DIY - Solar stock tank keeps water from freezing solid in the winter. I figure if it works in Alberta it has to work here. Putting this on my list of things to make too.

Insulated, Solar Horse Watering Tank, many different livestock passive water heating designs

Freeze free diy water tank

Use a bucket in an insulated tank to prevent water freezing. Insulate with foam, hay, straw or manure. The manure is a good idea! The muck heap stays so warm all winter. Could do a similar thing with water pipes.

Ideal for the horses, and dead cheap too !

make a barn or an outdoor room of any kind out of pallets.(great idea for a place to refinish my DIY furniture . Of for a play house for kids!