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How To Install Red Brand Woven Wire Horse Fence - Video


This is a two part video from Keystone Steel showing how to install their Red Brand 2"x4" non-climbable woven mesh horse fence. This mesh can also be used for emu and ostrich pens. These instructional videos contain information covered in the Red Brand Horse Fencing Guide PDF refered to in our February 10th blog. You can also watch the videos in our "How To Build Strong Bracing For Fences" and "How To Install Wood Fence Posts" blog articles.



Watch a video illustrating how to correctly install Red Brand Diamond mesh woven wire horse fence.


how do you keep the fence tight when there is a change in grade?
Posted @ Sunday, August 16, 2009 1:04 PM by dell thomas
That's a great question. The mesh, being a woven mesh, has flexibility which gives it some flexibility. If there is a radical change in the grade, you will have to cut the wire at a post and start a new section. When the grade change is subtle, the mesh tends to "blouse", either at the top or bottom. One way to remove these loose sections and get a smooth fence is to cut the horizontal wires. Only cut the number ow wires necessary to take out the bulge. Remove enough wire so that when the fence wires are re-attached with crimp sleeves, the fence will be straight when tightened. 
I hope this answer is helpful for you. As in any question like this, there is usually more than one way to solve a problem.  
Posted @ Friday, August 21, 2009 9:15 AM by Duncan Page
How do I construct a stretching device for nonclimb horse fencing. Details would be appreciated. I have the come-alongs, but need to understand the part with the 2x4s. Thanks.
Posted @ Tuesday, October 06, 2009 1:49 AM by Stephanie Swain
Can you estimate the cost for a fense to hold some horses? Is there a rule of thumb on price per foot?  
Thanks -
Posted @ Saturday, March 27, 2010 9:55 AM by Tom Manning
Was is the recommended distance between fence post?
Posted @ Sunday, April 11, 2010 8:56 AM by Ron
What determines the side of the fence post you mount the fence? If I am puuting up field fence or horse fence to keep the livestock in, does the fence go on the inside or outside of the posts. Thank you
Posted @ Monday, February 21, 2011 7:03 PM by Patrick
For best results, the fence should be installed on the inside of the posts. When the animals push against the fence, the wire will be pushed against the post rather than away from it.
Posted @ Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:43 AM by Duncan Page
I am going to install non-climb horse fence on the horse side of my locust posts. I intend to follow the tree line staying 10' from the trees to allow room to mow. Some areas curve out allowing the fence to be stretched easily against the posts and some curve in. This is the challenge. How do you stretch the fence on the inside of the curve -stretch a few posts at a time or? Thanks.
Posted @ Thursday, June 16, 2011 10:27 AM by Doug Gerstmyer
On the posts in the curved in sections, run the fence on the “in” side of the posts. When you apply tension, the wire will be pulled against the post, not away from it.
Posted @ Thursday, June 16, 2011 11:34 AM by Duncan Page
When stapling the fence to the post should the staples be tight or loose for temperature changes; shrinking & expanding? 
Thank you 
Posted @ Thursday, September 01, 2011 8:12 PM by Paul Lamp
When going from flat ground to a steep grade do I set a post at the transition point and stretch to it and fasten at that point? Do I need to cut the wire at that point to change pitch?
Posted @ Wednesday, October 05, 2011 3:16 PM by Rodney
How do you stretch no-climb horse fence down hill, do you stretch the bottom wire first or the top one first and do you cut the wire to make it even. 
The vedio show is a joke it's under ideal conditions and level ground
Posted @ Wednesday, March 28, 2012 7:10 PM by Bill
Pulling wire down a hill you need to be pulling the entire fence at 1 time, not line by line. Use a fixed knot wire not a hinge knot wire. It will follow the slopes very easily.
Posted @ Wednesday, July 18, 2012 6:01 PM by Fred
Quick question. I know that you put the field fence on the inside of all of your line posts, but do you also have it on the inside of your corner posts and wrapped around to the outside and tied off to the fence? Or do you put it on the outside of the corner and wrap it around the post and tie it off? Does it even matter which? Thanks for any input.
Posted @ Sunday, July 22, 2012 1:50 PM by Tad Taylor
What is the easiest way to strip the wire at the end when you need to wrap the ends around the end poles? They have a barb like twist and they don't just clip and slide off. We have been clipping and unbending each twist to get the 18-24 inches of bare wire needed at the end and we have been at it for HOURS and we're not near finished. There has got to be an easier way to get down to the bare wires. What are we doing wrong?
Posted @ Friday, September 28, 2012 7:05 PM by Cretia
1. Cut vertical wire above & below the knot. 
2. Turn the vertical wire 180 degrees. 
3. Clip the knot with the pliers. 
4. Knot and vertical wire will fall off in your hand. 
Posted @ Monday, October 01, 2012 3:37 PM by Duncan Page
how do you go up hill & down ????? 
Posted @ Sunday, December 09, 2012 7:43 PM by reese Steen
Reese ,What kind of fence are you installing? Pipe and T post or what?
Posted @ Sunday, December 09, 2012 7:59 PM by Fred Wilson
Basics. if you have a sharp change in terrain you need a line post at the top, This will keep your wire at the proper stance on top of the "hill" and a line post at the bottom, the wire will follow as long as you give it a direction to follow, I would check the tension when you pull the wire to make sure you don't pull it so tight that it can't go down in a fast draw. That is also why it has to be a post, it would pull a tpost right out of the ground in a short time.
Posted @ Sunday, December 09, 2012 8:11 PM by Wilson
Hi,very nice post. I like the video and words you shared. Cheers!
Posted @ Friday, December 28, 2012 10:58 PM by Ruth Collins
Good post for "How To Install Red Brand Woven Wire Horse Fence - Video". It would be a big help especially to those who raise horse. Thanks for sharing your video.
Posted @ Monday, January 28, 2013 8:50 PM by pvc fence
what side is the smooth side of 2x4 square deal?
Posted @ Tuesday, November 05, 2013 9:27 PM by
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