Camp Containment - Page 2

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Endurance Riding

Camp Containment

This is a discussion on Camp Containment within the Endurance Riding forums, part of the Riding Horses category

    Like Tree1Likes

    LinkBack Thread Tools
        08-21-2013, 05:15 AM
    Green Broke
    Originally Posted by Joe4d    
    horses will graze under the panel, then lift their head up and flip it over. I've seen hundreds and hundreds of peopel at a time use the basic hot cord with step in posts and a portable solar or battery charger. Learn how it works, and get a tester. System is cheap, easy and effective.
    That is what we do. Mark out the area with the temporary posts and string the rope wire. We've used the battery charger most of the time. The only problem we've had is if the ground is too dry. Normally, I just use a long screwdriver for the grounding rod, easier to get back out than putting in an actual grounding rod.

    We've only had the fence taken down twice that I can remember. Once was when a bear walked past close by and the horses took off thru the fence. The other was when there was a severe storm during the night. One of the horses must have got caught up in the fence. They stayed in the fenced area even though the fence was down. The next day while we took the fence down, they decided to wander off.

    The only time we've used corals is when they were already set up where we went camping.
    Posted via Mobile Device
    Sponsored Links
        08-21-2013, 10:02 AM
    Green Broke
    On your dry days dig out a bit of dirt where you put your screw driver in, fill that hole with water then push in your ground.
    If it is even drier than that and no matter what you do the horses hooves wont ground so doenst matter how good the ground is,
    In that case run double strands of hot wire 2 inches apart. NOT touching eachother. One strand hot, the other attached to the ground terminal. Horse will get zapped when hitting both strands.
        08-26-2013, 11:20 PM
    Ride N Tie

    I like my hi tie that I mounted to my trailer. It's called a Ride-N-Tie and I ordered it from My horse is well behaved and stands tied quietly. I've not felt him pull on my trailer any time we've camped. When I've been at an actual campground, I usually use a high line between trees. He can move around a little more and even roll if he wants to. I have seen a horse or two get caught in these, but I've never had a problem with any of mine.

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

    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

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    I need a new summer camp skyhorse1999 Horse Talk 0 02-25-2012 01:25 PM
    Eventing Summer Camp helpHi i'm looking for an eventing horse camp for this summer. i bigdream86 Eventing 2 01-26-2011 10:13 PM
    Have you ever done a camp with your horse? Wallaby Horse Riding 3 04-21-2009 02:55 PM
    New at camp..... DarkRider Meet the Community 4 07-02-2008 10:02 PM

    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:25 AM.

    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0