Horse Handling Facilities

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Anyone who keeps horses will find this book is an invaluable reference. It features information on horse stable designs, site planning, horse shelters, corral and fence construction, manure handling, feed storage and handling, and riding arenas. It tells you how to plan and build these facilities and shows the details with 63 color photos, illustrations and diagrams. 60 pages.

Agdex 460/722-1

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Site Planning

Shelter Facilities

Planning Your Stable
  • Building types
  • Flooring materials
  • Box stalls
  • Tie stalls
  • Lighting
  • Watering systems
  • Heating and ventilation
Manure Handling

Feed Storage and Handling
  • Hay feeders
  • Creep feeders
  • Mineral feeders
  • Corral housing
  • Restraining stocks
  • Teasing and breeding facilities
Arena Construction
  • Outdoor arenas
  • Indoor arenas
    Dust control
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This information published to the web on April 25, 2001.
Last Reviewed/Revised on July 16, 2018.