equestrian projects

We offer a range of  sevices to our Equestrian based customers including stable building work, trenching for field services and field boundary maintenance. Below are a few examples of some recently completed projects.

Treatment Plant Installation
Broakoak fishing lakes -Brotheridge Green Nr Upton on Severn.

RMS was called in to undertake the installation of a new septic system to support the fishing lodge buildings. The trenches for the pipes linking the buildings to the treatment plant were excavated using the chain trencher to falls according to current building regualtions. A whole was excavated to depth determined by tank dimensions and local terrain with the guidance…
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Steel Framed Car Port/Garage

RMS services took on the project to design, fabricate and erect a structure to park 2 vehicles in such a way as to be sympathetic to the landscape. The exisiting drive level was continued into the contour of the garden by excavating upto 1.1m depth. day-trips Footings were poured and retaining walls constructed from concrete block with steel reinforcement and…
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Willow Pollarding
Welland, Nr Malvern

******************** Watch our Video!! ******************** A ditchline lined with overgrown and entangled Willow trees was Pollarded using the excavator mounted tree shear. This made short and safe work of an otherwise awkward to handle situation when attempting it with a chainsaw. The trees can be cut at height and rapidly sorted into cord wood or brash to be burned. A…
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Tree Bough Trimming – Tree Shear
Little Malvern Farms.

Overgrown Tree Boughs and hedges were cut back to allow unrestricted access for the larger farm machinery. The tree shear can quickly and effectively trim to a height above that required for combines and forage harvesters, eliminating the need for a two-person operation involving a chainsaw and access platform. The shear will effortlessly tackle, re-handle and process prickly hedge material without…
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Post and Rail Fencing
Alfrick, Worcestershire

Seen here putting in sawn treated posts for post and rail fencing. The Posts are driven in with the modified concrete breaker attachment on the 5 tonne excavator.  In this case the 6″x3″ posts are inserted easily without a point. The attachment offers great versatility as it can operate at full reach (over 5 metres from the excavator) and at…
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Water Pipe Installation
Pirton Court Farm

Here we were called in to install a new water pipeline for supplying livestock water troughs around the farm. The chain trencher attachment was used to form a trench to 750mm depth at 150mm width. 280m of trench was formed and a 25mm MDPE water pipe installed. The attachment forms a fine crumb which is pushed aside into a neat…
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Stable renovations, replacement canopy
Alfrick

Here an existing unsound canopy was removed from the stables and a new one put back in its place. The new steel trusses were fabricated especially to suit the stable by ourselves. Treated timber was used for Puirlins and covered with colour bond box profile sheeting. Finally the gable was clad with closed treated boards.

Ditching
Pirton, Worcestershire

The Job here was to clear out a heavily silted ditch line that had been causing drainage issues and flooding in periods of high rainfall on the surrounding land. Historically brooks and ditches would have been routinely maintained every few years on farms during the winter months at times where traditionally there would have been a surplus in labour. Today…
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Hedging Works – Tree Shear
Stoke Prior, Nr Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

The tree shear is seen here in action on agricultural land near Droitwich coppicing overgrown hedgerows in preparation for fencing. Large work rates are achievable without the need for a chainsaw. Also work can be done at heights of up to around 18feet which is ideal for clearing overhanging tree boughs around agricultural land allowing sufficient height clearance for the…
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