Keeping your horses safe is your number one priority when constructing a new horse barn, riding arena or run-in shelter. But you also want a stylish and functional building that is durable and can withstand the demands of housing your equine companions. Whether you enjoy horses for pleasure, recreation, sport or companionship an inspiring barn is the second home to a horse owner.

High End Horse Barns

The Different Types of High-End Horse Barns

Two Story High-End Horse Barns

Why pay for boarding when if you have the means and space you can build a horse barn magnanimously large enough to board other animals? This is not an easy feat, nor an inexpensive one, but the benefits are undeniable.

As you walk inside, you are greeted by warm colors including greens, deep reds, and the beautiful tones. These colors all blend together harmoniously to create a very rich and welcoming feel.

One idea is for a barn to incorporate an open center ceiling to let in light and air. The layout creates healthy airflow for horses housed in the stalls while also reducing energy usage for lighting.

Stylish Finishes for Your Barn

High End Horse Barns

Not only do homeowners love to spend hours deciding which colors and furniture they should use to make their house but the same goes for horse owners and their barns. For many horse lov­ers, the stylish addition of a horse barn makes their property truly unique and customized to their everyday needs. The interior design of a horse barn is very important, as many owners want the barn to stand out and make a statement.

The red lacquer finish on the stalls and the finials works beautifully with the pale gray flooring. By having really unique arched ceilings in a barn, it adds that little bit of formality and glamor to the interior.

The open-type stall dividers and stall fronts in this barn, as well as the lower front grids, allow horses to see and interact with each other. This configuration also aids in air circulation.

Concord High-End Horse Barns

We know how much a barn means to it’s owner. It’s the place you’ve been dreaming of and working for and at, where you can keep your horses safe, oversee their care and share your affection with friends.

Another barn incorporates an open center ceiling to let in light and air. The layout creates healthy airflow for horses housed in the stalls while also reducing energy usage for lighting.

The up-lighting in a dedicated barn bay brings beautiful daylight and allows the owners better see his or her work and the air for the stalls and animals.

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About the Author: Patricia Davis Brown

Patricia, like her blog, is not a one-dimensional designer, which is evident in her accolades of 17 national design awards. Over a 38-year career in the industry, she has carved a niche in several areas of design. Licensed in interior design and certified in kitchen and bath design, she offers a full menu of design services ranging from whole house interior design, kitchen and bath design, lighting design, full remodels, commercial design and universal (ADA) design. Patricia is a sought-after speaker in the industry and has been published in many publications as seen on her interior design firm’s website, She writes for such publications as QuinStreetinc, Relaxed Remodeler, and talent offering design tips.