Originally Posted by Deb
Do not til your stalls. That soft topping will just get tromped down unevenly and you will be back to square one. Instead try this. Layer of crushed gravel, even it out and then lay mats over that. You will find that the gravel will also change level a bit as the horses move around the stalls. But then you can pull out the mats, fill in the hollows with a bit more crushed rock and replace the mats. A time or two of this and I think you will find that your support is pretty even.
Yea, good advice.
We did this to the stalls at the vet clinic.
We used regular gravel first to get it level. (it was less expensive) Then we used gravel dust on top to make it all very smooth and hard. After that we replaced the mats. They were SO much nicer for cleaning afterwards.