Buy an Amish-Built Run-In Shed for Horses

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As a horse owner, you understand the need for a good horse shed that can house your animals and provide additional storage for all of the items you use to take good care of your equine friends. Whether you have many horses to shelter or just a few, you’ve come to the right place. Our loafing sheds for sale come in a variety of sizes, so you can get the perfect run-in shed for your specific needs.

What Is a Horse Run-In Shed?

Run-in sheds are three-sided buildings that allow a horse to take shelter from the wind, snow, and sun when they’re out to pasture. Customers have turned to us for years to meet all of their needs for run-in sheds for horses. Our loafing sheds for horses are known for their quality, and all of our prefab horse run-in sheds are delivered fully assembled, which means that you can start using these horse run-in sheds immediately upon delivery. However, all of the prefab horse run-in sheds we carry are also portable, meaning that if you need to move your 3-sided shed for any reason, you won’t have any trouble. This is useful during the changing seasons, as you might want to face the structure away from the wind or the heat of the sun. You can also move a 3-sided shed to a whole new property if necessary.

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Horse Lean-To Features

All of our portable horse shelters include the following standard features:

  • Your choice of a metal roof or 30-year shingles on all loafing sheds for sale
  • Four-corner tow hooks in case you need to move our prefab horse run-in sheds to another site
  • Option to add a horse stall to any of our loafing sheds for horses
  • A variety of different stain and roof color choices
  • Optional tack rooms and/or feed rooms for any horse run-in shed
  • Four-foot-high oak kick boards

Although they are typically used for horses, run-in sheds can be fine shelters for just about any other animal you can think of. Some people have even turned a portable loafing shed into a place for their tractor or a location to store wood and keep it dry. In fact, the only limit to what our three-sided storage sheds can be used for is your imagination.

Note that a run-in shed can also be added to a one- or two-story horse barn. Here is a picture of a two-story horse barn shown with two horse stalls and a run-in shed. Notice how one of our horse structures has been combined with the existing structure to create something even more functional.

Another product that can be used as a horse shelter is one of our carports. Our carports are built with metal, as opposed to the run-in sheds, which are built by the Amish with board and batten wood. Depending on where you live and the environmental conditions, metal carports may actually serve as a superior portable horse sheds for your needs.

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Delivery Options Make Our Run-In Sheds Even Better

We deliver our horse buildings to all of Virginia, providing fast, professional setup of each of our prefab horse shelters for sale. Better yet, we offer free delivery to 30 local counties in VA on all of our horse run-in sheds.


Horse Run in Sheds Metal Roof Color and Optional Stain Colors


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Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Does it Cost to Build a Run-In Shed?

The costs of horse buildings vary greatly depending on their size, ranging from $1,722 to $10,196.

Which Direction Should a Run-In Shed Face?

This depends on where you live, but generally, you will want it to face away from the direction your weather typically comes from and in a way that provides shade from noontime sun.

How Big Should a Run-In Shed Be for Two Horses?

A run-in shed for two horses should be a minimum of 12 by 24 feet.

How Tall Should a Run-In Shed Be?

A run-in shed should be at least six feet tall.

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