Hurdles: On Building Split-Rail Fences and Portable Fences

An expert on vintage (i.e.: pre-power tool) hand crafting techniques describes the process of building split-rail fences and "hurdles" or portable fences.

split-rail fences, portable fences - fenced-in goat
Foiled at last? Don't be too sure. Even if a fence is "bull strong, horse high, and pig tight," bet on the goats to find a way through.
Roy Underhill