Main House: Reworked landscaping - added flagstone, trees, ornamental shrubs &
flowers Installed hot tub Replaced deck, added missing foundation to roof
supports at deck. Replaced gutters and downspouts. Replaced kitchen windows at
sink Renovated master bath tub area, replaced windows & installed missing
foundation Replaced all screens Replaced storm doors at master bedroom,
kitchen & mud-room Replaced screen door at living room Repainted & re-chinked
exterior Replaced "built-in" pantry Replaced ceiling fan with wagon wheel
chandelier Added thermostats throughout, water softener & accent lighting in
kitchen Replaced masonry chimney & cap Added water softener.
Guest House: Replaced deck railing Replaced bird-damaged siding Added water
softener Replaced master bedroom door, bathroom door & closet doors.
Barn: Finished stalls: added concrete bases, leveled floors & installed rubber
mats Added horse-runs: installed 6' welded pipe-rail partitions with gates &
overhanging roof Installed rubber mats in barn aisle Excavated area around
barn, including circular driveway & parking area Added road base around barn,
parking area & driveways Installed French drain at end of runs & front of hay
storage shed Added decorative boulders for erosion control Excavated ditch &
installed culvert to control water flow Installed 800' of decorative split
Other: Excavated two holding ponds (675,000 gal capacity) with poly liners
Constructed dam, gate and Paschal flume to divert & measure irrigation water
from HH Ditch Co. ditch to ponds Installed (flood/sprinkler) irrigation
system: pump house with computerized system, pumps, pressure tanks,
underground 6" pipe, valves, risers & 4" above-ground gated-pipe Re-excavated
portions of HH Ditch Co. ditch & added boulders to sides and bottom of 100' of
Constructed four horse shelters with feeders and hay storage; installed
electricity & plumbing for automatic water system. Constructed hay storage
shed with electricity and 6' Hi-Quality gates to protect from deer/elk
Constructed shavings shed with swinging doors & lid Installed secondary well
with 4 gal/min capacity (primary produces 14 gal/min) Installed two additional
1800 gal cisterns (7200 gal total capacity).
Excavated riding arena & round
pen, treated sub-base with moisture control, added 2" sand & installed 5'
welded pipe-rail fencing Installed 4&1/2' (electrified) coated-wire pasture fencing to
24acres (seven separate pastures) with 12' Hi-Quality vehicular gates and 4'
man-gates in each Installed 4&1/2' (electrified) smooth wire pasture fencing
to appx. 80acre pasture with four Hi-Quality vehicular gates Replaced four
gates in elk fence with 8' Hi-Qual gates Re-excavated west entry to property &
added 16' Hi-Qual gate Installed 12' Hi-Qual gate at north end of west
driveway Installed 12' Hi-Qual gates at southern end of east driveway.
Brought weeds under control: knapweed, spotted knapweed, cheat grass, bind weed, hoary
cress, thistle & curly dock Brought rodent problem under control: prairie
dogs, ground squirrels, gophers & voles Increased amount of pasture grasses
(brohm, western wheat) in all pastures. Added entry area for large truck/semi
trailer for horse delivery.
NEW: The 90x125 professional indoor riding arena is now under construction.