Composting Horse Manure

How-To: 10 Tips for Composting Horse Manure

You know horses generate a lot of the world’s best natural fertilizer – but you’d rather compost it before spreading it on pastures, crops or gardens. Here are some important tips for composting horse manure, aka “What To Do With the Poo!” The goal of composting horse manure is to break it down into material that’s more beneficial to soil and plants and eliminate less desirable elements. Proper Read More →

Victory Farm Therapeutic Horsemanship Wins Millcreek Spreaders Sweepstakes

Millcreek Spreaders Sweepstakes Winner!

Victory Farm Therapeutic Horsemanship – Gastonia, NC “Rosie” and the other horses at Victory Farm might spend their days helping special needs children and adults through equestrian therapy, but they produce plenty of manure, too! That’s why Dory Pell, Program Director, and her volunteers at this great organization were so grateful to win the 27+ Standard in the “Spring Fling” Millcreek Spreaders Sweepstakes. “THANK YOU, Read More →

Horse Barn Spring Cleaning Checklist - Millcreek Spreaders

Horse Barn Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring has finally sprung – and it’s time to clean up the farm and barn! Here’s a handy Horse Barn Spring Cleaning Checklist to help you get started: Thoroughly sweep out your hay storage area. Loose hay, dirt, dust and chaff need to go, along with older hay you shouldn’t feed. It will help with the barn’s air quality, too! Tackle the tack room: check Read More →

Win a Manure Spreader!

Win a Manure Spreader – Millcreek Sweepstakes!

It’s almost spring… and time to start flinging manure with a Millcreek Spreader! Wouldn’t you like to clean stalls faster and more easily? Now’s your chance to WIN a manure spreader in the Millcreek “Spring Fling” Sweepstakes! The 27+ is our most popular model and is suitable for up to four horses. You can ditch the wheelbarrow, get rid of the manure pile and give your Read More →

Horse Farm Tax Prep

Horse Business Tax Prep – 2015 Updates

Tax preparation is NOBODY’S favorite thing, but here are some updates regarding horse business tax prep that you should know about. The PATH Act of 2015 (Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes) is different from previous tax-break extensions.  Instead of a retroactive 1-year extension, Congress set up standards that will allow business owners to have a better basis to make decisions by either extending long-term or making Read More →

Winter Horse Health - 8 Mistakes to Avoid

Winter Horse Health – 8 Mistakes to Avoid

Ensure your horse stays well during the cold weather by using common sense and avoiding these winter horse health mistakes! Not keeping fresh water available at ALL times. Snow and ice are no substitute for clean, fresh drinking water, and proper hydration is critical for winter horse health and helping horses avoid impaction colic. Invest in (safe) heated water buckets or tank heaters if freezing over Read More →

Millcreek Spreaders Holiday Sale

Save During Millcreek Spreaders Holiday Sale!

Save up to $400 on the best barn helper during the Millcreek Spreaders Holiday Sale & spread good cheer this season! Now’s the time to buy a new compact manure spreader, to give to yourself or your favorite farm owner. The Millcreek Spreaders Holiday Sale runs now until Dec. 24 so act quickly! Order by Dec. 15 for Christmas delivery if you’d like your gift to be under Read More →

Lorraine J. with her new Millcreek 27 SS Spreader and 29-year-old Appaloosa mare

No More Manure Pile For Millcreek Sweepstakes Winner

Lucky Lorraine J. of De Pere WI, is no longer piling manure on her farm – she’s spreading it with the new 27 SS Spreader she won in our 30th Anniversary Sweepstakes! We received over 3,300 entries in the Millcreek Sweepstakes, which ended Oct. 12, 2015. “I am thrilled beyond words to have won the 27 SS spreader,” said Lorraine. “This handy little spreader is Read More →

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Millcreek Sweepstakes!

In honor of our 30th Anniversary, we’re giving away a top-of-the-line 27+ SS stainless steel compact manure spreader! Don’t miss this chance to win our best model for 1-4 horses, which includes a LIFETIME WARRANTY against floor and body rust-through, stainless steel construction suitable for manure storage, Dollywheel jack stand, end gate and our exclusive sealed bearings. Entry in the Millcreek Sweepstakes is open to Read More →

30th Anniversary for website

Millcreek Is Celebrating 30th Anniversary!

Thirty years ago this month our founder, Joe Glick, realized there was a need for a new kind of manure spreader: a small one that was still as tough and functional as the large machines that had been in use since the early 1900s. Not many people had dozens of horses anymore, but they could still benefit from an easier way to clean stalls and dispose of Read More →

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