Horse Grazing and Paddock Management

Horse Grazing and Paddock Management

BGS Horse workshops are designed to cater for those grassland enthusiasts who have a special interest in grazing and forage for horses.

British Grassland Society and Shirley Macmillan has ran many very successful events in 2007, April 2009, May 2010 and Making Haylage for Horses on 3rd March 2011 and 1st March 2012, in Leicestershire. A further Managing Grazing for Horses Workshop took place on 9th June 2011 in Shropshire. See our events calendar for full details of all up and coming events.

Special Interest Subjects

Some HARDD advice for improving horse grazing this spring:

  • Harrow
  • Aerate
  • Rest and recuperation
  • Drainage
  • Diversity

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Got problems with muddy gateways?


  • Poor drainage
  • Horses collect and stand around
  • Frequent hoof and vehicle traffic
  • Compaction and soil erosion
  • Water pools

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Winter fencing check

  • Electric fencing tips
  • Dog proofing paddocks

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Things to do in October


  • Drainage management
  • Paddock management
  • Preparing for sping next year

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BGS Members BGS is a membership organisation which acts as a communication forum, through events and publications, for the profitable and sustainable use of grass and forage.

Local Societies

BGS Members Use our Local Society directory to locate your nearest societies, information resources and experts on grassland farming and foraging.