Category Archives: Owning Horse Property


Moving to Salem Oregon with Horses

Moving to a new state is a daunting task.  Add horses to the mix, and it can feel impossible! Here at HomesWithHorseSense.com, we specialize in helping people buy and sell horse property in the Willamette Valley of Oregon.  We have put together a list of resources to help you make decisions, learn about our area […]



Inspect Your Inspector

Surprise! Don’t you love hearing that word when it celebrates an event or life milestone? You don’t, however, want to hear it when you are a home buyer, committing to a large mortgage and anticipating a smooth move to your new house. The last thing you want to deal with is an expensive home repair issue. When […]


House and Horse Sitter Service

Kara Roller, wife, mother and lifelong horse owner recognized the need for animal owners to get away from it all occasionally and started offering her services to friends 12 years ago.  That gave them the opportunity to chill from the daily routine of feeding, letting in, letting out, turning out, and cleaning up after numerous […]


Horse Property Designer

Are you looking to develop or add to your horse facility or renovate an existing structure or land holding? Make your dreams and plans a reality through the use of a professional landscape architect specializing in sites and structures both new and renovated.  Linda Royer is a degreed architect who specializes in equine property projects […]



Good Fences Keep Everyone Happy

Containing or defining property with fences can be a daunting task, especially when a large parcel is involved.  If you are considering a fencing project, here are a few points to consider and then some local contractors in the Salem, Oregon area to contact for your individual needs and budget. The first question to consider […]


Wicked Weeds

There are many plants that freely grow in pastures and surrounding lands that can be mildly toxic to deadly if ingested by your horse. The list varies by location, but here in the Willamette Valley of Oregon, there is a basic list of at least ten plants that you should be on the lookout for. […]


Equerry’s Inc. Equine Health Supplements

A healthy horse is a happy horse. Every owner’s goal is to maintain optimum health and longevity for their animals. But given the immense variety of circumstances that can occur in boarding, traveling, working and breeding these animals, the subject of supplements will eventually need to be examined. Before jumping into using supplements, particularly probiotics, […]