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Are wash stalls the most under utilized features of a "modern" horse barn

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        04-04-2013, 09:16 AM
    There are hot and cold taps with a mixing hose on the outside of the house. If the horse really warrants a hosing down, the lawn benefits from the water. I don't believe in bathing a horse. If it needs to be real clean a shop vac does a great job and leaves all the good bacteria on it's skin and a lot of the dander that helps with water proofing.
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        04-08-2013, 09:54 PM
    We have 40 stalls and 4 hot/cold wash racks and there is always a line to get to them. Our boarders use them for all sorts of grooming not just bathing. We use them to hose the horses down during the summer months too.. just water... they are SO handy to have. Washed my dog in there once too LOL!

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