How to Design a Horse Barn with J&N Structures

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Are you tired of settling for standard horse barn floor plans and accessories that don’t quite capture your vision? If so, it’s time to consider designing your own horse barn with J&N Structures!

In this article, we’re excited to share our tips on how to design a horse barn with J&N Structures – as well as provide you with all the tools and resources you need to know how to design the horse barn of your dreams. With years of experience designing and building custom horse barns, we’ll provide you with tips, insights, and key considerations to help you create a functional and safe horse barn that enhances your equestrian lifestyle.

So, saddle up and let’s get started!


Creating the Perfect Horse Barn Floor Plan & Design

Did you know: When working with J&N Structures, designing a horse barn may be easier than you think! With our streamlined process, you can have a complete and unique horse barn floor plan in just five simple steps. From selecting the perfect size and shape to choosing the ideal accessories, we’ll guide you through every aspect of designing your own barn.

Ready to bring your vision to life? Let’s start designing your one-of-a-kind horse barn today!


Step 1: Choose Your Size, Style and Floor Plan

small horse barn floor plan and layout for customizing a design

To successfully design a horse barn, the first step is determining the desired size and shape of the barn, along with your preferred horse barn floor plan. At J&N Structures, we offer a variety of horse barn styles including:

  • Monitor Barns
  • High Country Style Barns
  • Trailside Barns
  • And More!

PRO TIP: Any of these horse barn styles can be easily customized to fit your size requirements. Check out our horse barn project gallery for some great examples of our custom work!

To create an upscale horse barn floor plan, it’s essential to take into account the number of horses you intend to house and their individual needs. Additionally, factors such as horse behavior, functionality, and safety should all be taken into account when considering horse barn accessories to optimize your structure with. Your plan should allow horses to socialize, move around, and stretch comfortably while also being functional and efficient for handlers.

Working with a professional builder, like J&N Structures, will ensure your horse barn floor plan meets all relevant building codes and regulations, as well as your specific needs and preferences – so you can spend more time designing the beautiful aesthetic, and we can tackle the technical!


Step 2: Choose Roofing Materials and Style

roofing selections for designing your own horse barn

The next step to designing your horse barn is deciding on your roofing materials and roof style. This is a critical decision that can impact the overall aesthetic, durability, and functionality of the structure. At J&N Structures we offer both asphalt shingles and metal roofing options in a variety of colors.

To add a touch of personality, there are also several horse barn accessories for roofs that are available such as rustic weathervanes, cupolas and vents! Other considerations for roofing design include proper ventilation, insulation, and maintenance requirements.


Step 3: Choose the Exterior Paint or Stain Color

how to design a horse barn using colorful exterior elements

J&N Structures offers an extensive selection of paint colors for our horse barns, ensuring that you can find the perfect shade to complement your personal style. We believe that your horse barn should be as aesthetically pleasing as it is functional, which is why we offer a diverse range of paint and stain options to choose from. Whether you prefer a classic, understated look or want to make a bold statement, we’ve got you covered!

Explore some of the most popular horse barn color schemes here!


Step 4: Add Horse Barn Accessories

interior horse barn accessories for stalls

To complete your horse barn design, consider adding accessories to protect stall walls, provide additional ventilation and natural light, make feeding more convenient, or add decorative appeal. Check out our most popular accessories to enhance the appearance and functionality of your horse barn for both horses and humans.


Step 5: Locate a Dealer Near You and Request a Free Quote on Your Design

designing a horse barn on a budget

Our custom horse barns are available through our exclusive network of dealers across the country. To design your own barn, enter your zip code to find the J&N Structures dealer nearest you for a free quote and design consultation!


Horse Barn Accessories to Elevate Your Aesthetic

When it comes to creating a functional and comfortable structure, the horse barn accessories you choose can make all the difference.

J&N Structures offers top-quality horse barn accessories that are carefully designed to enhance the functionality and usability of your barn, meeting the needs of both horses and humans. Here are just a few of our most popular options:

  • Chew guards
  • Stall feedholes
  • Gable vents
  • Dutch doors
  • Vapor lights
  • Cupola and weathervanes
  • Drop vents
  • And so many more!


Design Your Own Horse Barn with J&N Structures

horse barn design and build by J&N Structures

When you work with J&N Structures, there’s no limit to the options you have to design your own barn. We encourage you to share your ideas, photos, or drawings so we can help you design a horse barn you and your horses will enjoy for years to come.

Our custom horse barns are built in our shop in the heart of Amish country in Lancaster County, Pa and delivered and installed through our exclusive dealer network throughout the East coast.

To design your own horse barn, find the dealer nearest you and request a free quote!