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post #1 of 5 Old 10-16-2009, 05:10 PM Thread Starter
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How many panels to buy for round pen

I am going to by round panels soon .So my question is how many panels should I buy?I think 12 all I going to use it for is breaking and riding in .
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post #2 of 5 Old 10-16-2009, 05:31 PM
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Depends on what length the panels are going to be but I personally don't like working in anything less then a 50' pen.
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post #3 of 5 Old 10-17-2009, 07:26 PM
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Usually, I see 11 10 foot panels and a gate.
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post #4 of 5 Old 10-17-2009, 08:14 PM
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I was just researching this earlier today on google. What I found was: Decide the diameter of your pen--50ft, 60ft whatever. Multiply by 3.14 for the circumference and divide by the length of your panels. Then you have the option of rounding up or down. Hope that helps.
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post #5 of 5 Old 10-17-2009, 09:20 PM
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I like about 60ft at least. I looked into buying panels, kind of expensive. I might end up making my own.
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