanukkah! Enjoy the dual celebrations while you can, because it is believed that this convergence will not happen again for over 79,000 years!

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Spotlight on the Klodts and their Year-Round Arena

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Winter weather is always an issue for equestrians looking to keep themselves and their horses in shape all year long.  Fabric structures are making it possible for more and more riders to keep competitive and active through the winter months.  You first learned about them from our blog titled,” Think Outside the Barn”, but today’s post features specific information on our customers the Klodts and how a Hercules Truss Arch Building got them through the winter…

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When Maximum Usable Space is an Understatement—Spotlight on Sandy Ridge Farms

Maximum usable spaceFarms are very busy places. Usually there is a lot going on at once and it’s important to remain organized and have an efficient layout. Otherwise the atmosphere can get chaotic and equipment and animals can seem scattered. Today’s blog post focuses on a very efficient farmer who made a smart decision when it came to her farm and its facilities… Continue reading

Top 5 Summertime Barn Safety Tips

Capture6During the summer when kids are out of school, the barn gets more crowded than ever. In order to keep things safe for horses and people, it is important to review the ways that you can prevent accidents and injuries. We have compiled a list of some of the most important barn safety tips. Continue reading