Category Archives: Horse Fence

Most Common Fence Questions

Here at Kencove, our product specialists answer a lot of questions each and every day. And when they say you learn something new each day, believe me it’s true! In fact, I think it’s safe to say I learn something new about fencing, energizers, insulators, or posts each and every day I am here. The […]

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Driven vs Handset Fence Posts

A driven post (i.e, Shaver/KIWI Post Driver) is 10-times stronger than a handset post.  The way the earth displaces when the post is driven makes the post tighter in the ground. A concrete-set post can be as strong as a driven post provided it is set properly and allowed to cure. A concreted post needs a […]

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What Happens When an Animal Touches an Electric Fence?

An electric fence creates a psychological barrier for containing or excluding animals. It is considered a psychological barrier because the animal receives a memorable electric shock when it touches the fence. After receiving an unforgettable shock, the animal will make a mental connection between the fence and the shock and no longer challenge the fence. […]

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Does an Electric Fence Have to Make a Complete Loop?

A commonly asked question is, “Does an electric fence have to make a complete loop?”

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Tapered vs Non-Tapered Wood Fence Posts

We get plenty of questions about tapered posts and non-tapered posts. What is the difference? Which type is stronger? Which should I use? Tapered posts are peeled by a high-speed machine that follows the contour of the log.  The finished post has the characteristics of each piece of wood.  Because the tree is tapered, the […]

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