Metal Horse Barns

Durable, economical, low fire-risk horse stables

Metal buildings are ideal for modern, low-maintenance horse barns. The structure and style are widely customizable to fit your needs and your horses’. Steel offers durability and economy and quick build to occupancy time. Apply for quotes and let our experienced manufacturers help you design your ideal barn.

Monitor style six stall stable
Monitor-style six stall stable
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Why Choose a Metal Horse Barn?

American-made, I-Beam steel framing, custom-engineered in factories across North America.

Metal horse barns are incredibly strong and are engineered to specifically meet your local codes for wind, snow, and seismic loads. Metal structures aren’t susceptible to pests or rot or the warping that can happen with traditional timber framed structures.

The structure is truly a bolt-together kit. Precision engineering ensures your barn will fit together precisely the first time and provide a weatherproof structure.

You have an enormous degree of design flexibility. Choose the roof style that fits with your property, available styles include gable, monitor, and gambrel. Doors, windows, and skylights can be placed where you need them. The strength of steel means no interior columns, and you can arrange stalls and storage areas to suit your setup.

Unlike pole barns, metal barns do not have roof trusses allowing you maximum internal height clearances and give you the ability to add a loft level without going up in height.

Steel-frame stables are a great upgrade that adds value to your property.

  • Near-zero maintenance
  • Insect and rodent-proof
  • Weatherproof by design
  • Fire resistance of steel = low insurance costs
  • Fast build to occupancy times
  • Clear span design for maximum floor space
  • Custom manufactured to your specs
  • Maximum internal height clearances
  • Numerous finishing options
  • Warranties of 30yrs+

What's Included in a Barn Kit?

Metal horse barn kits include the primary steel I-beam framing, pre-cut and drilled, plus all secondary framing and fasteners. Roofing and siding are pre-painted (with a warranty), with the number, size, and location of access doors, stall doors, and window openings to your specs. Detailed plans and assembly instructions are also provided.

  • What's Included:

    Barn Packages Include:

    • 1:12 roof pitch (2:12-6:12 available)
    • Tapered steel I-Beams (primary framing)
    • All roof purlins & wall girts (secondary framing)
    • Two framed door openings (add extra if required)
    • Engineer stamped erection & anchor bolt plans
    • Pre-painted 26-gauge metal roof & wall panels *
    • All nuts, bolts, clips, and fasteners
    • Detailed erection manual
    • Pre-drilled, numbered parts
    • Complete trim package
    • Sealants & flashing
    • Structural warranty (30-50 yrs)*
    • Paint warranty (30-40yrs)*

    *Vary by supplier

    Base kit package
    Standard building kit package
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  • Features

    Key Features:

    American-made, I-Beam steel framing, custom-engineered in factories across North America.

    • Customizable to suit any application
    • Designed to meet your local codes
    • Certified to 160 mph wind & 110 (psf) snow load
    • Precision engineering for a weathertight structure
    • Red-oxide primer baked onto all components
    • Low maintenance, with 30+ year warranties
    • 100% usable, column-free space
    • Easily expanded for future growth *
    • Fast construction times
    • DIY friendly

    * if future expansion is a possible requirement, be sure to specify 'expandable end walls' when placing your order.

    Solid steel framing for a new stables
    Solid steel framing for a new stables
  • Exclusions

    Items not Included:

    • Delivery
    • Permits
    • Foundation
    • Construction
    • Insulation
    • Interior finishing
    • Horse stalls and partitions *
    * These will need to be sourced separately

    Pouring a concrete footing for a new barn
    Pouring a concrete footing for a new barn

Popular Sizes & Layouts

30x40 Horse Barn (2 stall)

A 30x40 two-stall horse barn is a great alternative to the traditional wooden pole barn. The 1,200 square feet of column-free floor space provides enough room for two large 14x14 horse stalls and a 12x14 tack & feed storage room. Consider adding a lean to on the stable side of the building for a run-in shed.

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40x60 Barn (6 horse stall)

Prefab 40x60 steel buildings with 2,400 square feet of column-free space are ideal for durable, low-maintenance horse stables. With this amount of floor space, you can accommodate up to eight horses in standard 10x10 stalls. View our sample 6-stall layout.

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The Construction Process

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How much does a horse barn cost?

On average, a basic horse barn can cost anywhere from $30,000 to $50,000, while a more elaborate barn with custom features and finishes can cost upwards of $100,000 or more. The cost of building a horse barn can vary greatly depending on several factors, including the size of the barn, the materials used, the location, and any custom features or finishes. When planning to build a barn, consider your budget and your horses' specific needs carefully.

See our horse barn cost page for a detailed look at barn construction costs.

ItemSquare Foot Cost
Building kit (shell)$15-$22
Interior Finishing$10-$100+

Customization Options

You can customize the prefabricated kit to YOUR exact needs: hayloft, location, and size of windows and doors, and even add a lean-to as a run-in shed. And you can pick the roof style that compliments your existing structures. You receive exactly the stables YOU want. Detailed below are some popular options.

Colour Choices
Mix and match wall, roof, and trim colors to create your own unique barn. Also, consider adding a complementary wainscot color.

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Door Options
To meet your individual access needs choose from a large range of door options including overhead doors, rollup doors, dutch doors and sliding doors.

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Siding Options
Barn kits come standard with 26-gauge metal roof & wall panels, but you can opt to finish your walls in cladding such as Hardie® board or wood paneling.

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Structural Add-ons
Enhance your barn with a lean-to for additional outdoor storage space or add a mezzanine level loft for feed storage.

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