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Making Your Horse’s Stall Safe

HorseHealthAndTraining.com - Stall safety-3Whether you are building, renovating or simply maintaining your horse’s stall, horse-proofing the environment is essential.

Having a safe stall and barn is much easier in the first place than putting your horse’s health and safety at the risk of hurting your horse, let alone incurring expensive vet bills.

Click the image or this link for a highly informative video in which Dr. Christy Corp-Minamiji explains how can you build a safe stall or make an existing stall safer.

She discusses:

  • The ideal size of a stall
  • Safe walls
  • Ceiling height
  • Appropriate footing
  • Safe aisleways
  • Safe feeders
  • Waterers
  • Secure latches
  • Sharp edges and protusions
  • Cleanliness

Click on the image or this link to view the video from The Horse.com

Don’t take chances – your horse is too valuable and I’m sure he’s a good friend.  Go through your barn and stalls now and fix everything that could be potentially cause injury to your horse!

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