April marks spring in Maryland as well as The Equiery’s annual Farm Fix-Up directory with pages full of contractors and builders that can help with any size project you can dream up. This year’s issue also features articles on how you can make your farm more environmentally friendly reminding farm owners that a healthy farm and healthy environment go hand in hand.

Gracing this month’s cover is longtime advertiser and Maryland Horse Council exclusive barn builder sponsor B&D Builders. Located in Paradise, PA, B&D Builders is a full-service builder specializing in custom timber frame construction for horse barns, bank barns, equestrian centers, commercial buildings and timber frame homes. With more than 20 years of experience, B&D’s designs can be found throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and as far as Colorado.

Born out of the long-standing partnership of Ben Esh and Daniel Glick, B&D Builders is a leading design-build company, along with sister companies Mid-Atlantic Timber Frames, Mid-Atlantic Steel Fabrication, and Vintage Homes and Millwork. As a family of specialized companies, they offer a team of skilled custom builders, designers, millworkers, project managers, timber suppliers and fabricators who know the value of using quality materials and time-tested construction practices.

For B&D Builders, few things are more rewarding than building a horse barn from the ground up or helping horse owners to choose modular horse barns for their horses. Timber-by-timber, each piece is cut, milled and carved with fine precision. B&D know the success of an authentic timber frame structure rests on expert engineering, quality materials and craftsmen who are skilled in traditional post and beam construction techniques. As a custom builder in the equine market, B&D Builders has perfected this time-honored method, putting its own design stamp on each project.

B&D is recognized as much for its attention to details, like custom-designed doors, staircases and cupolas, as it is for superior construction, craftsmanship and material choices like cedar siding, river stone and custom iron work. B&D noted equestrian projects include horse barns, bank barns, indoor and open-air arenas, and commercial facilities that combine beauty and functionality.

To find out more about B&D Builders, visit their website at: https://banddbuilders.com