Small Tack Room Help! - Page 3 - The Horse Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #21 of 23 Old 03-05-2013, 01:44 PM
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: I was born in Germany, raised in Texas.
Posts: 824
• Horses: 5
I LOVE that tack room Farmchic. Very thought out and organized and beautiful too!. I think lots of hooks are your best friend when you have a small space. I like being able to hang everything up and just be able to grab it. When we rebuilt after a barn fire last year, my hubby built a nice big shop that he needed for our tractor/farm equipment and vehicles since he works on everything himself, and then he sectioned off 10ft with a full wall for me in the back of the shop. So I have a 10'x 40' area but 30' of that is filled with hay so really, my tack area is only about 10'x10' and thats with a personal door on one side and a 6'wide roll up door on the other. So I definitely had to think my space through.

I know, not the most professional looking saddle covers. Those are the baby blankets I made for my kids many years ago. So all the bridles hang to the right with a personal door to the right of them...

And all the halters are hung to the left. The roll up to the left leads out to the horses. The personal door is next to bridles on the right and leads into to the shop.

Then on the other side of the personal door, I just put up a couple of simple shelves from Lowes for bottles, medicines, sprays, etc. and more hooks for my bit obsession and polo wraps. The hay, as you can see is stacked floor to ceiling the rest of the length of my space off to the right there. When I took the saddle pic, the hay was behind me. Oh and just to share, I bought the saddle racks at Schneiders. I looked far and wide for racks that I liked AND weren't outrageous to ship. The ones I got were called easy up saddle 'n pad racks and I love them.
Skyseternalangel and Farmchic like this.

Last edited by mammakatja; 03-05-2013 at 01:48 PM.
mammakatja is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #22 of 23 Old 03-14-2013, 02:21 PM
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 537
• Horses: 0
Very nice : ) and thank you.
I'll try to post a picture of mine now that it is full so you can see how I put those hooks to use but I'm in the process of cleaning it.
Farmchic is offline  
post #23 of 23 Old 03-15-2013, 05:04 PM
Green Broke
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Missouri
Posts: 3,771
• Horses: 3
One thing is that you can stack saddles 4 high on racks. And hooks everywhere.

The rolling carts with drawers work well for bandages/supplies. As does a metal cart from the 50/60 that they call a utility cart. Many of them can be found at junk store, and some have electric outlet to run power too also?

If room is not finished inside, but has studs? Use that and put boards up between studs. Would also paint it white, as that will add light to room. For whips and what have you, place board on outside of 2 studs, so you can slide whip down in there.

And I would take graph paper, draw each wall of room, and after measuring saddles/bin/bridles as far as how much space each takes, cut out templates of them and place them on paper that is "wall".

And also draw floor out too, and play with templates to see where traffic flow is best.

Horses make me a better person.
Palomine is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tack room clean out chubbypony Tack and Equipment Classifieds 21 01-06-2013 02:39 PM
How do you have your tack room organized? Lexiie Horse Tack and Equipment 38 04-02-2012 07:46 PM
How do you lock your tack in a public tack room? Kymbadina Horse Tack and Equipment 34 11-20-2011 08:09 PM
Tack room clear out faye UK Tack 2 05-13-2011 04:05 PM
Cleaning out the Tack Room ShezaFlashofGold Tack and Equipment Classifieds 2 08-11-2010 08:12 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome