Centaur® flexible fence was developed because inventor Ed Robbins, witnessed a tragic accident. A friend’s horse became entangled in a wire fence and was euthanized due to extensive injury. That very moment Ed Robbins, an avid horseman, swore he would create fencing material that would be safer for horses.


Ed took a long hard look at what makes traditional fence materials a threat to horses and came up with a safer, long lasting alternative. Splinters, cracked boards, nails and fallen fence lines all pose a serious threat to equine safety. In 1981, Ed Robbins invented an effective fence solution that allows impact to be absorbed by the entire length of the fence. Backed by a series of patents, this new flexible rail offers a safer, more secure containment system than traditional fence materials.

We all have horses because we love them and our equestrian lifestyle. With Centaur® fencing systems in place, horses enjoy a safer environment while owners enjoy peace of mind.

*(pictured left) Ed Robbins with his polo ponies at Bluewater Polo Club.

WBENC — Certified

Centaur® Fencing Systems, a Division of ES Robbins

ES ROBBINS is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). We recognize the commitment to supplier diversity that is embraced by corporations and government agencies today, and we can add diversity to your supply chain.

“ We are honored to achieve WBENC certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Edy Robbins-Carlton. “This certification is a milestone in our company history and reinforces my commitment to better serve our customers by helping them meet supplier diversity initiatives.”

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Located in Elgin, Alabama, the Centaur Test Farm is home to 500+ acres, showcasing Centaur® fencing systems.

At Centaur we take pride in developing, testing and manufacturing high quality products that provide safety for your horses and beauty for your property. We push Centaur fencing and accessories to the limit. Take a look at Centaur in action and see for yourself why Centaur is Safer, Stronger and Lasts Longer.

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