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post #1 of 4 Old 07-04-2011, 10:04 AM Thread Starter
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Question help with stone dust!!

My trainer wants me to get a round pen for training and to learn to ride. So we are getting 26 12ft pannels and are going to use stone dust, as she advised, for footing. I was wondering how deep the stone dust footing should be?? Thanks for the help

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post #2 of 4 Old 07-04-2011, 10:17 AM Thread Starter
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would 6 inches be good?
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post #3 of 4 Old 07-04-2011, 10:22 AM
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Stone dust is quite dusty, so I hope you are going to be happy with being covered in it when you are finished.

Your horses should also be shod, as stone dust is horrible for wearing hooves down, and fairly quickly.

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post #4 of 4 Old 07-10-2011, 11:09 PM
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I would have the top soil removed & have plain sand put down, no more that 4 inches deep.
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