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From Design to Blueprints: Easy Building Design Process

by Dustin Gruetter • September 6, 2017

When we ask our customers about their experience with DC Structures after the completion of their project, we often hear a similar sentiment—”the process was just so easy!” At DC Structures we take pride in our easy building design process, making every step of our client partnerships as simple as possible. It’s what we refer […]


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Dog Kennels and Other Non-Horse Barn Designs

by Bret Loftis • August 30, 2017

DC Structures built its reputation by designing horse barns and barn-style homes, but what about spaces for your non-equine four-legged friends? Our repertoire of projects consists of countless structures that were created to help equestrian enthusiasts care for their horses. Oftentimes, however, horses aren’t the only animals our customers own. That’s why DC Structures also […]


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Easy on the Hooves: Tips for Planning Horse Arena Footing

by Brian Hurst • February 9, 2017

Arena footing—sounds easy enough, right? Decisions surrounding the footing you choose for your riding arena are a lot more complicated than you might think. Poor footing will subject your horse to increased risk of injury and long-term degenerative problems. As such, footing selections call for an informed and measured approach that takes a variety of […]


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Project Preview: North Carolina Horse Barn

by Scott Desbiens • January 24, 2017

Oregon-based DC Structures partners with clients across the U.S., turning unique visions into pre-engineered materials packages. From apartment barns and barn-style homes to wineries and wedding and event venues, DC has several projects under construction at any given time. Relationship building is the backbone of our operation, which is why DC Structures provides builder support […]


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No Horsing Around: Pro Tips for Horse Barn Safety

by Brian Hurst • January 17, 2017

Horse barn safety is DC Structures’ top priority when it comes to designing our top-of-the-line barn kits. Injuries pose a real threat to horses, as the road to recovery can be especially arduous for them. There are a number of preventative measures you can take to ensure the safety of your four-legged equine friends. Read […]


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Best of Mane Street: Horse Stall Showcase

by Brian Hurst • January 5, 2017

DC Structures specializes in top-of-the-line horse barn kits, with horse stall designs that are fit for a stallion. Whatever your equestrian needs, we’ll work with you to modify your plans and produce the best possible horse stall setup for your unique situation. Take a look at our horse stall showcase to see how we’ve turned […]


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Farm composting: Don’t Waste It, Replace It

by Josh Tittle • January 3, 2017

Weighing the pros and cons of farm composting? If you’ve spent time on a farm or out in the wild, you’ve likely taken note of the interconnected nature of bio habitats. Composting is a man-made process that exemplifies the natural cycle of decomposition and fertilization. First, plants are grown in nutrient-dense soils. Then, nutrients from […]