I mentioned in my last post that one of the key elements of improving soil health and biological diversity here is going to be the adoption of the Equicentral (and track) grazing system for the ponies.
What is the Equicentral system?
Note this is my interpretation which brings information from Equicentral’s courses and books, together with some of my knowledge/understanding of farming and conservation. For original Equicentral system information, click here.)
Essentially the Equicentral system is a form of mob grazing for ponies. You let the grass grow much longer than you would in a traditional rotational grazing system (at least as tall as a beer bottle on its end) and move horses on to new grazing quickly (when they’ve eaten it down to the height of a beer bottle on its side).Continue reading “About the Equicentral grazing system”